Faculty Affairs Coordinator

Mar 20, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Faculty Affairs Coordinator

Requisition Number: STFR004421

Division/College: College of Computer and Information Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Dean's office of the College of Computer & Information Science is extremely busy and requires an individual with proven skills in handling confidential materials, multi-tasking, and ability to handle sensitive situations in a calm, thoughtful and professional manner. Major responsibilities include providing administrative support for the Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs such as assisting with all aspects of the tenure, merit and hiring committees. Duties include taking notes, ordering food, setting up space, and preparing documents for all meetings. The incumbent will work closely with the hiring coordinator during the spring semester to ensure that all aspects of the faculty hiring process are completed including coordinating hiring talks, sending announcements, preparing reimbursements, and finalizing schedules. The incumbent will also be responsible for tracking faculty sabbaticals, leaves, and promotions and preparing all tenure and promotion dossiers. This individual must be able to multi-task under a fast-paced environment with many distractions. He/she will coordinate events/activities with the College as needed. During the past four years the Dean has hired 38 faculty. The hiring seasons during the past two years have averaged approximately 50 on campus interviews. This position is a relatively new position in the college and the incumbent will lead the creation of processes and procedures documents for the merit, hiring, and tenure committees.


Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience in higher education, preferably working with faculty. Individual must have strong organization skills and be comfortable with Microsoft Office and Outlook. Person must be able to multi-task, stay calm in a somewhat hectic environment and be team oriented. Sense of humor a plus. He/she must be able to communicate professionally and effectively on behalf of the college.

Additional Information:

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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