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Boston College Administrative Assistant, Art, Art History and Film in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

Administrative Assistant

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $42,350 to $52,950; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Reporting to the Chair of the Art, Art History and Film Department the Administrative Assistant assists the Department Chair and Faculty with all administrative work of the department. Manage, create and schedule courses for each academic semester through the University’s curriculum database. Coordinate event management planning. Responsible for coordinating the part-time faculty budget. Responsible for hiring and supervising student employees. Works with the chair and the financial service center to monitor budgets. Liaison to BC community and outside vendors. Assist visitors with tours and information about the department. Handles referrals from other high-profile departments such as Admissions, Athletics, Parking, Student Services, Registrar, Dean’s Office, and Provost’s Office.


1-3 years administrative experience with a preference for Higher Education or the Arts

BA preferred

Excellent interpersonal skills with enthusiasm for public-facing environment.

Successful candidates will have an interest in/knowledge of the arts; excellent technology skills; demonstrated initiative and responsibility with ability to follow through and complete tasks.

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 pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. 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 .