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Research Coordinator

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 7, 2023

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

Research Coordinator

About the Opportunity

Primary responsibilities are to manage day to day operational, project management, growth and visibility, relationship management and member cultivation, and meeting and reporting aspects of the HSyE center Institute and associated research centers and projects. This individual will work independently with guidance and oversight from HSyE management and will report to the HSyE Institute director.

General responsibilities of HSyE staff include a combination of the below based on current Institute needs:
  • Day- to- day project and operations management of all HSYE center activities and growth,
    including managing all HSYE related projects through to implementation, membership growth and relationship management, conference and event planning, graduate research intern integration, and coordinating with post-doctoral staff or faculty supervising technical aspects of some HSYE projects.
  • Managing HSYE related communication, visibility, impact, and growth activities, including preparing annual and quarterly reports, maintaining monthly member status meetings, growing member and nonmember funding, contributing to newsletter and website content, implementation testing in multiple settings, and impact evaluation of all HSYE related projects, activities, and education.
  • Assistance as needed with operations management of the overall HSYE Institute, especially and primarily those related to HSYE (and HSEC) needs, including new student and staff, recruitment, hiring, and onboarding, minor budget support, travel coordination, and routine office logistics management (purchasing, work orders, arranging computer support, et cetera).
  • Project and relationship management of a small portfolio of applied projects/health systems as part of our CMS center, including serving as senior leader of these projects, managing our overall HSYE relationship with these systems, and seeking/connecting applied technical projects and health systems to our broader research activities, internship, and education activities.
  • Provide general ad hoc support for Institute and center needs as they arise; such as meeting
    management, onboarding and offboarding logistics, coordinating with other staff and faculty, and effective post meeting follow ups.


Master's degree or equivalent in industrial engineering, project management familiarity, and a minimum of three years of relevant work experience. Prior experience working in healthcare and/or academic workplaces is preferred but not required. Additional qualifications include:
  • Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously and work independently to meet milestones, action items, and quality expectations with ease and efficiency in fast paced environment. Effective time management, meeting preparation, communication, and customer (internal and external) service skills. Highly organized, detail oriented, and ability to problem solve effectively Integrity, dependability, judgment, and ability to maintain collaborative relationships with multiple groups (HSYE management, faculty, staff, students, and health industry partners)
  • Strong computer skills, especially in MS Office suite products, e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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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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