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FWS Open Positions

Federal Work Study (FWS) is awarded to eligible students on the basis of financial need. To qualify, students must meet the April 15 priority deadline for financial aid applications. The positions below will remain listed until filled. To apply, simply call or email the hiring manager listed in the contact section of each listing. Unless otherwise noted below, all work study positions are limited to a maximum of 20 hours per week. For questions related to FWS eligibility or other financial matters, please contact the Financial Aid Office at finaid@the-bac.edu.


Title: Academic Services Office Assistant I  
Department: Academic Services
Location: 320 Newbury St
Wage: $11 per hour
Supervisor: Karen Stephanides - karen.stephanides@the-bac.edu
Duties:
Maintain filing systems for the Academic Advising Department; shred confidential documents; copying; assisting with special projects; assisting Academic Advisors with general office duities as needed; greet and assist visitors to the office.
Qualifications:
Working knowledge of MS Outlook and Microsoft Office, Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve; Polite and professional manner; General office experience.



Title: Office Assistant  
Department: Student Services
Location: 951 Boylston St
Wage: $12 per hour
Supervisor: Suzanne Christie - suzanne.christie@the-bac.edu
Duties:
Answer phones for all three offices under the Student Services umbrella (Bursar, Financial Aid and Registrar) and return phone messages; Greet visitors and assist with inquiries acting as the first point of contact for anyone coming into the Student Services Suite for assistance. Triage their needs and provide appropriate financial aid, bursar and registrar information - escalating the students' inquiry as needed; Assist with general office duties: copying, filing, faxing, special projects as needed, data entry, assist with mailings, and other duties as assigned by Student Services department staff.  

Qualifications:
Familiarity  with Microsoft Office; Polite phone manner (respectful, courteous, ability to take complete messages and deliver to appropriate staff); Good customer service skills - attentiveness to customers comments and providing complete and appropriate information in responses; reliability - ability to be prompt, and dependable work habits. Candidates should have a dedication to confidentiality and must be trustworthy.


Title: Application Support Agent
Department: IT
Location: 320 Newbury St
Wage: $12 per hour
Supervisor: David Hansen - david.hansen@the-bac.edu
Duties:
Support the CODER lad, including writing/linking software tutorials for the CODER site; Provide assistance to students and faculty on software and hardware as needed; Support laser cutters: cleaning lenses, monitoring users, and making sure the room/machines are generally in appropriate condition, and training; Support the Photo Studio: check in/check out, prevent abuse and make sure users put things back apprpriately; Support 3D printing: run 3D print jobs, helps set up 3D printing files, help export from Sketchup/Rhino etc. to MakerBot or FormLabs software; Support Printing/Plotting: help students print from PDF, AutoCAD, Revit, and Photoshop.
Qualifications:
Familiarity with and proficiency in the above referenced software; Reliable; Good attention to detail; High regard for safety; Well organized; Self motivated.


Title: CNC Operator 
Department: CNC and Woodshop
Location: 320 Newbury St
Wage: $14 per hour
Supervisor: Kyle Sturgeon - kyle.sturgeon@the-bac.edu
Duties:
Train for operation and maintenance of the CNC and its software; Serve as CNC Operator with consistent hours to operate the CNC for student projects; Continue to develop student resources and manage student appointments; Perform research and development toward CNC fabrication; Attend bi-monthly meetings with supervisor.
Qualifications:
Attention to detail, high regard for safety, well organized, detail oriented, self motivated. Experience using 3D modeling or Partworks software, experience with construction or making and exhibit high care for craft.



Title: Thesis Asisstant
Department: Thesis
Location: 951 Boylston St
Wage: $11 per hour
Supervisor: Thor Sandstad - thor.sandstad@the-bac.edu
Duties:
This work-study position will assist the Director of Masters of Architecture with the publication of student thesis work.  This individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Photoshop and InDesign; CAD and Sketch-Up skills are a plus.  There is an opportunity to work and assist on architectural competitions. Most of this work will qualify for aspects of IDP and Practice Credit as this position is under the direction of a licensed architect.  Other duties include scanning and recording images, copying, filing, data entry, and other duties as assigned by the Thesis Office staff.  Assist with the assembly and disassembly of the Thesis exhibitions.  Assist with the organization of the Thesis studio space and general office organization.
Qualifications:
Familiarity with Microsoft Office, CAD, Sketch-Up, Graphic Design, see above. Polite phone manner (respectful, courteous, ability to take complete messages and deliver them to appropriate staff). Good customer service skills-attentiveness to customer's comments and providing complete and appropriate information in responses). Reliability - ability to be prompt and have dependable work habits. Applicants must bring their portfolio to the interview.




