Academic Affairs Analyst
Job Details
Boston Architectural College - Boston, MA
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Analyst, Academic Affairs


The Boston Architectural College (BAC) invites applications for the position of Academic Affairs Analyst.


Position Purpose


Reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Academic Affairs analyst works within the Academic Affairs team and is responsible for covering a wide range of varied and specialized administrative and analytical duties in support of the division. The position’s emphasis is on maximizing division functionality and efficiency in areas including accreditation, assessment, division initiatives, faculty support, day-to-day administration, and academic program development and review. This is a full-time exempt role.


The analyst, as a member of the Academic Affairs team, contributes to the completion of broader and more complex organizational projects and goals for Academic Affairs, with emphasis on strategic initiatives including academic and operational excellence. The analyst investigates and analyzes problems with broad administrative impact and implications; anticipates problems and addresses them proactively; effectively interprets, organizes, and presents information and ideas in written, oral, and presentation form; and trains others on new skills and procedures and provides lead work direction. Throughout these responsibilities, the analyst is expected to think critically, communicate clearly and with compassion, act ethically, and maintain confidentiality.


The Academic Affairs analyst is responsible for research, analysis, reporting, and evaluation functions for the division, supporting operations, processes, policy, and program areas. The analyst gathers and disseminates information related to Academic Affairs, including but not limited to the areas described above, promoting meaningful and multi-directional communication among students, faculty, administration, and staff. These duties require a working knowledge of and ability to apply principles, practices, and techniques applicable to the overall administrative operations of the office. While certain responsibilities within the division may be assigned primarily to one analyst, each analyst will be prepared to support all responsibilities should the need arise.





  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two years of administrative work experience leading to the development or improvement of policies, procedures, practices, or programs.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • Working knowledge of database programs such as PowerCampus.
  • Ability to create queries in databases and use secure file transfer methods.
  • Ability to rapidly learn relevant software programs.
  • Ability to take initiative and plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
  • Working knowledge of, and ability to apply, principles, practices, and techniques applicable to the program and/or administrative specialty to develop conclusions and make recommendations.
  • Knowledge of internal policies and procedures and outside regulations pertaining to the applicable program and/or administrative specialty.
  • Working knowledge of operational and fiscal analysis and techniques.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the college and establish and maintain productive and effective, inclusive working relationships among diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents.
  • Ability to accept constructive feedback and work cooperatively in group situations.


Standard BAC Expectations

  • Team and interpersonal skills:  Building and maintaining positive relationships with other team members including faculty, support staff and senior staff. 
  • Service orientation:  A service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students, faculty, and other employees are treated in such a way that they feel well served by a professional representative of the BAC.
  • Confidentiality and discretion: The ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student, faculty, employee and college records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged or confidential information.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • The Academic Affairs analyst may supervise student assistants.