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.
The Center for Digital Innovation in Learning (CDIL) at Boston College is seeking a talented and experienced individual for a newly-created Associate Director of Online Program Management role. The individual in this role is responsible for coordinating all aspects of online education at Boston College across a wide range of functional units, including course design, faculty support, marketing, enrollment management, admissions, financial aid, and student affairs. S/he is also responsible for facilitating ongoing operational collaboration between groups, solving problems as they arise, evaluating processes for effectiveness, and refining strategies and tactics for program coordination.
The individual in this role must be able to operate at multiple levels of specificity simultaneously, understanding both the specifics of each detailed process and the ways in which each process impacts all functional units and functional interdependencies involved among processes and stakeholders. S/he must be able to use influence rather than managerial authority to facilitate timely completion of deadlines and must be comfortable working on tight timelines related to recruitment and program launch. In addition, this individual must be able to:
Develop and nurture relationships across the BC community with key stakeholders
Interpret and articulate wider trends in digital technology and their impact on higher education for different audiences
Create and supervise cross-functional teams, both within and outside CDIL
Managing and coordinating operations for existing online programs (50%)
Coordinating launch of new online programs (30%)
Building, evaluating, and refining processes (10%)
Manage project management staff member(s)
Full Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $84,100-105,100, salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Master's Degree in relevant field required
Qualified applicants will have at least five years of experience in higher education administration and solid background in process management and project/program management. S/he will have substantial experience in managing projects across functional lines and working with a diverse set of institutional stakeholders to accomplish project goals.
The ideal candidate will have:
Online program management experience
Experience developing and adapting institutional processes
A wide range of exposure to different types of stakeholders within higher education
Experience developing holistic, integrative reports for higher education administrators
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, and Dental Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 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.