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Boston College Assistant Director, Student Affairs 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

This Assistant Director in Student Affairs supports Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives and assists the Director and Associate Director in carrying out the mission of the office. The Assistant Director provides support and resources to students who identify as Asian and Asian Pacific Islander, provides support and resources to students who identify as LGBTQ, and by managing the Benjamin Elijah Mays Mentoring Program and the Sister Thea Bowman Legacy Day. The Assistant Director must understand the needs of undergraduate students and create programs and support options for these students in support of the mission of Boston College. The Assistant Director will also serve as a supervisor and mentor to at least one graduate assistant and also serves as a liaison to the Asian Caucus and other student organizations.

In order to create a more inclusive community, each staff member is expected to support division and university-wide initiatives, staff events, and serve on committees as needed.

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


  • Master’s degree in Counseling or Higher Education preferred

  • Minimum three to five years of demonstrated progressive student affairs experience, preferably in multicultural affairs

  • Expertise in multicultural student leadership and programming

  • Experience at providing support services to undergraduate students, especially students of color and LGBTQ students

  • Demonstrated experience in managing a significant program with budget responsibility

  • Ability to provide leadership and effective supervision of personnel and programs

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to interact and deal effectively with a diverse population

  • Understanding and supportive of the Jesuit Catholic mission of Boston College

  • Evening and weekend work required

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 .