This is a 3-year limited term role. There is strong preference for a 2022 Tufts University graduate.
In conjunction with the Trustee Investment Committee, the Investment Office manages the University's long term investment assets. The Office is responsible for all investment and operational aspects of this function including asset allocation, portfolio construction, investment manager due diligence, monitoring, and performance measurement.
The Investment Analyst will support the investment team in the due diligence and monitoring of investment managers as well as asset class and portfolio construction research. The analyst will have the opportunity to work with all team members across all asset categories (i.e., marketable securities, private equity/venture capital, private diversifiers, and impact investments), and thereby develop a broad understanding of the investment management industry.
Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field of study preferable.
Strong computer and systems skills, including excellent skills in the Microsoft Office suite and Salesforce.com; knowledge of various computer languages and statistical programs, as well as investment monitoring programs (eVestment, Caissa, Burgiss).
Must be willing to pursue the "Chartered Financial Analyst" designation during the appointment.
Superior organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong work ethic that combines accuracy and speed; high productivity is a must.
Proven capacity to multi-task, deliver results and respond quickly and effectively to requests.
Strong academic record exhibiting excellent analytical ability, strong financial modeling, and quantitative skills.
Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills. Superior ability to present and communicate quantitative information.
Willingness to share ideas in a group setting; creative thinker, quick learner, with initiative and drive.
Highest ethical standards: maturity and integrity required to work with sensitive/confidential information.
Strong team player, collegial attitude; willing to perform a wide range of tasks
Special Work Schedule Requirements: Travel between campuses and occasional domestic travel.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
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