Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
In the Office of Student Involvement (OSI), the Associate Director for Student Programming serves as an integral team member in an office that manages over 170 student organizations, the Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC), and programs for 9,000 undergraduate students.
The Associate Director for Student Programming provides primary oversight for student government, social, leadership, and campus programming that directly impacts student involvement and engagement within a Jesuit, Catholic context.
The Associate Director oversees and advises the student governance structures within the Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC), provides oversight and responsibility for the creation, planning, management, and/or execution of university-wide and departmental programs including Senior Week, BC EMS, and MyBC, manages the O'Connell House programming space, is responsible for our graduate student training, as well as other initiatives.
The Associate Director supervises two professional staff members responsible for the Campus Activities Board, student programming, and student leadership programs, as well as two graduate assistants. This position is responsible for monitoring and maintaining budgetary controls and accountability for various programs, including the UGBC budget of $350,000.
The Associate Director assists the Director in the Office of Student Involvement with the implementing strategies that support University and divisional priorities, and is directly responsible for annual goal attainment and assessment initiatives associated with the student programming and student leadership areas.
This position is located in the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) which includes the following functions: student organization advisement; leadership development, student government and student programming. The Office also supports the BC Bands Program; advising major events including Senior Week, Super Fan Zones, Family Weekends and supporting campus wide programs including Weeks of Welcome, Homecoming, and Commencement.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $76,250 to $95,300; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Boston College conducts background checks, including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
This position requires evening and weekend work
Master's degree required
Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated progressive student affairs experience, preferably in the development of student governance and leadership programs, student programs and/or activities
Understanding and supportive of the Jesuit Catholic mission of Boston College
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Prior experience in student government, group advising, student programming, and/or activities
Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in student leadership and/or programming
Comprehensive understanding of current student development and learning theories
Ability to work collaboratively with students
Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills
Strong leadership, judgment, managerial, organizational, interpersonal, and motivational skills
Demonstrated financial management skills
Strong writing and public speaking skills
Commitment to professional development
Experience in a position that clearly demonstrates the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.