Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.
The Associate Directorworks with the Law School's Assistant Dean of Academic & Student Affairs todevelop a community at the law school that focuses on integrating students'intellectual, social and spiritual lives during their time at Boston CollegeLaw School. The position works collaboratively across campus to ensure ourstudents are supported both in and out of the classroom. The Associate Directoris also the lead administrator advising law students regarding disabilityaccommodations and dual degree programming both internally at Boston Collegeand with partner Universities. The Associate Director is an expert on academicpolicies and procedures and advises students related to registration and degreeaudits.
Student organizationsare a critical part of the law school's community and programming. Thisposition advises most student organization leaders and ensures a coordinatedapproach for event planning and community building at the law school. TheAssociate Director has oversight of all student organization budgets and budgetrequests. The position supervises the Assistant Director, Academic & Student ServicesAssistant, and the Graduate Assistant.
Student Organizations& Student Formation
Serves as the contact and advocate for the Law Student Association and most student organizations
Develops, evaluates, and enforces all student organization policies
Acts as primary liaison to the Office of Graduate Student Life and serves as a subject matter expert on related student service matters for the Law School
Responsible for the approval of new organizations based upon the developed guidelines/policies
Advises student organization leaders to help ensure a coordinated approach for event planning and community building for the Law School, and supports their events
Oversees the allocation for student organization budget and budget requests
Works with the Assistant Dean to help build community among the law school population
Proposes and plans for improvements to student organization policies and programs
Lead administrator working with law students for accommodations
Works directly with students and coordinates services with Connors Family Learning Center and the Office of Disability Services
Works with the Assistant Dean, faculty, and Registrar to coordinate disability accommodations from initial request to implementation based on individual accommodation plans
Monitors student inquiries related to accommodations and hires note takers as needed for classes
Works collaboratively across campus to promote wellness for the community and creates wellness programming
General Academic andOther Student Advising
Acts as a policy expert in areas related to registration and degree audits
Advises students related to registration, graduation requirements, ABA standards, and degree audits.
Trains and supervises the Assistant Director in registration policy and degree requirement questions; works with team to answer general inquiries and support students
Advises students regarding their issues and concerns, helps resolve and recommends appropriate resources both at the Law School and the University
Dual Degree Programs
Primary point person for dual degree advising, coordination with law faculty leads for each program
The Law liaison to the other schools' faculty advisors for our internal dual degrees (MSW, MBA, MED & MA, Phil MA and PhD) and our external partners
Creates dual degree information sessions, tracks dual degree student enrollment and progress, informs and updates relevant constituents regarding program changes or new dual degree programming
Meets regularly with prospective and current dual degree students to provide advice and facilitate course registration, and ensure they are on track to meet graduation requirements
The Associate Directoris involved in a variety of Law School programs and services such asCommencement, Open Houses, Orientation, and the Academic Support Program. TheAssistant Director works with other departments within the Law School and theUniversity, including Academic Services, Career Services, Admissions, theAlumni Office, Communications, Parking & Transportation, the Office ofGraduate Student Life, and the Bureau of Conferences.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $68,100 to $85,150; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in a relevant field preferred
Minimum of 5 years of directly related and progressively responsible experience, specifically in the area of student activities and academic advising
Computer and systems proficiency with particular expertise in Google Docs and Sheets, Microsoft Office, and the ability to learn new technologies, software, and applications
Expertise in registration platforms and student life platforms is a plus
Some evening and weekend work may be required
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
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.