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Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, 02467
Admissions and Enrollment
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students.  Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

Job Description

The Lynch School of Education and Human Development is seeking an Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Admissions to support its graduate student recruitment and enrollment efforts. The Enrollment Advisor will primarily support a portfolio of online and specialty graduate programs from areas that will include data science, teacher education, counseling, educational leadership, and more.

Under the direction of the Assistant Dean, the Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Admissions will be responsible for proactive, quality outreach to prospective students and applicants by phone, text, and email. Additionally, the Assistant Director will plan and host webinar events and other recruiting activities with the goal of moving prospective students through the enrollment funnel. The Assistant Director will continually monitor each applicant's progress toward enrollment by tracking application starts, material submissions, admissions decisions, and enrollment decisions in the admissions system. The Assistant Director will create and manage mailings, events, and reports in the application system and CRM (Slate). The Assistant Director will provide updates to stakeholders on a regular basis and will take the initiative to adjust activities as needed in order to meet enrollment goals.

A successful Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Admissions will have a positive attitude, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, the ability to do high-quality work in a fast-paced environment, and the drive to become an expert on the programs in their portfolio.
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
$55,850 - $69,800  - 1 - 5 years experience
$61,650 - $77050 -  5+ years experience


Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
2-4 years of professional experience in advising, recruiting, or closely related functional areas within a school, university, or non-profit setting. Experience in admissions preferred
Ability to conduct data analysis and to create detailed reports and strategic recommendations based on data
Demonstrated ability to manage time and work independently toward established goals
Strong knowledge of Google and Office suites required. Experience with application systems, CRMs, and/or student information systems is strongly preferred
Ability to do quality work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks successfully
Excellent phone etiquette and ability to communicate complex information verbally
Excellent written communication skills and ability to clearly understand and convey complex information by email and text
Ability to establish rapport with a wide range of people in order to foster strong advising relationships
Ability to work successfully with diverse populations
Exceptional attention to detail and organization

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at

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