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.
The Boston College Department of Athletics, a NCAA Division 1 institution and member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Hockey East Association is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Director, Business & Travel Operations.
The Assistant Director, Business & Travel Operations is responsible for all aspects of team travel (planning, scheduling, budget management, budget forecasting and reconciliation) for all varsity sport programs (depth of responsibility depends on the sport). This position will also be tasked with assisting with recruiting travel by providing users with training on the department's travel management system and providing guidance related to flights, hotels, rentals cars, etc. Also, this position will review all recruiting travel expense reports before they enter the queue for processing. Additionally, this person will be the primary liaison for all charter air and bus companies used by our varsity programs. The position will work with various departments on campus and in the department to maintain and schedule the van fleet for team competition using proper travel regulations. The position will also be responsible for department-wide implementation of university and athletic department travel policies, procedures and guidelines.
The Assistant Director, Business & Travel Operations will work directly with all 31 intercollegiate sport programs as well as various administrative departments. In addition, the position will serve as the department's liaison with numerous significant vendors, internal BC departments, and outside constituencies including conference offices and competing institutions.
Position Details: Department: 011001 - Athletics General Position: 00010905 - Assistant Director, Business & Travel Operations Grade: 2ND
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $48,900 to $61,150; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
This position requires a bachelor's degree. Experience with Microsoft Excel is required. Experience with PeopleSoft financial system or other related financial systems is required.
This position requires a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience within intercollegiate athletics or in a business setting. Specific experience in travel management, project management, group planning, logistics, accounting or finance is required.
Position includes both evening and weekend work demands, most often within the September to June time period. At times this position communicates between various entities on and off hours. Travel required for postseason competitions at times for extended periods.
*This position will be expected to perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with all NCAA, ACC and Institutional rules
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: 3360
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.