Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities at Northeastern University – Silicon Valley 

Thank you for your interest in working for Northeastern University – Silicon Valley.  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 here.

Student Jobs

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Staff Jobs

The following positions are available at Northeastern University – Silicon Valley. Please apply via links provided.

Associate Dean | Full Time

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Under the direction of the Silicon Valley Regional Dean & CEO, the Associate Dean serves as a member of the of Northeastern University-Silicon Valley leadership team, responsible for the planning and coordination of academic delivery, effective delivery of student services, campus and operational planning, and licensure, compliance, and accreditation processes and protocols. The Associate Dean plays a key role in realizing the vision of Northeastern University Silicon Valley and all the activities that our academic enterprise entails to position the University as a strong asset in the region. This position’s scope will expand as the Silicon Valley Site grows—overseeing all aspects of academic delivery, student service, and operations. This position initially oversees a staff of three, with staffing expanding as the enrollment grows. The Associate Dean also serves as the Campus lead in absence of the Dean.

Working with Boston-based academic colleges, the Associate Dean liaises with the College Deans, Associate Deans, Program Directors and other academic personnel to ensure programs are of the highest academic quality and aligned with local, regional and national workforce needs. The Associate Dean serves as lead for innovating new academic programming and research while collaborating with the academic colleges, as needed, to deliver in the region.

Working with the Regional Dean and CEO and the Boston-based team, this position ensures that the Northeastern brand presence is projected both externally and internally through the delivery of academic programs and student services. The Associate Dean supports the visiting teaching faculty from Boston and elsewhere. In addition, the position oversees the Silicon Valley student services staff and ensures the delivery of excellent customer service to students, faculty, staff, corporate and civic partners, academic colleges/units, and administrative managers who interact with and support the Silicon Valley campus.

In partnership with the Boston-based Regulatory and Business team, the Associate Dean manages the Silicon Valley campus licensure, compliance, and accreditation criteria and processes for the California Postsecondary Education Commission, Federal SEVIS program, and other programmatic and professional accreditation processes. The Associate Dean- Campus Admin serves as a primary contact with the licensure and accrediting authorities involved in the Silicon Valley campus activity.

Working with the Regional Dean and CEO, the Associate Dean contributes to and monitors strategic plans, progress toward campus goals, budgeting and reports, and other academic related projects that enhance and support the mission of the campus.

Administrative Coordinator | Full Time

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The Administrative Coordinator will manage the day-to-day operations of the Silicon Valley site and will serve as the primary point of contact for the staff, students and visitors to the campus. The Administrative Coordinator will provide seamless service as the first line of contact to students, prospective students, corporate partners, alumni and visitors, including greeting, providing information and referrals, answering telephones, and referring calls and visitors to the appropriate staff. The Administrative Coordinator will be able to respond and assist visitors on a broad range of issues and will have a strong network of connections on the other campuses, in the colleges and administrative offices in Boston to refer students to after initial assistance.

The Administrative Coordinator will also provide executive support to the Regional Dean and will serve as the primary point of contact for all essential matters, and act as a liaison between the Regional Dean and senior leaders, external partners, and other stakeholders. The Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for developing effective systems for managing the Regional Dean’s administrative needs and for providing planning and oversight to make certain that their time is effectively allocated and information is sufficiently presented to advance their priorities. The incumbent must be able to communicate professionally and effectively on behalf of the Regional Dean both orally and in writing and will manage relations with key constituents and communications with senior vice presidents, vice presidents, board members, deans, senior staff and their staff. The Administrative Coordinator will provide a wide variety of organizational support for the Regional Dean including drafting and typing correspondence, and will assist with everything from photocopying to preparing creative and dynamic presentations.

Under the direction of the Campus Operations Manger and the Campus Dean, the Administrative Coordinator will assist with the management of the Silicon Valley campus through effective/efficient management of the day-to-day site operations including personnel and financial transactions and serves as the first line of operational decision making for the site. He/she establishes and directs the administrative operations of the site, and manages business transactions with Boston-based staff. Site operations includes maintaining a safe and effective environment for students, faculty and staff; assisting faculty with classroom set ups and requests and working with building management and vendors to provide an optimal environment for learning and business.