Administrative Assistant

May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Administrative Assistant

Requisition Number: STFR003739

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Reporting to the Department Chair, this role will be responsible for administrative support of the Chair (including calendar management, information collection, meeting minutes), Departmental Events management, such as scheduling and logistics for symposia and colloquia, the graduate student open house (with the Academic Administrator), and special department events (such as retirement symposia, senior dinner, departmental picnic). This role will also be the department point person for interaction with the College and University communications teams, focusing on website content updates, marketing collateral, newsletters, messaging), as well as SharePoint management.


Bachelor’s degree required, plus a minimum of five years’ experience providing relevant support. Excellent interpersonal, organization, multitasking, and problem solving skills are essential. The individual should have the ability to work independently and perform under the pressure of deadlines. Experience with communications is highly desired. Must be punctual and able to handle confidential materials. Microsoft Office experience essential.

Additional Information:
Please include a list of contact information for three professional references with your application.

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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