Boston, Massachusetts
Aug 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Assistant Director manages the day-to-day operations of BU Law's Graduate Tax Program (GTP) in its residential and online formats. This includes, but is not limited to, overseeing registration, course scheduling and exam administration; planning professional development and extra-curricular events; providing academic and non-academic student counseling support; and ensuring that the GTP's constituents receive timely and accurate academic and non-academic information about the program. He or she coordinates the resources to deliver classes and technology-related orientation to remote students, troubleshoots issues, and resolves problems, working with internal and external resources as appropriate. Monitors online student engagement and intervenes when necessary. Communicates program needs to, and monitors work of, outside vendors as needed. Maintains strong understanding of available campus educational technology resources. The Assistant Director supports the GTP's adjunct faculty and oversees the appointment and course evaluation processes. He or she reviews program applications, interviews candidates and tracks applicants status. The Assistant Director is actively engaged in developing marketing, outreach, and yield initiatives to support the GTP's enrollment goals. Please include a cover letter.


Bachelors Degree and three to five years of work experience required. Masters Degree in Higher Education or related field preferred. Prior experiences as a student or administrator in online education preferred. The position requires strong project management, communications and interpersonal skills as well as an aptitude for new technologies and an ability to work with classroom technology specialists. Must be able to work effectively with faculty, including faculty with limited experience in online education. Given the high-level of student contact, a strong customer-service orientation is essential.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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