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Administrative Assistant

Apply now Job no: 502257
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: D'Amore McKim School of Business

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:

Founded in 1922, the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University offers a unique model of business education that purposely blends innovative classroom learning with real-world business application. At the undergraduate level, both the BS in Business Administration and the BS in International Business programs offer students the opportunity to develop into highly motivated business leaders. Graduate students and corporate learners can choose from several different certificate and full-time and part-time MBA and MS programs designed to enable motivated professionals to accelerate their success in business. The school is committed to embedding a global mindset into all of these programs, as well as in its research and outreach activities.


The Graduate Career Center Administrative Assistant will provide customer service for students, alumni, employers and staff and will provide information about programs, services and resources. This individual will oversee daily operations of the Graduate Career Center providing diversified support to assist in the effective and efficient operation of the center. Primary responsibilities include support of on-campus recruiting efforts, the executive luncheon program, mock interviews, networking events, career fairs, and the Career Management classes. The Assistant will provide administrative, fiscal and operational support for the Director and staff of the Graduate Career Center. The Assistant will also be involved in data collection and synthesis, event management, presentation preparation and supply maintenance.

The Assistant will also assume responsibility for planning and execution of employer, student and alumni events for the Graduate Career Center. Successful events depend on managing relationships with a variety of internal and external resources.



• Bachelors degree
• 2 years relevant office and events experience
• Database management skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Strong oral and written communication and ability to communicate with all level of staff and employers
• Well organized, good attention to detail
• Customer service skills, ability to work with diverse constituencies
• Ability to prioritize tasks effectively in fast-paced environment with shifting demands
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to work independently, exercising judgment and initiative
• Possess grace under pressure

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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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