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Assistant Director, Mental Health & Wellness

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Counseling and Psychological 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

Assistant Director, Mental Health and Wellness

The Assistant Director of Mental Health and Wellness is responsible for the development of a comprehensive, campus-wide approach to mental health education and awareness, including the creation and implementation of a plan to promote student emotional wellbeing, increase community awareness of student mental health, and train community members on suicide prevention. Through the Well & Whole Initiative, this role assists the Director and consults with faculty and staff to infuse mental health and wellness into the classroom and work across the University. This person will administer and monitor progress of all first-year students' completion of a required mental health module. The Assistant Director works closely with a Graduate Assistant who develops, manages, and implements social media marketing and promotion, strategies, and health communication. The Assistant Director also engages in regular assessment activities and completes monthly and annual reports, and develops and implements trainings.

In order to create a more inclusive community, each staff member is expected to support division and university-wide initiatives, staff events, and serve on committees as needed.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $57,850 to $72,300; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

  • Master's degree in health education, mental health counseling, social work, public health, or higher education
  • Experience in health or education field, public health, mental health counseling, social work, higher education; and/or experience working with college students
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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