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Boston University OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR, College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Boston University Biomedical Engineering Department is among the largest of its kind in the country. Founded in 1966, it was among the first to offer a bachelor's degree in the field. Today, we offer a full suite of undergraduate and graduate degrees and are consistently ranked among the top BME departments in the nation. We are educating a diverse student population to address a multifaceted set of biomedical engineering challenges. The Chair is seeking an assistant to join this diverse and dynamic community. The successful incumbent will function with organizational competence, efficiency, maturity, and possess good judgment in the operations of the offices of the Biomedical Engineering Department. The individual will build strong communication with multiple partners, balance priorities and give leadership to special projects.

The chair's assistant will address sophisticated tasks and issues daily. These tasks will include:

  • Calendar management, travel arrangements & reimbursements in Concur.

  • Planning and execution of department events.

  • Oversight of academic appointments for faculty and research staff.

  • Supervision of student employees.

Required Skills

REQUIREMENTS: B.A./B.S. & three to five years' work experience required. Excellent communication and writing skills, strong organization skills, ability to prioritize and work independently exercising good judgment, and problem solve with creativity. This role handles confidential issues with discretion and tact. This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor .

Required Experience