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Document Manager

Apply now Job no: 502571
Work type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Facilities

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 Document Manager's primary role is to maintain the complete archive consisting of projects, financial, and property documentation. Develop and maintain document standards that align with industry and university requirements.



Lead process for improvement efforts to digitization, reduce hard copy documentation and to improve efficiency of document retrieval that aligns with university sustainability goals. Assist in project completion to ensure project teams submit all required documentation. Scan project documentations as necessary to maintain complete archive. Manage the storage and retrieval process for off-site hard copy archives. Support staff in the cataloging and retrieval of operation and maintenance documentation. In coordination with Campus Planning & Development staff, updates and maintains floor plans to support space planning and emergency management needs of the University.



Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Construction Management, Engineering or other related field required. 3-5 years of professional experience in design/construction with a focus on document management. Familiarity with document management applications such as, Preservica, and Meridian. Strong customer service skills and ability to work effectively with a broad patron base. Must have excellent time management, written and oral communication skills. Experience with records management and familiarity with architecture, construction documentation, project management and computer-aided design helpful.


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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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