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Apply now Job no: 507898
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Bouve College of Health Sciences

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

 

About the Opportunity:

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking a Program Manager!

Bouvé College of Health Sciences is comprised of four preeminent schools of study encompassing approximately 1,000 faculty and staff, 5,000 students, and 40,000 alumni.

Responsibilities:

The Program Manager for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) performs diversified administrative, student services, reporting, support, and accreditation-related duties to assure the smooth and efficient operation of activities in the department, particularly as they relate to the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program and the Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program, including their students and faculty. These activities may extend into the Interdisciplinary Early Intervention Certificate Program. This position reports to the Chair of the CSD department, however, works very closely to support the academically related work of the Directors of Graduate and Undergraduate Programs and Director of Clinical Education. The position also supports the work of the department’s Admissions Committee, the Academic Standing Committee, and assists, when needed, the work of the Curriculum Committee. The Program Manager for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders establishes and maintains administrative systems in support of the strategic goals and accreditation requirements of the program, including student-focused initiatives. The position facilitates a wide variety of coordination, management, data analysis, operational and support tasks related to the above activities.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree required.  Master’s Degree strongly preferred. Minimum 2-5 years of experience in a professional academic, business, or health care setting required with strong problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills.  Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Excel and/or databases required, and an ability to quickly adapt to new technologies. Individual should possess excellent communication and writing skills, with the ability to independently communicate professionally at all levels of the organization as well as externally. Very strong interpersonal skills along with a proven ability to work effectively with culturally diverse stakeholders. Must have excellent planning, organizational, time management and judgment skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks assigned from a variety of sources. Must be resourceful and able to work independently on a project. Must be flexible and have evidence of working in a team environment. Proven ability to manage confidential information and keep it secure is required.

 

Salary Grade:

 9

Additional Information:

For more than a century, Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences has championed a simple idea: Experience deepens learning. Here, at one of the nation’s leading health science colleges, future pharmacists, policymakers, administrators, nurses, physical therapists, scientists, speech therapists, and psychologists learn from renowned professors, while apprenticing alongside preeminent clinicians and researchers at top health institutions.

Bouvé College of Health Sciences encompasses four exceptional schools, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing, School of Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences, and School of Pharmacy. Together, these institutions leverage interdisciplinary collaboration and strategic synergies to tackle the world’s most pressing health challenges. It is this cross-pollination of academic rigor, interdisciplinary perspectives and globally recognized experiential learning that distinguishes Bouvé and its graduates.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Bouvé College of Health Sciences values and respects the multiple and diverse identities of our shared humanity across race, ethnicity, class, ability, language, gender, sexuality, age, nationality, and military service. We are committed to enlivening the climate of diversity at Bouvé through teaching, learning, dialogue, and relationship building. We seek to nurture inhabitable and welcoming spaces where all members feel that their ideas, voice, and lived experiences matter. We avow that differences in perspectives exist, are to be anticipated, and that respect for our differences is foundational to the universe of ideas that enrich our lives and professions. We are committed to advocacy, inclusion, and justice for all.

Northeastern University offers a comprehensive and competitive employee benefits program for all full-time regular faculty and staff including medical plans, a dental plan, medical and dependent-care reimbursement accounts, retirement plans, life insurance benefits, disability programs, and tuition reimbursement.

• For a short video on the benefit’s Northeastern offers, watch this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HymNgJlQE2o&feature=youtu.be

• For more information on the benefit’s Northeastern offers, see this webpage https://www.northeastern.edu/hrm/benefits/index.html

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 www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

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