Academic Assistant

Jul 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Academic Assistant

Requisition Number: STFR003856

Division/College: College of Engineering

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Under the direction of the Director and Associate Director of First-Year Engineering, and the Director of the Engineering Business Program, general job responsibilities include:

  • Carry out general administrative tasks such as purchasing, budget management, providing faculty administrative support, maintaining office supply inventory, and other related tasks as needed.
  • Design and implement marketing and promotion materials for events, workshops, seminars, activities, and outings.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of workshops, seminars, events and guest speaker engagements.


    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Interest in program management, particularly in higher education, is a plus
    • Excellent organizational, planning, communication, and interpersonal skills
    • Desire to engage with students, faculty, administration, alumni, and guests
    • Develop the ability to navigate the administrative and logistic network at NU
    • Flexible, creative, and agile with task management
    • General familiarity with budgeting and purchasing systems
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Some technical background is helpful: possible familiarity with basic engineering concepts.

    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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