Employment

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.

Statement Of Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination:

The BAC is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students, and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, membership in Uniformed Services, or any category protected by applicable state and federal laws.

Individuals may not be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of their employment or academic program or be subject to harassment in the workplace or academic environment. Such conduct is illegal under both federal and Massachusetts state law, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Violence Against Women Act, Massachusetts General Laws chapter 151B, § 4, Massachusetts General Laws chapter 151C, § 2, and Massachusetts General Laws chapter 214, § 1C. Furthermore, conduct prohibited under this policy is incompatible with the values and mission of the BAC and is strictly prohibited by the BAC. Unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation by officers, faculty, managers, supervisors, employees, students, vendors, clientele, and contractors will not be tolerated.

Inquiries concerning the BAC equal opportunity policy may be referred to the Director of Human Resources.

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. 

B. Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, one must treat students and other employees in such a way that they feel well-served by a professional representative of the BAC.

C. Confidentiality and discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged or confidential information.

To Apply:

To be considered, candidates are to apply on-line by accessing one of the links below, with a letter of interest, resume or curriculum vitae, and a list of three (3) professional relevant references.

Please note: To meet The BAC's degree requirements, degrees must be from an accredited College or University and official educational transcripts are required as part of the candidate screening process. References will not be contacted until candidate is provided notice. Upon hire, all positions require a criminal background check.

Open Positions

Accouting & Reporting Manager

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Finance & Contoller (AVPF&C) and under the oversight of the AVPF&C and the Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA), the Accounting & Reporting Manager is responsible for the processing/oversight of general ledger journals, certain reconciliations, most financial reporting functions. This position assists with the automation of the department's reports and budgeting process. Responsibilities include but are not limited to daily oversight of general ledger activity; account reconciliations, monthly closing, and preparation of financial statements including quarterly Board and annual reports. This position requires additional analysis work, accounting-related tasks, projects, and providing support to the VPFA, as requested. Accuracy, timeliness, and confidentially in all functions are critical for success in this position.

Primary Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for creation of monthly closing schedule necessary to produce accurate financial reports by the monthly date set by the VPFA and AVPF&C.
  • Ensure all standard and adjusting general ledger journal entries and sub-ledger entries are posted accurately and timely; maintain a record of all journal entries for audit.
  • Oversee and review daily reconciliations of bank account and merchant services accounts
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations and create binder with reconciliations and supporting documentation for review by AVPF&C.
  • Reconcile and/or oversee and manage Tuition and Fees reconciliations for both Degree and CE on the timetable schedule of each semester's drop/add.
  • Oversee and manage the measurement of actual tuition and fees compared to budget.
  • Oversee the cash posting and quarterly reconciliation for IA's Raiser's Edge system
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly unaudited financial statements and assist in the preparation of the year-end financial statements using the ‘audited financial statement' format.
  • Oversee the production and refinement of budget versus actual reporting
  • Ensures operating budget managers have access to their assigned budgets in reporting software, currently Management Reporter
  • Responsible for preparing, on a regular basis, the Endowment/Unitization reconciliation and inter-fund reconciliations.
  • Assist with the management of external financial audits
  • Assist with the preparation of BAC's commercial and worker's compensation insurance applications
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual 990, MA Form PC, Form ABC, IPEDS, and Bond Disclosure Report, and other tax and compliance reports, as may be assigned from time to time
  • Prepare the annual NACUBO Investment survey and other surveys, as may be assigned.
  • Provide ad hoc report as requested by the AVPF&C, and support to the AVPF&C and the VPFA, as requested
  • Other duties, as assigned

Standard Expectations:

  • Team and Interpersonal Skills: Success in this position requires positive relationships with other team members including support staff and senior staff.
  • Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, treat students and other employees in such a way that they feel well served by a professional representative of the BAC.
  • Confidentiality and Discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged or confidential information.

Educational Criteria:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or equivalent required.

