Administrative & Program Specialist, Earth & Environmental Science

Updated: 10 months ago
Location: Chestnut Hill, MASSACHUSETTS
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Job Description

The Administrative & Program Specialist in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences supports the academic and research work of the faculty and students. Tasks include coordinating department spending and associated paperwork, preparing and updating department course listings and other department literature and communications, assisting students with registration and graduation issues, and maintaining files and department records concerning faculty and students.

The Administrative & Program Specialist needs to be able to work independently, be well organized, be able to establish priorities, and be capable of supervising students who work in the department. They must be adept at dealing regularly with a diverse group of people, including students, faculty, administrators, and staff within the Boston College community, and do so in a pleasant manner. They must be able to work with interruptions, re-allocate resources within authorized limits, and deal with confidential matters that range from the Chair's correspondence to student files, letters, and grades.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $43,250 to $54,050; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


Three years of previous administrative support experience is required, experience in higher education is desired.

Bachelor's degree is preferred.

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