Employment Opportunities

Jobs at Northeastern University–Seattle

Thank you for your interest in working for Northeastern University–Seattle.  At Northeastern University, we strive to create a vibrant and diverse community, characterized by collaboration, creativity and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Our core mission is to educate students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and to create and translate knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer. You can also view Northeastern University Employee Benefits.


Student Jobs


Seattle CCIS TA

The job openings for Seattle Campus CCIS TA’s are now open! If you are interested in applying for the job, please:

1) Fill out this google form
2) Apply through MyNEU. Under the Self-Service tab, find at the bottom right, jobs posted within “Student Employment” link. Click on “find a job” and apply for #21268. You can also access it here: https://studentemployment.neu.edu/JobX_Home.aspx

The deadline for applications are next Friday, July 28th noon. We will provide offers on Friday, August 4th.

Job requirements:

1) Must be a Seattle CCIS Student
2) Must have completed the course you intend to TA with at least a B or higher

If you have any questions about the job or process, please contact Jackie Saarenas at j.saarenas@northeastern.edu

Computer Support Assistant

Northeastern Seattle ITS department will be hiring for up to two Computer Support Assistants for the Fall 2017 academic term. Interested candidates should possess a knowledge of tier 1 computer (Mac and PC), printer, and network troubleshooting. If you are interested, please submit your application and resume for position Ref# 17609.

Part Time Staff

Campus Operations Assistant

We are looking for that special someone with a great attitude, positive energy and team player mentality with the ability to work independently but have her/his colleagues backs at all times to join our Operations team. Our campus is beautiful and the environment is fast paced and fun.

If this is you, please check out this job description and consider applying!
Part time position minimum 14 hours – not to exceed 35 per week
Primary shifts we need filled are weekdays 4:30 – 10pm and weekends between 8am-9pm

Reports to Campus Operations Manager

Part time position minimum 14 hours per week —
The shifts we need to fill are various weekdays 4:30 – 10:00p.m., weekends 8a.m.-9p.m. as well as some holidays.
Reports to Campus Operations Manager
Duties to include but not limited to:
We are looking for a responsible, high energy, positive individual who enjoys people and providing excellent customer service to join our team. This position will be responsible managing the front desk area, greeting and checking students in for classes as well as insure the instructor’s needs are met to begin class and being available to trouble shoot issues with room set up during classes and assist students with general information as needed.

  • Staff campus for evenings and weekend study hours
  • Provide customer service and technical support to students and professors
  • Room and technical equipment set up
  • Fields student and visiting professor’s questions
  • Assist with student orientations
  • Assist with campus events as needed
  • Create event materials for various events
  • Special projects
  • Front desk coverage
  • Database entry and research projects
  • Create fliers and other documents as needed
  • Maintain the campus areas in a clean and stocked manner

The ideal candidate will be professional, mature and have one year of professional office experience, preferably in higher education. The successful candidate will have outstanding customer service and communication skills and be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite– with a good working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets. Detail orientated with focus on quality and accuracy is desired. Able to learn quickly in a technical environment, operate video conferencing equipment, printers, copiers and computers is needed. It is essential to have good interpersonal skills and enjoy communicating with a diverse community. Flexibility, a positive attitude, commitment to excellence and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment is vital.

To be considered for this position candidates are required to submit both a cover letter stating why this position is of interest and formal resume.

Faculty Jobs

Faculty/Advisor – Multidisciplinary Graduate Engineering (MS in Information Systems

College of Engineering

The main responsibilities for this teaching faculty position includes high-quality teaching, student advising, and service at the college and university levels. In addition, this position will serve as an academic advisor for the MSIS students providing them with advice on which topics to pursue during their graduate studies and which career fields match their interests. The position also requires scholarship, in particular related to pedagogical or industry inspired research/evaluation. For this position, service relates to identifying opportunities for program growth including partnerships with industry, faculty research programs within the college, development of new degree or certificate programs, new course development, and involvement across the various Northeastern’s Professional Advancement Network. National and International professional service activities are possible at the discretion of the faculty member and the College.

View full job description and apply here.

Part-Time Lecturer

College of Computer and Information Science

Part-Time Lecturer Fall 2016 / Spring 2017 Teach and develop online/hybrid Computer Science courses in the Computer Science graduate program.

Please click here for more information about this position.

Part-Time Lecturer

College of Engineering

The Graduate School of Engineering at Northeastern University is seeking experienced instructors to teach part time in the M.S. in Engineering Management program or M.S. in Information Systems program at the Seattle, Washington campus.

Serious consideration is given to applicants with the following credentials, skills, and attitudes:

  • Doctoral degree in Engineering Management, Information Systems, or related field (Masters degree in Engineering Management, Information Systems, or related field may be acceptable with 10+ years of work experience)
  • Experience teaching graduate level engineering courses
  • Commitment to teaching excellence
  • Ability to communicate and interact with students in on-ground or online courses
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues across multiple NU campuses

Successful applicants are typically hired as part-time faculty at Northeastern University’s College of Engineering. Instructors will teach for ~ 3 hours per week for the assigned semester. As positions arise, competitive applicants will be automatically considered for extended part-time and full-time positions. 

Courses are offered primarily in the evening during the week. Successful hires need to be available to teach in the evening hours once per week at the Seattle campus.

To apply, please email Dr. Tristan Johnson, Executive Director of Graduate Education Initiatives at tri.johnson@northeastern.edu. Please submit your resume and a cover letter stating the degree program that you would like to be considered for along with potential course topics that you would be qualified to teach.

Please click here for more information about this position.

Part-Time Lecturer

Commerce and Economic Development

The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a part-time faculty position to teach graduate level courses in the master’s degree program in Commerce and Economic Development.

Launched in Winter 2012, the CED program offers students the opportunity to apply economics and analytical techniques to commerce and economic development and distinguish themselves as analysts in either the public or private sectors. The position requires working with CED faculty to deliver high-quality course content and support students in learning and skills development.

Current openings exist in the following courses, but not limited to:

  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics for Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Economics of Human Capital
  • Cultural Economic Development
  • Law and Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Sustainable Economic Development
  • Economics of E-Commerce

Please refer to our program’s website to view a more detailed description of your course of interest.

Please click here for more information about this position.

Part-Time Lecturer

Nonprofit Management

The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applicants for part-time positions in the Nonprofit Management program as an Adjunct Lecturer in one or more of the following areas:

  • Nonprofit legal governance
  • Nonprofit financial management
  • Nonprofit human resource management
  • Nonprofit grant writing
  • Nonprofit fundraising
  • Nonprofit promotions

Please click here for more information about this position.

Part-Time Instructor

Global Pathways

Northeastern University of Boston, Massachusetts is seeking experienced ESL instructors to staff its Global Pathways Program on the Seattle campus.

We are interested in individuals with the following criteria:

  • Master’s degree in ESL or related field
  • Experience teaching ESL at the university level
  • Successful track record working with international students
  • Overarching concern for meeting the educational needs of international students
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning
  • Enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues in both Seattle and Boston

Successful applicants will be hired as part-time faculty at Northeastern University’s NU Global department, which specializes in preparing international students for degree program study at Northeastern. Instructors will teach between 3 and 6 hours a week from September through December 2016. Depending on performance, there may be opportunity to extend the teaching assignment.

Interested candidates should submit an application here: https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/42059