Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the Vice President for Student Affairs serves as an officer of the university and oversees a comprehensive student affairs program that includes the area of residence life and housing, the counseling center, health services, the career center, the service learning center, the offices of the dean for student development (which includes disability services, alcohol and drug education, judicial programs, the women's resource center, student clubs and organizations, and international student programs) and the Robsham Theatre. The Vice President will lead a division that supports 7,300 students in residence, provides vision and leadership to 175 staff, and administers a budget of $68 million. In support of the Jesuit educational mission of the University, the Vice President is responsible for promoting service, social justice, the development of the whole student, and the strength of intellectual inquiry, teaching, and learning.
- Master's degree in higher education administration or a similar field.
- Progressively responsible experience within student affairs with preference given to applicants having senior-level experience.
- A successful record of administration including planning, resource and personnel management, and program development.
- Demonstrated experience integrating student affairs and academic affairs.
- Experience with significant residential communities.
- Ability to develop a cohesive and collaborative student affairs staff team.
- Demonstrated experience with assessment, strategic planning, and managing organizational change.
- Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
- Understanding of student development theory and leadership.
- Understanding of national trends and current best practices.
- Doctorate in higher education administration or a similar field.
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Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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