Senior Associate Director, Annual Digital Giving
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.Job Description
As we embark on Soaring Higher: the Campaign for Boston College, we invite you to join our community. Driven by our mission in ways that advance the university for years to come, priority areas for this $3B comprehensive campaign include Financial Aid, Academics, and Student Life.
Based on a fundamental Jesuit tenet of developing the whole person, University Advancement is large enough to benefit from many campus resources, yet small enough to be agile and creative in supporting all associates. With an average tenure of close to 10 years at Boston College, our 250-person centralized organizational structure offers a variety of roles across fundraising, alumni relations, operations, and communications and engagement. We invest in the professional growth of every staff member through individual and team-based programs. Likewise, we aim to attract the very best, seeking team members who are as ambitious and as committed to our team as we are. We value a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging while actively promoting team members who contribute to the success of University Advancement.
See below the current opportunity to begin (or return to!) your Boston College experience!
Reporting to the Director, Annual & Leadership Giving, the Senior Associate Director, Annual Digital Giving is responsible for the management of four Digital Gift Officers charged with securing meetings with undergraduate alumni and current parents, and soliciting commitments ranging from $1,000 - $100,000. The Senior Associate Director will provide strategic direction and mentorship to ensure these fundraisers are meeting metrics and growing current-use annual cash for various University priorities. This position will also carry a Digital Gift portfolio of roughly 750 prospects and be tasked with closing gifts ranging from $1,000 - $250,000. In addition, the Senior Associate Director will play a crucial role in the management of University Advancement's relationship with EverTrue, our Digital Gift Officer vendor.
Collaboration with members of Major Giving, Parent Giving, Athletics, Schools and Programs, Marketing and Participation, and the Alumni Association is important, as well as partnering with colleagues who run point on reunion committees. The Senior Associate Director trains members of their team, in addition to meeting with undergraduate alumni and parents. The Senior Associate Director will demonstrate superior customer service skills and utilize UA colleagues to vet donor raised questions or concerns.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $80,850 to $101,050; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
requires a Bachelor's degree and a valid U.S. driver's license to fulfill the
essential functions of the job. This
position requires a minimum of five years of professional fundraising
experience and at least one year of experience using EverTrue's Digital Giving
Platform in an institution of higher education, or in comparable settings that
have afforded substantive responsibility with broad annual giving programs
working directly with donors and volunteer and staff management. Also, must have proven leadership, management
and organizational skills and a proven track record of soliciting and closing
commitments of $100,000 or more.
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, MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint is also
expected. Some weekend and evening work
is required to successfully perform the duties of this position.
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
- Paid Holidays Annually
- Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
- Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. 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/diversity.
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.