Executive Assistant

Aug 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Executive Assistant

Requisition Number: STFR003935

Division/College: Finance

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


This position provides executive level support to leaders in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer to include support for the Treasurer's and Finance office. Responsible for managing the administrative needs of SVP/CFO and other senior leaders to ensure that their time is effectively allocated and that they have the information and materials needed to advance the priorities of their offices. Provides a comprehensive range of support services to ensure the overall efficiency of the Office of the CFO: provide calendar management, project support, arrange travel, submit invoices for payment, serve as delegate for time tracking, and preparation of reports, presentations, requisitions/purchase orders, and expense reports. This position will assist in the contract management process and ensure an up to date and accurate contract signature log. The Executive Assistant will review, prioritize, distribute, and respond to the SVP's mail as appropriate. As a member of the administrative/office support team, responsibilities also include ordering supplies, maintaining office equipment and providing general administrative office support to the department as needed. This position handles a high degree of university wide confidential information.

This position requires that the Executive Assistant must have the flexibility to work before and after regular hours from time to time depending on the daily needs of the Office of the CFO.


Bachelor’s degree required, masters preferred. Minimum of 3-5 years of administrative experience required, preferably an executive setting. Applicant must be a self-motivated worker who can anticipate problems and demonstrate significant independent judgment. Detail oriented; high level of attention to accuracy and completeness required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have excellent computer skills including, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Database and web skills would be helpful. Individual must be extremely flexible, patient, adaptable and capable of establishing priorities and timelines.

Additional Information:
This position requires a criminal background check.

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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