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: Reporting to the Director, Center for Student Involvement, the Associate Director (AD) serves as a member of the Center for Student Involvement leadership team and participates in the development, enrichment and assessment of the Center's programs and services.
Responsibilities: In support of the University's strategic plan, the AD will provide strategic direction and support to a key area of student involvement: fraternity/sorority life. Fraternity/Sorority Life (FSL) Community: The AD will supervise, evaluate and train staff who are responsible for the day-to-day management and support of our growing community. The AD is charged with advocating for and enhancing the fraternity and sorority community. The AD will work closely with staff to implement and uphold fraternal values, risk management best practices, social justice initiatives, and will strive to create a collaborative community among students, alumni/ae and advisors. In addition, the AD will provide vision and support for signature events that enhance the Northeastern University fraternity and sorority community. Additional Duties. As one of the Associate Directors within CSI, the AD will work collaboratively with his/her/their colleagues on the day-to-day management of the Center, and will work closely with the Director to achieve the mission and goals of the Center. Given the unique co-op model and the opportunity for Northeastern students to learn anytime, from anywhere, and with anyone, the AD will be expected to maintain a flexible schedule to ensure success of the Center's initiatives. The Center for Student Involvement is a highly collaborative unit that strives to engage students at all levels of our operation. As such, the AD will explore methods to increase opportunities for students to become more engaged in our co-curricular efforts. The Associate Director will leverage technology to improve customer service and student development, will manage a series of budgets and will perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: A Master's degree in higher education/student affairs or equivalent is preferred with 4-6 years of progressively responsible experience in student activities, major event management and fraternity/sorority life community development. In the absence of a Master's degree, consideration will be given to candidates who have a combination of 6-8 years of relevant experience and education. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience supervising full-time staff. Desire to work at a fast-paced, global university is essential as is a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. The successful candidate must have excellent problem-solving skills and exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills. As a member of the Division of Student Affairs, the Associate Director will align his/her/their work with the established mission, vision, and literacies of the division. The AD must be able to work collaboratively and be able to make sound decisions independently.
Salary Grade: 12
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.