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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 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

The Arts & Sciences Service Center is looking for a Fiscal & Grant/Senior Fiscal & Grant Administrator who will work as part of a customer-focused dynamic team providing research support to our faculty members. The Morrissey College Service Center supports over 500 faculty members and 90 Principal Investigators (PIs) across 22 academic departments.

The (Senior) Fiscal & Grant Administrator will be responsible for providing post-award support to a diverse population of PIs as well as providing pre-award support as needed. This position will be assigned a group of faculty members with active research labs that submit complicated proposals and require post-award support with an in-depth understanding of the regulations governing their spending. This role includes providing support of both internally and externally-funded research projects.

This position will:
Be responsible for the fiscal management of grants and contracts in accordance with government regulations, sponsor requirements, and University policies and procedures.
Work with faculty to develop proposals and manage the submission process as needed.
Maintain data on applications and awards.
Work with departments in both a consultative and supporting role to develop systems and procedures to meet current and projected needs.
Serve as a primary liaison between faculty and the Office for Sponsored Programs.
Assist with hiring and extension of research staff (Research Associates, Post Doctoral Fellows, Research Technicians, and Graduate Students, Etc.).
Develop strategies for outreach to faculty for education and strategic support.
This position will also be involved with multi-disciplinary teams to review the research process, acting as a resource to other research staff, and joining the A&S research leadership in advocating for support for research.  

Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
Senior Fiscal and Grant Administrator hiring range: $65,760 - $82,200
Fiscal and Grant Administrator hiring range: $59,600 - $74,500
Fiscal and Grant Administrator hiring range: $51,360 - $64,200


Bachelor's degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, team-based, deadline-oriented environment.
Must be self-driven and proactive in guiding and providing services to faculty and departments, experience in a customer service environment essential.
Intermediate Level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel (functions, tables, charts, and pivot tables).
Academic experience is preferred.

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-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

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

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at