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 of International Advancement reports to the Director of International Advancement and is responsible for the qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals who are capable of making leadership- and major-gift gifts to Boston College ($100,000+), with a focus on prospects residing in international regions including Europe, Latin America and other global regions to be determined. The Associate/Senior Associate Director manages a portfolio of 100 or more donors and prospects and is expected to meet specific goals for contacts, qualifications and completed solicitations. 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 Athletics and School Development. Additionally, the Associate/Senior Associate Director will manage the strategic engagement of BC's international alumni chapters, including volunteer management of international chapter leaders. In collaboration with the Director of International Advancement, the Associate/Senior Associate Director will ensure a comprehensive engagement strategy to foster philanthropic pipelines and activity in key regions of the world. The Associate/Senior Associate Director will also manage international programmatic initiatives that enhance both broad engagement and specific philanthropic strategies. Collaboration with colleagues across UA, including those from Marketing and Program & Events, to provide insight and assistance with engagement strategies will be important to success.
Department: 033601 International Advancement Position: 15818 Associate/Senior Associate Director, International Advancement
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
First level Associate Director, a minimum of 1-3 years directly related fundraising experience of closing gifts of $100,000 or more - $88,350 - $110,450 Second level Associate Director, a minimum of 3-5 years closing gifts of $100,000 or more - $100,200 - $125,250 Senior Associate Director, a minimum of 5 years closing gifts of $100,000 or more - $110,350 - $137,950
This position requires a Bachelor's degree, and for the first level Associate Director, a minimum of 1-3 years directly related fundraising experience of closing gifts of $100,000 or more, and for the second level Associate Director, a minimum of 3-5 years closing gifts of $100,000 or more, and for the Senior Associate Director, a minimum of 5 years closing gifts of $100,000 or more. Demonstrated success with program and/or volunteer management is required. All levels preferably performed in a complex higher education environment. Travel and some evening and weekend work is required to be successful. A valid Massachusetts driver's license and passport 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: 3167
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.