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About the Opportunity:
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking
an Administrative Assistant!
Bouve College of Health Sciences is comprised of four preeminent
schools of study encompassing approximately 1,000 faculty and
staff, 5,000 students, and 40,000 alumni.
Please note: The primary work location for this position is the
Boston MA Northeastern University Campus Location. Until our full
return to campus, which is still to-be-determined, this interview
process will be conducted remotely- including virtual interviews,
remote onboarding and remote work. The remote nature of this
position is subject to change in the future and is only temporary.
Local, on-campus work will be required once the College and this
role return to an operational status that supports it.
The Department Administrative Assistant provides a multitude of
essential functions for the Communication Sciences and Disorders
(CSD) Department. This position reports directly to the Chair of
the CSD Department. The Department Administrative Assistant
provides support in department general operations and a variety of
CSD essential functions including in the areas of meeting
coordination and minutes, supervision of operations calendar and
scheduling, work studies supervision and hiring, work orders,
photocopier and fax operations, graduation and general event
coordination, department documentation and compliance,
correspondence of department main phone line and general email box,
greeting guests/customer service, supply management, keys and
department access, concur tracking assistance for budget manager
and other items.
In addition to the daily functions, this role includes compliance
for the department including maintenance of policy & procedure
manuals, SharePoint Administration and general Department document
management necessary for smooth implementation of practices within
the department and general office administration including
answering questions from the University and accrediting agencies.
They will have ongoing daily supervision of work study
The Department Administrative Assistant will directly assist the
Clinical Operations Administrator in the Speech-Language and
Hearing Center (SLHC) with essential functions. In addition, this
role will assist the Program Manager and Graduate Program Director
with the coordination and preparation of annual and reaccreditation
reports through CAA-ASHA. They will also work directly with the
Department Chair to assist with schedule management and additional
functions as needed.
- Associate degree required; bachelor's degree preferred.
- Minimum of 3+ years of experience in a customer service
- Experience in Higher education, experience with Concur and
Sharepoint administration strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential
matters with discretion.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and independently
in a fast pace environment with efficiency and accuracy.
- Strong interpersonal communication skills.
- Proficiency with computer software (Outlook, Word, Excel,
- Ability to relate well with all levels of the community and
people of diverse backgrounds.
- Willingness to accept and take on added responsibilities as the
department and school moves forward.
For more than a century, Northeastern University's Bouve College of
Health Sciences has championed a simple idea: Experience deepens
learning. Here, at one of the nation's leading health science
colleges, future pharmacists, policymakers, administrators, nurses,
physical therapists, scientists, speech therapists, and
psychologists learn from renowned professors, while apprenticing
alongside preeminent clinicians and researchers at top health
Bouve College of Health Sciences encompasses four exceptional
schools, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing, School of
Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences, and School of Pharmacy.
Together, these institutions leverage interdisciplinary
collaboration and strategic synergies to tackle the world's most
pressing health challenges. It is this cross-pollination of
academic rigor, interdisciplinary perspectives and globally
recognized experiential learning that distinguishes Bouve and its
Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Bouve College
of Health Sciences values and respects the multiple and diverse
identities of our shared humanity across race, ethnicity, class,
ability, language, gender, sexuality, age, nationality, and
military service. We are committed to enlivening the climate of
diversity at Bouve through teaching, learning, dialogue, and
relationship building. We seek to nurture inhabitable and welcoming
spaces where all members feel that their ideas, voice, and lived
experiences matter. We avow that differences in perspectives exist,
are to be anticipated, and that respect for our differences is
foundational to the universe of ideas that enrich our lives and
professions. We are committed to advocacy, inclusion, and justice
Northeastern University offers a comprehensive and competitive
employee benefits program for all full-time regular faculty and
staff including medical plans, a dental plan, medical and
dependent-care reimbursement accounts, retirement plans, life
insurance benefits, disability programs, and tuition
- For a short video on the benefit's Northeastern offers, watch
this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HymNgJlQE2o&feature=youtu.be
- For more information on the benefit's Northeastern offers, see
this webpage https://www.northeastern.edu/hrm/benefits/index.html
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
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
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