Title: Thesis Asisstant 2
Department: Thesis
Location: 951 Boylston St
Wage: $11 per hour
Supervisor: Thor Sandstad - thor.sandstad@the-bac.edu
Duties:
Individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Photoshop and InDesign; CAD and Sketch-Up skills are a plus.  Assist with general office duties: organizational tasks, scanning and recording images, copying, filing, faxing, special projects, data entry.  Assist with mailings, retrieving incoming mail, and other duties as assigned by the Thesis Office staff.  Assist with the assembly and disassembly of the Thesis exhibitions.  Assist with the organization of the Thesis studio space and general office organization.
Qualifications:
Familiarity with Microsoft Office, CAD, Sketch-Up, Graphic Design, see above. Polite phone manner (respectful, courteous, ability to take complete messages and deliver them to appropriate staff). Good customer service skills-attentiveness to customer's comments and providing complete and appropriate information in responses). Reliability - ability to be prompt and have dependable work habits. 




Title: Woodshop Monitor
Department: CNC + Woodshop
Location: 320 Newbury St
Wage: $12 per hour
Supervisor: Kyle Sturgeon - kyle.sturgeon@the-bac.edu
Duties:
Operation and maintenance of the Woodshop and it's equipment; serve as Shop Monitor with consistent work hours in the Woodshop to support student projects; continue to develop student resources and manage student appointments; attend bi-monthly meetings with supervisor.
Qualifications:
Attention to detail and the ability to follow directions; high regard for safety; well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated; experience using shop equipment; experience with construction and/or making exhibiting high care for craft.


Title: Library Clerk
Department: BAC Library
Location: 320 Newbury St
Wage: $13 per hour
Supervisor: Kris Liberman - kris.liberman@the-bac.edu
Duties:
Circulation, shelving and retrieval of library materials; Fill rrequests for items on reserve and at storage; Provide ready reference assistance to students, faculty and the public; Assist in providing basic instruction in the use of library materials, including indexes, reference materials and electronic resources; Assist with maintenance of periodical collection; Assist with the physical processing and maintenance of books; Other projects as assigned.
Qualifications:
Attention to detail and the ability to follow directions; well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated; 


Title: Student Assistant
Department: School of Interior Architecture
Location: 320 Newbury St
Wage: $15 per hour
Supervisor: Denise Rush - denise.rush@the-bac.edu
Duties:
Preparation of construction and presentation documents for interior architecture curriculum course work materials, including, but not limited to interior elevations, sections, details, and schedules. MUST be able to use interior architecture graphic standards; Assist in preparation of School of Interior Architecture supporting operational materials; Field measure existing interior spaces accurately with attention to minute details; Photo document existing conditions; Accuracy and confidentiality is a must; Perform research and other duties as assigned. 
Qualifications:
Proficiency in use of AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AcrobatPro), and Sketchup; Effective and creative in conducting internet searches; Ability to convert pdfs into AutoCAD files; Ability to manipulate AutoCAD and Revit files created by others; Review all work for accuracy against directions given, prior to submitting files for supervisor review; Detail oriented, organized, dependable, and ability to work on own with little supervision; Ability to take direction & ask questions when unable to understand request or task; Provide an accurate accounting of time spent on each assignment with descriptions for each time entry; Ability to do repetitive tasks with accuracy; Professional in appearance and attitude.


Title: Materials Library Student Assistant
Department: School of Interior Architecture
Location: 320 Newbury St
Wage: $15 per hour
Supervisor: Denise Rush - denise.rush@the-bac.edu
Duties:
To assist in the Maintenance, Updating and Organization of the Materials Library; To assist with the maintenance of existing material samples; keeping them neat and ensuring they are in their proper location; To assist with updating of the existing samples through internet research of manufacturers/companies; To assist in the organization of the materials for product presentations; To assist with research of new materials, new technology, new applications and new sustainable materials; To assist with the curation and rotation of the different material exhibitions spaces within the library; To assist with vendor outreach for new catalogs and samples; Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AcrobatPro), and Sketchup; Effective and creative in conducting internet searches; Review all work for accuracy against directions given, prior to submitting work for supervisor review; Detail oriented, organized, dependable, and ability to work on own with little supervision; Ability to take direction & ask questions when unable to understand request or task; Provide an accurate accounting of time spent on each assignment with descriptions for each time entry; Ability to do repetitive tasks with accuracy; Professional in appearance and attitude.

Title: Graphic Design Assistant
Department: Practice
Location: 320 Newbury St
Wage: $12 per hour
Supervisor: Ben Peterson - benjamin.peterson@the-bac.edu
Duties:
Assist in the coordination and curation of student and faculty work for exhibition in the 5th floor hall; assist in the documentation, maintenance, and editing of photographs, drawings, and images for publications related to CityLab, Community Practice, Gateway, and the Huxtable Fellowship; assist in the design of posters and flyers for Practice events, lectures, and visual content for course materials.
Qualifications:
Must be highly skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign); excellent visual/graphic communication skills; critical thinking skills and self-directed work ethic required; thoughtful, collegial, and cheerful attitude preferred; unique design sensibilities highly valued.


Title: Office Assistant
Department: Admissions
Location: 320 Newbury St
Wage: $13 per hour
Supervisor: Theresa Walker-Ray - theresa.walker-ray@the-bac.edu
Duties:
Assist visitors to the office in particular by giving tours, maintain filing systems, shred confidential documents, copying, assist with mailings, assist with special projects, and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
positive professional demeanor, strong organization, attention to detail, knowledge of the school and facilities, ability to thrive in fast-paced office setting.