Senior Assistant Director- Admissions Events

May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Senior Assistant Director- Admissions Events

Requisition Number: STFR003698

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Admissions Events and the guidance of the Senior Associate Director for Admissions Events, the Senior Assistant Director of Admissions Events serves as a key member of the Admissions Events team.
Events include but are not limited to prospective student information receptions and open houses, admitted student welcome days and yield events, scholarship programs, and guidance counselor programs. Events
are conducted both on and off campus and the Senior Assistant Director will coordinate all assigned event details and execute events with the highest standards and practices. S/he will work closely with campus partners including the colleges, facilities, catering, media, public safety, and others and hire external vendors to support events.
The Senior Assistant Director will take the lead with off campus prospect and yield events and will serve as the primary liaison for all event related contracts, ensuring submission and adherence to University policies and guidelines. Occasional presenting and traveling will be required. Additionally, s/he will serve as the primary supervisor for the student staff; co-op, fellow, or work study, as well as the supervisor of the Administrative Assistant for Admissions Events and Programming.


Bachelor’s degree required, with 3-6 years of relevant experience (preferably in admissions events), advanced degree preferred. Required strengths include: strong presentation ability, attention to detail and understanding of logistics, organization, short-term and long-range assessment and planning, communication, analytic, interpersonal, and the ability to prioritize. A successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic, who actively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment. Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively across units and is sensitive and responsive to the needs of diverse constituencies is required. Occasional evening and weekend hours as well as travel are 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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