About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: The Program Coordinator of the Asian American Center at Northeastern is one member of a dynamic team of professionals at Northeastern focused on developing an intentional and student-centered space for the exploration of identity on campus. The Program Coordinator at the Asian American Center will play an integral role in programs at the Asian American Center focusing on the themes of community engagement within the context of Asian American student life on campus. This individual will work directly with Asian American Center programs associated with student organizations on campus.
Responsibilities: The Program Coordinator will work very closely with the Director to develop a comprehensive infrastructure that effectively supports the growth and advancement of the Asian American Center. This individual will assist the Director in overseeing the successful implementation of departmental operations, aligning the mission of the Asian American Center with the strategic planning efforts of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs and the agenda and initiatives shared by areas within Cultural, Residential, and Spiritual Life.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred, in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Psychology, Counseling, Ethnic Studies, or related field. Experience as program coordinator or equivalent position.
Deep awareness of issues and concerns relevant to the Asian American community and Asian American youth in particular, meaningful experience working with Asian American students, and developing educational programs for heterogeneous populations about Asian American issues. Working knowledge of Asian American Studies highly desirable. Must be student-centered and articulate in an understanding of social identity as it pertains to populations of Asian American college students.
Relevant skills include experience in program management and development procedures, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and strong cross-cultural communication skills are required. Must be detail-oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong time management and organizational skills. Relevant computer skills include a fluency with Microsoft Office, Zoom and familiarity with Google Docs. Basic proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is highly desirable. Experience with web design (specifically Blogspot), electronic means of communication and social media platforms is highly desirable. May be responsible for supervising student groups after university office hours.
This individual must be forward-thinking, detail-oriented, efficient, creative and able to provide structure and strong leadership in the development of new programs.
Salary Grade: 10
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.
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.