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Admissions Specialist - Lynch

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, 02467
Admissions and Enrollment
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students.  Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

Job Description

The Admissions Specialist at the Lynch
School of Education and Human Development is responsible for the processing of
approximately 2,000 applicants per year and the supervision of graduate student
and work-study student support in various areas, including the timely
processing of applications and requests for admissions information.  This
position will also work with the Assistant Dean and the Associate Director to
process applications, send out admission notifications, process the graduate
student financial aid awards, and maintain the financial aid database. In
addition, this position is responsible for overseeing on-campus visits,
informational interviews, and event support for Admissions events. This
position will also work with the Assistant Dean to develop an alumni ambassador
program for outreach to applicants. This position will also maintain and update
all Admissions policies and procedures, weekly reports, and student record
keeping including correspondence with applicants, competitor benchmarking, and
sample verification of student achievement.

Hiring Range: $25.85/hr to $32.31/hr. Pay rate commensurate with relevant experience.


3-5 years of increasingly responsible
administrative experience, experience in higher education is required;
experience in admission preferred 
Bachelor's degree preferred
Strong computer skills with proficiency in
Microsoft Office which includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software
Knowledge of the university's UIS system Eagle,
FolderWave, Slate, and Eagle Apps preferred. 
Proficiency with database management. Experience
working with software such as Constant Contact and familiarity with webinar
Superior customer service orientation and focus
and the ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team
Superior written and oral communication skills
Ability to work with varying constituencies
including deans, faculty, staff, and students
Excellent organizational skills, ability to
multi-task, and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrable
problem-solving skills
Ability to hire, delegate, oversee, follow-up, and
supervise student employees (valuing diversity)
Ability to create and maintain systems for
efficient office management
Ability to work with others under pressure in
order to meet deadlines

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.

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

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