Assistant Program Liaison, N.U.in Program/GEO
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
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
About the Opportunity:
Possible location placements include: London, England; Dublin,
Ireland; Thessaloniki, Greece; Rome, Italy and Boston, MA
Position Dates: July-December 2021
The N.U.in Program is a unique opportunity for first-year students
accepted for Spring Admission to Northeastern University. Students
study at one of our N.U.in partner institutions during the Fall
semester and enter Northeastern University in the Spring. Partner
universities provide academic courses to the participants while
N.U.in staff provide on-site leadership and support services.
The majority of N.U.in programs operate outside the United States,
but in 2020 the N.U.in Boston program was added as a transformative
response to a challenging year. N.U.in Boston offers students an
opportunity to embrace the theme of cultural engagement at a
U.S.-based location. Students who join the N.U.in 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
We are hiring for several Assistant Program Liaison positions for
each N.U.in program location. The N.U.in on-site staff support the
physical, emotional, social, and academic needs of first-year
students. In addition to supporting staff at the host institution,
these staff members focus on creating positive and valuable
experiential learning for students in their academic coursework,
host city, and student residences. Assistant Program Liaisons work
in staff teams and are supervised by an on-site professional staff
member. Site staff enthusiastically embody the mission and values
of the N.U.in Program and Northeastern University while working and
living in close proximity to first-year students. This position
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
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Coordinate evening and weekend student programs and
- Encourage student academic success, respond to student concerns
and connect students to on-site academic, medical and mental health
- 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.
Assistant Program Liaisons will work collaboratively to ensure
students' safety and well-being and contribute to the development
and overall success of the program. Responsibilities may vary based
on site placement.
This highly demanding position requires a significant amount of
patience, flexibility, assertiveness, diplomacy, self-initiative,
as well as experience living abroad and an ability to excel under
challenging conditions while efficiently accomplishing tasks in a
fast-paced environment. The successful candidates will have at
least the following qualifications:
- Master's Degree in relevant field such as Higher Education,
International Education, or Student Development.
- Minimum 2 years of demonstrated student service experience or
higher education experience in a residence life or student affairs
capacity post master's certified.
- Knowledge or experience of Northeastern University
- Experience living with or working with students (in a
counselor, residence life, student affairs, or related role) with
knowledge of the US Higher Education system.
- Demonstrated experience with crisis management.
- Flexibility and demonstrated ability to excel in fast-paced
- Proven ability to coordinate and manage events for large
- Teaching and classroom management experience
- Proven experience supervising student workers.
- Proven ability to work well under stressful conditions and how
to take actions that satisfy diverse interest while achieving
- A good working knowledge of the local area and its
- Strong command of written and spoken English.
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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