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Admissions Assistant, School of Social Work

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

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $36,500 -
$45,600; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

The Admissions Assistant position is full-time. Office
hours are Monday - Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Occasional evenings and
weekend work may be required. Some travel, when appropriate.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Admission, the
Admissions Assistant coordinates all aspects of the admission process related
to program information dissemination, collection of electronic applications,
and communication of admission and scholarship decisions. In addition, the
Admissions Assistant coordinates the process for awarding graduate
assistantships, organizes volunteer peer advisors, and supervises student
employees. Specific job functions include prospective student customer service,
application and scholarship process management, database maintenance, event
planning, coordination of graduate assistantships, and other duties. This
position will oversee a team of graduate student assistants. Essential
functions include:

Manage day-to-day operations of Admissions Office. Provide
excellent customer service to prospective students and their families. Welcome
and greet visitors in person or on the phone; answer e-mail or phone inquiries
regarding academic programs and resources; provides advice to students and
their families regarding admissions and/or records and registration process and
eligibility; interact with students and/or families to follow up on missing or
deficient information; resolve problems related to admissions process by
clarifying complaint, determining cause of the problem, and advising the best

Manage collection of application materials for approximately
1,000 MSW applicants. Review, verify, and assess applications and supporting
documentation in accordance with established guidelines to determine admission
eligibility; reviews documents to ensure accuracy and completeness. Contribute
to the maintenance of Slate CRM system as a power user and a resource for the
School of Social Work.

Coordinate various admission related events pre-and
post-selection (i.e. attendance to career fairs, incoming student reception,
new student orientation).

Create and maintain the various admission and financial aid
databases to be shared by Admissions. Field Education, and Student Services.

Provide internal customer service with advice and guidance to
other departments within the School and within the University.

Attend Graduate and Professional School Fairs, and other
trade meetings (i.e. the Council in Social Work Education annual conference,
and other recruitment fairs) as needed.

Coordinate the award of graduate assistantships.


Bachelor's degree strongly preferred. At
least two years of college admissions experience preferred.

The Admissions Program Assistant must be a
self-starter, and able to work independently in a deadline oriented environment.

They must also possess excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal
and customer service skills. The Admissions Assistant should also be a
team player who is adaptable to change with the ability to set priorities. Be highly proficient in use of all standard
office equipment. Proficient with PCs (Word and Excel), on-line student
information systems, and other appropriate office equipment.

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 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

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at

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