Experience Requirements:

  • A minimum of four plus years of accounting experience and knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Experience with Financial Statement preparation and financial analysis
  • Experience with accounting systems - MS Dynamics Great Plains, preferred Experience with financial reporting programs is required
  • Familiarity with non-profit fund and endowment accounting, preferred
  • Attention to detail and excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment and under deadline pressure
  • Strong proficiency in MSExcel including Pivot tables and Vlookup is required

Click here to apply for Accounting & Reporting Manager.

Adjunct Faculty: Master of Design Studies for Human Health

The School of Design Studies at the Boston Architectural College seeks an adjunct faculty to the Universal Design course that is part of the Master of Design Studies Design for Human Health program.
The course is scheduled to be offered during fall semesters. It will be offered in our 8-week hybrid onsite / online format.
The course description: Students explore universal design within the context of physical, psychological, and sociological development and throughout the lifespan.

Course learning objectives are:
1. Analyze the biological factors that affect humans at different developmental phases.
2. Compare and contrast the relationship between accessibility, aging in place and universal design strategies.
3. Identify when and where universal design principles should be considered as part of the design process.
4. Evaluate ADA standard code compliance within a public space
5. Demonstrate appropriate application ADA standard code requirements.

Applicants should submit a resume and brief statement explaining his/her experience with and application of universal design principles to education@the-bac.edu.
Please include "Universal Design" in the subject line. For questions please contact don.hunsicker@the-bac.edu, Dean, School of Design Studies.

Adjunct Faculty: Real Estate Development Program

The Boston Architectural College (The BAC) is seeking dynamic academic leaders to develop and teach courses in our new Real Estate Development Program for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is an exciting opportunity for an established real estate development professional to join our talented faculty, contribute to our renowned programs of distinction in higher education and participate in the launching of a new program, be a part of a team of our real estate development faculty, and contribute to our mission and the advancement of our strategic goals.

Faculty will be responsible for developing a course syllabus, weekly lectures, development and provision of assignments, and instructing the course for one full semester.

"In real estate development, we need people with a wide range of skills, people who have a wider understanding than financial analysis and the financial "deal." We need people who understand the whole process, who can overlay their financial skills with an awareness of the power of design, a knowledge of urban planning issues, possess an entrepreneurial spirit, and have an ability to lead and work in teams. This Real Estate Development program at the BAC is oriented to creating this valuable new kind of real estate development professional."
Ronald W. Wackrow, Executive Vice President, Related Companies and esteemed member of The Boston Architectural College's Real Estate Development Program Advisory Committee 

Qualifications

Prospective faculty should have significant demonstrated professional knowledge, skill, and experience relevant to the course subject matter and will act as the "subject matter expert" for the course being developed and taught (listed below). Demonstrated skills or successful experience in an instructional capacity is preferred. A Master's degree in the discipline of the course subject matter is required. Bachelor's degree in the discipline with considerable experience in the particular subject matter will be considered.

The Boston Architectural College seeks talent to develop and teach Core and Elective courses in the following areas as content experts:

CORE COURSES:

  • Introduction to Real Estate Development
  • Land Use Planning, Zoning, and the Regulatory and Permitting Environment
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Technologies
  • Leadership and Entrepreneurism
  • Real Estate Development Studio: Strategic Planning as a Tool for Successful Development
  • Professional Practice

ELECTIVE COURSES

  • Highest and Best Use
  • Interdisciplinary Design Competition Studio
  • Adaptive Reuse and Development Process


TO APPLY
To be considered, candidates are to apply on-line with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three (3) professional, relevant references. Apply online HERE.

Please note: To meet The BAC's degree requirements, degrees must be from an accredited College or University and official educational transcripts are required as part of the candidate screening process. References will not be contacted until candidate is provided notice. Upon hire, all positons require a criminal background check.

Administrative Assistant to Student Services

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Student Services the Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and clerical assistance in support of Student Services. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing front line customer service in regards to all Student Services areas.

It is expected that all employees of the BAC are able to be flexible and work collaboratively in order to meet the needs of the College. Accordingly, other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned at any time to successfully meet the needs of the College.

PRIMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide front line customer service in regards to all Student Services areas (Bursar, Financial Aid, Registrar, Scholarships & Awards) in person, via phone and email
  • Maintain all department email and voicemail boxes responding to inquiries accurately and in a timely manner
  • Manage student records to include; recording final grades, grade changes, FERPA consent, change of addresses, graduation applications, matriculation dates, edit any other student data as needed
  • Process unofficial and official student transcript requests
  • Maintain inventory of forms (course withdrawal, add/drop, registration, etc.) and general office supplies; replenish and order as necessary
  • Maintain files for all Student Services areas including archiving when necessary
  • Assist with various mailings including Bursar billing statements, enrollment verifications, diplomas etc.
  • Book meetings and maintain multiple Outlook calendars for VP and Assistant Director
  • Enter and reconcile payment information on a daily basis
  • Assist the Student Services Office at student events such as New Student Orientation and Commencement
  • Act as a liaison for the Bursar's Office to disseminate information to the other Student Services staff members
  • Other duties and projects, as requested

STANDARD EXPECTATIONS

  • Team and Interpersonal Skills: Success in this position requires proven ability to develop professional positive rapport with other team members including support staff and senior staff.
  • Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and other employees are treated in such a way as to feel valued and well served in their contacts with the facilities team as a professional representative of the BAC.
  • Confidentiality and Discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged, if not necessarily confidential, information.

EDUCATIONAL CRITERIA

Bachelor's degree preferred. College degree and/or 2-4 years administrative experience.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to customer service
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills
  • Expertise with Excel and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Organized work habits with ability to handle multiple tasks and establish priorities

Click here to apply for Administrative Assistant to Student Services. 

Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs & Director of Liberal Studies

Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs and Director of Liberal Studies is responsible for support and leadership for academic programs, instruction, and educational initiatives across the College. This position is also responsible for managing and monitoring faculty stipends, maintaining faculty contractual records, monitoring departments' operating budgets, and overseeing faculty workload and stipend compensation in accordance with goals and objectives of the College. As Director of Liberal Studies, this position specifically oversees instruction in Liberal Studies and History and Theory courses. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working with the VPAA to ensure quality and compliance in educational programs and serve as an important liaison in collaborating with administrators, faculty, students, and other constituents of the College to ensure educational effectiveness.


EDUCATIONAL criteria: Master's degree from an accredited institution required. Terminal degree in higher education or related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of five to seven years of experience in a college setting required
  • Two or more years of progressively responsible management experience in higher education, within leadership positions working with faculty preferred
  • Two or more years of teaching within the liberal arts or humanities
  • Demonstrated budget management and personnel management proficiency; ability to analyze figures and translate into readable budgets; demonstrated ability to gain and maintain the confidence and cooperation of faculty, administrators, and staff
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Access
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with demonstrated initative and resourcefulness; excellent interpersonal and service skills, including exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of payroll and HR concepts and compliance regulations thereof, including but not limited to: forms I-9 and W-4, Visas, AVA, MA sick time, and retirement contribution eligibility measurements preferred

Click here to apply for Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs & Director of Liberal Studies.

Coordinator of Education Applications & Support

The Coordinator of Application Support works closely with the Manager of Education Application & Support to provide day-to-day front-line support to students, faculty, and staff in the areas of lab software, laser cutters, 3D Printers, render farm, and standard and large-format printing.
This position represents a great opportunity to take on independent responsibility and engage in complex and interesting problem-solving, developing skills beyond the entry-level help-desk or support position.
While working as an integral part of a small team, you would be learning about and training others in a wide range of software and fabrication technologies.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: supporting the Computation Design Research (CODER) Lab and CODER Lab staff with providing research, support, and management of student-facing software applications and packages, providing training to students, faculty, and staff on fabrication equipment, including Laser Cutters and 3D Printers.
It is expected that all employees of the BAC are able to be flexible and work collaboratively in order to meet the needs of the College. Accordingly, other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned at any time to successfully meet the needs of the College.

