JOANManager, Program Support, Academic and Student Services, Tufts University
What industry/job did you come from previously?
County government and the airline industry
Why did you choose to pursue your career in the higher education sector?
Working in a higher education setting makes you think about the larger picture and the effect that decisions we make today affect our next generation of leaders. It also provides an atmosphere for learning.
What's a normal day like for you?
Very hectic, very detailed and very customer service-oriented…and most important, very rewarding.
What is the greatest benefit of working in higher education and why?
The opportunity to work side by side with administrators and professors who are changing the landscape everyday.
If I had to sum up my job in one word, it would be fantastic.