Academic Operations Coordinator

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 12, 2021
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Full Time

Academic Operations Coordinator

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:

The Academic Operations Coordinator is responsible for a variety of business and academic operation activities in the Graduate School of Engineering (GSE). Business operations responsibilities include managing the GSE budget through the oversight of unit transactions and creating a fiscal forecasting system. The Academic Operations Coordinator will also manage GSE operational logs and assist in space planning and management. This position will provide professional and strategic support to the Associate Dean for Graduate Education. He/she is responsible for managing all front office staff, including the Staff Assistant II and all of the student workers. This position manages the academic administration for the GSE including committee operations, student record accuracy, and academic data reports. The Academic Operations Coordinator will plan a roster of PhD events each year and will serve on the College's Graduation Planning Committee.

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of two years of relevant experience in an academic or business environment.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a fast pace environment with competing deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and advanced knowledge of databases and spreadsheets with the ability to learn new systems.
  • Event planning skills preferred.

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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

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