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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
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Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London;
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Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through
this network, we expand opportunities for flexible,
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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
About the Opportunity:
The administrative coordinator will provide diversified
professional administrative support to the Office of Student
Affairs suite. Fulfill a comprehensive range of administrative and
substantive duties to ensure overall efficiency of daily operations
in the senior vice chancellor's office unit.
This position supports the operational function of a busy and
high-profile office. This requires a professional manner in all
communications (telephone, e-mail, written correspondence) and
in-person contact. Under direction of the Office Manager, this
individual will oversee a variety of administrative projects and
provide administrative support to the office; communicate on
substantive matters with internal and external constituencies
including senior university administrators, faculty, staff,
students and parents; design and produce reports and presentations
schedule and coordinate meetings, general travel and conferences.
Organize and initiate appropriate follow-up and minutes.
Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years of administrative experience
required. Must be able to perform a variety of tasks, able to work
with confidential information and prioritize tasks and demands.
Must be able to work and make decisions independently, to exercise
discretion and good judgment in areas of responsibility.
Must be able to communicate professionally and effectively with
people at all levels of the organization as well as with external
constituents. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite—especially
Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook—and high level of comfort
working with technology are musts. This office is extremely busy
and requires an individual with proven experiences in handling
confidential materials, multi-tasking, and handling sensitive
situations in a calm, thoughtful and professional manner.
Strong proofreading, attention to detail and follow through skills
are essential as well as flexibility, a positive attitude and the
ability to work efficiently in a busy environment while handling
multiple priorities are requirements of this job. Must be able to
manage deadlines, to work independently and to function as a solid
team member. A successful candidate will be comfortable taking
initiative, but also knows when to ask for help.
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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