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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 and 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: Administrative Assistant to Project Manager/Principal Investigator; Admissions Coordinator; Assistant Director of Admissions; Graphic Designer; Transfer Credit Coordinator

Administrative Assistant to Project Manager/Principle Investigator
This position is a grant-funded full-time non-exempt position of 40 hours per week providing administrative and clerical assistance in support of grants/sponsored projects. In addition to the required performance and at-will employment terms, appointment to this position is dependent on grant funds limited to the term of the USDOS BAC-NCA Cooperative Agreement. This position reports to the Project Manager/Principal Investigator with reporting responsibilities to the Vice President for Finance and Administration.
Qualifications and Requirements: College degree and/or 2–4 years administrative experience, strong interpersonal and intercommunications skills, ability to conduct all communication in an articulate, cordial, and professional manner, organized work habits with ability to handle multiple tasks and establish priorities, must be a team player, maintain appropriate confidentiality regarding all grant/sponsored project matters, possess good judgment and a positive attitude within the office and with staff interaction and throughout the college, demonstrated proficiency with office systems, spreadsheet, word processing, database, and desktop publishing software, attention to detail and excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment and under deadline pressure, experience working with automated financial systems: PC skills must include strong proficiency in Excel and Word, strong preference for a minimum of 2 years of experience in Financial analysis and reconciliations, familiarity with IRS regulations under OMB circular A-133, 2 CFR 22 (A-21), and 22 CFR 145 (A-110).
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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.
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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 Admissions participates in all aspects of the recruitement and admissions process and reports to the Associate Director of Admissions for day to day operations and to the VP of Enrollment Management for strategic and long range initiatives. The position will report to the Director of Admissions once the Director position has been filled. Under the direction and supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions, this position contributes to the achievement of institutional goals for enrollment of new students. The Assistant Director of Admissions participates in all aspects of the recruitment and admission process, including organizing monthly information sessions for prospective students and their families, attending college fairs and mini-day programs at high schools, visiting community colleges, developing and maintaining articulation agreements, helping to write and edit all print and online materials for the Admissions Office, organizing orientation programs for new students, assisting in the creation and maintenance of the Office Manual, serving on the Admission Advisory Committee, participating in the evaluative process for credit for transfer and graduate students, contributing to the creation of an annual enrollment strategy, responding to inquiries and inputs applications, tracking inquiries and applications, conducting tours, and performing other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Admissions.
Qualifications and Requirements: 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, and some evening and weekend work.
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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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Transfer Credit Coordinator
The Transfer Credit Coordinator is responsible for the transfer credit review, evaluation, and follow up communication with transfer applicants. This position requires collaborating with additional staff and faculty members for credit and portfolio review and maintaining current transfer database. The position Transfer Credit Coordinator is a part time, non-exempt position of 24 hours per week providing transfer credit assistance to the Admissions Office. This position reports to the Associate Director of Admissions.
Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, minimum of 1-3 years in an office setting, experience in higher education a plus, exceptional communication, organization, and interpersonal skills required, must be able to work evenings, must be able to speak clearly and understand spoken communication, and must be flexible in terms of position description duties and responsibilities.
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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.