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: Advancement Operations Coordinator; Assistant Director of Financial Aid; Computing Assistant Part-Time; Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer; Governance Relations Associate; Library Clerk Part-Time; Managing Associate Registrar; Senior Staff Accountant
Advancement Operations Coordinator
The Advancement Operations 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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Assistant Director of Financial Aid
The position of Assistant Director of Financial Aid is a full time, exempt position of 40 hours per week, handling the daily operations of the Financial Aid office while ensuring the timely processing of financial aid. Responsible for management of the financial aid grant programs, assisting students, staff, and families with financial aid inquiries, process awarding financial aid, and other duties and projects as requested by the Director.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred, 3 or more years of experience in financial aid. Strong computer skills including ability to use complex computer software programs, and understand and have the ability to transmit data electronically, familiarity with Powerfaids preferred, working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications required, excellent customer/student service skills, ability to work independently as well as part of a committed dynamic team of professionals, excellent organizational skills, maintain organized student records and documentation of processes, creation of efficient methods of tracking deadlines, and a financial aid office calendar, ability to work 9am-5pm three days/week and 10am-6pm two days/week with occasional evening and weekend hours, excellent communication including interpersonal skills, dependability, professionalism, and flexibility is essential.
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Computing Assistant Part-Time
The Computing Assistant position is a part-time position (15-30 hrs/week) that provides technical computing support for staff, students, and faculty. Responsibilities include provide Tier 1 help desk support for a variety of calls from students, faculty, and staff, ensure the proper operation of lab computer and peripheral equipment, maintain computing environment which includes repairing hardware, installing and troubleshooting software, check out lab equipment, track all cases through ticketing system, and other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements: Help desk experience in a Windows environment, commitment to customer service, some moderate lifting (up to 40 lbs.) is required, well-organized, strong communication skills, both oral and written, excellent interpersonal skills, ability and willingness to work evening and weekend hours, and ability to be on time and accountable.
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Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer
The Corporate & Foundation Relations Officer works closely with key members of the faculty and administration to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward corporations and foundations for grant and sponsorship support for the College. As a key member of the Office of Institutional Advancement within the President's Suite, success in this position requires strong interpersonal skills, energy, and a team effort mentality. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial and collaborative to help build a pipeline of annual grant funding for the College. This position is full-time exempt and reports to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Start date for this position is July 1st, 2014.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, minimum of 3 years' experience in corporate and foundation fundraising or a minimum of 5 years' experience in development and fundraising, experience in higher education or the arts is preferred, demonstration of leadership, self-direction, entrepreneurship and ability to effectively problem-solve and multi-task, ability to prioritize grant proposals and communicate effectively with principal investigators (PIs), success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of BAC records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged information, proven track record for identifying and building a prospect pool resulting in successful fundraising results, working knowledge of research resources for corporation and foundation fundraising, proficiency in MS Office required as well as experience with a CRM or fundraising database; experience with the Raiser's Edge a plus, and must be able to staff and attend morning and evening events and meetings.
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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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Library Clerk Part-Time
The Library Clerk is a part-time, pre-professional position of 12 - 17 hours per week that provides assistance in multiple areas of the library including circulation, reference, acquisitions, book processing, and shelving. Some responsibilities include filling requests for items on reserve and at storage, opening and closing library procedures, providing research and reference assistance to students, faculty, and the public, give instruction in the use of library materials, assist with maintenance of periodical collection, and other projects assigned. The Library Clerk reports to the Associate Library Director.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelors degree or previous library experience required, must be able to work independently and as part of a team, experience with the literature of architecture or art history is desirable, coursework towards M.L.S. degree is highly desirable, must be able to work the following weekly schedule: Monday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm (availability to cover this day's shift is negotiable), and Saturday: 12pm -7pm.
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Managing Associate Registrar
The Managing Associate Registrar is a full-time exempt position of 40 hours per week directly responsible for 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 directing 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.
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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.