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
Coordinate and oversee the administration of the Premedical Programs which involves approximately 1300 students, the majority of whom are from the Morrissey College. Approximately 75 alumni are advised on an annual basis as well. A significant aspect of this position involves career and academic counseling for undergraduates and alumni who are considering health related careers. In addition, this position is responsible for coordinating the extensive application process and writing letters of evaluation for students applying to health professions graduate schools as well as undergraduate internship and summer research programs. The Assistant Director will interface with numerous departments across campus; coordinate the Premedical Committee - including assigning faculty advisors, preparation of all materials related to semi-annual Faculty Committee Review, and gather and analyze all data necessary for composing a significant portion of the annual report.RequirementsMaster’s degree or equivalent experience preferred, bachelor’s degree required.
Excellent written and oral communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are essential. A demonstrated ability to speak and write persuasively about higher education and the expectations of medical programs is highly desirable.
Customer service orientation and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Must be team orientated and a self-starter with a high degree of flexibility to handle changing priorities.
Some evening and weekend work required in conjunction with networking, advising events and deadlines for composing recommendation/evaluation letters.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 http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.