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Boston University ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ACADEMIC PROGRAMS, College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Assistant Director, Academic Programs provides daily and long-term administrative oversight, direction, assessment and policy implementation for the Biomedical Engineering Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral programs. This position is responsible for all aspects of academic programming, support, services and planning within the department for faculty and student populations. This includes academic advising, admissions, orientation, recruitment, academic records management, graduation certification and student programming.

The Assistant Director, Academic Programs oversees all aspects of curricular planning in BME, including degree and course creations and revisions, enrollment management and academic year course scheduling. The Assistant Director, Academic Programs leads and supervises an Academic Programs team of full-time professional staff members associated with the Master’s and undergraduate programs as well as all temporary employees and student employees assigned. This role is integral to maintaining the organizational structure necessary to sustain and grow our academic programs. The Assistant Director, Academic Programs serves on various committees and as liaison to key offices within the University.

Required Skills

A cover letter is required for consideration.

  • Master's Degree and 5-8 years of experience including 3+ years of management experience or equivalent.

  • Excellent communication and writing skills, strong management skills, ability to prioritize and work independently exercising good judgment, and solve problems with creativity.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor .

Required Experience