Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Director, Continuing Education, School of Theology and Ministry
The Continuing Education program of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry is intended to make the STM available as a resource to the church, and more specifically, to serve the ongoing faith development of the church and its people, both inside and outside the University. To this end it sponsors Continuing Education programs, both on- campus and online, that are most needed at any given time, and are designed to enhance the mission and ministries of the church and reflect the scholarly resources of Boston College.
The Director of Continuing Education is responsible for the development and operation of all Continuing Education (CE) for School of Theology & Ministry (STM) at Boston College, which provides online and on-campus non-credit programming. The Director?s duties are to develop, market, implement and evaluate programs; develop partnerships; and generate revenue.
The successful candidate will possess a substantive track record demonstrating success in leading, implementing, and evaluating innovative, sustainable continuing education and/or similar programs in topics relating to theology, ministry, and faith formation. Additional requirements include: demonstrated experience developing, marketing, and building enrollment for new programs and proven ability to manage staff, leading individuals to collaborate and achieve key organizational goals. Familiarity with adult pedagogy, as well as use of emerging educational delivery models (online, hybrid) are essential for success. S/he is responsible for consultation about and design, implementation, and revision of all STM CE courses. The work includes developing effective instructional and communication strategies for the participants in the online learning environment.
The Director must provide cost effective management of the unit and programs within budget; works to ensure strong enrollments; develops and manages essential internal and external working relationships and partnerships that ensure the success of the CE programs.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $84,100 to $105,100; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
S/he must have 7-8 years of experience in an educational environment with a focus on course development and a demonstrated ability in administration and leadership. A master's degree in Theology or a related field is required and proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is preferred.
Boston College conducts background checks 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 http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 2965
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.