Boston College Introduction
Location: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
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.Job Description
Salary commensuratewith relevant experience:
$59,560 - $74,450 (5+ years of experience)
$53,960 - $67,450 (3-5 years of experience)
$48,920 - $61,150 (1-3 years of experience)
Reporting to the Assistant Dean for GraduateEnrollment Management of the School of Social Work, the Assistant Director forAdmissions is responsible for contributing to MSW Program recruitment,enrollment, and administration of financial aid awards. Essentialduties include:
Recruitment (25%): Aids Assistant Dean for Graduate EnrollmentManagement in planning the yearly recruitment schedule based on enrollmenttargets; Coordinates open houses, visiting days, and other recruitment eventson campus; Attends recruitment fairs at colleges and universities; Provides one-on-oneadmissions counseling to diverse populations.
Data Analytics (25%): Working withAcademic and Student Services, tracks enrollments, attrition, re-enrollments,and cross-registrations across the school; Benchmarks and analyzes yieldpercentages for different student groups.
Marketing (15%): Works with Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment Management and withthe Director of Marketing & Communications on planning marketinginitiatives; Works with the Director of Marketing & Communications ondeveloping marketing materials; Directly involved in preparing and distributingSSW admissions literature; Responsible for social media outreach for admissionsand recruitment events.
Admissions (15%): Trouble shoots application issues; Helps with admission advising,applications processing, and records; Reviews applications.
Financial Aid (10%): Trains admissions staff and works with the Assistant Dean for Graduate EnrollmentManagement on administering financial aid awards; Tracks financial aid awardsand provides Associate Dean for Finance and Administration with quarterly andad hoc forecast for financial aid awards on institutional and endowed funds.
Supervision (10%): Supervises admissions staff.
Occasional travel, evening and weekend workrequired. Requirements
Bachelor's degree required; Master's Degreein Social Work or related field strongly preferred; Experience in admissionsand recruitment in higher education environment is required, preferably at aSchool of Social Work or a graduate professional school; Experienced inspeaking publicly to individuals and groups on and off campus; Experience with the development of admissionpolicy and the admission process; Demonstrated excellent organizational skillswith the ability to multi-task and prioritize work; High level of initiative and motivation toachieve enrollment goals; Understanding and commitment to achieving theSchool's mission and goals; Previous supervisory experience managing supportand student staff is preferred; Experience working with and managing a CRM. Experience working with Slate a plus. The Assistant Director is knowledgeable about the MSW Program; S/he is skilled in identifying candidates who willsuccess in MSW program; S/he is skilled in increasing the diversity of theStudent body; S/he has outstanding communication skills andcustomer focus; S/he is well versedin database management,enrollment, and financial aid systems and tools; S/he is able to effectively communication in personand in writing; S/he has excellent data analysis ability; S/he should possess high energy, attention todetail, and the ability to organize effectively.Closing Statement
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
- Paid Holidays Annually
- Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
- Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
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's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.