NBSS is a non-profit institution that offers a welcoming and collaborative environment in Boston's North End. We're small but ambitious, supporting the School's mission to help students achieve meaningful lives and livelihoods.

One of nation’s oldest schools for hands-on training in traditional trades and fine craftsmanship, NBSS is internationally known for its programs that help students to achieve meaningful lives and livelihoods. For more than a century, the exceptional programs, master faculty, and inspiring community have encouraged individual growth, curiosity, technical mastery, and commitment to excellence.

As we build on the School’s legacy of fine craftsmanship, we seek positive, dynamic individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.

See open positions below.

School Academic Administrator

Posted: September 2020

The School Academic Administrator works across NBSS as the primary academic and faculty support staff member. The position includes administrative and clerical tasks necessary for the successful operation of the School, managing the academic records of the Full-Time Programs, coordinating Full-Time student information, supporting the work of the Provost, and supervising the Front Desk staff.

Essential Duties include

Administrative Support

  • Provide the Provost with administrative and clerical support
  • Provide administrative and clerical support for faculty and staff
  • Compile data and prepare reports for enrollment, retention, demographics, IPEDS, and accreditation reporting
  • Coordinate Enrollment Period calendar and Academic calendar
  • Coordinate project contracts and billing for full-time programs
  • Coordinate purchases for academic programs including technology

  • Student Academic Records Coordinator

  • Manage student record processes
  • Accounting and Finance

  • Prepare credit card reports for Faculty
  • Provide backup support for Director of Finance when needed
  • Supervise Front Desk Receptionists

  • Oversee successful operation of the Front Desk, including staff schedules and tasks

  • Experience and Skills

  • 3-5 years administrative, clerical, and operations experience and support
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong organizational, management, and writing skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills, flexible, and able to work well under time constraints
  • Ability to plan and execute a number of ongoing projects simultaneously and with minor supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, poise, and discretion
  • Demonstrated diplomacy, judgment, initiative, and problem-solving skills, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Customer Management Systems (HubSpot), Gmail, and Google applications
  • Experience maintaining and updating databases
  • Experience with a craft and an understanding of the unique nature and mission of North Bennet Street School preferred

  • How to apply
    Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@nbss.edu.

    Applicants, as well as position incumbents, who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

    NBSS is committed to equal employment opportunity for all. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will NBSS discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, disability, mental illness, genetics, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.