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Program Assistant, Interdisciplinary Programs

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Business and Financial Services
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

Position Details:
Department: 053001 - Dean MCAS
Position: 00010348 - Program Assistant

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $39,900 to $49,850; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

The Program Assistant, Interdisciplinary Programs provides administrative and fiscal support to directors, principal investigators, and professors of the Interdisciplinary Programs in the College of Arts and Sciences while adhering to Boston College and other governing agency rules and regulations.

This position is responsible for smooth operation of shared services for A&S interdisciplinary programs. Must demonstrate ability to effectively prioritize workload, exercise good judgment and discretion in dealing with faculty from many different interdisciplinary programs.  Must have good customer service skills in dealing with many other college departments and staff.  Must effectively implement University policies and procedures within a shared service environment.


2-3 years of fiscal and administrative experience, especially in higher education.

The ability to balance multiple program priorities.

Bachelor's degree preferred.

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 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

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