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 1200 degree program students, the BAC offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Architecture, Interior Design, 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: Coordinator of Educational Applications and Support; Coordinator of Special Projects; Dean of Admissions; Director of Practice Instruction and Student Support; Enrollment Counselor; Graphic Designer; Human Resources Assistant; International Student Advisor; Maintenance Worker; Payroll Accounting and Risk Manager; Visual Resources Cataloger
Coordinator of Education Applications and Support
The Coordinator of Educational Applications and Support to support its students, faculty, and staff as part of the IT/Media Department. Scheduling may include evening and some weekend hours, providing front-line support to students and faculty, assisting students and faculty in the use of Computer-Aided Design applications and other modeling and imaging software, and working with the IT/Media staff to maintain and update CAD-related applications as necessary.
Qualifications and requirements: Extensive experience with AutoCAD, Adobe products, and other design-related software, Windows experience in a LAN environment, customer service, organizational, and multitasking skills required. Knowledge of computer hardware installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance enthusiasm, good communication skills, Ability to learn new software and hardware quickly, fluency with lab support procedures - Ghost or other imaging software, supervisory experience, laser cutter and large format printing, Mac OS X experience, previous help desk experience.
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Coordinator of Special Projects
The Coordinator of Special Projects primary focus is to assist the Dean in coordinating the workflow among all departments comprising Enrollment & Student Financial Services (Registrar, Bursar, Financial Aid and Honors & Awards). In particular, the Coordinator will work with and take direction from, the Dean, Registrar and Bursar to provide additional support where necessary across departments, particularly with regard to project based and/ or collaborative programs. This position reports to the Dean of Enrollment & Student Financial Services. In addition, the Coordinator will be responsible for the division's web presence, including processing the updates for departmental websites. S/he will also manage the yearly update/ edit of the College's Catalog under the supervision of the Registrar.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's Degree, three years' experience; experience in Higher Education a plus, must be able to work some evenings and weekends.
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Dean of Admissions
The Dean of Admissions is the leadership position for the admissions staff and reports to the President with direction from Senior Staff. This position sets the strategy for, and oversees the operations of, the office of admissions, ensuring that admissions goals are met. This position works in close collaboration with the Dean of Enrollment and Student Financial Services for meeting enrollment and retention goals. The successful candidate will supervise the creation of a Marketing Department which will report to her/him.
Qualifications and Requirements: The successful candidate should have significant experience in the development and implementation of strategic recruiting plans which utilize a variety of media, are responsive to market forces and institutional mission and demonstrate a clear representation of the College's identity rooted in the statistical analysis of data. The desired candidate will have both a dynamic and collaborative management style and be capable of providing the leadership and management of the staff with a focus on being innovative, goal-oriented and student-centered. Appropriate experience should include admissions and recruitment responsibilities at the higher education level preferably with a strong understanding of the open admissions environment, with professional or design school experience desirable (minimum 7 years). A successful candidate must have demonstrated success in recruiting traditional and non-traditional students (including adult learners and international students), analytic skills which lead to data driven decisions, and experience with the use of technology to drive recruitment and student services. S/he will work with a collaborative team to oversee the implementation of a Customer Relationship Management System (CRM). The candidate should have experience creating and managing budgets, a strong commitment to customer service and collaboration, strong organizational skills, and the ability to set priorities to meet targeted goals. In addition, s/he should demonstrate evidence of innovating and/or restructuring a successful admissions/recruitment operation, The candidate will be expected to work occasional evenings and weekends, attend offsite events and meetings, and travel as appropriate. A master's degree, or equivalent experience, is required.
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Director of Practice Instruction and Student Support
The Boston Architectural College (BAC) is recognized as the only accredited design school nationwide with professional degrees in architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture that abides by a concurrent model of instruction. This dynamic approach to design education requires all degree candidates to earn a requisite number of hours learning experientially in approved and supervised settings while simultaneously completing requisite academic courses. BAC's Practice Department's function in this concurrent approach is to prepare students to secure approved internships or employment, as well as oversee, authorize, and assess learning outcomes and professional advancement. The Director of Practice Instruction and Student Support at the BAC will contribute to an expanded role that Practice plays in educating its students, working closely with faculty, administrators, and employers in a collaborative, interdisciplinary learning environment.
Qualification and Requirements:
A Master's Degree and minimum of five years of professional practice in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, or related design professions. Experience in developing curriculum in design-related subject matter, strong written and oral communication skills Knowledge of IDP and ARE process for architecture.
