Administrative Assistant

Jun 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Administrative Assistant

Requisition Number: STFR003814

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The purpose of this position is to support the Psychology Department faculty and staff in fulfilling research and teaching responsibilities; to contribute to the overall effectiveness and daily operation of the main Psychology Department office; and to provide quality customer service to faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Responsibilities include: Update and maintain all aspects of the department's website; assist the Graduate Director in managing the graduate program; and provide general administrative support, which includes assisting in such tasks as planning and executing department events, managing the department's participant pool, scheduling meetings, and student time sheet approval and hiring.


Associate’s degree or higher required, as well as a minimum of three years in related office experience, preferably in higher education. Must have excellent skills in a PC environment, familiarity with Microsoft office applications (Word, Access and Excel), and familiarity with software (such as HTML, Photoshop, secure FTP, and WordPress) used to maintain and update websites. Must have excellent proofreading skills and strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, both written and oral. Must enjoy interacting with students and be able to work under pressure during peak times each semester. The successful candidate must demonstrate maturity, tact and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

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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