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:
Position location: Boston, MA Position dates: July-December 2021 The N.U.in Program began in 2007 as a unique opportunity for first-year students accepted to Northeastern University for Spring Admission. Students study at one of our N.U.in partner institutions during the Fall semester and fully enter as Northeastern Students in Boston, MA during the Spring Semester.
N.U.in students typically study abroad their first semester, but in 2020 the N.U.in Boston program was established as a transformative response to a challenging year. N.U.in Boston offers students an opportunity to embrace the theme of cultural engagement at a U.S.-based location. Students who join the N.U.in Boston cohort will participate in excursions and community focused programming that highlights the intersecting cultures of a diverse American city and gives them a deeper understanding of their place in the world.
The N.U.in Boston Coordinator position is a short-term commitment with full workdays in Boston for the Fall 2021 semester. This position also requires virtual attendance during a mandatory training period beginning July 2021. This is an in-person position that requires site staff to live in the student accommodation with students during the fall 2021 semester, which runs from August - December 2021.
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Coordinate evening and weekend student programs and excursions
Encourage student academic success, respond to student concerns and connect students to on-site academic, medical and mental health resources
Monitor student behavioral policies and protocols, upholding a high standard of student conduct
Maintain the safety and well-being of the participants by serving in a 24/7 on-call rotation and conducting regular monitoring of student residences
Support on-site operations and facilities management such as staffing in-person office hours, overseeing student package and mail distribution, managing student lock-outs, etc. N.U.in Boston Coordinators will work collaboratively to ensure students' safety and well-being and contribute to the development and overall success of the program. Why should you apply?
Opportunity to develop community with a large cohort of students
Demonstrate event planning, and crisis management skills
Further develop skills as a student services professional, providing key assistance to assure student academic success
Work alongside a robust network of passionate and supportive staff and faculty
Play a role in creating unforgettable experiences for first-year college students
These highly demanding positions require a significant amount of patience, flexibility, assertiveness, diplomacy, self-initiative, as well as substantial residential life experience and an ability to excel under challenging conditions while efficiently accomplishing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Bachelor's Degree required
Master's Degree preferred in relevant fields such as Higher Education, International Education or Student Development
1-2 years of demonstrated student service experience or higher education experience in a residence life or student affairs capacity, which includes experience living with or working with high school or undergraduate students (in residence life, student affairs, camp counselor, or related role)
Experience promoting diversity, equity and inclusion and the ability to demonstrate intercultural sensitivity and global awareness
Demonstrated flexibility and experience with crisis management
Proven ability to work well as a member of a close-knit team
Experience managing events for large groups with enthusiasm and attention to detail
Fluent in English
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain any required work authorization for the duration of your appointment
Location/area expertise preferred
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.