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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 9,445 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

This Law Library Administrative Assistant supports the Associate Dean for Library & Technology Services, the Associate Director for Administrative & Technology Services and supports the entire law library, including the technology services unit with various administrative tasks.

With respect to the Associate Dean, regular duties include assisting with schedule coordination and calendar management; assisting with email and general correspondence; assisting with class preparation and scholarly research; and editing, filing, and scanning documents.

This individual also assists the Associate Director with tasks related to budget management; purchasing; physical-plant maintenance; and furniture, equipment, and supplies inventories.

In addition, this Administrative Assistant helps to plan and coordinate law library meetings and events, greets individuals, answers the phone at the reception desk, assists with travel arrangement and conference registrations, and performs any other tasks necessary to the smooth running of the BC Law Library.

This is a full-time, 35-hour-per-week position. Hours are 9 a.m.–5 p.m, Monday–Friday.

Position Details:
Department: 056601 - Law Library
Position: 00009935 - Administrative Assistant, Law Library
Grade: 2ND

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $41,100 to $51,400; salary commensurate with relevant experience.



  • Bachelor's degree
  • Possess excellent analytical, communication, interpersonal, organizational, and technical skills
  • Fluent in the Microsoft Office suite of production tools and Google Workspace’s core applications, including Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Forms.
  • Possess excellent analytical, written and oral communication, and customer-service skills
  • Must be able to work independently and equally as well as a member of a team
  • The ability to be reasonably flexible with work hours is important to the overall success of the Administrative & Technology Resources department and the ability to provide meaningful service to the Law Library and Law School communities.
  • Excellent organizational skills, as manifested in the ability to self-manage one’s own workflow and contribute to the successful management of the Associate Dean’s work and schedule


  • Administrative experience in higher education and/or library environments is helpful

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 including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination 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