Primary Essential Functions:
1. Assist in training, maintenance, and support of CODER fabrication equipment (3D Printers, Laser Cutters, VR Headsets, 3D Scanners, etc.)
2. Support advanced software for students, faculty, and staff
3. Provide backup support to the Manager of Education Application & Support
4. Support computer lab imaging throughout the campus
5. Maintain currency with software including Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, Sketchup, Adobe Suite

Standard Expectations:
1. Team and Interpersonal Skills: Success in this position requires proven ability to develop professional positive rapport with other team members including support staff and senior staff.
2. Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and other employees are treated in such a way as to feel valued and well served in their contacts with the facilities team as a professional representative of the BAC.
3. Confidentiality and Discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged, if not necessarily confidential, information.

Educational Criteria: Associate's Degree, or Two-Years of College.

Experience Requirements: 

  • General proficiency with Windows 10 or Windows 7 is required
  • Experience with design software such as Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite
  • Experience working with OSx is a plus
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to customer service
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills

Please click here to apply for the Coordination of Education Applications & Support position.

Director of Undergraduate Interior Architecture

The position of Director, Undergraduate Interior Architecture, is a full time, twelve - month faculty position. The person in this position will teach two courses per academic school year. Teaching areas are flexible and are determined based upon department need but may include both graduate and undergraduate interior architecture courses, both lecture and studio based. Administrative responsibilities include mentoring students; assisting with departmental needs; CIDA accreditation process; serve on college committees; and continue in professional practice and/or research. The Director, Undergraduate Interior Architecture reports to the Dean of the School of Interior Architecture.

Primary Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrate innovation and visionary perspectives,
  • Possess a trans/multi -disciplinary academic background and outlook,
  • Manage complex situations with fairness and transparency,
  • Enable a diverse, creative, and hands-on adjunct faculty,
  • Understand studio culture,
  • Foster collaboration and partnership building (both internally and externally),
  • Understand and oversee issues of accreditation,
  • Have an academic and/or professional background in interior design/interior architecture and a record of accomplishment
  • Possess a record of accomplishment teaching interior design at graduate and undergraduate level
  • Engage in an ongoing dialogue about the program and design practice
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students
  • Provide service to the department, college, and community

Experience Requirements:

Candidates should have a minimum of a Master's Degree in a design discipline, a professional Interior Design degree, which may be at the bachelor's level, and be a NCIDQ certified interior designer with teaching experience at the college level.

Standard Expectations:

  • Team and Interpersonal Skills: Success in this position requires proven ability to develop professional positive rapport with other team members including support staff and senior staff.
  • Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and other employees are treated in such a way as to feel valued and well served in their contacts with the facilities team as a professional representative of the BAC.
  • Confidentiality and Discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged, if not necessarily confidential, information.

Click here to apply for Director of Undergraduate Interior Architecture.

Employment Administrator

The Employment Administrator (EA), reporting to the Director of Human Resources (HR), has the role of facilitating the timely and effective hiring of adjunct faculty. The EA's primary area of responsibility is to effectively and timely manage all aspects of the academic appointment process for adjunct and similar faculty. The EA is primarily responsible for effective and timely execution of the administrative components for recruiting and hiring of adjunct faculty; provides support to Deans and Education Directors in their efforts to attract and recruit faculty. The EA executes the creation and dissemination of adjunct appointment letters.

A key role is to ensure compensation rates and appointments comply with the College protocols. The position maintains proper records of adjunct faculty activity to facilitate the needs of the chief academic officer. This position works collaboratively with the Academic and Faculty Services department to foster a seamless environment of properly and timely executing all adjunct-related appointments.

A secondary key responsibility is to administer recruitment and hiring activity to meet the College's staffing needs. The position performs other employment administrative tasks for the Human Resources (HR) department, as determined by the Director of Human Resources.

