Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
The Associate Director of Prospect Development provides strategic information analysis to the Boston College Development community to ensure that fundraising efforts are focused on working with the right donors for the right gifts at the right time. Focused on data-driven decision making and strong relationship building, the Associate Director is responsible for all aspects of pipeline and relationship management including development activity metrics and the KPI dashboard, and will provide insight to University Advancement leadership on topics including donor behaviors, campaign capacity, and pipeline forecasting.
The Associate Director is responsible for portfolio optimization and pipeline management best practices. Through the effective management, measurement and analysis of prospects through the continuous fundraising cycle, the Associate Director supports UA's fundraising efforts and plays a key role in achieving its goals. Using advanced analytics and visual reports, the Associate Director provides UA leadership with information and actionable recommendations on prospect management, engagement measurement, pipeline development, key performance indicators, activity forecasting, and benchmarking. The successful candidate will have an overall knowledge of strategic partnerships, philanthropy, fundraising processes, and prospect development initiatives.
Position Details: Department: 031081 - Prospect Development Position: 00010843 - Associate Director, Prospect Management
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $67,400 to $84,250; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Boston College conducts background checks, including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) and a minimum of 2-3 years of demonstrated success in research and prospect management. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate experience in developing, designing, and delivering analytical reports, and those with a minimum of two (2) years of professional work experience in a non-profit setting in either prospect research or information management. Candidates must have effective communication and strong analytical skills, and a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with clients and partners across the organization. A record of initiative innovative problem solving and adaptability is required. Proficiency in using a relational database management system necessary.
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.
The office of University Advancement supports the mission of Boston College by promoting a culture of inclusion that values each individual. Our recruiting practices support 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 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 https://www.bc.edu/offices/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.