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.
The Assistant/Associate Director, Graduate Student Services (for Student Formation and Support) with the Lynch School of Education and Human Development will ensure the active engagement of graduate students in self-discovery, formation, and when needed, appropriate student development as matters surface. Assistant/Associate Director coordinates inclusive and holistic formation activities and responds to any graduate student notifications from faculty and Lynch School of Education and Human Development (LSEHD) partners. The successful candidate will provide advising to a designated caseload of graduate students and processes associated administrative procedures related to graduate student needs in the LSEHD.
Reporting to the Director for Online Programs & Graduate Student Services, the Assistant/Associate Director will also
Supervise a Graduate Assistant for Student Support Serve as liaison to the University Student Services Office Serve as liaison to designated Academic Departments on campus Work closely with Career Services and Alumni Affairs as part of vocational programming
The Assistant/Associate Director Graduate Student Services will also support and collaborate with the Associate Dean for Graduate Student Services, Associate Dean for Faculty and LSEHD Department Chairs to ensure delivery of student services and maintenance of student records for all LSEHD graduate students.
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
Associate Director, at least 5 years of professional experience, $65,800 to $82,250
Assistant Director, 1-5 years of experience, $59,560 to $74,450
Master's degree in higher education, counseling, human development preferred Essential advising and academic counseling skills, and student development knowledge Supervision of staff (administrative and/or professional) in a team environment Superior customer service orientation and focus and the ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team environment Program development for students defining their holistic pathway, using inclusive practices that address career planning, formation and related student development Ability to work with varying constituencies including faculty, staff, and students Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Familiarity with Boston College systems Excellent writing and oral communication skills Excellent computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint) Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrable problem-solving skills Ability to provide functional supervision as needed and serve as a technical resource Ability to prioritize, plan, and manage changes to existing systems and implementation of new services. Ability to maintain data security and confidentiality of all data at all times Ability to work with others under pressure in order to meet deadlines
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.