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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.

Job Description

Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Academic & Student Services, the Law School Faculty Support Assistant will provide administrative and clerical support for law faculty. He/she will assist with posting the course syllabus and class assignments, CANVAS support, provide front desk coverage, function as a faculty/student liaison. This position will also be responsible for proofing and editing documents/manuscripts for faculty publications and recommendation letters. He/she will maintain the organized flow of all office operations.

The Law School Faculty Support Assistant must maintain a high level of confidentiality with material and documents handled in the office. He/she must have excellent organizational skills, the ability to meet deadlines and a positive attitude.

Hiring Range: $34,050 to $42,550; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


Bachelor’s degree preferred with 3-5 years of increasingly responsible administrative experience in an academic setting; strong interpersonal and organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy;
excellent oral and written communications skills including effective phone communication skills; accurate typing skills; proficiency in technology, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; exceptional proofreading; strong attention to detail; a commitment to accuracy; and very adept at handling multiple tasks and working well within deadlines.  Also requires good judgment, discretion in handling confidential materials, ability to work independently without close supervision, and flexibility to work beyond the regular hours of the workday when necessary.

Closing Statement

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