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.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Schools & Programs, the Assistant/Associate Director of Schools & Program will serve as primary content expert for a portfolio of schools and programs that comprise BC's most prominent areas of research, teaching and service. As a content expert, the AD will serve as a resource to colleagues in functional areas across UA, primarily development, stewardship, communications, and the Alumni Association. S/he will be responsible for supplying verbal and written content and access to relevant university partners. S/he will also play a key role in ensuring consistency and accuracy of messaging across these functions. The AD will maintain relationships with campus partners, noting that many relationships with senior administrators will require coordination with Executive Directors and the AVP. On occasion, the AD may be asked to develop new areas of expertise and/or work on other projects as assigned.
The AD will be responsible for developing written content that can be used effectively for numerous Advancement purposes, including proposals, appeals, reports and correspondence. At the associate director level, the AD will manage a small portfolio of prospects whose gifts are connected to their areas of content expertise. As the AD progresses developmentally, this portion of the job may increase commensurate with skills and career aspirations.
Position Details: Department: 033511 - School Development Position: 00012155 - Assistant/Associate Director, School Development, University Advancement
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
Assistant Director: 1-3 years of professional level experience in higher education or a minimum of two years professional experience in a relatable fundraising area - $56,700 - $70,900 First Level Associate Director: 3-5 years of experience in a higher education setting, with particular emphasis on communications, stewardship, project management and some frontline fundraising - $62,650 - $78,300 Second Level Associate Director: minimum five years of experience in a higher educational setting, with particular emphasis on communications, stewardship, project management and some frontline fundraising - $67,400 - $84,250
This position requires a bachelor's degree or higher, and for the Assistant Director position, 1-3 years of professional level experience in higher education or a minimum of two years professional experience in a relatable fundraising area; for the first level Associate Director position, 3-5 years of experience in a higher education setting, with particular emphasis on communications, stewardship, project management and some frontline fundraising; for the second level Associate Director, a minimum five years of experience in a higher educational setting, with particular emphasis on communications, stewardship, project management and some frontline fundraising.
To be successful, the AD must possess: intellectual rigor; the ability to bridge sectors; excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to understand the needs of- and work equally effectively with university officials and staff colleagues; and the ability to manage time and conflicting priorities. Must be a team player who is highly motivated and dedicated to the goals of advancing higher education and have an appreciation for Jesuit Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston College.
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 http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 3153
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.