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Project Administrator

Childobesity180 is a national leader in childhood obesity prevention – blending scientific evidence and rigor with innovation and experience from the private sector to develop, implement, evaluate, and scale high-impact initiatives that will reach 80% of children ages 5-12 in the us. Childobesity180’s unique value proposition rests in the ability to leverage the experiences, intellect, and assets from multiple sectors to address one of society’s most pressing public health problems – childhood obesity. Without bold, widespread, and equitable effort, this epidemic threatens to widen the disparities gap, cripple our nation’s health care budget, decrease productivity, and erode quality of life. Childobesity180 is committed to do all that it can to drive impact and accelerate progress by providing leadership, collaboration, and partnership at senior levels across a range of organizations that are positioned to play a role in reversing the trend of childhood obesity.

Active Schools Acceleration Project (ASAP) has received funding for a 2-year expansion (2014-2016) within public schools in Boston of one of ASAP's strongest and most popular models, the 100 Mile Club running/walking program. In Y1 ASAP is facilitating expansion of this program to 15-20 public schools in Boston. In Y2, the aim will be to achieve 75-85% reach within the school district. The Project Administrator oversees this work.

Basic Requirements:
  • MA Degree in Nutrition/Public Health with at least 2 years' experience
  • Must be proficient in MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to manage an initiative and to develop and implement a strategic plan
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse partners
  • Ability to manage partners to achieve mutually beneficial goals in advancing the initiative
  • Ability to work with various levels of staff and leadership within the organization, including managing initiative team members
  • Entrepreneurial spirit; ability to overcome roadblocks
  • Ability to successfully represent project in public forums and interact with high-level external stakeholders
  • Skilled in operating collaboratively and communicating clearly and accurately
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines

Interested applicants must apply through the Tufts University HR portal: http://jobs.hr.tufts.edu/. Search for Job Number 15001302