Northeastern University Accelerate: Pre-College Programs are designed for talented high school students who want to give themselves an edge by participating in an immersive and dynamic academic program during the summer. Accelerate programs are hosted on our Boston campus, where students participate in 2-week programs, experiencing rigorous academics, experiential learning, Boston activities, and social programming. The programs are offered between two separate sessions running July 10 - July 22 and July 24- August 5. Our objective is to engage top-talent high school students and offer a premier academic and student life experience that gives students a taste of life as an undergraduate student at Northeastern.
Given the Accelerate program's importance for the Enrollment Management department, Accelerate is looking for an Assistant Student Life Manager that will report to the Student Life Manager and will work as part of a team looking to provide exceptional support for the students for the duration of the programs. The Assistant Student Life Manager will help plan and oversee staff assignments for Boston activities and social programming, as well as support planning and execution of on-campus Accelerate events.
The Assistant Student Life Manager will work in collaboration with residential life staff to support a positive, safe, and secure residential experience for Accelerate participants. This role will involve both relationship building with students and parents as needed, providing stellar customer service. They will appropriately escalate any possible student concerns and conduct issues.
This is a temporary position from June 27 - August 5 working approximately 40 hours per week with distribution as follows:
Week of June 27: virtual training and onboarding begins, approx 25 hours
Week of July 5: move into residence hall and in-person training and program planning activities, approx 30 hours
Weeks of July 10-August 5: working up to 40 hours per week as programs are in session. Weekly schedule will vary and will include regular evening and weekend work.
Weekly schedule will vary and will include regular evening and weekend work. In order to effectively supervise students and attend to their needs, the Assistant Student Life Manager will live in an on-campus residence hall (housing is complimentary).
Bachelor's degree required. Degree or enrollment in a graduate program in relevant discipline: Higher education, Student Affairs, Student Counseling, or related field is a plus.
Minimum 1 year experience in higher education, residence life, student counseling, camp counseling, teaching, or student affairs.
Experience with crisis management is a plus.
Current certification or openness to be trained in First Aid & CPR as well as Mental Health First Aid.
Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail.
Experience with event or program management.
Ability to work well both independently and collaboratively.
Very strong interpersonal skills, and excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
Student-centered and have a strong sense of responsibility for student success and wellbeing.
This position will require regular evening and weekend work including regularly scheduled overnight secondary on-call shifts while students are on campus.
Full availability from June 27 - August 5, 2022 is a must.
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.