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.
The Administrative & Program Specialist in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences supports the academic and research work of the faculty and students. Tasks include coordinating department spending and associated paperwork, preparing and updating department course listings and other department literature and communications, assisting students with registration and graduation issues, and maintaining files and department records concerning faculty and students.
The Administrative & Program Specialist needs to be able to work independently, be well organized, be able to establish priorities, and be capable of supervising students who work in the department. They must be adept at dealing regularly with a diverse group of people, including students, faculty, administrators, and staff within the Boston College community, and do so in a pleasant manner. They must be able to work with interruptions, re-allocate resources within authorized limits, and deal with confidential matters that range from the Chair's correspondence to student files, letters, and grades.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $43,250 to $54,050; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Three years of previous administrative support experience is required, experience in higher education is desired.
Bachelor's degree is preferred.
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 https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity
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Internal Number: 3434
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.