Student Affairs Program Assistant
About the Opportunity
This role will be responsible for assisting with the planning and
execution of programs with direction and support from the Student
Affairs team on the Seattle campus. Ideas and innovation based on
interests/expertise are encouraged and supported.
This role requires excellent coordination, organization, and
written and oral communication skills including strong
interpersonal skills. The candidate must be detail-oriented with
strong customer service and interpersonal skills and a high level
of self-confidence and enthusiasm. Proficient in using virtual
communication platforms and online learning tools. Strong computer
skills including proficient use of Microsoft Excel Outlook
PowerPoint and Word are required; knowledge of Adobe's Creative
Cloud applications, specifically Photoshop Illustrator and InDesign
is a plus. Knowledge and skills required for this position are
typically acquired through completing an Associate's degree; a
Bachelor's degree is preferred. Prior experience working in an
office environment with a background in event planning and/or
customer service is desired Experience working in higher education
administration is a plus.
Evening and weekend work required as event program and activity
needs dictate along with occasional local and regional travel to
event sites. This position requires some lifting of heavy items
and/or use of a hand truck to move event supplies and
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES
1. Support for Co-Curricular Programming:
Actively participate in programming brainstorming and planning
Develop and execute task timelines for scheduled programs.
Ensure appropriate staffing for all programs.
Ensure the smooth execution of scheduled programs.
Handle setup, hosting, and wrap-up tasks for programs.
2. Student Leadership Support:
Provide assistance to Student Interest Groups.
Offer support to student ambassadors.
3. Social Media Outreach and Communication:
Update pre-set Mailchimp newsletter templates as needed.
Regularly post content aligning with campus standards, goals, and
objectives on Student Interest Group Instagram.
Support Student Affairs and the Marketing team in sourcing content
4. Community Engagement:
Respond to students' and campus partners' emails as needed.
Provide support for signature events and other campus partners'
Assist the Student Affairs and Wellness team in addressing
5. Assessment Support:
Collect and track event survey data.
6. Documentation of Student Affairs Event Cycles, Policies, and
Maintain accurate records of student affairs event cycles.
Document and update relevant policies and procedures.
7. Other Duties as Assigned:
Co-Curricular Programming Includes (but is not limited to):
Student Interest Group events.
Multiple on-ground student engagement events.
Signature events (January Orientation, Resource Fair, and
Dialogue and/or educational sessions.
Student leadership meetings.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work
experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit
eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid
time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as
well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/
for more 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
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
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