Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.Job Description
The Assistant Director for Student Organizations oversees operations and advising for the student organization program at Boston College which directly impacts student engagement within a Jesuit, Catholic context.
The Assistant Director oversees a portfolio of student organizations in their event planning, financial transaction, and goal implementation.
This position is responsible for monitoring and overseeing financial management and accountability for various programs, including the Student Organization Funding Committee. The Assistant Director oversees financial training and insures budgetary controls for the SOFC budget of more than $650,000.
In addition, the Assistant Director oversees the Family Week program, the Student Involvement Fair, supports student organization training, and supervises graduate assistants and undergraduate student assistants.
This position is located in the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) which includes the following functions: student organization advisement, leadership development, student government, and student programming. The Office also supports the BC Bands Program; advises major events including Senior Week, Super Fan Zones, and Family Weekends; and supports campus wide programs including Welcome Week and Homecoming.
This position requires evening and weekend work.
Department: 025101 - Campus Activities
Position: 00010506 - Assistant Director, Student Organizations
Starting Salary Range: 60,200 - 75,250
Master’s degree required
Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated progressive student affairs experience, preferably in the development of student organization development, student programs and/or activities
Understanding and supportive of the Jesuit Catholic mission of Boston College
Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in student leadership and/or programming
Demonstrated financial management skills
Prior experience in student group advising, student programming, and/or activities
Comprehensive understanding of current student development and learning theories
Strong leadership, judgment, managerial, organizational, interpersonal, and motivational skillsClosing Statement
Boston College conducts background checks 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 http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.