NUin International Student Advisor

May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

NUin International Student Advisor

Requisition Number: STFR003529

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Part Time


The Program is a unique and innovative opportunity for Northeastern University first-year students. Participants study at one of our international partner institutions around the world during their Fall or Spring semester and enter/return to Northeastern University the following semester. Partner universities or institutions abroad provide academic courses to the participants while staff provide on-site leadership and support services.
We are hiring for International Student Advisors (ISA) for the Fall Semester at one of our many international locations including but not limited to; Australia, Ireland, England, Germany, Greece and Canada.
An ISA applicant must be a recent graduate of Northeastern University. The ISA serves as the direct link between the participant and Northeastern.
The (ISA) will support students who will be participating in The Program by acting as a peer advisor, guide, and role model. The ISA will work cooperatively as a member of the on-site team ensuring the safety and wellbeing of participants and contribute to the development and overall success of the program. Additionally, the ISA will need to balance his/her own experience of living abroad and personal responsibilities with the professional responsibilities listed below.


This highly demanding position requires a significant amount of patience, flexibility, assertiveness, diplomacy, self-initiative, as well as substantial experience living abroad and working under stressful conditions.
• Recent graduate of Northeastern University.
• Experience working, studying, or living abroad.
• Experience as a Resident Advisor, camp counselor, or similar role.
• Ability to supervise college students.
• Proven leadership experience.
• Flexibility and ability to multitask in a fast-paced work environment.
• Proven high levels of professionalism.
• Excellent problem solving skills.
• Intercultural sensitivity/global awareness.
• Enthusiasm for Northeastern University.
• Motivation, independence, enthusiasm, self-initiative, team player.
• Willingness to confront difficult situations.
• Ability to cope with and manage stress.
• Proven ability to work well under stressful conditions and how to take actions that satisfies diverse interests while achieving programmatic goals.
• Must be willing to work long hours as necessary as well as significant weekend and evening hours.
• Greek, German, Italian or Chinese Mandarin languages desirable.

Additional Information:
This position is a temporary, non-benefits eligible position.

General Timeline

Staff Orientation; Early June - Mid-June 2017

Staff Training; Boston, Mid-June - Early July 2017

Pre-Departure Orientation I &II (PDO); Boston, July 8th - 11th 2017

Administrative Tasks and Continuous Staff Training; Boston (Departure dates vary by location), July thru September 2017

Program Departure - December 2017

• This timeline is for general planning purposes. Actual dates and activities will be provided after an offer has been made.

The overall time obligation totals approximately 5-6 months depending on location assigned.

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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