Administrative Assistant

Dec 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Administrative Assistant

Requisition Number: STFR004232
Division/College: College of Sciences
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Posting Date: 12/08/2017

Full-time Administrative Assistants are central to the function of the Biology Department. In addition to assisting Biology graduate students and Biology faculty with day-to-day requests and questions, responsibilities for this Administrative Assistant position include: assistance with tenure and non-tenure track faculty hiring and promotions, faculty sabbaticals, administration of the department graduate program in conjunction with COS Graduate Student Services, Academic Program Coordinator and Graduate Advisor. The Administrative Assistant will also be responsible for a number of Biology graduate program activities including answering general questions, assisting with degree audit queries, management of student databases, oversight of new student orientation, student registrations, coordination of special events (e.g., Department graduate student recruitment/interview day) and ensuring that information on the department website is updated regularly.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or 3-5 years administrative experience.
  • Candidate must have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including word processing, editing, graphics, spreadsheet, and database knowledge.
  • Candidate must have strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be attentive to detail, be able to complete work in a timely manner, and be willing to adjust work hours if required for special events.

    Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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