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Boston University ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR, College of Arts & Sciences, Modern Language & Comparative Literature in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Reporting to the Department Chair and Department Administrator, the Administrative Coordinator is responsible for course scheduling and other registrar-facing functions as well as student services within the Department.

Core responsibilities include academic administration for language and literature courses in 10 languages; developing and maintaining systems and data related to enrollment, evaluation and assessment.

  • Responsible for course scheduling in UIS and other registrar-related tasks; assists faculty with classroom change requests. (Training provided)

  • First point of contact for student advising, referring students to appropriate resources; assigns faculty advisors to each major/minor and distributes advising lists and codes to faculty; processes grade changes.

  • Administers the student-evaluation process.

  • Maintains departmental website.

  • Coordinates commencement activities including student honors and prizes.

  • Prints and distributes program brochures and course flyers.

  • Responds to queries regarding building and office maintenance.

  • Provides administrative support to Department Chair and Administrator; other tasks as required.

    The College of Arts & Sciences believes the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to our academic mission of excellence. Our community values diverse individuals, experiences, and ideas grounded by a shared orientation towards accountability, collaboration, growth, and innovation. We welcome candidates who support our commitment to ensuring Boston University is an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place where everyone can thrive.

Required Skills

A cover letter is required for consideration.

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 1-3 years of related experience required

  • MS Office proficiency

  • The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills including customer service experience.

  • Outstanding time management and organization skills, attention to detail

  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately the ability to work independently and as part of a team exercising initiative and judgment

  • The ability to create positive relationships and work with colleagues, faculty, and students from diverse backgrounds.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor .

    CURRENT BOSTON UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES Represented by L2324 click  here (http://www.bu.edu/hr/forms-documents/application-for-clerical-or-technical-promotion-or-transfer/)  to apply for this position. All other applicants (both internal and external), please use the {Apply} section on this page.

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