Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Interim Program Manager
The Interim Program Manager provides support for advising Boston College students about study abroad, scholarships, and internship opportunities in the United Kingdom and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Advising duties for outgoing BC students include assisting with program selection of both BC and approved external programs, application process, information and advice on curricular infrastructure and course offerings of programs, and tailored pre-departure orientations; organizing and executing help with visa process, communicating regularly with students while they are abroad and with relevant BC faculty advisors, parents, and host university staff; managing reintegration activities, evaluation, and reporting of the study abroad experience.
S/he communicates closely with other study abroad advisors in the Office of International Programs and works closely with multiple resident directors. S/he communicates often and in close cooperation with the host universities and partners and especially with the BC resident directors.
Additionally, the Interim Program Manager provides assistance with operational and administrative duties as assigned.
Requires: * Bachelor's Degree (Master's preferred) * excellent written and oral communication skills * strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-up * excellent cross-cultural skills * advanced understanding of systems of higher education in the United Kingdom and Sub-Saharan Africa * strong computer skills * international experience
Exceptional Work Schedule: * Early morning and/or late evening work (approximately 4 times a week)
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
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 https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
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.