Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.
About the Boston College Experience Program Founded on the promise of providing motivated high school students with an opportunity to live and learn at Boston College, Boston College Experience (BCE) exposes rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to rich and rewarding college experiences through non-credit coursework, extracurricular activities, and college and life planning opportunities The BCE program is sponsored by the BC Summer Session through the Woods College of Advancing Studies.
BCE Residential Program Manager Overview Under the direction of the Director of Academic Operations and Services and the Assistant Director of Pre-College Program, the Residential Program Manager (RPM) will supervise the BCE Program Coordinators (PCs) and Program Assistants (PAs) and manage the residential life component of the program. The RPM is critical to meeting the BCE program mission of preparing talented students to make a successful transition from high school to college. The RPM position offers graduate students or early professionals an opportunity to gain practical experience in supervising, crisis management, facilitating and mediating conflict, managing a small budget, and overseeing co- curricular event planning. The RPM is the day-to-day face of the residential component of the program and as such is responsible for managing community concerns, addressing policy violations, supervising residential staff, and supporting administrative and operational functions of the residential life portion of the BCE program. RPM will oversee the operational needs of the residence hall in accordance with the operational summer structure of the Office of Residential Life.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
* Support Pre-College Student Development and Engagement
* Support the Holistic Growth and Well-being of BCE Students and Staff
* Support Staff Development
* Support Pre-College Operations
Applicants should: * Have previous or transferrable experiences as a resident director (RD), camp supervisor, dorm parent, and/or experience working with high school students. * Have the ability to lead, problem-solve, and make decisions. * Be skilled at connecting with students and staff on a personal, as well as formational, level; preference will be given to those with an interest in engaging with high school student development. * Not have other obligations for the duration of BCE employment dates including second job, internship, or academic course; other obligations may only be directly connected to this position and have received prior approval from the Assistant Director of Pre-College Programs. * Be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, visitors, parents, staff, and other members of the Boston College community. * Comprehend and appreciate the Jesuit and Catholic values and mission, and the traditions and heritage of Boston College. * Have large- and small-scale program planning experience for groups of 10-300 individuals. * Be able to work autonomously and troubleshoot concerns by individuals as needed. * Commit to, abide by, and enforce all policies set forth in the Conditions for Residency and Student Code of Conduct, the Protection of Minors guidelines, BCE Program policies, as well as any other applicable Boston College policies. * Adhere to the Student Confidentiality Agreement, which applies to BCE students, and safeguards confidential and sensitive Boston College information and data at all times. * Must possess strong customer service skills and a positive attitude in order to succeed in this role. * Demonstrate mature judgment and administrative competence in leading a staff of PAs, working alongside PCs, and overseeing the safety and social interactions of high school students. * Must possess excellent communication skills sufficient to supervise and address the health and safety needs of BCE students in Boston College's care. * Communicate and exchange accurate and appropriate information with staff and participants who inquire about their residential experience. * Demonstrate cultural competence and inclusiveness of diverse perspectives that students and staff bring to their work, including academic, socioeconomic, cultural, racial, ethnic, and gender sexuality and intersectional identities. * Must complete a successful criminal background check. * Due to the on-call requirements of the position, the person in this role must be able to exercise good judgment with minimal sleep.
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.
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/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.