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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.
The Academic Advisor supports the efforts of the Woods College Graduate Programs Team to enhance student satisfaction and retention through personal service, superior guidance and academic planning. The Academic Advisor supports students through student advocacy, academic coaching, customer service, campus and community referrals, institutional outreach, and course scheduling. The academic advisor position involves the maintenance of direct and ongoing contact with student advisees and engagement with student needs through a variety of programs. The Academic Advisor works closely with multiple departments and multiple data sources to support student success and persistence endeavors.
This position requires extensive knowledge of University-wide policies and procedures and requirements of multiple academic programs in order to interpret complex policies and effectively communicate the information in an easy to understand manner. This position requires regular exercise of independent judgment when assessing program and student needs while determining appropriate courses of action to address those needs.
The position also requires a full range of professional knowledge and experience, which allows them to work independently with significant autonomy.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $57,000 to $72,000; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Master's degree in psychology, counseling, student development, business, education, or related field preferred.
Experience: 3-5 years work experience with a preference for experience working with students in higher education. Familiarity with academic advising of online and on-ground programs preferred
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-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
- Paid Holidays Annually
- Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
- Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College conducts background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. 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 at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: https://bc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=5120&site=1
Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
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