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Associate Director for Living-Learning Programs, Residential Life #11540

Position Deleted on 6/17/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chestnut Hill, MA
Admin - Residence Life and Housing
Full Time
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,100 full-time undergraduates and 4,700 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities and a member of the Association of Research Universities, Boston College has 752 full-time and 1,080 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $886 million, and an endowment of approximately $2 billion.

Position Details

Department: 025301 - Residential Life
Position: 00013819 - Associate Director, Living-Learning Programs
Grade or Band: 3RD

Job Description

The Associate Director of Residential Life for Living-Learning Programs and Assessment Initiatives is responsible for the overall coordination of initiatives that promote student learning and academic success within the Department of Residential Life. The Associate Director works collaboratively with the Director of Residential Life, the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, and colleagues across campus to foster environments that support the academic mission of Boston College.

In conjunction with the Vice President of Student Affairs Office, the Associate Director develops new academic initiatives and living-learning programs in the residence halls, provides direction and on-going support for existing programs, and oversees program and department assessment.

The Associate Director also plays a key role in strategic planning for the entire Office of Residential Life as well as specific programs and/or functional areas.

  • Master's degree in higher education or a related field.
  • A minimum of six years full-time experience in an academic administrative or student affairs administrative function.
  • A minimum of six years prior residence hall experience on a professional level, or other significant professional experience working with young adults.
  • Demonstrated, advanced leadership abilities such as the ability to direct and motivate staff
  • Superior communication skills, interpersonal skills, and proven success in management
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully developing and implementing new programs.
  • Demonstrated experience with assessment practices including the development of instruments, data analysis, and the development of learning outcomes.
  • In-depth understanding of Jesuit education principles and commitment to service.
  • Ph.D.
  • Prior experience at a Catholic University.
  • Direct experience in program development, advising, teaching, working with faculty, and on-campus housing and residential education.
  • Previous experience with the development and implementation of residential living-learning programs.
Closing Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

In order to be considered as an official applicant, please note that it is necessary to apply directly online at our site: .PI75873067
Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
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