Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.
As we embark on Soaring Higher: the Campaign for Boston College, we invite you to join our community. Driven by our mission in ways that advance the university for years to come, priority areas for this $3B comprehensive campaign include Financial Aid, Academics, and Student Life.
Based on a fundamental Jesuit tenet of developing the whole person, University Advancement is large enough to benefit from many campus resources, yet small enough to be agile and creative in supporting all associates. With an average tenure of close to 10 years at Boston College, our 250-person centralized organizational structure offers a variety of roles across fundraising, alumni relations, operations, and communications and engagement. We invest in the professional growth of every staff member through individual and team-based programs. Likewise, we aim to attract the very best, seeking team members who are as ambitious and as committed to our team as we are. We value a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging while actively promoting team members who contribute to the success of University Advancement.
See below the current opportunity to begin (or return to!) your Boston College experience!
Reporting to the Director, Annual & Leadership Giving, the Senior Associate Director, Annual Digital Giving is responsible for the management of four Digital Gift Officers charged with securing meetings with undergraduate alumni and current parents, and soliciting commitments ranging from $1,000 - $100,000. The Senior Associate Director will provide strategic direction and mentorship to ensure these fundraisers are meeting metrics and growing current-use annual cash for various University priorities. This position will also carry a Digital Gift portfolio of roughly 750 prospects and be tasked with closing gifts ranging from $1,000 - $250,000. In addition, the Senior Associate Director will play a crucial role in the management of University Advancement's relationship with EverTrue, our Digital Gift Officer vendor.
Collaboration with members of Major Giving, Parent Giving, Athletics, Schools and Programs, Marketing and Participation, and the Alumni Association is important, as well as partnering with colleagues who run point on reunion committees. The Senior Associate Director trains members of their team, in addition to meeting with undergraduate alumni and parents. The Senior Associate Director will demonstrate superior customer service skills and utilize UA colleagues to vet donor raised questions or concerns.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $80,850 to $101,050; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
This positionrequires a Bachelor's degree and a valid U.S. driver's license to fulfill theessential functions of the job. Thisposition requires a minimum of five years of professional fundraisingexperience and at least one year of experience using EverTrue's Digital GivingPlatform in an institution of higher education, or in comparable settings thathave afforded substantive responsibility with broad annual giving programsworking directly with donors and volunteer and staff management. Also, must have proven leadership, managementand organizational skills and a proven track record of soliciting and closingcommitments of $100,000 or more.
A demonstratedability to speak and write persuasively about higher education and the Jesuittradition is expected. Proficiency with technology and relevant softwareapplications, such as e-mail, MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint is alsoexpected. Some weekend and evening workis required to successfully perform the duties of this position.
Must be ateam player who is highly motivated and dedicated to the goals of advancinghigher education and have an appreciation for Jesuit Catholic education and thegoals and values of Boston College.
The office ofUniversity Advancement supports the mission of Boston College by promoting aculture of inclusion that values each individual. Our recruiting practicessupport that commitment to build diverse teams reflecting our community;students, alumni, parents and friends of Boston College.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/diversity.
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.