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.
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.
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.
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 https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
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 athttps://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.