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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

A Resident Director at Boston College is a full-time, live-in professional staff member responsible for the operation of one or more residence halls, housing between 250-900 residents. The Resident Director supervises a staff of 8-20 undergraduate and graduate Resident Assistants and creates a healthy living/learning environment through creative programming, counseling, facility management, policy implementation, and central office duties. The Resident Director maintains extensive student and staff contact through weekly staff meetings, hall committees, advisement of the hall government, judicial hearings, programming, personal counseling, crisis intervention, and regular office hours.

Hiring Salary: $45,000


*Master's degree in Higher Education.

*Candidates must demonstrate leadership, communication, interpersonal, and proven hall programming skills.

*The Resident Director receives a competitive salary, furnished apartment, academic year meals through a partial board/partial cash system and a summer meal allocation.


*Counseling or related discipline.

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