Administrative Assistant

May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Administrative Assistant

Requisition Number: STFR003724

Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Manage administrative support for the Department of English under the direction of the Administrative Specialist and Department Chair. Hire part-time lecturers utilizing the EPAF system. Process summer
job hiring paperwork for graduate students. Post job positions, hire and approve time sheets on Student Employment website. Process hiring of temporary non-student employees. Process extra compensation forms, honorariums, awards and invoices. Review and process travel reimbursements for graduate students and department visitors. Organize department events with space, catering, honorariums, and hotel reservations. Provide information and resolve problems for faculty and students where appropriate. Help Undergraduate Studies Committee with minutes and newsletter. Help in special projects as needed. File all financial records and time sheets for Administrative Specialist.


Bachelor’s degree preferred. Three or more years experience in a responsible administrative position, with some previous experience preferred. Good mathematical aptitude. Good computer skills, including Excel, Word and SharePoint. Good working knowledge of academic setting desirable. Ability to work independently; work under deadline pressure, and on a variety of tasks at once. Good interpersonal skills essential.

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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