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Program Manager, Graduate School of Education

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Work type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Professional Studies

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:


The Program Manager will assist the Director, Assistant Director, and Field Director of the Graduate School of Education in providing outstanding program management for GSE programs offered through Northeastern University.



The primary focus of this position is to ensure quality program delivery and excellent customer service and support to students and faculty, ultimately resulting in a first-class student experience and a life-long learning connection.


  • Bachelor's degree with three to four years of experience in higher education or K-12 with a high customer service element.
  • Must be able to work well with many constituencies: students, faculty, academic coordinators, program offices from Deans to support staff, as well as participating public school teachers and administrators.
  • Team work and strong organizational and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required.
  • Demonstrated well-developed skills related to organizing, prioritizing, and delegating as appropriate. Due to the varying levels at which this role must operate, self-direction, flexibility, hands-on approach, and ability to manage several initiatives and tasks simultaneously are critical for success.
  • Familiarity with teacher preparation requirements is a strong plus in addition to experience working with databases.

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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.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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