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Program Director, Leadership Development

Boston College

This is a Full-time position in Chestnut Hill, MA posted February 20, 2021.

Boston College Introduction

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.

Job Description

As ProgramDirector of Leadership Development for the Roche Center for Catholic Educationthis individual will be responsible for the oversight, leadership andmanagement of all programming that is focused on leadership formation forCatholic educators. Leadership formation programming is targeted for emerging,sitting, and diocesan level leaders. Programs include the Catholic LeadershipCohort, Emmaus Leadership Academies, and the Superintendent ProfessionalLearning Community.

The Catholic Leadership Cohort isa 20-month Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy. Every otheryear a cohort of 15-20 aspiring Catholic leaders enroll in this program, housedin the Lynch School of Education and Human Development. The Program Director ofLeadership would support the administrative functions of the program, supportthe advising of students, manage the executive coaches, and teach one courseper semester and summer for the program.

The Program Director of LeadershipDevelopment would also oversee the Emmaus Leadership Academies that providesitting principals and their teams professional development in alignment withthe National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Schools includethe areas of: Catholic Mission & Identity (M&I), Leadership &Governance (L&G), Academic Excellence (AE), and Operational Vitality (OV).The design of this program is flexible and innovative, with self-paced modules,options for individual and group coaching, and immersive learning experiencesoffered depending on the academy. Academies range in length from four to twelveweek sessions depending on the depth of content and successful participantsearn a microcredential upon successful completion of the program. The ProgramDirector of Leadership Development will oversee the content development anddelivery of all programming related to the Leadership Academies.

The Roche Centeralso provides support to diocesan level leaders with a SuperintendentProfessional Learning Community. The Program Director of Leadership Developmentwould support the Roche Center director with these monthly gatherings,assisting with content development, retreat planning and facilitation, orcoaching conversations with participants.

This individualwill work closely with the Roche Center director and team members, BostonCollege faculty, graduate students, and national experts in Catholic educationto support the development of this leadership programming. This position willevaluate the effectiveness of these leadership programs, by focusing on theutilization of data, which will be utilized for leadership program design andenhancements.

The ProgramDirector of Leadership Development will also support the other strategicinitiatives of the Roche Center, which includes conducting research on Catholicschools, the Two-Way Immersion Network of Catholic Schools, and ProfessionalEducation. Support of these areas will be determined in partnership with thedirector and Roche Center team members.

$76,250-$95,350

Requirements

Education & Experience Preferred
Doctorate in Educational Leadership or related area required.

Minimum of 3 years experience serving in a school leadership role (preferably as superintendent, principal, president, or head of school at a Catholic school).
8-10 years of experience in the field of education.
Excellent writing and resourceful presentation skills.
Experience leading professional training programs in education.
Demonstrated knowledge of the culture of Catholic education.
Minimum 5 years experience working at multiple levels within educational leadership.
Ability to summarize, interpret, and report data from a variety of sources.
Documented experience in developing and implementing innovative, evidence-based educational initiatives.
Experience working in a school-university partnership.
Demonstrated success working as part of a team and strong leadership skills.

Closing Statement

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 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 .

As an applicant for employment, you are entitled to a copy of Boston College’s Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report, located on the Campus Security Information Page . This web page contains Boston College’s campus safety program, which includes the University’s safety policies and campus crime statistics reported during the previous three years, as well as the University’s fire safety program. To request a paper copy of this report, please contact the Boston College Police Department at 617-552-4446.

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 .