Administrative Assistant

May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Administrative Assistant

Requisition Number: STFR003737

Division/College: College of Engineering

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Administrative Assistant provides an oversight and management of the administrative activities of the NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing. This position provides coordination and oversight of the daily operations of the center. This includes the participation in the preparation of the annual reports, annual workshops, seminars and events, and interactions with industry and government partners for the centers as a whole, requiring the management of input from both Northeastern University and its partner universities. The Administrative Assistant will report to the Direct of the center and will perform diversified administrative, supervisory, and support duties as a member of a team of faculty, post-docs, staff, graduate and undergraduate students to assure the smooth and efficient operation of the center.


At least two years of college coursework required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Filemaker Pro, Google Calender and Thunderbird. The candidate must have some thml and website editing skills. The ability to do basic copy editing is preferred. At least three years of administrative experience is required. Must have proven ability to run business operations and tasks, follow up and organize tasks. Must have a proven ability to interact with a variety of audiences as well as excellent interpersonal and written communications skills. Individual must be able to manage changing and multiple priorities in a fast-pace environment, be well organized and detail-oriented with an ability to manage multiple tasks, handle confidential material and demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively and independently.

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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