Director-Center Student Involvement

Jul 20, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Director-Center Student Involvement

Requisition Number: STFR003870

Division/College: Student Affairs

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


With more than 400 student organizations and an estimated 14,000 students involved in learning opportunities outside of the classroom, Northeastern seeks a Director of the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) to guide the organization in the next chapter of its development. Reporting to the Assistant Dean, the Director of CSI is responsible for developing strategies and overseeing a staff of 15 who work in the critical areas of student organization programming and development, fraternity and sorority life, leadership development, and program operations (scheduling, box office operations, marketing and communications). Furthermore, the Director plays a key role in the development and execution of university-wide programs and frequently represents CSI on a variety of campus-wide committees. As a leader of this vibrant organization, the Director is expected to identify new opportunities to engage students and to capitalize on opportunities to enhance the services provided by CSI.

To assist in these efforts, the Director will directly supervise three members of the CSI staff who serve in leadership roles and will work in concert with them to plot a course for CSI that aligns with university and divisional priorities. Northeastern is a global university, and the Director is responsible for cultivating opportunities for our students around the world to engage with our vital student life program. Central to the success of the Director is the ability for CSI to maintain important partnerships. As such, the Director will frequently engage staff members in the areas of Northeastern University Police, Dining Services, Student Center Operations, External Events and Conference Housing, Residential Life, Risk Management, Facilities, General Counsel, Student Conduct, Alumni Relations and New Student Orientation to name a few.


Master’s degree in higher education or related field, and 6-8 years of progressively responsible experience in the field. Preference will be given to candidates who have direct experience in student activities and program management with a proven record of change management in this area. The candidate must come with at least 3-5 years of full-time staff supervisory experience. The Director will be called upon to manage high-profile matters and must be comfortable working both independently and as a team.The incumbent must be able to manage multiple, competing priorities and will demonstrate the ability to be successful in a fast-paced, diverse and global institution.

This position may require frequent evening/weekend responsibilities as needed.

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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