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 Assistant/Associate Director of Annual Giving Reunion Programs reports to the Senior Associate Director of Annual Giving Reunion Programs and is responsible for helping to manage Boston College reunion volunteer leadership giving fundraising efforts, with a focus on driving gifts of $1,000 to $50,000 from reunion class alumni. S/he is responsible for identification and recruitment of volunteer committee members and managing solicitation strategies of volunteers. S/he is expected to manage relationships of potentially high-capacity/high impact individuals with a customized and high-touch approach throughout the entire process. As part of the volunteer fundraising program s/he will strategically coordinate a prospect management plan with respective prospect managers, other University Advancement leadership and colleagues to ensure a seamless and meaningful experience for each volunteer. As an independent contributor and also in support of the Senior Associate Director, the Assistant Director participates in committee meetings, conference calls and any other committee-related activities, and travels periodically over the course of the year to recruit volunteer leaders, solicit gifts, or staff events as needed with respect to the reunion volunteer program.
Position Details: Department: 033001 Annual Giving Position: 11445 Assistant/Associate Director
Hiring Range: Salary commensurate with relevant experience: Associate Director: $62,650 - $78,300; 5-7 yrs. professional exp. Assistant Director: $56,700 - $70,900; 3-5 years professional exp. Assistant Director: $46,550 - $58,200; 1-3 years non-exempt exp.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree and, for the first level Assistant Director position, a minimum of 1 - 3 years of professional experience in university fundraising settings or comparable settings that have afforded substantive responsibility with broad-based annual giving programs that work directly with donors and volunteer management. Proven record of soliciting and closing gifts of at least $1,000 and ability to articulate the case for annual support. The second level Assistant Director position requires 3-5 years of professional experience in university fundraising settings or comparable settings. The Associate Director position requires a minimum of 5-7 years professional level fundraising experience with a proven record of soliciting and closing gifts of $10,000 or more with a focus on closing gifts of $10,000 to $25,000 with proven leadership and organizational skills. Successful candidates will be goal-oriented team players who have a strong understanding of annual giving strategies. They are flexible and adaptable to new programs in a fast-paced, evolving environment. Strong organizational and communication skills required and strong commitment to customer service. High attention to detail and follow up. Willingness to work evenings and weekends as required, and some travel related to recruitment and program management. 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.
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Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
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Internal Number: 3554
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.