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Associate Director, Field Placement & Outreach

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Career Development and Services
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

The Associate Director, Field
Placement & Partnership Outreach reports directly to the Assistant Dean and
is part of a team that oversees the pre and full practicum experiences for the
Lynch School of Education and Human Development Currently, the office assists
approximately 400 current students each year as well as numerous LSOE faculty,
partnership school personnel, and alumni.

The Associate Director is
responsible for the placement of all preservice teacher education students, the
Donovan Program students and undergraduate human development students in our
partner schools and community settings. In doing so, the Associate Director
must initiate grow, and assess meaningful relationships with partnership
schools and community agencies and work with school/agency personnel to meet
the needs of all stakeholders. In addition, the Associate Director is
responsible for effective communication with our students, not only sharing
pertinent program information, but also answering stakeholder inquiries. With
the assistance of Program Supervisors, Supervising Practitioners, and
Pre-Practicum Supervisors, the Associate Director also identifies students who
are at risk for not successfully completing the program and notifying all
stakeholders so that remediation measures can be taken. At the end of the
semester, the Associate Director is responsible for the maintenance of
department practicum-related records as well as the distribution and accounting
of LSOE Vouchers that are issued to each teacher hosting a student teacher each

The Associate Director will also work closely with the
Undergraduate Student Services and faculty in the Counseling, Developmental,
and Educational Psychology department to
implement a new practicum experience for approximately 450 Human Development
majors within the Lynch School. This includes working with the faculty in the
Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology department to coordinate
curriculum and identify appropriate cites, assign students, provide CORI
checks, identify and hire supervisors as needed.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $63,900 to $79,850; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires the
following qualifications:

Significant experience
as either PK-12 personnel, teacher educator or in the field of human
development internships/field placement programs
BA/BS degree in education
is required, (MA preferred)
A depth of
understanding of teacher education models both "traditional" and "alternative"
organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong verbal and
written communication skills
Competency using
multiple forms of technology. Knowledge of university systems is preferable

University Core Competencies:

This position requires an
individual who possesses the ability to inspire students to recognize the responsibilities,
challenges, and rewards of the field experience. Moreover, the person should be
able to demonstrate an appreciation and understanding of the Lynch School's
commitment to social justice and who can model that vision in the work. In
addition, this person must possess strong attention to detail, an ability to
reflect upon his/her practice, commitment to personal and departmental
continuous improvement, acceptance of flexibility and innovation in the
workplace, and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
that includes students, faculty, and practitioners in the schools.

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-Sponsored403bRetirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sickand Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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

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