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Boston College Associate Director, Urban Outreach Initiatives 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

Reporting to the Assistant Dean, Professional Development and Urban Outreach, the Assistant/Associate Director for Urban Outreach supports the successful execution of all programming related to the urban outreach initiatives at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development. This currently includes the Donovan Urban Teaching Scholars (M.Ed) and College Bound (pre-college) programs. As the urban outreach initiatives expands its service to other disciplinary areas within the Lynch School (Mental Health, School Counseling, Educational Leadership, MESA), the Assistant/Associate Director will coordinate research, recruitment, and programming efforts to launch successful, new cohorts and models within these academic programs as well.

The day to day operations of the urban outreach programs, programming, student advising and support, programs of study management, and data tracking and analysis are essential facets of this position. Furthermore, as it relates to prospective students, duties include active recruitment of candidates for urban outreach initiative related programs, candidate selection, communication/liaising with candidates, partner schools, and prospective partner schools for the purpose of attracting high quality candidates and training placements, and coordinating with faculty for course/seminar delivery. For these purposes, this position will collaborate closely with the Office of Graduate Student Services and the Office of Field Placement and Outreach.

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Position Details:

Department: 055001 - Dean LSOE

Position: 00011073 -Associate Director for Urban Outreach Initiatives

Grade: 3RD

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $63,900 to $79,850; salary commensurate with relevant experience.



Masters degree in higher education/education, school counseling, or counseling/clinical psychology is required.

Minimum of 2 years experience working in an urban school or clinic in direct service and/or administrative role is required.

Strong interpersonal and project management experience is highly valued.

Ability to manage many projects, to develop appropriate priorities, and meet deadlines.

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 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 .

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