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Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.
The Program Manager is responsible for advising Boston College students about study abroad opportunities in Ireland and Italy. Please note that regions maybe subject to change.
Advising responsibilities for outgoing BC students include:
Assisting with program selection of both BC and approved external programs.
Guiding students through the application process.
Providing information and advice on curricular infrastructure and course offerings of the programs.
Offering tailored pre-departure orientations.
Organizing and executing help with the 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 Global Education and works closely with multiple BC resident directors in Ireland and Italy.
S/he communicates often and in close cooperation with the host universities and partners and especially with the BC resident directors. In coordination with the Director, s/he plays a significant role in the ongoing monitoring and development of programs to ensure that the OGE offerings meet BC students’ academic and personal needs.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $55,850 to $69,800; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-up.
Excellent cross-cultural skills.
Understanding of systems of higher education in the United States and other parts of the world.
Strong computer skills and evidence of ability to develop strong innovative technology applications.
Foreign language fluency preferred
Exceptional Work Schedule:
Early morning and/or late evening work (approximately 1-2 times a week).
Weekend work (approximately 2-3 times per semester).
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 pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. 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.