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Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Formation and Success

Company:
Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Category:
Athletics and Coaching
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 responsibilities of the position
are to plan, build, budget, and execute a holistic Student-Athlete Development
Program for the varsity student-athlete population in order to provide a
well-rounded Boston College experience and prepare student-athletes for life
after sport. This includes oversight of
the programming curriculum, including but not limited to: transitioning to life
as a Boston College Student-Athlete, Career Readiness, Community Engagement, Personal Development, Student
Formation and Leadership Development.

This position is responsible for the
overarching department goals related to student-athlete job placement which
includes maintaining the Flight School database, an innovative career mentoring
network for student-athletes utilizing former student-athletes, friends and
alumni to assist student-athletes navigating the job/internship/professional
school search. The annual goal is to have 90% of our graduating seniors leave
with a degree and a plan (a job, an
internship, graduate school acceptance, or professional contract).

This position is also responsible
for other student-athlete development initiatives such as:
oversight of department, conference, and
national award nominations and submissions as well as if applicable the
selection and dissemination of the award;
oversight of department student-athlete focused
special events such as welcome back picnic, student-athlete all sports banquet,
graduation reception, freshmen orientation, and national student-athlete day;
lead the SAAC program;
coordination of the exit interview process;
coordinate education and programming around
topics to include but not limited to, diversity and inclusion, relationship
violence prevention, leadership, and personal branding;
collaborate on programming for Name, Image,
& Likeness.
serve on various department, university, and
conference committees;
meet with prospective student-athletes as
needed/requested by sport programs.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $65,800 to $82,250; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Requirements

Bachelor's Degree required. Masters degree preferred. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required. Strong administrative and communication skills. Requires a minimum of 3 years of
experience in athletic administration, teaching, or leadership development
programming.
Experience working in and with a
diverse population is required
Experience in Student-Athlete Development
preferred.
Experience being a Division I, II, or
III student-athlete and/or coach is essential for this position.
Experience as a former Division I
student-athlete is preferred.
Prior knowledge and experience with NCAA
rules and regulations is preferred.
Experience working in higher
education is preferred.
Understanding of student formation and the key aspects
of a Jesuit education preferred.

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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