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 locations-in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant-are 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 formats-lead 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 Senior Director of Cultural and Spiritual Life at Northeastern will provide supervision, direction and support to the following departments: the Asian American Center, the Center for Intercultural Engagement, the Center for Spirituality Dialogue and Service, the John D. O'Bryant African American Institute, the LatinX Student Cultural Center, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Allied Resource Center (LGBTQA), and the Social Justice Resource Center. The Senior Director of Cultural and Spiritual Life will create a comprehensive program that reflects the mission of the University and the diversity, equity, inclusion strategy. The goal being to ensure that student needs are met in all areas and that service delivery is maintained at the highest levels to contribute to the university's goals toward increased retention and student satisfaction.
Responsibilities: The Senior Director will be charged with developing an intentional and student-centered space, programming and education for students. This individual will work directly with the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs in carrying out the operational and programming aspects of Cultural and Spiritual Life. The Director will work very closely with Cultural Center Directors to develop a comprehensive infrastructure that effectively supports the growth and advancement of all learners at Northeastern. The Senior Director will work with their team to develop/enhance community, a sense of belonging, and student engagement. The Senior Director will report to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Engagement. This leadership position within the Division of Student Affairs serves as a thought partner for the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Vice Chancellor and Dean of Student and the Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
Salary Grade: 15
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.