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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. 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: Admissions Coordinator; Computing Assistant; Coordinator for Certificate and Non-Matriculating Students; Development Intern; Director of Curriculum in Historic Preservation; Graphic Designer; Library Clerk

Admissions Coordinator
The position of Admissions Coordinator is a full-time position of 40 hours per week. The Coordinator performs a wide range of complex organizational, technical, administrative, and receptionist duties. The Coordinator is the first responder on the department's main phone line and is charged with day-to-day management of the Office's CRM (Salesforce). The position requires an individual to maintain confidentiality and project a professional image. The Admissions Coordinator will plan, organize, prioritize, and execute assignments. Candidate should be highly efficient, able to multi-task, and able to meet deadlines despite interruptions.
Qualifications and Requirements: Prior experience with a CRM, preferably Salesforce; strong technology/computer skills; knowledge of office practices and procedures; knowledge of customer relations management systems/student information systems; effective verbal and written communication skills and organizational/planning skills; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to type and operate personal computer, various software programs, and modern office equipment; and ability to stay up-to-date with new software as it becomes available. Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience, and one to two years of administrative experience in an admissions office or related experience.
Please submit Resume & Cover Letter for Admissions Coordinator

Computing Assistant
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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Coordinator for Certificate and Non-Matriculating Students
The position Coordinator for Certificate and Non-Matriculating Students is a full-time exempt position of 40 hours per week. As a part of the Registrar's Office, this position provides registration support to all certificate and non-matriculating students. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, processing student registrations, assisting with recording of final grades and grade changes, recording withdrawals, corresponding with faculty, performing certificate audits, managing relevant section/s on the college website, working with Admissions, Bursars Office, and various deans and education directors throughout the college as it pertains to registration support, and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Registrar.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree, excellent communication skills, ability and willingness to support collaborative efforts, customer/student service experience, must be able to work some weekends and evenings, must be able to speak clearly and understand spoken communication, must be flexible in terms of position description duties and responsibilities, and strong collaboration and facilitation skills are required.
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Development Intern
The Boston Architectural College seeks a Development Intern to help with a large donor database cleanup project as well as general support for the Office of Institutional Advancement. The Development Intern position is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in the field of development and fundraising and in learning about data cleanup and the importance of a healthy fundraising database—areas that are essential to the success of all nonprofit organizations. This position reports to the Director of Development and is an up-to-20-hour per week position, starting Summer 2015. This position is unpaid. College credit can be obtained upon request.
Qualifications and Requirements: Attention to detail and discretion, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and computer literacy with a working knowledge of MS Office, (especially Excel) are required. Knowledge of (or a willingness to learn) Raiser's Edge and an interest and enthusiasm to learn about development are preferred.
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Director of Curriculum in Historic Preservation
The Director of Curriculum in Historic Preservation is a part-time position requiring approximately 24 hours per week average. It is an exempt position providing direction of the BAC's Bachelor of Design Studies and Master of Design Studies programs in historic preservation and leadership of preservation education across the institution. Some responsibilities include program leadership and management, program oversight, student support, curriculum review, program promotion, establishing relationships with key departments at the college, research, teaching, training, advising, practice, and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the dean of the School of Design Studies.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Master of Historic Preservation or equivalent degree and experience, preferred experience in teaching or administration of preservation education programs within higher education, must be able to work evenings and weekends when required, and must be flexible in terms of position description duties and responsibilities.
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Graphic Designer
The position Graphic Designer is a part-time non-exempt position of 24 hours per week providing high quality graphic and interactive designs for the BAC's marketing, branding, and educational efforts. This position reports to the VP of Enrollment Management and provides design support to the Communications staff and other college-wide needs. The Graphic Designer executes the design of publications, advertisements, and other marketing materials using page layout, image editing, and illustration software. Responsibilities include graphic design work on publications, websites, marketing materials, fundraising appeals and other development collateral, electronic media, and related material. The designer is expected to create new work as well as update and edit existing materials including: posters, brochures, flyers, programs, invitations, etc. This position will participate in strategic design initiatives and will function as a point person for institutional branding efforts.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of training and experience, minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in design, preferably in higher education, proficient in Adobe Creative Suite & Microsoft Office, working knowledge of CSS, X/HTML, HTML5, and Flash, ability to multitask and work well with others, demonstrated aptitude for digital and graphic design, ability to creatively translate abstract concepts into effective visual forms on a verity of platforms. Preferred qualifications include: knowledge of color theory, layout, and design principles and typography, understanding of marketing and communications plans, and animation skills.
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Library Clerk
The Library Clerk is a part-time, preprofessional position of 12–15 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; giving instruction in the use of library materials; assisting with maintenance of the periodical collection; and other projects assigned. The Library Clerk reports to the Associate Library Director.
Qualifications and Requirements: BA 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: Thursday evenings and Saturday days.
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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.