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

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Staff jobs


Graduate Resident Assistant

Position Summary: The Graduate Resident Assistant (GRA) is a part-time professional staff member and is enrolled in a master’s degree program at an accredited university. Due to the expectation of after-hours and weekend responsibilities, this position requires the individual to be available outside traditional work hours to respond to student concerns and meetings. The GRA will report directly to the Seattle Operations Coordinator and be primarily responsible for working in the areas outlined below. This position requires the GRA to live on campus in University Leased Housing and manage a 24 -30 bed graduate residence hall.

Responsibilities: The Seattle Graduate Resident Assistantship offers experience in several functional areas of residential education and housing. Here is a brief overview of responsibilities: 

  • Assist with preparation of Fall Opening and welcoming students to NU Seattle’s campus
  • Get to know the students living in NU Housing in Seattle, and work towards building and developing a community within the residence hall
  • Facilitate development of residence hall environment that stimulates student responsibility and accountability; supports respect for peers; and creates an environment conducive to comfortable living, studying and sleeping
  • Oversee programming and events for students living in University Leased Housing
  • Be available to students through weekly office hours in order to address their concerns
  • Carry a cell phone and respond to inquiries appropriately based on expectations set by the Seattle Campus Operations Manager
  • Serve as the liaison to the Leased Properties Management Company for all student concerns related to facilities/repairs, condition of building, safety and security, etc.
  • Attend Seattle campus staff meetings as needed
  • Some night and weekend program or duty responsibilities required
  • Serving as a conduct hearing officer for infractions that take place within University Leased Housing
  • Make appropriate referrals for students in need of counseling/mental health assistance. This can be accomplished through collaboration with University staff members as well as mental health providers in the Seattle area
  • General assistance with large-scale University events (NU Seattle recruitment events, move-ins and move-outs)
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications: The successful candidate(s) must be enrolled full-time in a master’s degree program at an accredited university.  Preference will be given to those students enrolled in a program that focuses on Higher Education Administration or Student Development.  Previous experience in Residential Life is strongly preferred.  Candidates must also have strong oral and written communication skills, experience with presentations, team building and group facilitation, and be self-motivated with a strong desire to learn.  Basic computer skills are necessary.

Employment Period/Hours: The term of appointment is for two academic semesters, beginning July 27, 2014 and ending August 31, 2015 (unless otherwise noted).

Remuneration: Graduate Resident Assistants will live in one of the leased housing units (during the academic year) and receive a stipend of $2,000 per semester.

Hours: An average of 20 office hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours.

Please send resumé and cover letter to Anne Maria Jacobson.


Enrollment Contact Representative

Enrollment Contact Representatives serve as the front line contact primarily via phone, with some email and web chat interactions, for parents and students and assists in the successful recruitment, enrollment and retention of prospective and current Northeastern students. The Enrollment Contact Representative will be expected to demonstrate leadership and problem-solving skills in making sound independent professional judgment to facilitate services for students.  Enrollment Contact Representative’s duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Assist in the student’s successful navigation of admissions processes, with the ultimate goal of helping students fully complete an application
  • Assist students with the registration processes
  • Advise and assist students and parents with all aspects of financial aid, student account and payment options
  • Advise students of approaching important deadlines
  • Advise the student of available Northeastern student service resources are available to him/her and how to obtain these services.
  • Act as a liaison for the student to those services to assure that student’s questions and concerns are being addressed

For additional information and to apply to the Enrollment Contact Representative , CLICK HERE.


Job Developer & Employer Relations Manager

The Job Developer & Employer Relations Manager will develop and maintain co-op/internship positions for the Graduate Program of Computer and Information Science. He/she will work closely with the Director of Graduate Co-op and the Dean/CEO and staff of the Seattle campus, and others involved in west coast corporate outreach. The position will be based on the Seattle campus, however it will report to the Director of Graduate Co-op on the Boston campus to ensure consistency in the branding of our Co-op program. Training and periodic travel to the Boston campus and other west coast locations will be required, other meetings will be held via teleconference or televideo.

He/she will have a Bachelor’s degree, Masters preferred. Minimum of 3 to 4 years working in industry (high tech preferred). Individual must have strong communication and networking skills, demonstrated experience working collaboratively, developing strategy and closing deals. Previous experience in human resources/higher education and familiarity with technology companies a plus. Must have own transportation.

To learn more and apply for the Job Developer & Employer Relations Manager position, CLICK HERE


ESL Instructor

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 September through December 2014. Depending on performance, there may be opportunity to extend the teaching assignment into 2015.

Please send resumé and cover letter to Katherine Calzada


Part-time Lecturer – College of Engineering

The Graduate School of Engineering at Northeastern University is seeking experienced instructors to teach in the Engineering Management Program at the Seattle campus.

We are interested in individuals with the following credentials, skills, and attitudes:

  • Doctoral degree in Engineering Management or related field (Masters degree in Engineering Management or related field may be acceptable with 10+ years of work experience)
  • Experience teaching graduate level engineering courses
  • Commitment to teaching excellence
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues across multiple NU campuses

Successful applicants will be typically hired as part-time faculty at Northeastern University’s College of Engineering. Instructors will teach for ~ 3 hours per week for the Fall 2014 Semester (September through December 2014). We may provide extended contracts for successful part-time faculty.

 The Engineering Management courses are offered in the evening during the week. It is feasible that successful hires may continue to work their full time job provided that they are available to teach in the evening hours once per week.

Position Summary: Teach selected graduate courses in the Master of Science in Engineering Management Program. Course topics might include engineering probability and statistics, financial management, logistics, warehousing, scheduling, economic decision-making, project management, and operations research. Responsibilities include preparation of course materials, examinations, and evaluation of student learning and performance in the course.

Qualifications: PhD in relevant engineering discipline is encouraged (in a few cases a MS degree may be acceptable if the hire has significant work experience; some professional and/or teaching experience preferred). Must have strong, effective verbal skills to communicate and interact well with students in the classroom and in certain cases in a synchronous online environment.

Please email Dr. Tristan Johnson, Executive Director of Graduate Education Initiatives, if you are interested in more information or would like to be considered for the position. Feel free to attach your cover letter and resume. 


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