Student Affairs Coordinator

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


Northeastern University

Student Affairs Coordinator


Requisition Number: STFR002965

Division/College: School of Law

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Student Affairs Coordinator oversees student life and leadership initiatives for the School of Law and serves as the first line of response to student life concerns. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, the Coordinator is responsible for managing student activities at the law school and is the initial point of contact for law students with activities-related questions. The Coordinator is responsible for managing the Opportunities for Student Distinction program, including identifying, coordinating, publicizing and tracking student honors. The Coordinator assists with office-wide duties related to student support, particularly for LL.M. and online student populations, and plays a major role in the coordination of Law School Orientation and other special projects, as needed.


Bachelors degree required; J.D. preferred. Three to five years prior experience in student affairs and/or other higher education administration position, particularly in a law school environment, is strongly preferred. The job requires an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and a high level of comfort using online data management systems unique to the office. Familiarity with social media is important. The Coordinator must be mature, conscientious, congenial and able to work in a diverse environment; excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills are necessary. Strong organizational and communications skills (oral and written) are required, as are dependability and attention to detail. S/he must be efficient, self-directed, and able to make independent judgments. The job requires daily contact in person and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and external offices throughout the University and beyond. The Coordinator must meet all inquiries with prompt attention, accurate information, patience, and a willingness to go the extra mile to help problem solve. The Coordinator plays a key role in anticipating and meeting students needs to enhance the student experience. A demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, prioritize multiple tasks, and work in a very busy 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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