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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 Associate Dean for Finance and Administration as well as the department chair and assistant chair (both faculty members), the Academic Support Assistant provides administrative support for all academic initiatives.  This involves support for courses, scholarship and advising. The academic support assistants assist with creation and set up of Canvas sites, Exam Soft adoption and usage for on-line testing, proctoring of exams, setting advising meetings for faculty and any other requests from faculty related to their courses. This position would provide administrative support for ~20 full-time faculty with heaviest workload between August and June. 

There are three academic support assistant positions, (only one is open), in the Connell School of Nursing supporting ~50 full-time faculty members, and 75+ part-time faculty members as well as the chair and assistant chair of the department.

 Hiring Range: $34,050 - 42,550.


* Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred.

* 3+ years of administrative support experience preferably in an academic setting.

* Must have excellent organizational, written and communications skills.

* Excellent computer skills with a high degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, FileMaker, and CampusTime. Interested in working on/learning Examsoft, an online proctoring and testing tool desired.

* Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

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