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Boston College Assistant Director, Academic Advising in Chestnut Hill, 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

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $53,950 to $67,450; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Working with broad discretion under the oversight of the Associate Director of the Academic Advising Center, the Assistant Director will provide program development consultation, assistance and support to school and department/program faculty and staff who oversee the academic advising of pre-major students and of declared majors in the several academic fields. The Assistant Director of Academic Advising will provide orientation, ongoing training and program consultation, and support to undergraduate administrators, faculty, staff, and students in the Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences on advising practices, assessment and planning. In addition the Assistant Director will share responsibility for training and supervising the students who serve as Advising Fellows


  • Master's degree required; advanced training in higher education administration, academic advising or counseling highly desirable.

  • Experience in a high-level support or a management role in higher education, or experience in assessment, planning, program reviews, self-studies, academic advising, working with individuals under time and multitasking pressures.

  • Familiarity with academic policy, curricular models and with models of decision-making in higher education.

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

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 .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at .