Associate GEO Coordinator

May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Associate GEO Coordinator

Requisition Number: STFR003700

Division/College: International Study Programs

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Global Experience Office (GEO) seeks a qualified candidate to promote its programs, develop personalized plans with students to achieve their study abroad goals, and provide plausible alternatives for faculty program development. The Assistant GEO Coordinator advises students on a study abroad portfolio (faculty led and traditional), the application process, and assists with coordinating program logistics at home and abroad. The Assistant Coordinator will proactively engage with the Senior Coordinator and Advising team to identify and provide administrative and programmatic solutions to various concerns and issues. The Assistant Coordinator will then liaise with the various impacted constituencies to ensure timely implementation of these solutions. The Assistant Coordinator will be assigned specific countries for which they will be the primary advisor and be responsible for all aspects of their portfolio's advising, application process, student inquiries and concerns and building strong partner relationships. The incumbent will work with faculty to develop procedures to improve the proposal process and create streamlined methods for the advising team, assist on specific Dialogue of Civilizations programs, as well as help develop and organize information sessions and pre-departure orientations. The position creates the Peer Advisor program schedule, and co-leads the orientations, re-entry workshops, and other study abroad-related events for prospective applicants and study abroad alumni. Some evening and weekend events will be required for extended evening hours to accommodate the NU coop students. Additionally, the Assistant Coordinator will participate in domestic travel for conferences and international travel for site visits, as necessary.


• The Successful candidate will have 2 to 3 years of experience advising students on study abroad opportunities. A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with experience studying and/or working abroad is required, master’s preferred.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office, database and study abroad CRMs; excellent organizational, interpersonal and written skills; strong attention to detail; the ability to multitask and learn new software systems, meet deadlines and work independently as well as part of a team. Additional experience in study abroad advising preferred.
• Must be comfortable meeting and communicating with people from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds,
• Experience working with faculty is desirable

Additional Information:
A criminal background check is required for this position.

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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