NUin Assistant Site Lead

May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

NUin Assistant Site Lead

Requisition Number: STFR003502

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Part Time


The Program is a unique opportunity for freshmen accepted for Spring Admission to Northeastern University. Participants study with one of our international partner institutions around the world during the Fall Semester and enter Northeastern University in the Spring. Partner universities or institutions abroad provide academic courses to the participants while staff provide on-site leadership and support services.

We are hiring for Assistant Site Lead(s) for the following locations including but, not limited to:

  • Australia
  • England
  • Canada (Canadian citizenship required)
  • Germany
  • Greece (Greek language skills desirable)
  • Ireland

    Under the supervision of the Site Lead, the Assistant Site Lead (ASL) will assist the Site Lead in facets of academic, administrative, and student life activities for one of the aforementioned locations. This demanding position requires a significant amount of patience, flexibility, assertiveness, time-management skills, diplomacy, self-initiative, and experience working with students and living abroad.
    In addition, Assistant Site Lead(s) responsibilities include but are not limited to the following key areas:

  • Programming/Excursions
  • Student Affairs
  • Service-Learning
  • Staff Supervision and Development
  • Student Conduct

    Prior to traveling abroad, the ASL is expected to attend and participate in a staff training both online and in Boston, MA, assist in Pre-Departure Orientation in Boston, and assist with pre-departure preparations and planning activities as assigned by the Boston staff.


    This highly demanding position requires a significant amount of patience, flexibility, assertiveness, diplomacy, self-initiative, as well as experience living abroad. The successful candidates will have at least the following qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in International Education, Higher Education, Student Affairs/Services or related field required.
    • Minimum 2 years demonstrated student services experience or higher education experience in a student affairs capacity.
    • Experience living with or working with students (in a counselor, residence life, student affairs, or related role).
    • Demonstrated experience with crisis management.
    • Flexibility and demonstrated ability to excel in fast-paced environments.
    • Experience living, working, or studying abroad.
    • Proven ability to coordinate and manage events for large groups with attention to detail.
    • Teaching and classroom management experience.
    • Proven experience supervising student workers.
    • Proven ability to work well under stressful conditions and how to take actions that satisfy diverse interest while achieving programmatic goals.
    • Location/area experience preferred.
    • German, Greek, Italian or Mandarin language experience preferred.

    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

    The Program; On Location

    • Programming

    • Residential Life duties

    • Office administrative duties

    • Other task as assigned

    • Debriefs

    • Final reports Abroad

    Program Departure - December 2017

    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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