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.
The Associate/Senior Associate Director, Major Giving, reports to the Regional Director, Major Giving and is responsible for the qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals who are capable of making gifts of $250,000 to $ 4.9M; The Associate/Senior Associate Director manages a portfolio of 150 or more donors and prospects and is expected to meet specific goals for contacts and completed solicitations within the context of a major Capital Campaign. To be successful in meeting those goals, the Associate/Senior Associate Director is expected to devise strategies for guiding the relationship and for the ultimate solicitation of prospects. The Associate/Senior Associate Director writes effective solicitation letters and proposals and works collaboratively with peers in other fundraising units including Gift Planning, Athletics, School Relations and Organizational Giving to maximize fundraising productivity, provides staff support for volunteer committees as assigned and develops productive working relationships with key volunteers.
Position Details: Department: 033201 - Major Giving Position: 00012563 - Associate/Sr. Associate Director, Major Giving Grade: 3RD
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
First Level Associate Director: $86,650 - $108,300 Second Level Associate Director: $98,000- $122,500 Senior Associate Director: $ 108,300 - $135,250
This position requires a Bachelor's degree, and for the first level Associate Director, a minimum of 1-3 years directly related experience successfully closing gifts of $50,000 or more; for the second level Associate Director, a minimum of 3-5 years directly related fundraising experience successfully closing gifts of $50,000 to $100,000; for the Senior Associate Director, a minimum of 5-7 years directly related fundraising experience successfully closing gifts of $100,000 or more, all levels preferably performed in a complex higher education environment. Travel and some evening and weekend work is required to be successful. A valid driver's license is required. A demonstrated ability to speak and write persuasively about higher education and the Jesuit tradition is expected. Proficiency with technology and relevant software applications, such as e-mail, MSWord, MS Excel, and PowerPoint is also expected. 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: 2695
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.