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Job Title: Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Development
Company Name: Boston College
Location: , MA US
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/07/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
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Job Description
Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Development
Job Description

Assistant Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Development will report directly to the SWA.

The responsibilities of this position are to plan, build, budget, and execute the holistic strategy of the Student-Athlete Development program aimed to advance the mission of Boston College by engaging
students, faculty, and staff in understanding and practicing the goal of student formation, a central element in Jesuit education. The Student-Athlete Development program serves the student-athlete population in order to provide a well-rounded Boston College experience and prepare student-athletes for life
after sport.

The responsibilities of the position are to plan, build, budget, and execute a holistic Student-Athlete Development Program for the varsity student-athlete population in order to provide a well-rounded
Boston College experience and prepare student-athletes for life after sport. This includes oversight of the
programming curriculum, including but not limited to: transitioning to life as a Boston College Student-Athlete, Career Development, Personal Development, Leadership Development, Student Formation and Community Service.

This position is responsible for the overarching department goals related to student-athlete job placement which includes maintaining the Flight School database, an innovative career mentoring
network for student-athletes utilizing former student-athletes, friends and alumni to assist student-athletes navigating the job/internship/professional school search. The annual goal is to have 90% of our graduating seniors leave with a degree and a plan (a job, an internship, graduate school acceptance, or professional contract).

This position is also responsible for other student-athlete development initiatives such as:



  • oversight of department, conference, and national award nominations and submissions as well as if applicable the selection and dissemination of the award;

  • oversight of department student-athlete focused special events such as welcome back picnic, student-athlete all sports banquet, graduation reception, freshmen orientation, and national student-athlete day;

  • lead the student-athlete wellness team meetings and coordination;

  • lead the SAAC program;

  • coordination of the exit interview process;

  • coordinate education and programming around topics to include but not limited to, diversity and inclusion, relationship violence prevention, leadership, and personal branding;

  • serve on various department, university, and conference committees;

  • meet with prospective student-athletes as needed/requested by sport programs.



This position will determine what programming to run and develop to best suit the needs of student-athletes. This position must manage a complex set of collaborative initiatives. This position must be able to work one on one with students in a confidential setting withthe understanding of when information must be elevated to the next level. In addition, this position will be expected to perform all duties and
responsibilities in compliance with all NCAA, ACC and Institutional rules.Major challenges and problems will be in determining and then securing the most effective tools to help ourstudent-athletes develop and grow as people. It is important to work with various university, national and department offices to coordinate activities and success. Collaborating with areas such as Student Affairs, Mission and Ministry, the Career Center, and medical staff are a part of the ongoing efforts of this position. It is important that this position is able to handle private information. The Student-Athlete Development Program is constantly growing and changing and with a staff of 2 full time positions and a limited budget, it is important that this position must be able to work tirelessly and creatively to serve the needs of student-athletes and the Athletic Department.

Salary range is $61,000- 77,000

Requirements


Bachelor's Degree required. Masters degree preferred.

Experience being a Division I, II, or III student-athlete and/or coach is essential for this position.
Experience as a former Division I student-athlete is preferred as it is important to understand the challenges and opportunities of being a Division I student-athlete.

This position must be able to work independently, thrive in an office setting and be able to balance numerous weeknight meetings and/or weekend programs.

Requires a minimum of 3 years of experience in athletic administration, teaching, or leadership development programming.

Experience working in and with a diverse population is required

Experience in Student-Athlete Development preferred.

Experience being a Division I, II, or III student-athlete and/or coach is essential for this position.

Experience as a former Division I student-athlete is preferred.

Prior knowledge and experience with NCAA rules and regulations is preferred.

Experience working in higher education is preferred.

Understanding of student formation and the key aspects of a Jesuit education preferred.

This position requires regular office hours and in addition will need to work nights and weekends depending on what meetings and events the student-athletedevelopment office is overseeing and executing (SAAC meetings, communityoutreach activities, service trip(s), banquets, leadership programming, etc.).

This position is mainly in an office type environment but will also be exposed to activities outdoors through service trips and community outreach initiatives. This position is also required to drive 12-15 passenger vans foroff campus activities sponsored by student-athlete development.

This position is required to perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with all NCAA, ACC and institutional rules and regulations.

Closing Statement

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.

In order to be considered an official candidate to Boston College, please apply online at www.bc.edu/bcjobs.

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Qualifications & Requirements
Requirements

Bachelor's Degree required. Masters degree preferred.

Experience being a Division I, II, or III student-athlete and/or coach is essential for this position.
Experience as a former Division I student-athlete is preferred as it is important to understand the challenges and opportunities of being a Division I student-athlete.

This position must be able to work independently, thrive in an office setting and be able to balance numerous weeknight meetings and/or weekend programs.

Requires a minimum of 3 years of experience in athletic administration, teaching, or leadership development programming.

Experience working in and with a diverse population is required

Experience in Student-Athlete Development preferred.

Experience being a Division I, II, or III student-athlete and/or coach is essential for this position.

Experience as a former Division I student-athlete is preferred.

Prior knowledge and experience with NCAA rules and regulations is preferred.

Experience working in higher education is preferred.

Understanding of student formation and the key aspects of a Jesuit education preferred.

This position requires regular office hours and in addition will need to work nights and weekends depending on what meetings and events the student-athletedevelopment office is overseeing and executing (SAAC meetings, communityoutreach activities, service trip(s), banquets, leadership programming, etc.).

This position is mainly in an office type environment but will also be exposed to activities outdoors through service trips and community outreach initiatives. This position is also required to drive 12-15 passenger vans foroff campus activities sponsored by student-athlete development.

This position is required to perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with all NCAA, ACC and institutional rules and regulations.

Closing Statement

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.

In order to be considered an official candidate to Boston College, please apply online at www.bc.edu/bcjobs.

PI104251769

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