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Boston College Residential Life Administrator 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 9,484 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.

Job Description

Residential Life Administrator, Division of Student Affairs

The Residential Life Administrator plays a significant support and functional leadership role in the Office of Residential Life and Housing, overseeing special and ongoing projects to improve residential life and the residential student experience on-campus.

The Residential Life Administrator acts on behalf of the Associate Vice President, facilitating and implementing key projects in the office; conducting research on student housing and residential life issues and policies; analyzing and reporting results; preparing planning documents; and other activities that advance the strategic plan of the Office of Residential Life and Housing.

The Residential Life Administrator also serves as the primary support staff person for the Residential Life Leadership team, assisting the departmental leadership with managing projects, calendars, and providing general administrative support.

In order to create a more inclusive community within the Division of Student Affairs, each staff member is expected to support division and university-wide initiatives, staff events, and serve on committees as needed.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $50,650 to $63,300; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Minimum of three years of experience on a professional level.

  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills; superb writing skills.

  • Proven success in project management, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • An understanding of Jesuit education principles and commitment to service

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

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 .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at .