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Boston College Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Formation and Success in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

The responsibilities of the position are to plan, build, budget, and execute a holistic Student-Athlete Development Program for the varsity student-athlete population in order to provide a well-rounded Boston College experience and prepare student-athletes for life after sport. This includes oversight of the programming curriculum, including but not limited to: transitioning to life as a Boston College Student-Athlete, Career Readiness, Community Engagement, Personal Development, Student Formation and Leadership Development.

This position is responsible for the overarching department goals related to student-athlete job placement which includes maintaining the Flight School database, an innovative career mentoring network for student-athletes utilizing former student-athletes, friends and alumni to assist student-athletes navigating the job/internship/professional school search. The annual goal is to have 90% of our graduating seniors leave with a degree and a plan (a job, an internship, graduate school acceptance, or professional contract).

This position is also responsible for other student-athlete development initiatives such as:

oversight of department, conference, and national award nominations and submissions as well as if applicable the selection and dissemination of the award;

oversight of department student-athlete focused special events such as welcome back picnic, student-athlete all sports banquet, graduation reception, freshmen orientation, and national student-athlete day;

lead the SAAC program;

coordination of the exit interview process;

coordinate education and programming around topics to include but not limited to, diversity and inclusion, relationship violence prevention, leadership, and personal branding;

collaborate on programming for Name, Image, & Likeness.

serve on various department, university, and conference committees;

meet with prospective student-athletes as needed/requested by sport programs.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $65,800 to $82,250; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Requirements

Bachelor's Degree required. Masters degree preferred. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required. Strong administrative and communication skills. Requires a minimum of 3 years of experience in athletic administration, teaching, or leadership development programming.

Experience working in and with a diverse population is required

Experience in Student-Athlete Development preferred.

Experience being a Division I, II, or III student-athlete and/or coach is essential for this position.

Experience as a former Division I student-athlete is preferred.

Prior knowledge and experience with NCAA rules and regulations is preferred.

Experience working in higher education is preferred.

Understanding of student formation and the key aspects of a Jesuit education preferred.

Closing Statement

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

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination .

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