This job has expired Boston Coordinator

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Employment Type
Full Time
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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:

Position location: Boston, MA
Position dates: July-December 2021
The Program began in 2007 as a unique opportunity for first-year students accepted to Northeastern University for Spring Admission. Students study at one of our partner institutions during the Fall semester and fully enter as Northeastern Students in Boston, MA during the Spring Semester. students typically study abroad their first semester, but in 2020 the Boston program was established as a transformative response to a challenging year. Boston offers students an opportunity to embrace the theme of cultural engagement at a U.S.-based location. Students who join the Boston cohort will participate in excursions and community focused programming that highlights the intersecting cultures of a diverse American city and gives them a deeper understanding of their place in the world.

The Boston Coordinator position is a short-term commitment with full workdays in Boston for the Fall 2021 semester. This position also requires virtual attendance during a mandatory training period beginning July 2021. This is an in-person position that requires site staff to live in the student accommodation with students during the fall 2021 semester, which runs from August - December 2021.


Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinate evening and weekend student programs and excursions
  • Encourage student academic success, respond to student concerns and connect students to on-site academic, medical and mental health resources
  • Monitor student behavioral policies and protocols, upholding a high standard of student conduct
  • Maintain the safety and well-being of the participants by serving in a 24/7 on-call rotation and conducting regular monitoring of student residences
  • Support on-site operations and facilities management such as staffing in-person office hours, overseeing student package and mail distribution, managing student lock-outs, etc. Boston Coordinators will work collaboratively to ensure students' safety and well-being and contribute to the development and overall success of the program.
    Why should you apply?
  • Opportunity to develop community with a large cohort of students
  • Demonstrate event planning, and crisis management skills
  • Further develop skills as a student services professional, providing key assistance to assure student academic success
  • Work alongside a robust network of passionate and supportive staff and faculty
  • Play a role in creating unforgettable experiences for first-year college students


These highly demanding positions require a significant amount of patience, flexibility, assertiveness, diplomacy, self-initiative, as well as substantial residential life experience and an ability to excel under challenging conditions while efficiently accomplishing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Master's Degree preferred in relevant fields such as Higher Education, International Education or Student Development
  • 1-2 years of demonstrated student service experience or higher education experience in a residence life or student affairs capacity, which includes experience living with or working with high school or undergraduate students (in residence life, student affairs, camp counselor, or related role)
  • Experience promoting diversity, equity and inclusion and the ability to demonstrate intercultural sensitivity and global awareness
  • Demonstrated flexibility and experience with crisis management
  • Proven ability to work well as a member of a close-knit team
  • Experience managing events for large groups with enthusiasm and attention to detail
  • Fluent in English
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain any required work authorization for the duration of your appointment
  • Location/area expertise 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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