Administrative Secretary

Feb 05, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Administrative Secretary

Requisition Number: STFR004335

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. 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. This position is funded from an outside source. The duration of this position is contingent upon the continued availability of funding at its current financial level.


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:
The School of Nursing is situated within the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, the largest health sciences college in the greater Boston metropolitan area. The College has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,100 undergraduate and 2,500 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 lifetime of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouvé, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.

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. 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, Boston Children’s Hospital, 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: [email protected]

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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