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Associate Director, Prospect Development

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Development and Fundraising
Boston College Introduction

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.

Job Description

The Associate Director of Prospect Development reports to the Director of Prospect Development and leads a team of 3-4 prospect development analysts to deliver high quality research and analysis to support the development efforts across University Advancement. Responsibilities include the leadership of prospect research processes and strategies, management of team workload and quality, development of best-in-class practices, and training and professional development of the team.

The Associate Director has accountability over the quality of the research products delivered, as well as the consultative advice provided to internal clients across University Advancement. Other specific responsibilities include providing research to resolve inquiries made by frontline fundraisers, and providing informed recommendations of portfolio assignments for newly discovered prospects.

The Associate Director plays an important leadership role within the Office of Prospect Development and must have strong understanding of the prospect management and data analytics roles within the team and deep familiarity with the development database and reporting tools. This role requires strong relationship building and collaboration skills to deliver value to partners across University Advancement.

Position Details:
Department: 031081 - Prospect Development
Position: 00002763 - Associate Director, Prospect Development

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $68,750 to $85,950; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


This position requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of related professional experience, preferably in a complex development office, of which a minimum of two years is in a research management role. Also required are superior analytic skills, strong technical skills and experience in working with large scale development information databases; superior oral and written communication skills; and organizational skills commensurate with overseeing many short- and long-term projects simultaneously. Strong team leadership skills required.

Must be a collaborative 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 and values each individual. Our recruiting practices support that commitment to build diverse teams reflecting our community; students, alumni, parents and friends of Boston College.

Closing Statement

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

Boston College conducts background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination 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

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at

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