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.
The Academic Support Assistant performs a wide range of highly skilled administrative duties for the tenure track and adjunct faculty. These responsibilities include a broad range of tasks that support their teaching and research. Some of these responsibilities include preparing materials for publications and course work, making copies, collecting take-home exams and papers, composing and editing letters, proof-reading papers and course materials and ordering supplies.
Other tasks include assisting faculty with their Canvas course pages, creating and maintaining spreadsheets and creating graphic designs. The Assistant will be asked to support other departments within the Law School as well, this includes Academic and Student Service, Law Review and Events Management.
This is a temporary position working 28 hours per week.
The candidate should meet the following requirements: Bachelor's Degree Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word) Proficient in Adobe and other graphic design software Proficient Google Suite Ability to learn new technologies Ability to proofread High degree of professionalism and customer-service orientation. Integrity to handle sensitive information Job requires the person to work in-person from the office
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
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 https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.