N.U. in Site Director

Location
Boston, Suffolk County / Mission Hill, Suffolk County / Roxbury, Suffolk County / Roxbury Crossing, Suffolk County
Posted
Jan 21, 2014


Northeastern University

N.U. in Site Director

Requisition Number: STFR001351

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

FT/PT: Part Time

Grade: 10

Position Summary:

The N.U.in Program is a unique opportunity for freshmen accepted for Spring Admission to Northeastern University. Participants study at one of our international partner institutions around the world during the Fall Semester and enter Northeastern University in the spring. Partner universities or institutions abroad provide academic courses to the participants while N.U.in staff provide on-site leadership and support services.


We are hiring for N.U.in Site Director(s) for each of the following locations (locations are subject to change):


• Australia

• England

• Greece (Greek language skills desirable)

• Ireland


This highly demanding position requires a significant amount of patience, flexibility, assertiveness, diplomacy, self-initiative, as well as substantial experience living abroad and working under stressful conditions.


The Site Director will manage all facets of The N.U.in Program on-site operations for one of the aforementioned N.U.in locations. These facets include, but are not limited to: social and academic programming, service-learning, student conduct, professional and student staff supervision, budget management, as well as serving as a liaison with staff and faculty from the host institution and Boston staff. In addition the Site Director may supervise a team comprising of Assistant Site Directors (ASDs) and International Student Advisors (ISAs).


Prior to traveling abroad, the Site Director is expected to attend and participate in a N.U.in staff training both online and in Boston, MA, assist in Pre-departure Orientation in Boston, and assist with pre-departure preparations and planning activities as assigned by the Boston staff.

Qualifications:

This highly demanding position requires a significant amount of patience, flexibility, assertiveness, diplomacy, self-initiative, as well as substantial experience living abroad and working under stressful conditions. The successful candidates will have at least the following qualifications:


• Master’s Degree in relevant field such as Higher Education, International Education or Student Development;

• Minimum 4 years of demonstrated student service experience or higher education experience in a residence life or student affairs capacity;

• Experience living with or working with students in a counselor, residence life, student affairs, or related role;

• Demonstrated experience with crisis management;

• Flexibility and demonstrated ability to excel in fast-paced environments;

• Experience living, working, or studying abroad;

• Location experience desirable;

• Location-specific language skills desirable;

• Experience supervising teams preferred.

Additional Information:

This is a temporary, non-benefits eligible position.


General Timeline*


Staff Orientation; On-line

Mid-Late June


Staff Training; Boston

Late June – July 10


Pre-Departure Orientation I &II (PDO); Boston

July 11-16


Administrative Tasks and Continuous Staff Training; Boston

July 17-Program Departure

(Departure dates vary by location)


The N.U.in Program; On location

• Programming

• Residential Life duties

• Office administrative duties

• Other task as assigned

• Debriefs

• Final reports Abroad

Program Departure-December

(Varies by location)



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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