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.
Reporting to the Director, Advancement Talent, the Assistant Director, Advancement Talent is responsible for managing programs to advance the University Advancement's goals in recruitment and retention, including all employee related databases, posting open positions, and work-flowing job offers. The Assistant Director is also responsible for the design, continuous improvement, accessibility and distribution of the multiple employee and candidate databases and the reporting sources via that data. This includes, but is not limited to, the position activity reports, organizational charts, the storage of all Advancement Talent communications, and the content and schedules of all learning events. This position maintains the current repository of all role/job descriptions, historic position activity and a robust employee database. The Assistant Director is also responsible for a portfolio of non-exempt and exempt open positions and will actively be pursuing a diverse population of candidates. This would entail working with the Director to establish annual diversity goals and programs and creative means by which to meet those objectives. The Assistant Director will serve as the point person for UA's DEI programming and initiatives related to achieving its goals for increasing diversity across the division and will work collaboratively with central HR on these initiatives. As part of the Advancement Talent team, the Assistant Director participates in planning internal events for staff, and facilitates communication across the division by preparing submissions and updates for the University Advancement intranet.
Boston College conducts background checks, including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience and a minimum of three to five years of human resources/recruiting and training experience. Familiarity with a large, complex advancement operation in a higher educational setting is preferred. Must have an understanding of current HR policies and practices used in hiring; an ability to work effectively with a diverse constituency of outside applicants, candidates, vendors, and University staff. Must have the ability to successfully work in a university setting and have an understanding of fundraising and the skills and experience necessary to perform successfully in a university development office. Also required are excellent spoken, written and non-verbal communications skills; a solid working knowledge of PeopleSoft HR to effectively manage recruiting responsibilities, and a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel and other software, such as Visio and PowerPoint, and email and internet and intranet communications skills. Some evening and weekend work may be necessary to attend job fairs or other events.
Must be a team player who is highly motivated and dedicated to the goals of advancing higher education and have an appreciation for Jesuit Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston College.
The office of University Advancement supports the mission of Boston College by promoting a culture of inclusion that values each individual. Our recruiting practices support that commitment to build diverse teams reflecting our community; students, alumni, parents and friends of Boston College.
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 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 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.