Simplify common administrative processes and streamline tasks sothey require less time, are easier to track and better serve the Tufts Community.
Provide a simple, service-oriented approach to conducting many of the administrative human resource and finance tasks that were previously carried out by many different groups across the university.
Create a network of consistent, high-quality, responsive researchadministration services, reduce institutional risk and strengthencompliance. Support research administrators with tools, best practices and training so they can work as effectively and efficiently as possible.
Align IT services with the needs of the Tufts community. Support academic and administrative needs by improving processes and introducing technologies that facilitate ubiquitous access, any time support, responsive service and productive partnerships.
Introduce rigorous procurement standards, maximize Tufts’ purchasing power and secure the best pricing. Spend less money yetremain responsive to the need for equipment and services.
Work directly with schools and central units to facilitate a uniform, strategic and transparent budgeting process across Tufts.
Address increased pressure on the university to generate revenue with communications and marketing efforts that inspire action that will benefit Tufts.
FY16 Plans: TEAM is creating structures to support efficient, effective administrative management across the university. This overview highlights some things Tufts has accomplished through this initiative, and TEAM plans for the remainder of this fiscal year. Read more