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.
Assistant Director for Leadership Development, Office for Student Involvement, Division of Student Affairs
The Assistant Director for Leadership Developmentand Special Programs oversees experiential and other leadership programs supporting student engagement within a Jesuit, Catholic context.
The Assistant Director assists in the creation and implementation of comprehensive leadership development opportunities for Boston College students utilizing best practices and theoretical models in student leadership.
The Assistant Director manages signature programs including our Emerging Leaders Program, our Residence Hall Association, our annual Leadership Awards, and the Sub Turri student yearbook.
In addition, the Assistant Director supports leadership programs related to Student Organization Day, Leadership Day, and manages our delegation to the ACC Leadership Symposium each year.
The Assistant Director supervises graduate assistants and undergraduate student assistants. This position is responsible for monitoring and managing budgetary controls and accountability for various programs, including budgets totalling approximately $200,000.
This position is located in the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) which includes the following functions: student organization advising; leadership development, student government and student programming. The Office also supports major events including Senior Week, Super Fan Zones, Family Weekends and supporting campus wide programs including Weeks of Welcome, Marathon Monday, and Homecoming.
This position requires evening and weekend work and in order to create a more inclusive community, each staff member is expected to support division and university-wide initiatives, staff events, and serve on committees as needed.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $59,550 to $74,450; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Master's degree required
Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated progressive student affairs experience, preferably in the development of student leadership programs and student programs and/or activities
Understanding and supportive of the Jesuit Catholic mission of Boston College
Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in student leadership and/or programming
Prior experience in student group advising, student programming, and/or activities
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
Demonstrated commitment to diversity
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 pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. 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.