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Assistant Director, Health & Wellness

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Health and Medical 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, Health and Wellness

The Assistant Director of Health and Wellness is responsible for health education, promotion, prevention, and will be involved in the development of strategies and health communication and marketing campaigns for student health. The Assistant Director works collaboratively across the department, division, and university to enhance student awareness and education about wellness-focused behaviors and activities. This role oversees the management and direction of the Institute for Wellness Coaching (IWC) in its entirety including recruitment, selection, training, continuing education, curriculum development, scheduling, tracking, marketing, promotion, assessment, and the management of all the Wellness Coaches. In addition, this role assists the Director on with the Well & Whole Initiative.

As part of this initiative the Assistant Director works with the Director in consulting with faculty and staff to infuse health and wellness into the classroom and work across the University. This role is instrumental in engaging campus partners to plan and implement University-wide education including directing Wellfest, an annual major student health event.

In addition, the Assistant Director supervises the departmental graduate student staff person who supports the Institute and the Well & Whole Initiative.

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.

  • This role requires a Master's degree in higher education, health education, health promotion, public health, social work, counseling, or a related field.
  • Experience in health or education field, public health, mental health counseling, social work, higher education; 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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