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About The BAC

The Boston Architectural College is a dynamic institution on the leading edge of design education. Located in the heart of Boston's historic Back Bay, the BAC is an independent, accredited college of spatial design, founded in 1889. With over 800 degree program students, the BAC offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Architecture, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Design Studies. The BAC stresses excellence in practice-based professional education, and accessibility to the design professions. The BAC has been recognized by DesignIntelligence as providing World-class Programs with High Distinction. BAC Professional & Continuing Education offers classes and certificate programs for design professionals and for those who wish to explore design, renew skills or increase expertise. The Landscape Institute continues its celebrated tradition at the BAC offering in-depth study of horticulture, landscape design, history and preservation. The BAC's central location and its strong links with the design community make it a strategic educational center for the discussion of design issues.

BAC Open Positions

The College is currently seeking candidates for the positions of: Application Support Specialist; Associate Library Director; Coordinator of Student Activities & Student Life Communications; Financial Aid Counselor


Application Support Specialist
The Application Support Specialist will provide day to day front-line support to students, faculty, and staff. Support areas include: lab software, laser cutters, 3D Printers, the render farm, and standard and large-format printing. This position can be part-time at 20-30 hours per week or full-time at 40 hours per week, depending on the interests and availability of successful applicants. Scheduling is flexible, and includes evening and weekend hours. We are willing to train the right person on the 3D Printers, Laser Cutters. Please submit a cover letter that shows how you demonstrate the Soft Skills required for this position. This position reports to the Coordinator of Education Applications & Support. This position also works closely with the Director of Design Computing and the IT personnel.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Some experience with Revit, Rhino, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite products, BIM, and other design-related software, 1 year in customer service or technical support role, knowledge of computer hardware and printer installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance, and Windows experience in a LAN environment. Soft skills include the ability and desire to teach, curiosity and enthusiasm about new and emerging design software and tools, enthusiasm and good communication skills, and being a lifelong learner.
Submit Resume and Cover Letter for Application Support Specialist

Associate Library Director
The position of Associate Library Director is a full-time, exempt position of 40 hours per week. The Associate Library Director works with the Library Director in managing the day-to-day operations of the BAC Library. In addition, the Associate Library Director develops the annual budget with the Library Director, oversees the Information Literacy Program and its staff, supervises library clerks, and manages special projects and planning. The Associate Library Director reports to the Library Director.
Qualifications and Requirements: ALA accredited MLS required, experience with the budgeting process required, excellent organizational skills, must be able to prioritize multiple responsibilities, train and supervise library clerks, facility with information literacy standards, minimum of three years of teaching experience in a classroom setting, minimum of three years of progressively more responsible experience is necessary, and must be able to work one evening per week.
Submit Resume and Cover Letter for Associate Library Director

Coordinator of Student Activities & Student Life Communications
The Coordinator of Student Activities and Student Life Communications is a full-time, non-exempt position of 40 hours per week providing support for the Office of Student Life (OSL). Responsibilities for this position include the following five main areas: student activities, publicity, communications, project coordination, and administrative support. This Coordinator will advise half of the student organizations on campus as well as co-advise Atelier, the student government at the BAC. In addition, this position will be responsible for promoting community events through the Student Blog, BAC Student News (all-student weekly email newsletter), social media, and BAC website. Hours vary and require regular evening and weekend availability. This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Students.
Qualification and Requirements: Bachelor degree required; Master degree in related field and 1-3 years of full-time experience in higher education preferred. The position requires great attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and creativity. Candidate should have strong writing and editing skills. Experience with social media and event planning is helpful. Must be able to work evenings and occasional weekends with a regular schedule consisting of 11:30am-7:30pm days with some 9:00-5:00 days. Ability to speak clearly and understand spoken communication is essential, and must be flexible in terms of position description duties and responsibilities. For a more detailed job description please click the link below.
Please submit Resume & Cover Letter for Coordinator of Student Activities & Student Life Communications

Financial Aid Counselor
The position of Financial Aid Counselor is a full time, exempt position of 40 hours per week. Primary responsibilities include assisting in the management of the day to day operation of the Financial Aid Office including processing federal, state, and private loans and ensuring complainace with processing timeframes, assisting in the review of annual financial aid forms, counseling students and parents on all aspects of financial aid programs and financing options, reviewing financial aid files and awarding students, representing the Financial Aid Office at New Student Orientation and other events as necessary, and responsibility for specific financial aid programs. The position reports to the Director of Financial Aid.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree, knowledge of federal policies and regulations, experience with PowerFAIDS or other database management systems, excellent organizational and management skills, excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, and dependability, reliability, and flexibility are essential.
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Statement Of Equal Opportunity Employment

The policy of the Boston Architectural College is to ensure that opportunities in employment are available to all present and prospective staff members on an equal basis depending only on qualifications for employment. As required by law, applicants will be considered without regard for their race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age (except to the extent permitted by law), creed, religion, national original, marital status, Vietnam era veteran status, disabled veteran status, or disability. The BAC commits itself to diversity and encourages its hiring managers to review, recruit, and consider qualified minority, female, persons with disabilities and Vietnam era veteran candidates.

Inquiries concerning the BAC equal opportunity policy may be referred to the Director of Human Resources.