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Boston College Senior Associate Director, Marketing & Communications in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

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.

Job Description

Senior Associate Director, Marketing Communications

Boston College School of Social Work and Boston College Law School

Office of University Communications

Principal Responsibilities:

Working under the supervision of the Office of University Communications Director of Marketing Services, the Senior Associate Director provides day-to-day direction for the development and execution of a wide range of marketing projects and services that address strategic goals of the University’s Law School and Boston College School of Social Work. As the Office of University Communication’s primary liaison to these divisions, the Senior Associate Director partners with their marketing and graduate enrollment teams, providing consultation and project management for a range of communications strategies and tactical plans and working with design, web, video, social, and photography staff to execute them.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $80,050 to $102,500; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Boston College conducts background checks, including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred. Candidates should have 10‑plus years of experience in marketing and communications management and client relations, with several years’ experience in the higher education sector.

Excellent writing and editing skills and experience; integrity, discretion, and creativity are a must. Candidates should demonstrate a thorough understanding of:

Higher education communications issues; an appreciation of academic culture;

Web-based technologies and experience in content creation for multi-channels platforms;

Digital marketing, PPC, SEO, email marketing and the importance of using data to inform and refine marketing efforts.

Applicants should show an ability to develop strong partnerships with colleagues and University partners, and to earn trust within an organization. Superb project management skills and the capacity to oversee a wide range of projects at once are essential, as are developing appropriate priorities and meeting all deadlines. An appreciation for Jesuit Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston College is critical.

Aspiring candidates are required to demonstrate the ability to fulfill all University Core Competencies. A high level of proficiency is required in teamwork, customer focus, decision making/problem solving, applying technology, valuing diversity, maintaining a big­–picture perspective, and being open to productivity and change.

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

    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 .

    Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at