Academic Coordinator

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 02, 2021
Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Academic 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:
Reporting to the Director of Academic Integration and Planning, the Academic Coordinator is a key member of GEO's Academic Integration & Planning Team. The Coordinator manages the entire process of course mapping and registration for all global experience programs.

The position facilitates ascertaining Northeastern course equivalencies, credit values and grading scales for coursework at partner institutions abroad; codes GEO programs and enrolls program participants into appropriate courses in the University system of student records; plans and implements surveys and assessments, analyzes data, and contributes to the enhancement of GEO's learning outcomes. The Coordinator works closely with GEO's core divisions, the Registrar's Office, the Office of Student Financial Services, the Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research, as well as with college-based course evaluators, departments, and student advising offices.

  • Proven attention to detail

  • One to three years of applicable work experience

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask in a fast-paced work environment

  • Strong attention to detail, with strong organization, prioritization, time management, and follow-through skills.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively on teams and collaborative problem solver

  • Excellent writing skills with effective use of electronic communications

  • Strong computer skills, proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office software, experience working with data and databases, generating and reconciling reports.

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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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