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.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Graduate School Boston College - Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences This is a full-time, twelve-month position. Review of application materials will begin in mid-March 2024 and continue until the position is filled. We anticipate a summer 2024 start date. Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.
The Graduate School of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Affairs. Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. The Graduate School of the Morrissey College offers the Ph.D. and the Master's degree in more than a dozen disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
The Associate Dean is responsible for the academic administration of the Graduate School and reports directly to the Dean of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences. Working closely with the Dean, department Chairs, and Graduate Program Directors, the Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Affairs will articulate and implement a shared strategic vision for graduate education at Boston College, strengthening its distinctive identity and enhancing opportunities for all graduate programs across the College.
Implement Graduate School policies and procedures
Chair the Graduate Educational Policy Committee (new program development)
Serve as a resource for Morrissey College departments on the administration of graduate programs and policies, including creative problem solving around issues as they present themselves to students and programs
Coordinate all Graduate School programs and awards
Advise graduate students regarding academic policies
Represent the Graduate School internally and externally
Maintain all data and preparing reports for internal and external constituencies
Manage all Graduate School institutional financial aid programs and budgets
Salary commensurate with relevant experience
Ph.D. in a discipline represented among the Morrissey College graduate programs
Experience in academic administration, and a demonstrated ability to work with faculty members and administrative colleagues in an academic leadership role
Evidence of innovation and creativity in supporting and developing academic programs at the graduate level, and an understanding of the interplay between academic priorities and resource requirements
Graduate teaching and advising experience
Familiarity with national issues in graduate education in the arts and sciences
Quantitative skills to collect, measure, and analyze data in support of program and policy recommendations
Excellent leadership, management, and interpersonal skills
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/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.