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Research Associate

Company:
Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Category:
Laboratory and Research
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

Research Associate

Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.

The
responsibilities of the Research Associate are to:

* Establish and lead a Student Support team and process in the school that identifies and responds to the strengths and personal developmental needs of each and every child in the school.
* Connect students to a range of prevention, early intervention and intensive services programs that address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development of each student.
* Develop and enhance community partnerships with varied community agencies to meet the identified needs of students, families, and the school.
* Collaborate with school staff, including classroom teachers, to implement the City Connects model.
* Promote the City Connects model of student support to the school community, families and community agencies.
* Engage families and caregivers in understanding and supporting the education of their children and the ways in which academic outcomes are enhanced by serving the social / emotional and personal development needs of the child.
* Collect data on the implementation of the model and the delivery of services

Requirements

Required:

Master's degree in School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, or Social Work
Licensed School Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LCSW / LICSW)
Experience working in a school environment.
Evidence of culturally competent practices.
Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff, a diverse student body and families, as well as a team of professionals at both the school and the university.

Preferred:
Experience in urban public schools.
Fluency in a second language.
Experience with an organization that uses data to guide practice.

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 onhttps://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

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 https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed athttps://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.

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