Distance Learning Program Specialist

Jul 31, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Distance Learning Program Specialist

Requisition Number: STFR003908

Division/College: D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Reporting to the Director of Online Graduate Business Programs this position will support administrative functions of Online Business Programs run through the D'Amore-McKim School of Business. Programs include: Online MBA program, Online Master of Science in Finance Program, and Master of Science in Taxation program. May also support corporate programs, online graduate certificates, and other initiatives in development.

Northeastern University has partnered with Pearson Embanet, an education services provider based in Toronto, Canada to support our distance education programs. This role will require the ability to manage a large and diverse virtual student population as well as comfort in a distance working relationship with our delivery partner (Embanet). Primary duties will include reviewing graduate applications, rendering decisions based on our admissions standards, and working with other departments to ensure a seamless program start for our graduate students.

Distance educations programs are growing at a rapid pace within higher education. To remain competitive in this market, it is imperative to operate with a sense of urgency, yet not sacrifice the quality of the Northeastern University brand. This role will require a substantial level of initiative and independent judgment. The ability to work well under deadline and comfort with technical applications and data analysis required.


Bachelors Degree required. Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel. Proven skill managing and reporting data, familiarity with online or hybrid education, including experience with Banner and/or Salesforce highly desirable. This person must be comfortable working with all levels within an institution and have keen attention to detail.

Seeking positive self starter interested in working in academic environment and participating in the growth of the field of distance education. Limited travel may be required.

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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