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Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)

MassBay Community College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 11, 2024

Job Details

Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)

Department: Student Development - Wellesley

Location: Wellesley Hills

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.

Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.

Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will join a vibrant and inclusive educational community and have a desire and ability to work with a diverse population. This is a part-time, non-unit position with no benefits. Working in close collaboration with the staff, this important position will provide administrative support in a busy and thriving student services department.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Develop and maintain student subsidy applications within Student Development;
  • Communicate with the student body of subsidy opportunities and application process;
  • Identify and train committee members on the process of reviewing applications;
  • Coordinate with Financial Aid to see how the award impacts the student’s financial aid status;
  • Work closely with case managers to administratively process applications for students applying for one-time awards, such as those for single mothers or emergency subsidies;
  • Verify the eligibility of students applying for subsidies, ensuring that they meet the specified criteria;
  • Track and manage data associated with both monthly and one-time awards, ensuring that information is up-to-date and easily accessible;
  • Work closely with the Institutional Research department to generate reports on the status and impact of awards;
  • Serve as the point person to communicate with students of their awards;
  • Work closely with the finance team and/or student accounts to identify a method for disbursements;
  • Facilitate the distribution of the dispersements to the students;
  • Assist with the review of student immunization records;
  • Monitor the Student Development email; respond to inquiries, process forms, and connect individuals with the appropriate staff member or office to answer their questions and concerns;
  • Participate in staff, divisional, and college committee meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Commitment to Equity:
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to the Equity Agenda; collaborating with faculty, staff, and students on the College’s strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
  • Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity, and inclusion.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.

All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.

Required Qualifications:
  • Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in office management, office administration, business administrative or business management, the major duties of which included one or more of the following functions; purchasing, personnel management, budgeting, accounting, records management, work simplification, grants management, contract administration or program management, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

  1. An Associate’s or higher degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for the required experience.*
  2. An Associate’s or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and deal tactfully with others;
  • Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information;
  • Ability to supervise, including planning and assigning work according to the nature of the job to be accomplished, the capabilities of subordinates and available resources; controlling work through periodic reviews and/or evaluations; determining subordinates’ training needs and providing or arranging such training; motivating subordinates to work effectively.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  • Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students;
  • Strong communication, prioritization, time management, and organizational skills;
  • Experience and competence in technology, including Microsoft suite;
  • Enthusiasm for working as a member of a team;
  • Fluency in a second language;
  • Ability to thrive and remain professional in a busy and demanding environment.
Additional Information:

Salary Range: $25- $27 per hour

Position Type: Part Time Employee

Application Deadline: January 28, 2024, or thereafter until filled.

To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.


Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.

Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance,, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.


MassBay CC

MassBay serves approximately 6,000 full-time and part-time students each year from the greater Boston and MetroWest region on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland. The College offers more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as a robust portfolio of non-credit courses. These program offerings provide students with a practical, affordable education to prepare them for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs or for direct entry into high-demand careers.

At Massachusetts Bay Community College, we seek exceptionally talented faculty and staff to join our team.

MassBay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from minority and bilingual candidates in support of its culturally diverse student community.

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