Job Details

Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 2025589
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Executive Assistants

Executive Assistant

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:
This position provides executive level support for the Dean of the College of Arts, Media and Design.

Responsible for managing administrative needs to ensure that their time is effectively allocated and that they have the information/materials needed to advance the priorities of the Dean, College and the University. Provide a comprehensive range of duties to ensure overall efficiency of daily operations in the Dean's Office. The candidate must be able to communicate professionally and effectively on behalf of the Dean. Manages relations with key constituents and communicates with Associate Deans, Department Heads and other Dean's Office staff to delegate and/or follow-through on tasks as appropriate.

Bachelor's degree required; masters preferred. Minimum of 2-4 years experience required, preferably in higher education or an executive setting. Applicant must be a self-motivated worker who can anticipate problems and demonstrate significant independent judgment. Detail oriented; high level of attention to accuracy and completeness required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have excellent computer skills including, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, and SharePoint). Punctuality and reliability and ability to work at a fast pace of the utmost importance.

Salary Grade:

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.

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