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 Assistant works as part of a team to assist the chairperson and support the faculty in virtually all aspects of the department, performing a wide range of responsibilities in an open and active work space. They work directly with faculty, students, staff and visitors, responding to their needs and requests, while serving as direct liaison between the department and other university departments (e.g., Student Services, Morrissey College Service Center, Event Management, Buildings and Grounds).
Responsibilities include course scheduling, student registration issues, and classroom space requests, as well as management of the online course catalog and of departmental information included in all university publications. The Administrative Assistant works with the faculty members, the service center and the Dean's office, to monitor the various departmental budgets and to ensure that reimbursement, payroll, and procurement requests are submitted correctly.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $40,300 to $50,400; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
3-5 years administrative experience required, experience in higher education preferred. High school degree is required, BA 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
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/nondiscrim
Internal Number: 3435
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.