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: Launching in the summer of 2019, the Center for Inclusive Computing is a new initiative of Northeastern University and the Khoury College of Computer Sciences. The goal of the Center is to promote the advancement of women majoring in computing in college. While best practices for how to increase representation of women are well documented and widely known, stagnant percentages indicate that uptake of these practices has been slow. In response, the goal of the Center is to work with 25 large computing programs over the next six years to implement evidence-based practices to substantially grow the average representation of women majoring in computing and create a national demonstration effect.
Responsibilities: Khoury College of Computer Sciences is seeking a Program Coordinator who will play a vital role in supporting the Program Director for the Center for Inclusive Computing. They will provide advanced administrative support to the Program Director. Will work on creating and maintaining a dashboard for each university and then aggregating so it can be used for strategic communications and research, and also so that it can be shared publicly. Coordinates and manages departmental operations, including but not limited to room reservations, work orders, ordering of office supplies, catering, billing, deposits, etc.
Manages electronic communication to the community, including social media handles, website content, weekly newsletter campaign to the community, and other advertising for the Center. The position writes, edits, and coordinates the development of promotional materials, educational materials, training manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate to the program. Collects and analyzes data; prepares scheduled and special reports; maintains program/project records and statistical information.
The Program Coordinator is responsible for the financial oversight of all Center activities. Including, not limited to, working within an approved budget, forecasting, comparing vendor selections, and completing invoice payments. The position will also work closely with the other staff members and faculty in the department by assisting with special projects and other administrative support within the department as needed.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required.
Required minimum of three to four years' experience with academic and administrative projects.
Strong project management/organizational skills with attention to fine detail, commitment to quality.
Excellent interpersonal, oral presentation, and written communication skills.
Ability to balance multiple demands from demanding constituencies.
Must be able to consistently produce high quality work under tight deadlines.
Must demonstrate a professional presence and maturity in dealing with a variety of audiences, external and internal to the university.
Must have a positive can-do attitude, flexibility, initiative, and ability to function effectively as member of a team in a dynamic and exciting work environment.
Responsive to feedback and committed to continuous improvement, and high integrity.
Experience with event coordination a plus.
Salary Grade: 10
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.