Operations Coordinator

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 22, 2021

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Operations 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 Project Management, the Operations Coordinator will provide support to the Senior Vice Chancellor of Global Mobility & Digital Strategy and her senior team.

  • Managing busy executives' administrative needs to ensure their time is effectively allocated and that they have the information needed to advance the priorities of the office.
  • Daily management of business operations, with a strong emphasis on building relationships and culture.
  • Provides quality service to members of the fast-growing EDGE division as well as external clients and vendors by displaying professionalism and subject matter expertise in various operational areas.
  • Will assume responsibility for special assignments at the request of the executive team.

Due to the dispersed nature of the team, must be adept at working virtually across multiple time zones in a fast-paced environment.

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3-5 years of progressively responsible executive support and office management in a fast-paced and service-oriented environment.
  • High degree of diplomacy, customer service and organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to juggle a wide variety of responsibilities and advance multiple priority tasks simultaneously.
  • Must be a self-motivated worker who can anticipate problems and demonstrate significant independent judgement, ability to problem-solve under pressure with minimal direction.
  • Strong business acumen, experience managing finances and forecasting operating expenses
  • Willingness to take initiative and ownership, build win-win situations. Sound judgment and ability to deal effectively with matters of a highly visible, complex and strategic nature is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to read people and build fast rapport
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with tact and discretion.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft and Adobe products, databases, A/V systems, and virtual meeting software, with an ability to quickly learn new technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience within higher education, nonprofit management or education field

Salary Grade:

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 www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/879/cw/en-us/job/507203


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar Jobs