Massachusetts Education Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Boston University MASTER'S PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR, College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Masters Program Administrator is responsible for all activities related to the Boston University Biomedical Engineering (BU-BME) masters programs. Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and one of the largest independent universities in the United States. Founded in 1869, it is considered to be one of the nations premier research institutions and teaching hospitals. The BU-BME Department is among the largest of its kind in the country. Founded in 1966, the Biomedical Engineering Department was among the first to offer a bachelors degree in the field. Today, we offer a full suite of undergraduate and graduate degrees and are consistently ranked among the top BME departments in the nation. We are educating a diverse student population to address a diverse set of biomedical engineering challenges. This position works to ensure the smooth functioning of the masters programs and adherence to College and University policies and procedures. The administrator functions as the primary liaison between faculty, prospective and current students as well as the central administration to provide effective and efficient administrative support.

Essential Functions:

Program management including: registration, academic advising, internal reporting and statistics, track graduation requirements, collect deliverables for degree achievements, run departmental Orientation, oversee advisor assignments and advisee loads, process petitions, record management, form and handbook updates, track LEAP to LEAPT transition, coordinate with other ENG and University offices and administrators on student matters, communicate curricular changes and implement policies. Admissions and recruitment activities including: running application reviews and admissions meetings, outreach, respond to prospective students, organize Open Houses and coordinate Ambassadors program). MEng practicum management for the MENG advanced biomedical design and development course logistics, facilitate BMC compliance training and medical observer status, BMC orientation, communicate requirements and completion timelines, coordinate the Bridge Builders program. Organize social and educational events, workshops and webinars, maintain social media pages, create promotional materials like program brochures, and attend conferences.

Required Skills

A cover letter is required for consideration.

  • Bachelor's degree is required and one to three years of meaningful experience

  • Excellent communicator, including ability to write well and to optimally and respectfully handle various constituencies

  • Organization, attention to detail, multitasking and excellent social skills are required.

  • Should be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and general office administration.

  • This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, and paid time off. Some ability to work remotely and flexible hours are available.

    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.

Required Experience