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Events Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 502057
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Khoury College of Computer Sciences

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 Events Coordinator will work with the Events Manager and coordinate all aspects of Khoury College events. This will include but is not limited to: meetings, workshops, professional conferences, student events, Hackathons, lobby days, colloquium speakers, year-end celebrations and graduate commencement.


Coordinating events includes a variety of tasks such as space reservations, menu selections, publicizing events, coordinating all necessary AV needs, interface with CSC staff, Risk Management, University Counsel, and various vendors. The Events Coordinator is responsible for generating meeting materials, signage and invitations as needed. The Events Coordinator will determine staffing needs for events and will manage a team of temporary staff and students. This individual must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment with many distractions. The Events Coordinator will manage and see an event through from beginning to end. This will include prior planning and debrief following the event. This position will report to the Events Manager.

In addition, the Events Coordinator will assist the Marketing Team on various other marketing related projects as needed.


Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience planning events, preferably in higher education. Individual must have strong organization skills and experience using Microsoft Office and Outlook, InDesign and Photoshop. Person must have advanced Excel skills. Person must be able to multi-task, stay calm in a somewhat hectic environment and be team oriented. Sense of humor a plus. The Events Coordinator must be able to communicate professionally and effectively on behalf of the college. The individual should be open to professional training and learning.

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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.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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