ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR GRADUATE STUDENT AFFAIRS, College of Engineering, Graduate Programs & Research
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 3864
The Assistant Director for Student Affairs position works to support activities related to enhancing a diverse graduate student population's experiences at the College of Engineering (COE). In partnership with other Graduate Programs Office staff, the position provides support and serves as an information resource contact for COE graduate students, departments, faculty, and staff.
This position works independently and collaboratively with other offices at the University and serves as a resource and support for students on a variety of personal, medical, and academic issues. The position liaisons with faculty, staff, departments, and University resources to determine extenuating circumstances warranting extensions or temporary accommodations in support of retention and graduation.
The candidate must use professional judgment and discretion to determine appropriate follow-up. The position works directly with student organizations to provide guidance and institutional support. As the first point of contact, the Assistant/Associate Director consults with students on event planning, budgeting, advertising and catering needs, and helps solve problems that arise.
Provides leadership training and services to students.
The position researches and disseminates information regarding community and academic events across Boston University and is an active participant in the planning for school-wide programs and events.
Masters Degree required. Higher Education Administration, Counseling, College Student Development or related field.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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