The Assistant Director for Student Organizations oversees operations and advising for the student organization program at Boston College which directly impacts student engagement within a Jesuit, Catholic context.
The Assistant Director oversees a portfolio of student organizations in their event planning, financial transaction, and goal implementation.
This position is responsible for monitoring and overseeing financial management and accountability for various programs, including the Student Organization Funding Committee. The Assistant Director oversees financial training and insures budgetary controls for the SOFC budget of more than $650,000.
In addition, the Assistant Director oversees the Family Week program, the Student Involvement Fair, supports student organization training, and supervises graduate assistants and undergraduate student assistants.
This position is located in the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) which includes the following functions: student organization advisement, leadership development, student government, and student programming. The Office also supports the BC Bands Program; advises major events including Senior Week, Super Fan Zones, and Family Weekends; and supports campus wide programs including Welcome Week and Homecoming.
Master's degree required Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated progressive student affairs experience, preferably in the development of student organization development, student programs and/or activities Understanding and supportive of the Jesuit Catholic mission of Boston College Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in student leadership and/or programming Demonstrated financial management skills Prior experience in student group advising, student programming, and/or activities Comprehensive understanding of current student development and learning theories Strong leadership, judgment, managerial, organizational, interpersonal, and motivational skills
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