Administrative Coordinator

Mar 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Administrative Coordinator

Requisition Number: STFR003587

Division/College: Bouve College of Health Sciences

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Administrative Coordinator will report directly to the Director of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing Program and the Director of the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. Duties will include management, support, and independent activities to provide efficient operation of the PhD/DNP Programs. The individual will function as a team member in conjunction with faculty, students, administration, and staff. The Administrative Coordinator will oversee the internal operations of these programs and will establish and maintain administrative systems to ensure efficient functioning of these doctoral programs within the School of Nursing. The person will enable the Directors 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. In addition, this person supervises work study students and graduate assistants. S/he will provide assistance to students for scholarship applications and maintain their confidential materials. The primary objective of this position is to assist the School of Nursing in fulfilling its mission and achieve its goals.


Associate’s Degree or post High School education with 3-5 years of professional administrative experience required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Higher education experience a plus 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.

Additional Information:
The School of Nursing is situated within the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, the largest health sciences college in the greater Boston metropolitan area. The College 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.

Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter-disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. 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, Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.

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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