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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.
In support of the University and its Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) goals, the mission of the Office for Institutional Diversity (OID) is to facilitate the effort of advancing and sustaining an organizational culture and climate that welcomes diversity, equity, and inclusiveness for all members of the Boston College community. The Assistant Director assists departments/organizations that are seeking diversity and inclusion education support or exploring collaboration opportunities across campus. The OID team provides individual and collective strategic thinking while supporting group innovation and creativity.
The Assistant Director for the Office for Institutional Diversity provides consultation and assistance with Vector Solutions (formerly Everfi) Title IX/Discriminatory Harassment online training, including ongoing reporting to VP areas to ensure compliance with federal and state guidelines. In partnership with the Associate Director, the Assistant Director serves as the lead for the implementation and ongoing support of the University Affiliates Programs, Cultural Competence Engagement Modules (CCEM), and hybrid, online, and in-person workshops, including facilitation where needed.
The Assistant Director provides ongoing support for diversity recruitment, retention, and thriving initiatives, including serving as the OID liaison to University Affinity Groups, Diversity Advisory Committee (DAC), and to managers and staff in order to identify resources to advance diverse strategic hiring practices. The Assistant Director serves as the OID liaison at Human Resource Partners meetings and elsewhere as deemed appropriate by the Associate Vice President for the OID.
The Assistant Director develops and designs the online marketing and registration processes. Liaises with Office for University Communication (OUC) and Information Technology Service (ITS) in the implementation of program requests. Serves as the main point of contact for space reservation requests for OID programming and educational initiatives. Initiates new program concepts based on metrics analysis and community DEI needs. Collects and analyzes data from assigned programs. Provides feedback and recommendations to OID staff on results and next steps. Supports Associate Vice President in preparation of OID annual report.
The Assistant Director assists the Associate Vice President in the management of the OID budget, including reporting, processing reimbursements, P-card reconciliation, and expenses. When applicable, directs key issues or concerns to the Associate Vice President for further review and/or resolution. Maintains, designs, and enhances OID website adhering to accessibility best practices, develops and manages the distribution of quarterly OID newsletter, intranets for various learning cohorts, and other communication platforms as required.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $57,850 to $72,300; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level of experience
Demonstrated knowledge of diversity and inclusion principles and current trends in the higher education setting.
3-5 years of directly related experience to include participation in the design and implementation of diversity and inclusion programming.
Ability to fully utilize the following EXCEL functions: pivot tables, index match (VLOOKUP), and basic logical functions (IF, AND, FALSE, TRUE)
Ability to represent OID as a program presenter/panelist.
Superior computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Google Apps for Work and web design utilizing Adobe Experience Manager.
Excellent organizational, communication and customer service skills
Experience developing/designing, writing, and editing, print and electronic communication materials.
Ability to maintain confidential employee and university information.
Ability to effectively articulate the Boston College Catholic and Jesuit mission and heritage.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree Fluency in a language other than English that is commonly spoken in the BC workforce (e.g. Spanish, Haitian Creole, Chinese, and Portuguese) and the ability to translate/interpret between that language and English. Familiarity with electronic accessibility best practices. Familiarity with key labor, employment, and affirmative action legislation/regulations.
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.