Assistant Director - Academic & Student Affairs

Boston, Massachusetts
May 18, 2016
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Northeastern University

Assistant Director - Academic & Student Affairs


Requisition Number: STFR002966

Division/College: School of Law

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Office of Academic and Student Affairs (ASA) at Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL) oversees all operational aspects of a full-time, year-round, academic legal program and serves as the hub of student life and support for the School of Law. The Assistant Director oversees all administrative operations for the office and serves as the front-line representative for academic and student services at the law school. The Assistant Director is as an integral member of the ASA team, charged with supporting and enhancing the mission of the office to provide high quality service and support to a diverse population of students enrolled in School of Law programs. The Assistant Director manages day-to-day academic services for School of Law students and helps oversee student support initiatives. The Assistant Director must be a creative and independent problem solver with the vision and ability to implement new programs, processes and systems to enhance the office's productivity.


Bachelors degree required; J.D. or Masters degree in Higher Education Administration or related field strongly preferred. Three to five years related experience, preferably in an academic setting, required. The Assistant Director must be mature, conscientious, congenial and able to work in a diverse environment; excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills are necessary; ability to serve as public representative for the office in student programming and other initiatives is important. The job requires an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and a high level of comfort using online data management systems. Strong organizational and communications skills (oral and written) are required, as are dependability, professionalism, and attention to detail. S/he must be efficient, self-directed, and able to make independent judgments and develop and implement new programs, systems and procedures. A demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, prioritize multiple tasks, and work in a fast-paced office environment with competing demands is required. Commitment to student development and customer service a must.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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