Employment

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.

Open Positions


School Academic Administrator

Description

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.

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.

The School Academic Administrator works across NBSS departments 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

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
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 by Friday, November 1.


North Bennet Street School is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applicants of all backgrounds to apply for employment at the School.