About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: Reporting to the Vice Provost(s), the program coordinator will help design and coordinate programs and events aimed at advancing organizational diversity goals. The program coordinator will assist in the design, development, implementation and assessment of diversity and inclusion events and programs for students, faculty and staff of Northeastern University.
Responsibilities: Projects tasks include, but are not limited to: Organize, coordinate and oversee management of events, programs, and trainings; facilitate collaborations and support external outreach efforts with community partners; identify relevant speakers, guests, and experts for campus events; assist in planning and coordinating diversity and inclusion conferences, training series, and signature programs; assist in data collection and presentation; manage web presence, social media, and creation of promotional materials; develop and present educational and/or training materials; supervise student employees. This person will collaborate with other campus offices, external partners, and students to develop and execute new and existing programs and services in support of institutional diversity and inclusion efforts. The coordinator may be required to work before or after normal business hours, including weekends. Some evening and weekend events will require attendance and oversight. Other projects assigned by the Vice Provosts and Senior Vice Provost and Chief Inclusion Officer.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree plus 1-3 years of prior work experience in diversity and inclusion, cultural competency, and social justice required. Master's degree preferred but not required. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are required, as well as the ability to multi-task, take initiative, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of cultural competency, diversity, and inclusion in higher education issues. Knowledge and/or experience with program design and implementation; facilitation; curriculum development; instructional design and delivery; methods, principles or experience delivering training and/or speaking in front of audiences. Ability to gather and analyze data and develop reports. Superior organizational and time management skills, and discretion. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, make sound decisions, and execute. Project management skills including the ability to manage multiple projects and programs simultaneously. Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to resolve problems in a quick, efficient, creative, and culturally competent manner. Computer skills should include graphs, proficiency with Microsoft Office, and Adobe. Experience with website development and social media, including WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Salary Grade: 09
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.