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 research administration services, reduce institutional risk and strengthen compliance. 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.
TEAM's goal is to reduce the collective effort we currently commit to common and shareable administrative work. This is a critical step toward ensuring a sustainable balance between Tufts' aspirations and its resources.
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Budget Center Directors: Six Months into a Year of Transition
Budget Center directors talk about their first six months as a new organization, the essential support they have found among the groups they serve, and their plans for the coming year.
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