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Boston College Administrative Assistant - Temporary in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

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 Temporary Administrative Assistant provides administrative support for Boston College, duties include but not limited to Provide administrative support relative to policies, plans, and objectives as required by department Handles confidential and non-routine information Greets visitors, answers telephones, and relays messages, directing or providing information to callers Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects Perform duties such as preparing correspondence, processing requests, creating and maintaining records and documents by following established procedures Perform related work as required Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience. Requirements Excellent computer skills a must, with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint, and SharePoint Strong command of the English language, including verbal, writing, grammar, and spelling skills Must have excellent planning and time management skills and an ability to orchestrate multiple priorities from multiple sources in a busy environment 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 Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at