The primary responsibility of this role is to manage both daily and high level administrative functions for the Marketing Department at the Questrom School of Business. Responsibilities include budget management and reporting, department-level management of faculty appointment and reappointment paperwork, coordinating faculty recruitment activities, event management, course planning, faculty training and on-boarding, and department fiscal actions. In this role, the Department Administrator will work closely with the Department Chair to support and conduct department communications, data management, and other projects as necessary. The Administrator will also work closely with members of the Questrom Finance and Administration team to ensure adherence to School and University policies and deadlines. This role will be the primary administrative contact for the department and will serve as the administrative subject matter expert to the faculty and chair.
The Questrom School of Business believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The Questrom School of Business seeks to continue diversifying our faculty, student and staff ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor.
Applicants must submit cover letter for consideration.
B.A/B.S. degree or equivalent work experience required, Masters degree preferred; three to five years of work experience, ideally in an administrative role in higher education. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel. Previous experience with SAP (BUWorks) and Concur preferred. Applicants must submit cover letter for consideration.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.