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 Senior Gift Processing Specialist reports to the Assistant Director, Gift Management and is responsible for processing gifts to the University, which are received in various forms from various sources and are processed and distributed to various designations. Scrutinizes all gifts including matching corporate gifts for proper processing. Posts pledges and payments, and reconciles and balances gift batches. Captures, processes and archives credit card transactions resulting from the telemarketing program and from fundraising websites. Creates donor records when needed to facilitate gift processing. Archives all gift information by computerized scanning and filing. Uses various reports and information from databases for review and correction. In addition, the Senior Gift Processing Specialist is responsible for processing all gifts and pledges > $10,000, serves as the liaison to fundraisers on issues pertaining to gift transmittals and processing of large gifts, preps gift documentation for audits, and assigns attributes to newly created gift accounts. The Senior Gift Processing Specialist also trains new employees and student workers on gift processing functions and supervises at least one student employee.
Position Details: Department: 031001 Advancement Information Services Position: 00014235 - Sr. Gift Processing Specialist Grade: 2ND
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $37,950 to $47,450; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
This position requires a high school diploma and a minimum of 3 to 5 years progressively responsible experience working with financial and accounting data in large records databases, as well as experience working with accounting systems; demonstrated knowledge of personal computers and related software such as MS Office components, CRM database; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; an ability to work independently; exercise discretion in working with highly confidential information and posses training skills and supervisory skills to manage student and temporary staff. Must enjoy performing work which can be both complex and routine, demanding a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail while meeting obligatory deadlines. During the crucial calendar year-end period, gift processing staff will often work on days when the University is closed in order to process and acknowledge gifts according to professional and legal requirements. During the fiscal year-end, another demanding time of the work year, vacations and scheduled time off is not usually granted (May through mid-June).
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: 2875
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.