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Boston College
  • Position Number: 1654371
  • Location: Chestnut Hill, MA
  • Position Type: Education
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

Research Associate

Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.

The responsibilities of the Research Associate are to:
• Establish and lead a Student Support team and process in the school that identifies and responds to the strengths and personal developmental needs of each and every child in the school
• Connect students to a range of prevention, early intervention and intensive services programs that address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development of each student
• Develop and enhance community partnerships with varied community agencies to meet the identified needs of students, families, and the school
• Collaborate with school staff, including classroom teachers, to implement the City Connects model
• Promote the City Connects model of student support to the school community, families and community agencies
• Engage families and caregivers in understanding and supporting the education of their children and the ways in which academic outcomes are enhanced by serving the social / emotional and personal development needs of the child
• Collect data on the implementation of the model and the delivery of services

Closing Statement

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

• Master's degree in School Counseling, Social Work, or Mental Health Counseling
• License in one of the following: School Counseling, Pupil Adjustment, Social Work, OR Mental Health Counseling
• Experience working in a school environment
• Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff, a diverse student body and families, as well as a team of professionals at both the school and the university

• Experience in urban public schools
• Fluency in a second language such as Spanish, Haitian Creole, or Cape Verdean Creole
Experience with an organization that uses data to guide practice

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