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Boston College Associate Director, Student-Athlete Academic Services in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

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

The Associate Director for the Office of Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS) supports the Boston College academic community and Athletics Department in our mission of student-athlete excellence, student-athlete formation, and a just society through a commitment to integrity, ethics, and honesty.

Under the supervision of the Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services, the Associate Director will manage the delivery of comprehensive academic services to Football and several Olympic Sports by facilitating educational, personal, and career development services. In addition, this position will assist the Director with providing leadership and oversight of the Yawkey 2nd Floor Academic Center and will supervise (4) full-time employees.

This position will monitor student-athlete success by regularly meeting with student-athletes, communicating with faculty, and reviewing academic progress and tutorial reports. In addition, the Associate Director services as the lead football academic counselor and will spearhead communication with coaches and athletics administrators via detailed reporting and regular meetings.

Furthermore, the Associate Director will collaborate with campus partners to develop graduation, student-athlete success, and career development plans. This position will assist coaches with on-campus recruiting activities.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $77,750 to $97,200; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Requirements

Master's degree required; Counseling, Education, Higher Education Administration, Sports Administration, or related field.

5 years of experience required: Teaching, Higher Education, Special Education, Academic Support Services, or related field.

Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population of students, faculty, and support personnel; Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to communicate both orally and in writing to various audiences; Strong computer skills; Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and GradesFirst/Navigate; Knowledgeable of NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference rules and requirements; Ability to work evenings, weekends and travel when needed.

Must demonstrate professionalism and effectively interact with a diverse population of students, coaches, and university administrators. Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to communicate both orally and in writing to various audiences; Strong computer skills; Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and GradesFirst/Navigate; Knowledgeable of NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference rules and requirements; Ability to work evenings, weekends, and travel as needed with athletic teams.

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 background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.

    Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. 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.

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