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Faculty Support Assistant- 42 week position- summers off

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

Position Details:
Department: 053301 - Biology
Position: 00000878 - Faculty Support Assistant
Grade: 1ST

This is an Academic Year (42 week) position running from mid-August through May.

Hiring Range: $29,480 to $36,830 (52 week Full-Time Equivalent Range: $36,500 to $45,600); salary commensurate with relevant experience.

This position is part of the administrative team of the Biology Department Office.
The department has 1,100 undergraduate biology and biochemistry majors,
30 full time and part time faculty, 12 Post Doctoral Fellows, 45 Graduate
Students and 12 Research Scientists.

The Faculty Support Assistant is responsible for providing front desk
reception duties for the Biology Department. Receptionist duties include both
telephone and in person inquiries, answering questions from visitors, and directing
and assisting undergraduate and graduate students. Other responsibilities
include: managing and tracking office equipment and supplies; maintaining conference
room schedules for meetings and events; updating Biology website pages; coordinating
the Exam Proctoring schedule for faculty; serving as the primary contact for
Event Management, Facilities Management and other external campus departments;
assisting faculty with mailings and photocopying; and, supporting the
coordination of department events.

When needed, support the Assistant Director, Undergraduate Programs, the
Director of Undergraduate Administrator and the Associate Chair as directed.


High School Diploma

Experience in an office setting. Comfortable in a busy fast paced environment.
Strong customer service orientation is a necessity. Ability to prioritize and
manage multiple tasks.

Working knowledge of Google and Microsoft Suite
required. Familiarity with Email Platforms and Adobe InDesign Application

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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