ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR, College of Arts & Sciences, Core Curriculum (22500090760510)

Updated: about 22 hours ago
Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: FullTime

The Administrative Coordinator provides administrative support to the Program Administrator, Director, and faculty in the Core Curriculum and performs a wide range of duties in a long-standing CAS program. The Administrative Coordinator anchors the learning community in the program and the position is well-suited for a candidate who demonstrates administrative excellence, a high level of skill in written and spoken communication, and support for intellectual endeavor.

The responsibilities of the Administrative Coordinator include:

  • Providing reception and guidance to students, faculty, university and public persons seeking information or to contact Core and its faculty
  • Taking responsibility for the day-to-day functioning of the logistical and clerical aspects of the program 
  • Acts in a support role to the Core community with AV, website management, marketing, external vendors, IT, and other needs
  • Provides editorial assistance for the department's newsletters, web page, promotional materials, and department communications
  • Facilitates daily office operations and supervises student employees
  • Assists with department event planning.

The Core Curriculum is an interdisciplinary program that includes faculty who teach from across the College of Arts & Sciences. We offer eight foundational courses, from the divisions of humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, as well as other courses that enhance the programs goals. We also offer cultural opportunities including field trips to museums and the theatre, a student journal, and a successful Core in Florence program each January. Our purpose in Core is to build a community of readers, thinkers, creators and doers at the heart of CAS. The program is committed to diversity and accessibility in the study of our curriculum and our shared undertaking is to translate the tradition of great works into important discussions and conversations that meet the challenge of our present moment.


  • B.A./B.S. degree and one or more years of relevant experience.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills, including Excel, Word, and Wordpress.
  • Concentration and attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational and process management skills.
  • Graphic design experience preferred. 

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site .

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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.


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