Senior Academic Associate-reopened - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job Description:


The College's Division of Humanities and Learning Communities houses the academic departments of English, English as a Second Language, Foreign Languages, and Creative Arts. The Division is also home to the Library and Learning Commons; Teaching, Learning and Instructional Technology Center; and the College's nationally recognized Learning Communities Program. The cornerstone of a college education, the Humanities provides students with the knowledge, skills and habits of mind to adapt to any pathway in their educations, careers and lives.


Assist the Dean in overseeing the Division of Humanities & Learning Communities in the following areas:

  • Investigate and respond to student academic concerns and grade appeals within the guidelines of the student handbook and faculty contracts across the division's 1,200 courses;
  • Triage student behavioral concerns and communicate them to the Dean as required;
  • Work closely with department chairs in distributing, collecting, and filing semester availability forms and filling vacant courses within our Colleague portal or Datatel System;
  • Counsel the division's 275 faculty with regards to managing difficult student situations within and outside of the classroom;
  • Prepare reports, data, projections and estimates related to the Division's annual operating and grant budgets;
  • Analyze division course offerings and report requested data to the respective collective bargaining representative;
  • Collaborate with the Dean of Students Office to review and sanction violation cases/reports of the student code of conduct;
  • Document and refer potential concerns regarding issues of discrimination to the office of Diversity and Inclusion;
  • Perform several HR functions, including scheduling; issuing of contracts; processing of new hire materials; documentation of educational and professional experience; collection and review of syllabi; and ongoing communication;
  • Assist in overseeing successful functioning and management of the divisional office.


  • Master's degree preferred; bachelor's degree required;
  • Three years prior experience in higher education required, community college experience preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, computer database, writing and communication skills;
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population;
  • Background in student development theory and practice a plus.

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Recently re-certified as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than 50 percent are women.

We are looking for individuals aligned with our institutional values of access and success, excellence and innovation, economic and social justice, inclusiveness and equity, civic engagement and service, kindness and respect, and accountability and transparency. Individuals with a dedication to a dynamic educational environment, investment in the social and economic well-being of all, and belief in student-centered learning in an engaging, supportive environment are sought to fill the following position.

Additional Information

Salary Range: $55,000.00-$60,000.00

Effective Date: To Ensure Consideration All Application Materials Must Be Received By August 13, 2015.

Application Instructions

Application Procedures: Submit Cover Letter and Resume Addressing the Required Qualifications to: . Expand position and click on "Apply Now" and follow instructions. Fax Transcripts to (617) 228-3328.

Keyword Phrases

  • Senior Academic Associate-reopened
  • Achieving the Dream
  • Embrace Diversity
  • LifeMap
  • Student Affairs and Services
  • Academic Administration
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter