Job Details

Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 1827678
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action

Admissions Assistant

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 Khoury College of Computer Sciences Graduate School requires an individual with proven skills in handling confidential materials, multi-tasking, and handling sensitive situations in a calm, thoughtful and professional manner. They will assist the Graduate Admissions Office with applicant inquiries, application review and enrollment information communication; They will also provide reports to program directors and the Associate Dean on the application funnel, decision progress, applicant pool demographics, and other requested reports; Work closely with other university stakeholders on consistent communication with prospective and current applicants. This individual must be able to multi-task under a fast-paced environment with many distractions.


Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 2 years work experience, preferable in a higher education setting. Individual must have strong organization skills and be comfortable with Microsoft Office and Outlook. Person must be able to multi-task, remain focused in a somewhat hectic environment and be team oriented with excellent customer service skills. Sense of humor a plus. They must be able to communicate professionally and effectively on behalf of the college.

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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.

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