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 division of University Mission and Ministry seeks an Assistant Director for administrator/staff programming and event operations to work in the Intersections office. The first responsibility of the position will be to design and lead programs that introduce and deepen knowledge of the mission among the over 2,500 Boston College administrators and staff. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate the essence of Jesuit and Catholic higher education to significant numbers of peers. S/he will have had experience translating this tradition to a pluralistic and diverse audience and for creating attractive and dynamic forums for experiential learning through lectures, conversations, and service.
The second responsibility of the Assistant Director will be to manage the operations of over 40 events for Intersections and the Center for Ignatian Spirituality. The programs serve over 750 professors and 2,500 administrators and staff. The ideal candidate will appreciate the need for well-designed infrastructure in the effort to strengthen the Jesuit and Catholic mission. S/he will have experience sponsoring signature programs and managing the behind the scenes strategy that make professional development for colleagues possible.
Finally, the Assistant Director will also be responsible for the coordination of events of the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit education honors society and hold regular meetings with the students in the organization.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $51,350 to $64,200; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree required. A Master's degree in higher education or pastoral ministry or a related field is preferred, as well as three to five years working in professional administrative position in Jesuit higher education. Skills necessary for the job include ministry to diverse adults, collegiality with peers, marketing and branding signature programs, technology and database building experience, and event management.
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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.