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

There are currently no open student positions at Northeastern University – Seattle. Please check back in the future as more jobs become available.

Staff jobs

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 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.

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
  • Enthusiasm for contributing to the growth of a new program

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 January
through April 2015. Depending on performance, there may be opportunity to extend the
teaching assignment.
Please send resumes and cover letters to Katherine Calzada at

Admissions Recruiter

West Coast


The Admissions Recruiter will be responsible for graduate recruitment initiatives for the Northeastern University Global Network (NUGN). The individual in this position will attend, organize, and execute various recruitment events, including college fairs, open houses, on-line webinars and chats, as well as develop partnerships with other colleges and universities, organizations, and companies. The Admissions Recruiter will manage partnership follow-up and maintain a clean record of events and prospect conversions in order to increase student enrollment in the Northwest Territory.

The individual in this position will be expected to facilitate and develop internal and external partnerships and be able to create and implement new recruitment strategies to assist in the continued growth of the Global Network as well as the other academic programs offered at the Seattle regional campus. This position will require extensive outreach efforts and interpersonal communications. The individual in this position will be a part of the overall recruitment team within the Global Network and also work closely with the Seattle campus staff by coordinating outreach activities, providing back-up walk-in coverage at the Seattle campus, and participating in University-wide events, as necessary.

The Admissions Recruiter position will require frequent travel locally and nationally, to other Northeastern campuses, colleges and universities, organizations, and events. A flexible work schedule is required. The Admissions Recruiter must possess excellent communication, organizational, and relationship-building skills. The individual in this position must have the ability to work independently, as well as with teams of colleagues, and possess the aptitude for detail-oriented tasks. The Admissions Recruiter must also possess strong time management skills and have the ability to prioritize and balance responsibilities.


Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of 2-3 years of higher education or sales experience in a fast past work environment. The candidate must be professional and possess strong communications, recruitment, and customer service experience. Project management experience would be beneficial. Must be comfortable presenting information one-on-one and to large groups. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and multi-tasking skills are required. Must be detailed oriented and able to manage short deadlines. Self-motivation and the ability to perform without extensive direct supervision. Ability and willingness to work evening and weekend hours at various locations required.

Additional Information

This position is located in Seattle, WA.

Campus Concierge

Northeastern University- Seattle Campus – Seattle, WA

Part time position minimum 12 hours – not to exceed 20 per week –
The shifts we need to fill are weekdays 4 – 8 and Saturdays 9-5
Reports to Campus Operations Manager
Duties to include but not limited to:
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 Saturday study hours
o Provide customer service and technical support to students and professors
o Room and technical equipment set up
o Support student services events as needed
o Fields student and visiting professor’s questions
o Assist with student orientations
• Assist with campus events as needed
o Create packet materials for various reoccurring events
• Special projects
• Front desk coverage
• Database entry
• 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.

Hourly wage. This is a part time, non –benefitted position: Hours may vary due to events but the primary schedule will be during Mon – Friday 4:00 – 8:00 & on Saturdays 9-5. This position is stationed at the front desk. This position will be responsible for ensuring students and faculty are appropriately set up to conduct classes and ensuring any computer equipment checked out that day is returned at end of session. Being the first point of contact at the front desk, you will respond to requests from current or prospective students, professors and event attendees and follow up to ensure satisfaction all while approaching each encounter in a gracious, attentive, courteous, and service-oriented manner.

If interested in this position, submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for this job and send to attn. HR – NU -Seattle

Seeking candidates available to begin work in mid March – resumes will be accepted and job posted until filled.

To apply. please click the following link

Administrative Coordinator

Northeastern University- Seattle Campus – Seattle, WA

The Administrative Coordinator serves as the first line of contact for visitors and students to the Seattle Campus. He/she will have a broad knowledge base of the campus operations, courses and programs available through the campus and will serve as the face of the campus greeting enrolled and prospective students as well as corporate partners, alumni and visitors of the administrative offices. Providing seamless service by greeting, fielding general questions, answering phone calls and referring calls and visitors to the appropriate staff as needed. The AC will serve as a resource and provide support services for our enrollment and community outreach teams. As part of this the AC will be expected to become conversant in talking about the academic programs we offer, and fields both calls and visitors to the campus on our academic programs, and facilitating quick and accurate information to those who have questions. The AC will manage our visitor protocol and play a role in implementing our event management protocol. The AC will play an important role in putting together materials and other tasks associated with campus events.

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