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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; Executive Assistant, Governance & Development; Director of Online Education; 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.
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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.
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Director of Online Education
The Director of Online Education is responsible for designing and implementing a long range strategy for the development of online programs and courses, working with Heads and Program Directors to develop new programs for online and blended delivery, maximizing effective use of emerging technologies for teaching, and training faculty to develop and teach in these environments with these technologies.
Qualifications and Requirements: Master's degree in a relevant field, significant experience in the delivery and management of distance education, instructional design and instructional technology on the collegiate level, knowledge of emerging instructional technologies and learning management systems, experience designing and implementing innovative approaches to online educator training and development, knowledge of best practices, current research, and innovations in instructional design theory and instructional technology, ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously, strong managerial experience and demonstrated effectiveness in working collaboratively with academic administrators, faculty and content experts in online learning, and demonstrated ability to implement new processes, procedures, and standards.
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Executive Assistant, Governance & Development
The Executive Assistant, Governance & Development is responsible for the administrative support of the Board of Trustees and the Office of Institutional Advancement. The ideal candidate is a team player, possesses sound judgment, organization, and strong attention to detail. This position provides essential support to the advancement of governance, fundraising and communications at the College. This position is full-time exempt and reports to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Please note this position is formerly titled the Assistant to the Board of Trustees & Institutional Advancement and will reflect such on the online application.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, minimum 3-5 years office experience and/or experience as an executive assistant or legal assistant, higher education and/or nonprofit background a plus, experience working with high-level decision makers, trustees, and other senior leadership, excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills. Proven ability to learn new technological resources as needed, proficient in Microsoft Office, high level of diplomacy, confidentiality, management, initiative, and strategic thinking, strong attention to detail, organization, and ability to multi-task projects and requests, collaborative team player with a sense of humor that interacts successfully with colleagues on organizational goals, and must be able to staff and attend morning and evening meetings and events.
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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.