Assistant Director- DLP

Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Assistant Director- DLP

Requisition Number: STFR003577

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Assistant Director has responsibility for the administrative aspects of CPS's hybrid executive-style Doctor of Law and Policy Program. Reporting to the Faculty Director, the Assistant Director provides leadership in all non-teaching facets of the program. He/she develops operational systems and analyzes outcomes for all aspects of the DLP including recruitment, admissions, enrollment, faculty support, student affairs, budgetary review, and program evaluation. He/she creates processes and interfaces with multiple units within and outside of CPS, NU, and outside providers, ensuring all aspects of the DLP are aligned with the strategic goals of CPS, maintaining academic relevance in a dynamic and changing field of professional doctorates, and are academically and financially viable.


Bachelor’s degree required with 4-6 years of operational/managerial experience, preferably in some aspect of higher education at the graduate level or in a high customer service environment. Master’s degree preferred. Ability to meet timelines, deliverables and exercise independent judgment on programmatic and financial issues; must be able to work well with many constituencies: adult students, faculty from multiple disciplines, CPS internal support staff and outside vendors. Strong leadership and effective communication skills a must. Teamwork and strong organizational and interpersonal skills are essential. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment; and ability to understand and design operational processes are required. Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) required. Required to work one weekend per month (Friday nights until 9pm, Saturday 8am-9pm, Sunday 8am-4pm), and required to travel twice a year - one week in December to Washington, D.C. or other domestic venue; one week in summer to an overseas locale.

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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