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
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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:
Founded in 1922, the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at
Northeastern University offers a unique model of business education
that purposely blends innovative classroom learning with real-world
business application. At the undergraduate level, both the BS in
Business Administration and the BS in International Business
programs offer students the opportunity to develop into highly
motivated business leaders. Graduate students and corporate
learners can choose from several different certificate and
full-time and part-time MBA and MS programs designed to enable
motivated professionals to accelerate their success in business.
The school is committed to embedding a global mindset into all of
these programs, as well as in its research and outreach
The Academic Coordinator in the Undergraduate Programs Office in
the D'Amore-McKim School of Business serves as administrative and
operational support for students and the academic advising team.
The Academic Coordinator will inform students about routine college
curricula, policies and procedures, while directing more complex
situations to the assigned Academic Advisor. They serve to enhance
communication between students, the college and advisors, and
ensure that timely and accurate referrals are made when
appropriate. To make accurate referrals, the Academic Coordinator
must be knowledgeable in College and University policies, course
selection, pre-registration, registration, co-op scheduling and
degree completion. The Academic Coordinator provides registration
guidance and support to students pursuing business minors and
combined majors housed outside of D'Amore-McKim School of Business.
Through completion of administrative tasks, the Academic
Coordinator facilitates student-centered support and guidance to
undergraduate students. They are also tasked with updating and
assuring the accuracy of student records based on academic advising
The Academic Coordinator will create and prepare materials that
support orientations, as well as prospective and admitted student
events. They will assist the academic advising team with the
implementation of student developmental programs. The Academic
Coordinator will support Directors and Advisor with projects as
The Academic Coordinator will utilize a variety of University
systems. Due to the complex and sensitive issues that can arise, a
high emphasis is placed on confidentiality and privacy. The
Academic Coordinator needs to be familiar with and adhere to
applicable guidelines laid out by ADA, FERPA, SEVIS and other
state, federal University and College regulations. The
Undergraduate Programs Office, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and
Northeastern are fast-paced environments. The student Academic
Coordinator is expected to successfully manage administrative
responsibilities during high traffic times. Work hours include some
evenings and weekends.
The successful candidate will:
- have excellent computer (Excel and Word), written and oral
- be detail-oriented and have the ability to work with
- have the ability to keep calm under pressure.
- be able to communicate and interact effectively with diverse
backgrounds and across multiple levels.
- demonstrate qualities that facilitate collaboration in a
- value and provide confidentiality around sensitive issues and
have the ability to determine appropriate levels of communication
around sensitive information.
- effectively set goals, multitask and manage time.
- ability to complete projects with autonomy.
- display self-motivation and initiative.
- be motivated to gain a broad knowledge base of the portfolio of
academic programs offered.
Knowledge and skills required are typically acquired through a
bachelor's degree. Previous college/university experience within an
academic setting is a plus. Should enjoy working with students.
Knowledge of student development theory is a plus.
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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