The Staff & Database Assistant reports to the Executive Director, Advancement Information Systems and Research, and is responsible for providing administrative and technical support within Advancement Information Systems as directed. This position is multi-faceted, requiring the ability to move easily from one task to another in a fast-paced office environment with time-sensitive projects. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: maintaining and updating the content of the University Advancement intranet; executing special projects, take minutes at staff and project meetings; data cleanup in the Millennium fundraising database; monitoring the Advancement Information System's budget; reconciling purchase-card statements and receipts; ordering supplies, maintaining calendars, maintaining files, electronic and paper; answering the Executive Director's telephone; scheduling meetings, and preparation of miscellaneous correspondence.
Position Details: Department: 031001 - Advancement Information System Position: 00000748 - Staff & Database Assistant Grade: 2ND Salary Range: 36,500 - 45,600
This position requires a high school diploma and a minimum of three to five years of increasingly responsible office administrative support and database experience; strong interpersonal and organizational skills with good attention to detail and accuracy; excellent oral and written communications skills; a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Access, Word and Excel; ability to handle multiple tasks and work well within deadlines; good judgment, discretion with confidential materials and a customer service orientation. Must be a team player who is highly motivated and dedicated to the goals of higher education. An appreciation for Jesuit Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston College are essential.
Preferences: Prefer an Associate's Degree and a working knowledge of Windows XP and Microsoft Outlook; familiarity with Boston College systems and an understanding of the fundraising process is desired but not required.
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both tea...ching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.