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.
This position will lead the charge in identifying opportunities for underrepresented students in the Carroll School of Management. The candidate will be a valuable and integral team member who along with the Assistant Dean of Career Advising will strategize and provide valuable insights and judgments. The expectation is that this person will:
Make the decisions as to what to create, how to implement it, which technologies to choose, and what relationships to form.
Develop, execute, and maintain a targeted ongoing outreach campaign to engage diversity candidates on the importance of early career engagement; provide ongoing career advising/support to Diversity population.
Develop and teach a two-semester career accelerator course for underrepresented students along with a peer to peer mentor program.
Partner directly with recruiters seeking engagement with our diversity students to strategize more effective methods to engage diverse students with employers; serve as primary contact for employers; take meetings and phone calls as requested; develop a better understanding of the different diversity programs and their target population to help advise students on the myriad of programs.
Review and research technological options to better assist programming initiatives/develop strategic campus partners to help identify and support diversity students.
Position Details: Department: 057024 - CSOM/Career Services Position: 00001297 - Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Engagement Grade: 2ND
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $56,700 to $70,900; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Master?s degree in higher education, counseling psychology, or related. Must have at least two years of career coaching experience, (preferably in an undergraduate business school).
Knowledge of the role of career services or the college recruitment function; Strong organizational skills and oral and written skills required; Industry knowledge of recruiting practices related to opportunities for undergraduate business majors (including experience outside scope of higher education/counseling).
Demonstrated experience in effectively building and managing professional external relationships and partnerships; demonstrated experience in building and executing presentations.
Ability to develop strong collaborative partnerships and to earn trust within an organization; integrate and present complex information; manage many projects, to develop appropriate priorities, and meet deadlines; lead individuals and teams.
Experience working in a marketing/communications in a corporate setting is a plus.
Given the nature of this position some evening and weekend (admitted student days) work is required throughout the academic year.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 3197
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.