Responsibilities & Duties

1.Supporting Academic and Faculty Services

  • Administer the issuance of adjunct-related appointment letters, providing an elite-level of service to the adjunct faculty. 
  • Monitor and maintain academic stipends, by ensuring proper application of compensation rates in appointment letters.
  • Work closely with Deans and Education Directors, providing information and support regarding the execution of appointment letters
  • Serve as liaison with Enrollment Management, as needed, for the planning of classes
  • Manage records of faculty appointments including multi-year file management. 
  • Assist the AVPAA and VPAA in the tracking of faculty load. 
  • Work closely with Human Resources and Payroll to ensure adequate and timely processing of new adjunct faculty 
  • Regarding planning for funding of adjunct-related appointments, provide data to support the VPAA, and others, during the budget development process and throughout the year as the monitor of the budget(s) for adjunct-related appointments 
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned

2.Supporting Human Resources in hiring of Staff

  • Partner with managers to initiate, create and maintain effective and accurate job postings
  • Partner with managers and the Director of Human Resources to assist in sourcing high-caliber candidates
  • Administering the staff candidate-screening, hiring and onboarding process to minimize institutional risk and yield high caliber hires
  • Follow established HR protocols. 
  • Maintain HR related satistics
  • Perform regular reporting
  • Manage and, as needed, establish electronic records 
  • Maintain compliant personnel records
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree is preferred

Requirements

  • Proven experience in maintaining attention to detail in a fast-paced environment 
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets or databases, and word processing
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in higher education setting supporting academic services required, with preference for minimum of 5 years successful Human Resources recruitment/employment administrative experience. 
  • Preference for working knowledge of payroll and HR appointment-related concepts and employment regulatory compliance thereof, including but not limited to: Forms I-9 and W-4, Visas, Employment laws, FLSA and State Wage and hours laws, ACA and MA sick time reporting and measurements, and retirement contribution eligibility measurements
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills is required
  • Initiative and resourcefulness, in combination with good team player skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and service skills, including effective written and verbal communication, and listening
  • Ability to analyze budgets

Apply online by clicking HERE

Generalist of Human Resources

Under the direction of, and reporting to, the Director of Human Resources, the Generalist of Human Resources is primarily responsible for performing all administrative aspects of day-to-day Human Resources (HR) operations in a manner that maintains a productive workflow, provides stellar customer service to BAC constituents, and accomplishes primary duties and designated tasks or projects as assigned. As the initial HR customer service contact for the department, the Generalist of Human Resources is responsible for providing timely and accurate responses to employee inquiries, and maintains the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism in all communication.

PRIMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Properly maintains employee documents and personnel records in accordance with policy, procedures, and protocol

  • Maintain a HR file system that complies with standards of confidentiality and regulations, including: an active employee file system, a student worker file system, a terminated file system
  • Properly disseminates and stores pre-screening documents with required level of confidentiality
  • Properly stores documents and file upon separation; works with Archivist to archive records
  • Maintains Form I-9s in compliance with federal mandates

2. Maintains the integrity of employment data stored within the electronic HR information record keeping information system (HRIS) via the use of best practices and established protocols

  • Performs accurate and timely data entry cognizant of payroll deadlines
  • Maintains a cyclical process for auditing records to ensure accuracy of data entry
  • Produces regular reports in order to audit various components of the electronic records
  • Maintains and periodically audits employee paid time off accrual records in the HRIS; accurately adjust as needed with proper record keeping
  • Follows standard protocol for record keeping and data entry; maintains data integrity via obtaining official HR and employment documents that drive HRIS data entry
  • Assists in maintaining manager access and employee registration into ADP/WFN

3. Prepares and/or produces standard and ad-hoc reports from the HRIS system

  • Creates and maintains HR metrics, employee accrual reports and monthly recruitment and employment data reports
  • Assists in compiling data for the completion of various statistical surveys
  • Maintains organizational charts

4. Provides stellar customer service to BAC constituents via accurate and timely information to employees with regard to benefits, employment practices and policies; and in collaboration with the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator

  • Responds to employee requests for information in a timely manner and with accurate information
  • Provides accurate and consistent policy interpretation and guidance to employees and managers

