Program Coordinator

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 23, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Program Coordinator

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
For more information about the College of Engineering, Undergraduate Studies and Programs visit:

Reporting directly to the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Engineering Enrollment Management and Retention, the Program Coordinator works in the College of Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment Outreach Office supporting the Assistant Deans responsible for enrollment, outreach, scholarship, and retention. Working in close collaboration with Undergraduate Academic Advisors, the First Year Engineering Program, and academic departments, this individual will be an integral part of the effort that plans, oversees, and provides Supplemental Instruction for undergraduate engineering students. This position provides critical support for current undergraduate students with the goal of maximizing independent learning and supplementing instruction received in the classroom. Key responsibilities include:
  • Coordinate and schedule first-year tutoring, including training and assessment.
  • Coordinate and schedule Chemistry and Physics review workshops, including training and assessment.
  • Coordinate and schedule upper-class tutoring, including training and assessment. Involves working with departments and student organization.
  • Track and report all tutoring and workshops, assess efficacy, analyze trends and success.
  • Implement new programs in consultation with Assistant Deans.
  • Assist in managing and coordinating COE enrollment and outreach events such as Summer Bridge, Women in Engineering, etc.
  • Responsible for budget tracking and administration of these programs.

A Bachelor's degree is required. A minimum of 2 years of experience in higher education or counseling required; prior teaching and/or tutoring experience preferred. Must possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills together with orientation to detail and excellent organizational abilities. Proven capability to manage/prioritize multiple projects together. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, with a focus on undergraduate engineering students, but also in professional communications with faculty and staff. Seeking a self-motivated individual that has excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Expected skills include:
  • Strong team building skills
  • Proactive, creative and innovative
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Exemplary customer service
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

    Preferred Qualifications:

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    Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

    To apply, visit


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