Associate Director Student Services and Recruitment
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Internal Number: 4691759
Associate Director Student Services and Recruitment
About the Opportunity
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes applications from members of groups underrepresented in higher education administration.
The College's schools, departments, and programs-with disciplines ranging from economics and history to English, urban affairs and international affairs, form an interdisciplinary group of scholars with global perspectives and a culture of inclusion. Our expert faculty connects liberal arts education with the challenges of our time, fostering ethical reasoning and critical thought, with attention to the enduring significance of history, literature, and culture. Strategic Areas of Focus for the college's education and research throughout its global network are (1) Resilience, Sustainability, Health, and Equity, (2) Cultural Transformations, Governance, and Globalization, and (3) Network Science, Computational Social Science, Digital Humanities, and Information Ethics.
CSSH has long been committed to creating a culture of inclusion for our students, faculty, and staff. Diversity and inclusion, as well as questions of race, racism, and anti-racism, are part of all our programs, all our research centers, our three areas of strategic focus-and are always work in progress. At the same time, we focus on how modes of constructing social hierarchies, including race, gender, sexuality, class, caste, and others, intersect with one another.
Northeastern University's Arlington campus, a hub of technical innovation, security, defense, and policy, partners with government, industry, and nonprofits to prepare learners for leadership in job roles of the future. We customize research collaborations, co-creating project plans to advance our shared goals. In Arlington, CSSH advances policy knowledge across technology, security, innovation and beyond for all people and communities by offering graduate programs and certificates for those seeking to advance their careers and make a positive impact in the world.
Northeastern University's College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) seeks an energetic Associate Director of Student Services and Recruitment to join our team in the National Capital Region/Metro DC. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of growing CSSH programs on a new campus and helping forge a service-oriented program for the College in Arlington, Virginia.
Under the supervision of the Director of CSSH Programs in Arlington, you will collaborate with the leadership in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, especially the Dean's Office and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. The College has team members and students on multiple campuses in Northeastern University's Global Campus Network, and you will deliver direct support and resources for Arlington-based students in course registration, degree audits, co-op administration, and financial services. Your daily activities will include coordinating and supporting events for prospective, current, and former students, including orientation, recruitment, and other engagement events. You will also build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners for the effective and timely implementation of marketing, recruitment, and yield strategies and programs. As an Arlington-based team member you will take responsibility for coordinating communications and engagements with CSSH staff, faculty, and students to secure their participation in in events and activities that yield new students and build relationships with yield partners within and outside the University.
Advanced degree or equivalent experience is required, with 3-5 years of experience in higher education, preferably in coordinating admissions communications and events in an academic institution.
An asset-based, solutions-focused mindset with the ability to see complex projects through from start to finish in partnership with others is essential to be successful in this role.
Excellent project management and organizational skills to create innovative solutions for emerging educational experiences.
Intermediate proficiency using cloud-based apps and productivity tools to share and manage sensitive information.
Ability to coordinate and implement multiple concurrent projects and deadlines in collaboration with multiple stakeholders.
Excellent writing and communication skills for connecting with diverse audiences.
Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data to support strategic decision-making and planning.
Must be located in or willing to relocate to the National Capital/Metro DC area. Familiarity with the region is preferred.
Frequent regional travel and occasional national travel is required with opportunity for International travel.
Experience conducting secondary research to build channel partner pipelines is preferred.
Documents to Submit:
Applications should include a resume and cover letter that addresses the applicant's interest in and qualifications for the position.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more 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.