The Campus Planning and Development Department supports the university's pursuit of excellence and innovation by developing the University's Capital Plan, land use, and real estate strategies. This small strategic group is dedicated to planning for growth and change across all Northeastern campuses. By providing strategic guidance and campus wide standards, the Campus Planning team helps units across the university ensure a productive stewardship of critical resources for physical space and design. The department places high value on transparency, community engagement, sustainability, fairness and equity, and the ability to work and thrive in a dynamic, agile environment.
The Campus Planning Manager provides administrative support for the Vice President/Chief of Campus Planning & Development and the department. This individual will be responsible for managing the VP's and department's administrative needs to ensure that time is effectively allocated. The Campus Planning Manager will provide a comprehensive range of administrative and support services to insure the overall efficiency for Campus Planning and Development department. Serves as a liaison with a variety of internal NEU departments as well as external contacts. Serves as the primary administrator responsible for managing, preparing, administering and directing administrative resources of the department. Responsibilities include the following:
Provide administrative support to the Vice President and Chief of Campus Planning & Development, including managing and maintaining schedule and organizing materials for meetings
Manage the required office structure and systems to provide a comprehensive range of support services to ensure the overall efficiency of the office
Schedule meetings with staff, stakeholders, and University governance bodies
Provide day-to-day program support for the Campus Planning and Development department on a variety of tasks, including schedule management and organizational assistance
Produce and/or enhance graphic presentations in print or digital format
Coordinate and manage travel logistics for the department
Working with VP and the team on goals and objectives that are being carried out and help monitor and advance progress on key initiatives within the divisions.
Recognize, prioritize, and elevate issues that need immediate attention.
Create /prepare written correspondence, proof read, edit reports, and prepare presentations as needed.
This position handles a high degree of university wide confidential information.
Manage and assist with special projects as required
Bachelors degree and 4-6 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong computer skills and significant experience working with spreadsheets, automated databases, and graphic presentation software i.e. PowerPoint and Photoshop/Illustrator. Also program proficiency in Outlook, MS Office, Excel and Word.
Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
Must be able to work under minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks. Expected to take initiative and follow through on tasks.
Must have ability to communicate professionally and effectively at all times on behalf of the VP and Campus Planning & Development department.
Must be able to perform a variety of tasks with confidential information and prioritize tasks and demands.
Must be able to work and make decisions independently, to exercise discretion and good judgment in areas of responsibility.
Additional Information: A criminal background check is required for this position.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
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.
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