Northeastern University Academic Program Administrator in United States

Location: Boston Main Campus

Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities

FT/PT: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Academic Program Administrator serves to provide leadership and support for a variety of constituencies for our Graduate Programs in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs (SPPUA) within the College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH). The Academic Program Administrator is responsible for the effective and timely implementation of the interdisciplinary graduate and professional development programs, and other academic programs as required. The Academic Program Administrator supports program admissions, leads the delivery of student services, and serves as an advisor in conjunction with related faculty. The Academic Program Administrator provides administrative support to faculty on curriculum design and delivery, particularly with respect to online course offerings, and works with School and College staff on program marketing and student recruitment strategies. The Academic Program Administrator serves as the School’s primary liaison on program implementation, and student affairs matters. The Academic Program Administrator is part of a team that plans and participates in student-centered events and works with faculty on developing and overseeing graduate program internships. This role also is part of a team that handles general program administration and monitors student progress.


Three to five years of higher education administrative experience; Master’s degree in higher education, career development, or similar preferred, as are strong verbal, statistical, and analytical skills and experience. Must be detail-oriented and able to work independently. Must possess excellent computer skills and experience working with databases. Experience in curriculum and program development preferred.

Requisition Number: STFR005115

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