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, Annual Giving Program, Law School reports to the Director of Annual Giving Programs. This position is focused on Boston College Law School's annual giving, reunions, and class agent programs, which are critical to achieving Boston College's comprehensive current use fundraising goals. Responsibilities include building relationships with the volunteers associated with these giving programs, which emphasize participatory giving; running reports to track activity and outcomes; and supporting the Director to create strategies to increase giving, both gift size and participation rates. This position also has frontline fundraising responsibilities focused on current-use unrestricted gifts for the Law School Fund, with particular emphasis on entry-level gifts to the Law School leadership giving society, The Dean's Council. The Assistant/Associate Director will help manage the BC Law reunion fundraising and class committee program, which entails creating and managing reunion gift committees, supporting volunteer solicitation efforts, as well as soliciting alumni for reunion and annual gifts. Additionally, as part of the Annual Giving Programs team there will also be opportunities to manage fundraising volunteers that support the annual fund goals for the entire university.
Under the supervision of the Director of Annual Giving Programs, the Assistant/Associate Director will establish and manage ten Law reunion committees, develop co-chair gift strategies for each committee and partner with colleagues in Annual and Leadership Giving and Major Giving to secure leadership reunion gifts for the Law School.
The Assistant/Associate Director manages additional programs focused on increasing Law School participation as well as revenue, including 3L Class Gift, Class Agents, and tracking Law School LYBUNTs. The Assistant/Associate Director is also a key partner with the Participatory Giving team on the Law School's direct marketing initiatives.
Department: 033001 Annual Giving Position: 00012782 Assistant/Associate/Associate Director, Annual Giving Programs, Law School
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
Hiring Range: Salary commensurate with relevant experience
Assistant Director: 1-2 years of experience $51,360 - $64,200 First Level Associate Director: 2-3 years of professional level experience $56,720 - $70,900 Second Level Associate Director: 3-4 years of professional level experience $62,650 - $78,300
This position requires a Bachelor's degree and for the Assistant Director, 1-2 years professional level fundraising experience with a combination of some fundraising and other directly related experience, for the first level Associate Director, 2-3 years professional level fundraising experience with a proven record of soliciting and closing gifts of $10,000 minimum, and for the second level Associate Director, 3-4 years professional level fundraising experience with a proven record of soliciting and closing gifts from $10,000-$25,000. In addition, excellent spoken, written and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Proficiency with technology and relevant software applications such as reporting and prospect databases is critical. A significant aspect of this job is updating and tracking data, running reports, and analyzing information to best direct efforts in ways to maximize fundraising outcomes. The successful candidate must be able to work independently, establish and balance priorities, and meet goals and objectives in an environment of high expectations. Some travel and evening and weekend work is required to successfully meet the job responsibilities. 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.
Job Preferences: Preference is given to those with professional fundraising experience in an annual giving program in an institution of higher education engaged in a capital campaign; a law degree or familiarity with the legal field, although not required, is beneficial.
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 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: 3724
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.