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Graduate Programs Assistant, Connell School of Nursing

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
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 9,445 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.

Job Description
The Graduate Programs Assistant assists in the provision of services to more than 300 masters and DNP students and 20 PhD students in CSON. They also assist with applicants to the Master's DNP, CRNA and PhD programs. This position interfaces directly with more than 40 faculty who teach in the graduate program.

Administrative Assistant to Associate Dean, Graduate Programs
  • Provide administrative support
  • Schedule, coordinate, attend meetings and maintain minutes 
General Administration for Graduate Programs Office 
  • Provide administrative support for graduate admissions and administration
  • Send out admission letters and welcome letters under supervision of Assistant Dean, Graduate Enrollment
  • Manage grad program paperwork and forms
  • Update graduate student handbook and forms
  • Process credentialing and verification requests from alumni and outside organizations under supervision of Assistant Dean, Graduate Enrollment and obtain appropriate signatures
Graduate Programs Admissions 
  • Assist with processing of > 500 graduate applications per year
  • Help coordinate CRNA, MS, DNP and PhD applications 
  • Interface with application center
  • Create new student files and removing outdated files
    • Graduate Program Events and Orientation
      Email students/faculty with information regarding Graduate events including but not limited to Open Houses, Welcome Days, Orientations and Ph.D. Reception
      Schedule, book rooms
      Coordinate and attend actual event as needed
      Oversee GNA, GNA dinner and assist with planning Commencement

      Graduate Office Communication
      Monitor and manage GSONGRAD email inbox
      Check and manage voicemail for GSONGRAD

      Position Details:
      Department: 058021 - Graduate Nursing Programs
      Position: 00008695 - Graduate Programs Assistant- Connell School of Nursing
      Grade: 2ND

      Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $38,700 to $48,400; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Bachelor's degree preferred.

Experience with GoogleSuite, Word, Excel required. 

Willingness to learn BC EagleApps and BC tech systems required.

Strong customer service focus with excellent communication skills necessary.

Some flexible hours may be required for events.

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 background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.

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