Administrative Assistant

Feb 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Administrative Assistant

Requisition Number: STFR003517

Division/College: College of Engineering

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Administrative Assistant provides the smooth planning and execution of nearly all of the departmental meetings and events throughout the year, coordination of faculty candidate interview visits including travel, schedules, etc. He/she manages the department Facebook account while keeping up with University social media policies and procedures.

The AA executes various administrative maintenance in the department as well as assisting with various special projects throughout the year as they arise. He/she is one of the first points of contact and greets visitors to the department. This person acts as one of the primary points of administrative contact, coordination and liaison with other offices, individuals and external institutions. The ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues is essential. He/she must represent the department in a friendly and professional manner.


He/she should be reliable, punctual with the ability to multi-task at all times. The candidate will need the ability to take initiative and ownership of their responsibilities. Positive and patient attitude is a must. The AA should be able to work independently, as well as, in a team environment. Experience working in a university setting, specifically with faculty is preferred but not required. Experience with event management is very strongly preferred. Proven professional experience working with social media, specifically Facebook, very strongly preferred. Excellent writing, editing, presentation and communication skills. Associates degree required.

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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