The responsibilities of this position are to carry out the Office of Student-Athlete Academic Services' mission of supporting the Boston College academic community and Athletics Department in our mission to pursue student-athlete academic excellence, and student-athlete formation by remaining committed to integrity, ethics, and honesty.
Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services, the Assistant Director will deliver comprehensive academic services to Men's Basketball, while also serving as an Academic Counselor for Football by facilitating educational, personal and career development services. This position will work collaboratively with SAAS learning specialists to develop individualized academic plans, coordinate study halls, mentoring, and tutorial services. This position will travel with athletic teams as needed.
The Assistant Director will monitor student-athlete academic progress by meeting with student-athletes, communicating with faculty, and reviewing academic progress and tutorial reports. The position will develop graduation and student-athlete success plans by collaborating with campus advisors and other campus partners. The Assistant Director will communicate with coaches and athletic administrators through detailed reporting and regular meetings. The position will analyze academic data and determine appropriate actions while applying knowledge of university, conference, and NCAA guidelines. The Assistant Director will also assist with on-campus recruiting by meeting with prospective student-athletes and their parents or guardians.
Master's degree required: Counseling, Education, Higher Education Administration or related field.
3–5 years of experience required: Higher education, Academic advising, Counseling, Academic support services or related field.
Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population of students, faculty and support personnel; Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to communicate orally and in writing to a various audience; Strong computer skills; Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, GradesFirst/Navigate; Knowledge of NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference rules and requirements; Ability to work evenings, weekends and travel as needed.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with relevant experience;
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, and Dental Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Internal Number: req3828
About Boston College
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.