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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

In the Office of Student Involvement (OSI), the Assistant Director for Student Programming serves as an integral team member in an office that manages 170 student organizations, the Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC), and programs for 9,000 undergraduate students.

The Assistant Director oversees programs and services that directly impact student programming and engagement within a Jesuit, Catholic context. The Assistant Director assists in the planning and implementation of a comprehensive program that includes social, formational, educational and cultural activities, with a specific focus on intentionality and assessment.

Responsibilities include:

Oversee the Campus Activities Board, developing and managing outcome-driven programs, assessment, and student development

Manage mentorship program for Campus Activities Board students including development, execution, and assessment

Responsible for a budget of approximately $650,000 and a variety of traditional high profile events including concerts and Homecoming events

Collaborate on campus programming including Parent’s Weekend and Welcome Week

Provide supervision, direction, evaluation, and leadership to graduate assistants and student assistants

Serve as liaison and advocate for students and student organizations with university departments that provide support for student programs

Represent the department on committees, task forces and workgroups, as assigned by the Director

Salary Range: 55,590-69,520


Master’s Degree in Higher Education or related field

Minimum of two (2) years of related/transferable work experience, preferably in areas of programming, event planning and advising students

Experience in developing and executing outcome-based and assessment driven programs

Strong philosophy of student engagement and student activities

Demonstrated leadership skills

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Ability to relate with a diverse student population

Self-motivated and willing to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends

Comfortable working with existing and new technology

Supervisory experience, strong managerial skills, and effective advisement work

Strong communication and interpersonal skills; writing and presentation skills; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; and strong facilitation skills

Experience in budget management or contract process preferred

Understanding of and a commitment to Jesuit/Catholic mission preferred

Experience in working with website management, social media, and other communication technologies a plus

Closing 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