Assistant Director of Undergraduate Cohort & Special Programs
About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: The Assistant Director of Undergraduate Cohort Programs will be responsible for the management of undergraduate cohort bachelor completion programs and special programs within the UG portfolio. This role will manage issues related to student enrollment and admissions and needs assessment for these programs. The Assistant Director of UG Cohort and Special Programs will also support the Director of Undergraduate Academic Operations and the Director of Academic Operations for the Lowell Institute School in developing business plans, program budgets, analyzing enrollment trends, establishing goals and benchmarks for new programs, and conducting regular program reviews.
Responsibilities: The work for this position will be dedicated to managing the student population in the Special and Industry Aligned programs. The Assistant Director of UG Cohort and Special Programs will work closely with appropriate directors, coordinators, office staff, as well as customer service representatives, advisers and marketing staff within the College. This position also works closely with other departments across the University, such as the Registrar, Financial Aid and Enrollment Services.
Qualifications: Master's Degree in an academic discipline with a minimum of 2 years administrative experience in program management or academic advising in a two- or four-year college setting or related business environment. Strong leadership and effective communication skills are a must. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to diverse constituencies. Effective administrative, supervisory, and organizational skills and evidence of excellent decision-making skills are required. This position requires academic advising experience and a demonstrated ability to manage rapidly evolving priorities. Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the unique needs of international and adult learners and show strong commitment to continuing education. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed is required. Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint is required.
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Salary Grade: 11
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.