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The position of Enrollment Counselor is a full-time position of 40 hours per week. The Enrollment Counselor participates in all aspects of the recruitment and admission process and reports to the Associate Director of Admissions, responsibilities and duties under the direction and supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions, this position contributes to the achievement of institutional goals for enrollment of new students.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required, previous admissions experience preferred, excellent interpersonal, administrative, organizational, leadership, and communication skills, travel in fall and spring some evening and weekend work.
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The Graphic Designer position is junior-level and works in both interactive and print media, leaning more heavily on interactive. The Graphic Designer supports institutional branding by providing in-house services to internal clients. This role is responsible for working with content providers to conceptualize, create, and produce compelling advertising materials.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree in related field; expert-level experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects; basic knowledge of Flash and CSS/XHTML; organization - ability to multi-task; 1-3 years of print and interactive design experience (including internships and/or freelance work); willingness to learn and stretch; must be able to work occasional evenings; must be able to manage and adhere to strict deadlines that are within reason.
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Human Resources Assistant
The position of Human Resources Assistant to Human Resources is a full-time, non-exempt position of 40 hours per week providing administrative and clerical assistance in support of Human Resources. This position reports to the Human Resources Director.
Qualification and Requirements: Associate's degree required, bachelor's preferred; college degree and/or 2-4 years administrative experience; familiarity with office systems, word processing, and developing and maintaining Excel spreadsheets.
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International Student Advisor
The position of International Student Advisor is a full-time exempt position of 40 hours per week reporting jointly to the Associate Director of Admissions and the Director of Academic Services. The role will be split between working with the enrollment of international students into degree programs and also with the support of currently enrolled international students.
Qualifications and requirement: Master degree in Higher Education or related field preferred. Bachelor degree required; minimum of three years previous experience working with international students in the context of attending college in the United States; previous experience assisting international students with immigration and visa documentation required, must be able to work evenings and weekends as required; must be able to speak clearly and understand spoken communication; must be flexible in terms of position description duties and responsibilities.
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The position of Maintenance Worker is a full time, non-exempt position of 40 hours per
week, providing support to the Facilities Department in a variety of ways. This position is
scheduled for Monday to Friday, 3:00PM to 11:00PM. This position reports to the Maintenance
Qualification and Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent, five years of field experience in plumbing and/or electrical, preferably in a higher education environment familiarity with email and Microsoft office programs. Must be able to speak and write clearly and understand spoken/written communication, must be able to lift at least 50 lbs, must be available on-call for campus emergencies, must be able to read and understand building blue prints, must be familiar with basic computer operations, especially Microsoft Outlook, Word,and Excel. Must authorize a background check prior to employment.
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Payroll Accounting & Risk Manager
The position of Payroll Accounting & Risk Manager is a full-time, exempt position of 40 hours per week responsible for the accounting of all aspects of the company's payroll operations. This person will be in charge of guiding the payroll coordinator and other internal interfaces to ensure that payroll, taxation, reconciliation and reporting requirements meet all regulatory standards.
Qualifications and Requirements: Must have bachelor's degree in Accounting; must have 5+ years of experience and equivalent training and education in multi-state environment; must have experience in payroll processing, tax reporting, year-end W2's, 1099's and all quarterly adjustments, records administration, reconciling of gl accounts, daily auditing and transmittal of all payrolls to ADP; experience working with ADP Payex preferred, but at least should have worked with a large third party payroll provider; Certified Payroll Professional preferred; strong attention to detail while demonstrating the ability to work in fast paced environment with changing priorities; good Analytical, communication and organizational skills required; supervisory experience; general familiarity with non-profit accounting concepts; proficient in Excel, MS Office, and experience with Great Plains is a plus; ability to work on multiple projects and be detail-oriented; regular reliable attendance required; willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends; collaborate with web technicians to update website for payroll functions; Federal Work Study Analysis and Reconciliation; demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of taxation and tax reporting, human resources benefits, and general ledger accounting as related to a payroll environment.
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Visual Resources Cataloger
The position of Visual Resources Cataloger is a part-time, permanent, non-exempt position of up to 18 hours per week providing support to the Visual Resources Librarian in cataloging visual material in the Visual Resources Library. This position reports to the Visual Resources Librarian.
Qualifications and Requirements: Master Degree in Library and Information Science required, knowledge of architecture and other design disciplines preferred, knowledge of AAT classification system, familiar with LC classification system, working knowledge of relational databases desired, enjoy working as a part of a team, ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, attention to detail, highly organized, and ability to adapt to changing priorities.
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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.