Administrative Secretary

Northeastern University

Administrative Secretary

Requisition Number: STFR003885

Division/College: Bouve College of Health Sciences

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Administrative Secretary will manage the daily administrative operations of the Northeastern University Nurse Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program (NIE). Position will perform diversified administrative, secretarial, and receptionist duties. This is an externally funded position. Work closely with the NIE Program Director to plan and carry out activities, especially related to conferences and events, communication, marketing, and website updates. Serve as a member of a team-oriented staff providing optimal service to NIE Program vendors and consumers as well as other Northeastern University departments. Develop and implement systems that provide efficient and effective service. Communicate appropriately on behalf of the NIE Program. Greet and assist conference attendees both in person and on the telephone. Prepare materials for committee meetings, conferences, take and distribute minutes for designated meetings. Facilitate communication for events and within department.


High School Degree required. Associate’s Degree or Post-High School education with 3-5 years professional administrative experience preferred. Higher education experience a plus and/or working in a large organization or company interfacing with many departments. Excellent computer skills with particular proficiency in Microsoft Office. Strong communication, analytical and organizational skills, excellent customer service, and problem solving skills are essential. Must have excellent planning and time management skills and be able to prioritize and execute tasks in a busy office environment. Must be resourceful, able to work independently, and have evidence of successfully working in a team environment. Proven ability to manage confidential information is required.

Additional Information:
Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.

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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