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.
Northeastern has identified health as one of three major University-wide interdisciplinary strategic initiatives, and the University is making a major investment in interdisciplinary health research, making faculty hires in the last few years in personal health informatics, data science and visualization (with a health data emphasis), environmental health, health systems, health policy, urban health, population health, and health administration.
The Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.
About the Opportunity: The School of Nursing in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University is committed to co-creating an environment conducive to incubating innovative ideas and strategies aimed at creating a more dignified patient-family-centered healthcare system. The wide range of programs offered by the School of Nursing from baccalaureate throughDNPand PhD degrees highlights the responsiveness of the School to the healthcare needs of individuals and communities in the state, nation, and globally. The ultimate goal is to advance the School of Nursing's position to one of the nation's top research schools of nursing.
Responsibilities: As a key member of the Academic Office of the Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Programs in the School of Nursing, the Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for the general administrative oversight. The person will assist in running smooth and efficient academic programs within the School of Nursing, with main responsibility for the undergraduate program's daily and projected operations. The person will enable the assistant dean to maintain broad oversight of constituent business related to students, faculty, practice partners, and alumni affairs. Other activities include but are not limited to coordinating admissions, progression in the program, and graduation activities by interfacing with other units within the university. Key responsibilities include: preparation of reports and minutes, communication in, within, and outside the school; coordination of meetings, events and schedules. This position initiates, corrects, and finalizes course information from the registrar; develops and implements orientation and work assignments. Plans events for recognition for full and part-time faculty, instructors and preceptors; helps attend to student and faculty issues; assists with grants and scholarship applications and may occasionally supervise and train work study students. The primary objective of this position is to assist the school of nursing fulfill its mission and achieve its goals.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or 3-5 years' of professional administrative experience required. Master's degree preferred and/or experience working in a large organization or company interfacing with many departments. Technical skills: Must be proficient with advance computer knowledge, and competent in using office equipment such as copiers, scanners, fax and multi-line phone. Be efficient in using Microsoft Word and Excel with 2 or more years' experience with additional program and application systems. Organization skills: must have excellent organizational skills and be able to prioritize with multiple tasks and can work independently. Due to the varying levels at which this role must operate, self-direction, flexibility, a hands-on approach, project management and the ability to manage several initiatives and tasks simultaneously are critical for success. Interpersonal skills: Should possess excellent communications skills, including verbal and written with editing experience. Must possess exemplary customer service orientation and demonstrate the ability to communicate at all professional levels.
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Salary Grade: N/A for faculty lines
Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston's historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center. Northeastern University has an enrollment of more than 17,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students and approximately 4,300 faculty and staff. Situated in downtown Boston, it is one of the nation's most dynamic private educational institutions. Northeastern is recognized as a leader in experiential learning - the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Innovative research and educational efforts have led to a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, and the dramatic changes at the University are reflected in a dramatic rise in the U.S. News and World Report's rankings of top 100 U.S. research universities in the last few years.
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.