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Administrative Assistant, Campaign Strategy

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, 02467
Administrative Assistants
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

As we embark on Soaring Higher: the Campaign for Boston College, we invite you to join our community. Driven by our mission in ways that advance the university for years to come, priority areas for this $3B comprehensive campaign include Financial Aid, Academics, and Student Life.

Based on a fundamental Jesuit tenet of developing the whole person, University Advancement is large enough to benefit from many campus resources, yet small enough to be agile and creative in supporting all associates. With an average tenure of close to 10 years at Boston College, our 250-person centralized organizational structure offers a variety of roles across fundraising, alumni relations, operations, and communications and engagement. We invest in the professional growth of every staff member through individual and team-based programs. Likewise, we aim to attract the very best, seeking team members who are as ambitious and as committed to our team as we are. We value a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging while actively promoting team members who contribute to the success of University Advancement.
See below the current opportunity to begin (or return to!) your Boston College experience!

Job Description

The Administrative Assistant reports to the Executive Director of Campaign Strategy and is responsible for the overall workflow and administrative activities for the Board of Regents and Campaign Strategy Team.  The Administrative Assistant is responsible for managing all communications and meetings for the Board of Regents and Presidential Consultation Program as well as the Campaign Volunteer Committee as needed.  This includes: scheduling meetings with senior academic and administrative leaders throughout Boston College, supporting the planning and execution of all Board of Regents meetings, conference calls, video calls and any related retreats and gatherings throughout the course of the year; assisting in developing agendas and supporting materials for meetings and external communications; and organizing all catering, audio/visual and logistical needs in partnership with the Program and Events team. 

This position involves extensive contact with high level executive alumni volunteers as well as the office of the Senior Vice President of University Advancement.  Other key university departments include the President's Office, the Provost's Office, Campus Mission and Ministry, Student Affairs, Athletics, and Dining Services.  This position demands an ability to execute a variety of tasks with precision, flexibility, and confidence while working independently as well as within a team.  The Administrative Assistant will often handle confidential materials; therefore, good judgement and discretion are required.  A collaborative and service-oriented attitude is essential.  

Hiring Range: $26.76/hr to $33.43/hr. Pay rate commensurate with relevant experience.


This position requires high school
diploma, bachelor's degree preferred, and 3-5 years of increasingly responsible
administrative experience in a professional setting; strong interpersonal and
organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy; excellent oral and
written communication skills, including effective phone communication skills;
accurate typing skills; a working knowledge of Google Suite and Windows PC,
including Microsoft Office, and familiarity with Customer Relationship
Management databases; exceptional proofreading; strong attention to detail; a
commitment to accuracy; and very adept at handling multiple tasks and working
well within deadlines.  Also requires a
demonstrated ability to compose a variety of strong, clearly written materials,
good judgment, discretion in handling confidential materials, ability to work
independently without close supervision, and flexibility to work beyond the
regular hours of the workday when necessary.  Candidate must possess solid knowledge of grammar and punctuation and be
highly motivated to work in a fast-paced environment.

Must be a team player who is highly
motivated and dedicated to the goals of advancing higher education and have an
appreciation for Jesuit Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston

The office of University Advancement
supports the mission of Boston College by promoting a culture of inclusion that
values each individual. Our recruiting practices support that commitment to
build diverse teams reflecting our community; students, alumni, parents and
friends of Boston College.

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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