Associate Dean for Administration & Finance
Finance and Administration
A pivotal member of the Questrom Senior Leadership Team, the Associate Dean of Finance & Administration drives planning, analysis, reporting, policy development, and continuous improvement for finance, budgets and accounting, human resources, facilities and operations, and information technology. Leads and informs resource allocation decisions and the identification, analysis, and prioritization of initiatives. Engages contingency planning to understand effects on the Questrom budget, resources, structures, and facilities. Develops dashboards and reports to support informed decision-making. Assures alignment of financial, human, technological, and physical resources with Questrom’s strategy, goals, and objectives. Leads continuous improvement efforts to assure the effective and efficient deployment of resources, optimal processes and structures, and to instill a culture of operational excellence. Acts in a management capacity to directly supervise Directors of Budgets, Facilities & Operations, IS&T, and Human Resources including performance feedback and evaluation, task assignment and prioritization, professional development, and various staff oversight duties. Serves as the schools liaison to and maintains strong and productive relationships with central administrative departments including the Provost, Budgets, General Accounting, HR, and IS&T areas.
As a member of the Faculty Actions & Support team, reporting to the Director of Faculty Actions & Support, the primary responsibility of this role is to manage both daily and high-level administrative functions for multiple academic departments within the Questrom School of Business. Responsibilities include management of department-specific projects and communications, department-level coordination of faculty appointment and reappointment paperwork and course planning activities, coordination of faculty recruitment activities, faculty training and on-boarding, initial submission of faculty concur reports, providing support for the faculty annual report process and My CV system, and other responsibilities as necessary. The Administrator will work with members of the Questrom Finance and Administration team as needed to ensure adherence to School and University workflows, policies, procedures, and deadlines. This role will be the primary administrative contact for faculty in the departments they support.
The Director of MBA Career Development directs all career development initiatives related to students in the full time and professional evening MBA programs in the Questrom School of Business. The Director works under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Industry Relations, Career Services, and Alumni Relations, to lead the development and delivery of the MBA career services strategy, and to provide a comprehensive and cohesive student career experience. The Director plays a critical role in delivering industry-leading services to maintain high levels of student success. The Director serves as the liaison to the Industry Relations Management team, the Undergraduate Career Development team, and the MBA Center. The Director advises MBA students on career related topics such as career exploration, resumes and cover letters, technical and case interviews, search strategies, and more. The Director also designs and participates in the delivery of MBA career development seminars.
The Director of Undergraduate Career Development directs all career advising and supports initiatives related to students in the undergraduate program in the Questrom School of Business. The Director supervises the undergraduate program career coaches, leads the career development program, designs workshops and curricular strategies, and develops innovative methods to engage the undergraduate student population for the purpose of career education. In addition, the Director works under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Industry Relations, Career Services, and Alumni Relations to lead the delivery of a comprehensive and cohesive student career experience. The Director plays a critical role in delivering industry-leading services to maintain high levels of student success. The Director serves as the liaison to the Industry Relations Management team, the graduate career development teams, the Undergraduate Development Center, and the Boston University Center for Career Development. The Director advises undergraduate students on career related topics such as career exploration, resumes and cover letters, technical and case interviews, search strategies, and more. The Director also provides leadership, in collaboration with the faculty course coordinator, to the required undergraduate career development seminars, and also teaches seminars.
As a key member of the administration of the Questrom School of Business, the Director of Operations and Space Planning will represent Questrom’s interest in school-related operations. Job responsibilities include managing day-to-day facility related actions, overseeing all space renovations and improvement projects, maintaining space inventory and data, performing analyses on school facilities usage, managing office space utilization, prioritizing non-academic usage of spaces, and leading school sustainability efforts. Additionally, working closely with the Office of the Provost and Campus Planning and Operation (CPO), this position will serve as the Questrom School of Business contact for all construction, renovation, repair, and maintenance projects. This role will also serve as the liaison for Questrom with BU Emergency Management and Environmental Health and Safety.
As a key member of the Innovate@BU team reporting to the Executive Director, this role will be responsible for building, and maintaining positive and productive relationships between Innovate@BU and: donors, alumni, industry experts, corporate sponsors and other eco-system partners in Boston/MAs tech, social impact/innovation, non-profit, and government spaces. The position will collaborate with Boston Universitys Development and Alumni Relations, Corporate Relations Organizations and Government and Community Relations, with the primary strategic goal of creating and expanding experiential learning opportunities for students and community engagement opportunities for both students and alumni. The role will require close coordination with the program staff and the rest of the Innovate@BU team.
About Innovate@BU: Innovate@BU is a University-wide initiative that enables all BU students to become drivers of innovation in their own lives, careers, and communities. Through its physical home on the Charles River campus, the BUild Lab IDG Capital Student Innovation Center is an award-winning and fast-growing entrepreneurship center that provides a variety of programs that help students develop their entrepreneurial mindset and skills and turn their ideas into impact. The center serves undergraduate and graduate students and recent alumni from all 17 of the schools and colleges at BU. Learn more > https://www.bu.edu/innovate/about/
Boston University Questrom School of Business is seeking motivated and driven candidates for the Events Specialist role. Candidates will be well versed in the events industry and eager to build a career in the field of event planning. Questrom’s Events and Conferences unit produces a variety of events including conferences, networking events, social events, graduation ceremonies, and more. This is a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. Questrom Events and Conferences is committed to exceptional event delivery and bringing our clients events to life. Overview: Reporting to the Director of Events, Conferences, and Brand Initiatives, the Events Specialist is responsible for the planning and delivery of Questrom events and programs involving both internal and external stakeholders. The Events Specialists responsibilities begin at the initial inquiry of an event, through the planning, up until the event itself and any wrap up and post evaluation. The role will work in conjunction with the rest of the Questrom Events and Conferences team as well as entities such as Finance and Administration, Marketing and Communication, Learning and Event Technology Services, Facilities, and Catering. The majority of clients will include Questrom student groups, internal program offices, Questrom faculty, and Questrom affiliated Institutes but will support events from other stakeholders as well including executive education programs. The Events Specialist will also serve as a member of the Questrom Convocation Committee, assisting with the planning and execution of the schools graduation ceremonies and receptions. Events will take place in the Questrom building, on the Boston University campus, and off-campus.
The Senior Program Coordinator provides administrative support to the Questrom School of Business Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Office (GAFAO). This position will primarily support front office tasks, like greeting prospective students or responding to inquiries. The Senior Program Coordinator will also assist with event planning, the I-20 VISA process for international applicants, and application processing. A high level of customer service skills and a detail-oriented nature are essential components of this role. This is a 35 hour per week role.
Reporting directly to the Assistant Director, Student Engagement, manage all customer service and reception area operations for the Undergraduate Academic & Career Development Center (UDC) as well as conduct and coordinate the selection, processing, supervision, and assignment of work-study staff in a high-traffic and complex environment. This position requires knowledge of all UDC programs and services and will provide general on the spot advising on both academic and career matters, including understanding and answering broader University questions and resources, explaining University and Questrom policies and procedures, and making referrals where appropriate. This position also manages the department email address, ensuring quality customer service by responding to all email questions in an accurate and timely manner. In addition, this position responds to questions and concerns from non-student stakeholders, including faculty, parents, and School/University administration.