About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of the ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development, the Program Coordinator plans and implements effective strategies to support Northeastern faculty careers from their recruitment to the university through their retirement.
Responsibilities: They are expected to keep abreast of research on faculty development and lead the logistical planning of all programs. Project tasks include, but are not limited to: Organize, coordinate and oversee management of events, programs, and trainings; facilitate collaborations and support external outreach efforts with community partners; identify relevant speakers, guests, and experts for campus events; assist in planning and coordinating conferences, training series, and signature programs; assist in data collection, analysis, and presentation; manage web presence, social media, and creation of promotional materials; develop and present educational and/or training materials. The Program Coordinator interacts with other university offices who collaborate with and support ADVANCE such as Human Resources Management (HRM), Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI), Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research (CATLR), Office of Research Development (ORD), Reprographics, Office of the Provost, Accounts Payable, etc. They coordinate the Research Leadership Development Initiative (ReDI), act as lead on the ADVANCE website, social media, marketing strategies, and write reports and newsletters The Program Coordinator supervises both graduate and undergraduate students providing work standards, process, and the day-to-day work plan.
Bachelor's degree and two to five years of experience in higher education is required. A master's degree is preferred with experience working with faculty and/or academics. Proven ability to work independently, excellent communication and presentation skills, and sensitivity and responsiveness to the needs of diverse constituents are required. A successful incumbent will be a team player with a strong work ethic, who actively contributes to the office community, and has a high level of attention to detail. Some weekend and evening hours are required.
Knowledge of cultural competency, diversity and inclusion as higher education issues.
Knowledge and/or experience with program design and implementation; facilitation; curriculum development; instructional design and delivery; methods, principles or experience delivering training and/or speaking in front of audiences.
Ability to gather and analyze data and develop reports including graphs using Microsoft Excel of Qualrics.
Superior organizational and time management skills, and discretion.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, make sound decisions, and execute. Project management skills including the ability to manage multiple projects and programs simultaneously.
Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to resolve problems in a quick, efficient, creative and culturally competent manner.
Computer skills should include proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe.
Experience with website development and social media, including WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Salary Grade: 10
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.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.