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Student Engagement Manager

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Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Professional Studies

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:

Under the Associate Dean, Student Experience in the College of Professional Studies (CPS), the CPS Student Engagement Manager oversees social media strategy, student engagement events (including multiple orientation programs per year: undergraduate and graduate), alumni outreach and assisting the Communications team in highlighting current CPS students and alumni.


He/she is responsible for gathering and posting content for CPS social media and providing Faculty and staff assistance with event logistics and marketing for Professional Programs, the Graduate School of Education and potentially the Global Pathway programs



Candidates for the Student Engagement Manager position must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a track record of strong academic performance. Three to five years of experience in an event, marketing or events planning capacity. The ideal candidate will have worked in a customer/student focused environment with digital/social media marketing insights and experience.

Preferred knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator or editing software, Hootsuite and G-Suite. This role will compile communications to students through web platform and other outlets. Detail oriented, multi-tasker that can lead projects and work collaboratively across University Divisions. Effective communication skills that can work well with students, staff, Faculty, Alumni and external partners.

Additional attributes:
• Creativity
• Up-to-date on the digital industry changes and trends
• Outgoing individual who can connect with our student community.
• Passion for networking and making new connections.
• Social-savvy and adaptable with Instagram and Twitter engagement


Preferred Qualifications:


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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.

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

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