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Graduate Programs Assistant, Theology

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Religious Studies and Theology
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

This position provides administrative support for the Director of Graduate Studies, the Department Administrator and the Chairperson. Coordinates the graduate program marketing, recruiting and admission process. Manages the graduate program financial aid budget. Coordinates orientations, language and comprehensive exams, dissertation defenses and graduate program events. Responsible for graduate student record keeping and appointments for all fellowships, assistantships, and scholarships.

Maintains applicant, student and administrative files; utilizes admission software; works collaboratively with Department Administrator to support the overall work of the Theology Department. Serves as additional support for Theology staff and faculty throughout the academic year; assists other staff members and provides coverage as needed.

Position Details:
Department: 053521 - Theology
Position: 00001222 - Graduate Programs Assistant
Grade: 2ND

This is a 43 week academic year per year position. Full-Time Equivalent (52 week) Hiring Range: $38,700 to $48,400; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


*One to three years administrative experience

*Demonstrated leadership capabilities and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-based, deadline-oriented environment.


*Bachelor's Degree

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-Sponsored403bRetirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sickand 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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