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Boston College Admissions Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

The Lynch Graduate

School of Education and Human Development is consistently ranked among the top

schools in the country, offering programs in Teacher Education, Counseling and

Developmental Psychology, Higher Education, Educational Leadership, and

Educational Research. Driven by its mission of social justice, the Lynch School

has a strong commitment to urban and Catholic education. The Lynch School enrolls the largest group of

graduate students (approximately 1,000) at the University and maintains the

largest number of graduate alumni among the graduate and professional schools

at the University.

The Admissions

Specialist is key member of the Office of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid

at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development. The Admissions Specialist provides cross functional

support for graduate enrollment and will effectively represent the

Lynch School at local and on occasion regional recruitment events. This position is

responsible for coordinating and processing approximately 2,000 applicants per year. This position will work closely

with the Assistant Dean and the Associate Director of Financial aid on the processing

of graduate student financial aid awards and the maintenance of the financial aid

database. The role oversees on campus

visits, informational interviews and will plan and implement all recruitment

and yield events held by the office. This position will also work with the

Assistant Dean to develop an alumni ambassador program for outreach to

applicants. The successful candidate will also be responsible for maintaining and updating all admissions

policies and procedures, weekly reports, student record keeping including

correspondence with applicants, competitor benchmarking and sample verification

of student achievement.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $43,250 to $54,050; salary commensurate with relevant experience.



bachelor’s degree in education, arts and sciences, or business management is preferred.


years of professional experience, with experience in a higher education and

admissions setting preferred.


computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft office which includes Word,

Excel, FileMaker Pro and PowerPoint software.


of the university’s UIS system and FolderWave, Slate, and Eagle Apps preferred.


with database management; experience working with software such as Constant

Contact and familiarity with webinar technology; and an appreciation of and

orientation to changing technologies


customer service, written, and oral communication skills.


attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, work independently, set

deadlines, and work well under pressure.


to represent Boston College and the Lynch School in an outgoing and

professional manner at recruitment and yield events.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on

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

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at