Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Boston College Continuing Education (BCCE) partners with several Boston College schools to create and implement continuing education, professional development, and online programming for alumni, practitioners in various fields, and the general public. BCCE offers a variety of programs so that professionals may refresh existing or acquire new skills, earn continuing education credit (CEUs) to maintain licensure, and advance their careers.
The Program Administrator will assist the growing, entrepreneurial BCCE department to achieve its programmatic and financial goals by: a) planning and managing all details of ongoing and new classroom programs; b) providing scheduling and other logistical support to online programs; c) developing effective marketing materials to engage new participants; d) serving as the primary administrator for Continuing Education's Cvent registration and event management system. The Program Administrator will interact and collaborate with colleagues at several of BC's schools as well as the Center for Centers on Continuing Ed programming, and will serve alumni, practitioners, and the general public for all classroom and online programs.
Functional and Technical Competencies
Excellent communication skills - both written and oral - for communication with faculty and participants, as well as developing content/materials for CE website and promotional emails.
Excellent computer skills; ability to learn and become expert at Cvent registration system.
Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Google forms.
Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
Detail-oriented and multi-tasking, to manage logistics of multiple ongoing programs.
Works closely and effectively with staff at all levels of the university.
Works independently, shows creative thinking and problem solving, and takes initiative.
Effectively manages onsite classroom programs and troubleshoots on the spot.
Interacts and deals effectively with a diverse population.
Hiring Range: $46,550-$58,200
Education/Training and Certification, Licensure, Registration Requirements
Bachelor's degree required. Experience working in an academic environment developing programs, soliciting instructors, and managing program logistics desired. Event management experience helpful.
3 years of experience in higher education, with an emphasis on the development, promotion, management, and delivery of continuing education programs.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 3057
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.