Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Continuing Education
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Full Time


Our Mission:

Northwestern Health Sciences University prepares the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance health care.

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor in Chinese Medicine, and offerings in massage therapy, nutrition, undergraduate health sciences, and the allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to not only deliver, but advance health care.

Position Information:

The Continuing Education Assistant applies to and maintains the approvals from state and national licensing and regulatory boards for seminars and online courses offered by the Continuing Education (CE) department. Additional responsibilities include invoicing partners, processing annual royalty payments, answering phones, and customer service as needed. This position reports to the Continuing Education Manager.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible opportunity. The hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Work Location:

Bloomington, MN with flexibility to work remotely 1-2 days per week; must live local and be able to come to campus as needed.


  • Coordinates application process to state and national boards for NWHSU sponsored and co-sponsored seminars and online courses
  • Initiates and processes invoices and payments for all co-sponsored offerings
  • Handles customer concerns about CE board and regulatory approvals and other topics when needed
  • Assists with preparation and delivery of virtual and on campus offerings
  • Reconciles annual offerings royalty payments


  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required
  • Associate degree or two-year program is preferred
  • 1-3 years experience providing administrative support

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Well established attention to detail and ability to manage multiple deadlines at once is imperative.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of Software and web-based meeting software (Teams and/or Zoom)
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work within a team.

Our Benefits:

NWHSU is proud to offer you and your eligible family members a comprehensive benefits package. Our package is designed to change with you meeting current needs and anticipating your future needs. We offer medical, dental, and vision care insurance. Flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for out of pocket medical and daycare or eldercare expenses with pre-tax dollars. Life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability that allow you to be protected for an unexpected loss or income interruptions. As your partner in building retirement income, NWHSU provides a 403(b) Plan. On-site clinic services for you and your immediate family. Tuition reimbursement to support employees in job-related courses outside of NWHSU and Tuition Remission for academic courses and continuing education classes offered by NWHSU. Our generous time away program helps you enjoy a health work/life balance.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

Northwestern Health Sciences University
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