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Teaching at the BAC

The BAC hires part-time adjunct instructors on a rolling basis. Instructors are expected to have completed graduate degrees in their fields. Qualified applicants should e-mail their resume or CV and a letter of interest to: teaching@the-bac.edu



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: Associate Registrar; Alumni & Development Officer; Development CoordinatorGovernance Relations Associate; Senior Staff Accountant

Associate Registrar
The Associate Registrar is a full-time exempt position of 40 hours per week directly responsible for assisting the day to day management and operations of the Registrar's office. This includes general responsibility for the security and integrity of all academic data. Additional responsibilities include supervising two staff members and assisting the Office of the Registrar with regard to student services, records management, and special events (such as commencement, registration, and Orientation). This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Enrollment & Student Financial Services.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree, Masters preferred, 5 years of experience in a Registrar's Office, knowledge of federal and state regulations as they pertain to a Registrar's Office, excellent communication and consultative skills, ability and willingness to support collaborative efforts, PowerCampus literacy or willingness to learn, must be able to work flexible hours in accordance with the academic season as well as the occasional weekend for New Student Orientations and Commencement, and be committed to the mission of the BAC and carry out the highest quality of service to BAC constituencies.
Submit Resume and Cover Letter for Associate Registrar

Alumni & Development Officer
The Alumni & Development Officer is responsible for a wide range of fundraising activities with a focus on annual giving and alumni/constituent relations in an entrepreneurial development office. This dynamic position is full-time exempt, reports to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, minimum of 2-5 years' experience working in alumni affairs and development, experience with a CRM or fundraising database and proficiency in MS Office required and ability to learn new software quickly, experience with The Raiser's Edge a plus, strong interpersonal communication skills including written and verbal are required, commitment to customer service and the ability to work effectively with internal and external constituencies, entrepreneurial drive and commitment to succeed is highly desirable, must be able to proactively work independently as well as collaboratively on a team, must effectively demonstrate attention to detail and superior organizational skills, ability to multitask through meeting deadlines and changing priorities with good judgment, ability to problem solve and to analyze and explain data, must be able to staff and attend morning and evening events and meetings, success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of BAC records and adherence to FERPA, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged information.
Submit Resume and Cover Letter for Alumni & Development Officer

Development Coordinator
The Development Coordinator is charged with the oversight of the donor database, processing and booking of all gifts, prospect research, and administrative support for the Office of Institutional Advancement. This position is full-time and reports to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, experience with a CRM or fundraising database and proficiency in MS Office required, experience with The Raiser's Edge and PowerCampus a plus, 1-3 years of office experience is required, prior experience in a development office or in higher education is preferred, must demonstrate attention to detail, have superior organizational skills and an ability to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines and changing priorities with good judgment, ability to problem solve and to analyze and explain data, possess strong communication skills and ability to communicate to internal and external constituencies, and demonstrate data management and analytical skills.
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Governance Relations Associate
The Governance & Volunteer Relations Officer will be responsible for the management of the Board of Trustees and Overseers. This includes developing individual strategies for volunteer engagement, fundraising, planning board meetings and activities as well as providing administrative support for committees. This dynamic position is full-time exempt, reports to the President of the College and under the supervision of the Vice President of Institutional Advancement. The Office of Institutional Advancement reports directly to the President and therefore the successful candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, discretion, and customer service. Start date for this position is July 1st, 2014.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree, minimum 3-5 years fundraising/development experience or experience working with nonprofit board members or leadership volunteers, higher Education background a plus, experience working with high-level decision makers, trustees, and other leadership volunteers, excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills, proficient in Microsoft Office, excellent social, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills, experience with prospect management systems; Raiser's Edge preferred, high level of diplomacy, confidentiality, management, initiative, and strategic thinking, collaborative team player, with a sense of humor, who interacts successfully with colleagues on organizational goals, must be able to staff and attend morning and evening meetings and events.
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Senior Staff Accountant
The position of Senior Staff Accountant has responsibility for all standard monthly journal entries including fixed assets, depreciation and amortization, prepaids, and expense accruals. The Senior Staff Accountant is also responsible for the monthly reconciliations and analysis of selected balance sheet and expense accounts. This position will be responsible for reviewing all invoice entries submitted for posting to the Accounts Payable module. The position is 40 hours per week with some overtime when required and reports to the Controller with an additional reporting relationship to the Assistant Controller.
Qualifications and Requirements:  Bachelor's degree required with a preference for a major in Accounting, Business, or Finance. PC skills must include a strong proficiency in Excel and Word. Experience in Access, MS Dynamics, and payroll accounting experience is a plus. Minimum two to five years accounting experience in higher education preferred. Accuracy and confidentially are critical in this position. Attention to detail and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must have the ability to work independently and in a team environment and under deadline pressure.
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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.