5. Facilitates and coordinates day-to-day HR administrative operations in a manner that maintains a productive workflow

  • Responds to requests in a timely manner for employee data for Unemployment Claims
  • Assists with printing and mailing of HR related communications
  • Assists in developing and revising HR administrative processes, policies, forms and documents
  • Produces various employee letters and correspondences, including: welcome letters, resignation notices, declination letters, benefit eligibility notices, employment verification letters, etc.
  • Assist with scheduling meetings and coordinating various employee events

6. Collaborating with payroll personnel to successfully process of employee pay

  • Reviews monthly HR invoices for accuracy
  • Participates in regular and ongoing communication with payroll that assists in ensuring proper set up and processing of employee pay records
  • Ensure that payroll action forms and required supporting documentation is received and processed in a timely manner and sent to payroll; troubleshoots and researches missing information, when needed.

7. Day to day administration of benefits, leave of absences, workers compensation.

  • Administrating appropriate paperwork, track and update leave reports and records, and reconcile discrepancies.
  • Ensure that the employees and/or payroll has been notified regarding timing, cost and deadlines.

8. Other duties, as assigned

STANDARD EXPECTATIONS:

  • Team and Interpersonal Skills: Success in this position requires positive relationships with other team members including support staff and senior staff.
  • Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and other employees are treated in such a way as to feel valued and well served in their contacts with the facilities team as a professional representative of the BAC.
  • Confidentiality and Discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged, if not necessarily confidential, information.

EDUCATIONAL CRITERIA:

Bachelor degree required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-5 years professional office experience of which at least two are in Human Resources or related field; experience in higher education preferred.
  • Working knowledge of office systems including Microsoft Windows suite and ADP
  • Strong MSExcel and MSWord skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and requests; flexible and able to determine priorities
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent customer services skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work evenings, upon request

Please click here to apply for Generalist of Human Resources.

Library Clerk - part time

The Library Clerk is a part-time, pre-professional position that provides assistance in multiple areas of the Library including circulation, reference, acquisitions, book processing, and shelving. The Library Clerk reports to the Associate Library Director.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Circulation, shelving, and retrieval of library materials.
  • Fills requests for items on reserve and at storage.
  • Is responsible for library's opening and closing procedures.
  • Provides research and reference assistance to students, faculty, and the public.
  • Provides instruction in the use of library materials, including indexes, reference materials and electronic resources.
  • Assists with maintenance of periodical collection.
  • Assists with the physical processing and maintenance of books.
  • Assists with the creation and maintenance of LibGuides.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Earned Bachelor degree from an accredited institution, required. Master degree in related field, preferred.

Requirements

  • B.A. or previous library experience required. Coursework towards M.L.S. degree is highly desirable.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with the literature of architecture or art history is desirable
  • Experience with information literacy instruction and/or ease with technology and social media.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to customer service
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 5:00-10:30pm and Sunday 12:00-5:00pm

Apply online by clicking HERE.

Payroll Manager

The Payroll Manager is primarily responsible for providing superior customer service to faculty, staff, and students through timely and accurate processing of payroll information; ensure adherence to federal, state, and local regulations and laws; reporting and analyzing payroll and benefit expenses; and budget monitoring for payroll and benefit expenses.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following

PRIMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Actively participate in configuration and maintenance of ADP payroll companies' setup to coincide with and support BAC employment and payment policies and procedures.
  • Manage all aspects of time collection and payroll processing for staff, faculty, and students.
  • Maintain payroll information by designing systems; managing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Process BAC payrolls - currently two payroll cycles
  • Prepare bi-weekly general ledger payroll entry and reconcile to ADP reports and bank withdrawal
  • Track Federal Work Study student payroll against award amounts on the shared Financial Aid/Payroll spreadsheet; send Controller approved drawdown report to Financial Aid and Bursar
  • Maintain 403(b) eligibility measurement for part time under 20 hours and adjunct faculty who qualify, coordinate with HR and Controller to ensure compliance with BAC 403(B) Retirement Plan
  • Complete 403(b) employee and employer contributions to TIAA
  • Perform bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly payroll and benefit reconciliations deemed adequate to ensure accuracy in GL expense reporting and compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Work with Human Resources and Finance staff to resolve payroll issues
  • Take the lead in resolving payroll discrepancies by researching, collecting and analyzing information
  • Provide prompt customer service with timely responses to payroll inquiries from staff
  • Maintain payroll operations by writing and updating policies and procedures; seek approval before any significant changes to current processes, policies or procedures.
  • Appropriately engage and notify supervision of significant issues or issues involving multiple stakeholders.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed action.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintain employee confidentiality and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Other duties, as assigned

STANDARD EXPECTATIONS:

  • Team and Interpersonal Skills: Success in this position requires positive relationships with other team members including support staff and senior staff.
  • Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, treat students and other employees in such a way that they feel well served by a professional representative of the BAC.
  • Confidentiality and Discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged or confidential information.

EDUCATIONAL CRITERIA:

Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or equivalent required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of five plus years of experience in payroll processing and administration; experience with ADP or similar payroll system; experience in higher education or similar industry is preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local payroll taxes including experience reconciling monthly and quarterly tax reports
  • Database management and experience designing reports to extract necessary information from a database, such as ADP or similar payroll system.
  • Attention to detail, internal control, and reconciliation experience
  • Strong proficiency in Excel including pivot tables
  • Proficiency in Word and Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment and under deadline pressure

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Senior Accountant

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Finance & Controller (AVPF&C), the Senior Accountant is responsible for all standard monthly journal entries including fixed assets, depreciation and amortization, prepaid expenses, and expense accruals. The Senior Accountant is also responsible for the monthly reconciliations and analysis of assigned balance sheet and expense accounts. This position will be responsible for reviewing all invoice entries submitted for posting to the Accounts Payable module. The Senior Accountant is primarily responsible for daily reconciliation of revenue and expense activity to bank operating and credit card merchant accounts. This position also functions as a backup to the accounts payable position.

Primary Essential Functions:

  • Daily oversight and reconciliation of activity posted from subsidiary recording systems used by Student Accounts and Institutional Advancement
  • Creation and/or posting of daily accounts payable, cash receipts, and non-standard journal entry batches
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations for balance sheet and expense accounts, as assigned
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements
  • Prepare and post monthly standard journal entries
  • Assist with tuition and fees reconciliation for Degree and Continuing Education programs
  • Preparation and/or oversight of Annual 1099's in coordination with the Accounts Payable and Operations Coordinator
  • Ongoing unclaimed funds activity reviews/oversight and follow-up in coordination with the Accounts Payable and Operations Coordinator
  • Other general accounting tasks as assigned by the AVPF&C
  • Provide support to the Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA), as requested
  • Provide support with development and management of the College budget including:
  • Assist VPFA and AVPF&C with the budget development process, as directed
  • Respond to budget manager's inquiries on the Other expense category of the Budget versus Actual monthly reports and prepare any related adjusting journal entries
  • Assist VPFA and AVPF&C with monitoring the effectiveness of budget managers management of their assigned budgets
  • Other duties, as assigned

Expectations:

  • Team and Interpersonal Skills: Success in this position requires positive relationships with other team members including support staff and senior staff.
  • Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, treat students and other employees in such a way that they feel well served by a professional representative of the BAC.
  • Confidentiality and Discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged or confidential information.

Educational Criteria:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or degree candidate with equivalent experience

Experience Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience in Accounting, Business, or Finance
  • Higher Education or non-profit accounting experience, preferred
  • Strong proficiency in MSExcel including pivot tables and vlookup
  • Experience in MS Dynamics Great Plains is a plus
  • Accuracy, timelines, and confidentially are critical in this position
  • Superior attention to detail and management of database information
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work independently and in a team environment and under deadline pressure

Please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter for the Senior Accountant position.