Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Staff & Database Assistant reports to the Executive Director, Advancement Information Systems and Research, and is responsible for providing administrative and technical support within Advancement Information Systems as directed. This position is multi-faceted, requiring the ability to move easily from one task to another in a fast-paced office environment with time-sensitive projects. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: maintaining and updating the content of the University Advancement intranet; executing special projects, take minutes at staff and project meetings; data cleanup in the Millennium fundraising database; monitoring the Advancement Information System’s budget; reconciling purchase-card statements and receipts; ordering supplies, maintaining calendars, maintaining files, electronic and paper; answering the Executive Director’s telephone; scheduling meetings, and preparation of miscellaneous correspondence.
Department: 031001 - Advancement Information System
Position: 00000748 - Staff & Database Assistant
Salary Range: 36,500 - 45,600
This position requires a high school diploma and a minimum of three to five years of increasingly responsible office administrative support and database experience; strong interpersonal and organizational skills with good attention to detail and accuracy; excellent oral and written communications skills; a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Access, Word and Excel; ability to handle multiple tasks and work well within deadlines; good judgment, discretion with confidential materials and a customer service orientation. Must be a team player who is highly motivated and dedicated to the goals of higher education. An appreciation for Jesuit Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston College are essential.
Prefer an Associate’s Degree and a working knowledge of Windows XP and Microsoft Outlook; familiarity with Boston College systems and an understanding of the fundraising process is desired but not required.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.