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 Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join their team.
Responsibilities: The Administrative Assistant provides the smooth planning and execution of nearly all of the departmental meetings and events throughout the year, coordination of faculty candidate interview visits including travel, schedules, etc. He/she manages the department Facebook account while keeping up with University social media policies and procedures. The AA executes various administrative maintenance in the department as well as assisting with various special projects throughout the year as they arise. He/she is one of the first points of contact and greets visitors to the department. This person acts as one of the primary points of administrative contact, coordination and liaison with other offices, individuals and external institutions. The ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues is essential. He/she must represent the department in a friendly and professional manner.
Qualifications: He/she should be reliable, punctual with the ability to multi-task at all times. The candidate will need the ability to take initiative and ownership of their responsibilities. Positive and patient attitude is a must. The AA should be able to work independently, as well as, in a team environment. Experience working in a university setting, specifically with faculty is preferred but not required. Experience with event management is very strongly preferred. Proven professional experience working with social media, specifically Facebook, very strongly preferred. Excellent writing, editing, presentation and communication skills. Associate's degree preferred.
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Salary Grade: 51
Additional Information: 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.