About the BAC
The Boston Architectural College (BAC) is an independent, professional college in Boston's Back Bay that provides an exceptional design education by combining academic learning with innovative experiential learning and by making its programs accessible to diverse communities. The College offers professional and accredited graduate and undergraduate degrees in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, and design studies. The core of the BAC experience is a unique learning model where design education happens in the classroom and in the professional workplace simultaneously. Students are taught, mentored, and advised by over 400 practicing professionals, strengthening the connection between workplace experience and classroom learning. Founded in 1889 as a club for practicing architects, the BAC has remained closely tied to Boston's professional design community throughout its history. The BAC has been recognized by DesignIntelligence as providing World-Class Programs with High Distinction, by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes, and by the Carnegie Foundation for community engagement.
BAC Open Positions
The position of Materials Librarian is a part time non-exempt position of 12–20 hours per week providing administrative support, check-out, inventory, and management of the Materials Library collection for use by onsite degree and certificate students for course projects. This position reports to the director of Undergraduate Interior Architecture.
I. Responsibilities and Duties
- Actively procures materials and samples from design firm libraries, showrooms, manufacturers, and vendors.
- Organizes materials and samples to facilitate hands-on research and access to the Materials Library collection.
- Periodically refreshes the contents of the collection to stay current with contemporary practice.
- Manages a check-out and return process for materials and samples.
- Answers student questions and suggest additional sources.
- Works with instructors in Materials & Methods, Textiles, and Sustainable Material Assemblies courses to support educational goals, and studio instructors to support fully-resourced project presentations.
- Organization of the Materials Resources by CSI standards
- Create/maintain an inventory of materials on hand
- Contact and meet with materials representatives to restock the library
II. Standards of Professionalism
A.Team and Interpersonal skills: Success in this position requires positive relationships with other team members including support staff and more senior staff. These persons must thus be approached in a way that makes them feel valued as individuals and team members and takes into account the necessities of work as seen from their perspective.
B.Service orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and faculty are treated in such a way as to feel valued and well served in their contacts with the school through you.
C. Confidentiality and discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of prospective/student and faculty records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged, if not necessarily confidential, information.
Interior Designer, or BAC degree student Segment two or higher, good interpersonal skills and organizational ability, must be able to work late afternoon and evenings from Noon - 10 pm Monday through Friday, not to exceed 20 hrs. per week.
1. Must be able to work evenings.
2. Must be able to speak clearly and understand spoken communication.
3. Must be flexible in terms of position description duties and responsibilities
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 in January 2016 (or sooner, if preferred). This position is unpaid, but college credit can be obtained upon request.
Responsibilities and Duties
• Works in conjunction with the Office of Institutional Advancement and the Office of Enrollment & Student Services to help clean up donor and alumni data in the fundraising database, the Raiser's Edge.
• Cross-references data between the Raiser's Edge, PowerCampus (database used by the Registrar), and paper files/transcripts to confirm alumni and constituent information, and formats and enters data into the Raiser's Edge.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Attention to detail and discretion required.• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required.
• Computer literacy with a working knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, required.
• Knowledge of (or a willingness to learn) the Raiser's Edge preferred.
• Interest and enthusiasm to learn about Development preferred.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, and put "Development Intern" in the subject line.
Assistant Director of Admissions
The position of Assistant Director of Admissions is a full- time position of 40 hours per week. The Assistant Director of Admission participates in all aspects of the recruitment and admission process and reports to the Director of Admissions for day to day operations and for strategic and long range initiatives.
Responsibilities and Duties
Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Admissions, this position contributes to the achievement of institutional goals for enrollment of new students.
Admissions and Recruitment
1. Responds to inquiries and leads
2. Tracks leads, inquiries and applications using Sales Force CRM
3. Conducts one-on-one appointments and tours of the college
4. Contributes to the creation of an annual enrollment strategy
5. Represents the college at recruitment fairs and school visits
6. Conducts open houses and new student orientation
7. Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate professionally with students, families, faculty and staff.
8. Availability to work beyond normal office hours as needed during recruitment season
9. Experience working with Sales Force, Hubspot and Microsoft Excel preferred
10. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions
1. Helps to write and edit all print and on-line materials for the Admissions Office
2. Assists in development of marketing strategies to attract leads and inquiries
Standards of Professionalism
Team and Interpersonal Skills: Success in this position requires positive relationships with other team members including support staff and more senior staff. These persons, therefore, must be approached in a way that makes them feel valued as individuals and team members and takes into account the necessities of work as seen from their perspective.
Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and faculty feel valued and served in their contacts with the school through you.
Confidentiality and discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of prospective students' records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged, if not necessarily confidential, information.
- Bachelor's Degree required
- Two or more years of previous admission experience preferred
- Excellent interpersonal, administrative, organizational, leadership, and communication skills, knowledge of Salesforce CRM a plus
Travel in fall and spring, some evening and weekend work
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.