Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
The Assistant Director, Finance andOperations for the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies acts as the primarydepartment liaison with internal and external constituencies and facilitatesthe delivery of the various programs of the Institute. Utilizing PeopleSoft,Big Commerce, and other software, s/he is responsible for implementing thefiscal activities for the organization, including budget tracking andreporting, accounting and financial reporting, accounts payable, procurement,internal and external vendor relations, HR interactions, and timesubmittal. S/he is responsible for much of the operational worksupporting the Institute, such as office management, order fulfillment, supplymaintenance, space request, and event support.
Reporting to the Associate Directorof the Institute, the Assistant Director receives guidance and support from theAssociate Director, utilizing templates and procedures created by the AssociateDirector in order to better facilitate the operations of the Institute. Forexample, the Assistant Director contributes to Jesuit Sources by monitoringpublication inventory, order management systems, and all order fulfillmentprocesses--including online, phone, walk-in, and international sales. The AssistantDirector will supervise the work of five Institute graduate students and fourto five undergraduate work study students.
The Assistant Director coordinatesthe administrative needs of Institute Fellows. Other responsibilities includeassisting in the preparation of budgets for each department, along withpreparing for monthly reviews of the budgets for each department; executingefficient processes for payments of bills; inputting financials, budgetstransfers, processing journal entries, reconciling bank accounts and processingof revenue, donations, etc. providing support in the areas of fiscal planningand analysis, review of operational processes, analysis and reconciliation ofsales and other fiscal transactions; and coordinating communications andcalendars/schedules.
Occasional evening and weekend workmay be involved for event support or to meet responsibilities of the position.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $53,950 to $67,450; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree required Minimum of 3 years of experience infinance and/or operations, with supervisory experience and a preference forthose who have managed an office or operation. Experience in publishing,libraries, HR, sales, customer service, and with the Catholic Church/Society ofJesus, is a major benefit. Experience with ERPsystems/financial applications, preferably PeopleSoft Financials and HR
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
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 teaching 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.