The Assistant Director for Leadership Programs oversees experiential and other leadership programs supporting student engagement within a Jesuit, Catholic context.
The Assistant Director assists in the creation and implementation of comprehensive leadership development opportunities for Boston College students utilizing best practices and theoretical models in student leadership.
The Assistant Director manages programs including the Emerging Leaders Program, the LEAD sophomore year leadership program, LeaderShape, and leadership development and recognition initiative for student organizations.
The Assistant Director also supervises graduate assistants and undergraduate student assistants. This position is responsible for monitoring and managing budgetary controls and accountability for various programs, totaling approximately$150,000.
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.
This position requires evening and weekend work
Position Details: Department: 025101 - Campus Activities Position: 00004690 - Assistant Director for Governance- Student Programs Office Grade: 3RD Starting Salary Range: 60,200 - 75,250
Master's degree required Minimum of 3 to 5 years of demonstrated progressive student affairs experience, preferably in the development of student leadership programs and 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 Prior experience in student group advising, student programming, and/or activities Comprehensive understanding of current student development and learning theories Ability to work collaboratively with students Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills Strong leadership, judgment, managerial, organizational, interpersonal, and motivational skills Demonstrated financial management skills Commitment to professional development Experience in a position that clearly demonstrates the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students
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