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Assistant/Associate Director, Annual Giving Reunion Programs

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

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. The
Assistant/Associate Director is responsible for identification and recruitment
of volunteer committee members and managing solicitation strategies of
volunteers. The Assistant/Associate Director
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 the Assistant/Associate Director 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/Associate 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. In addition, the Assistant/Associate Director will spend 40% of their
time conducting local fundraising visits and will have specific fundraising
metrics to track those visits and fundraising results.

Title and
salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and
hiring ranges:
Director: $53,950 - $67,450; 1-2
years non-exempt exp.
Associate Director: $59,550 - $74,450; 2-3
years professional exp.
Director: $65,800 - $82,250; 3-4 yrs. professional exp.


position requires a Bachelor's degree and, for the Assistant Director position,
a minimum of 1 - 2 years of 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 first level Associate Director position
requires 2-3 years of professional experience in university fundraising
settings or comparable settings. The second
level Associate Director position requires a minimum of 3-4 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.

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 building diverse teams
reflecting our community; students, alumni, parents, and friends of Boston

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-Sponsored403bRetirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sickand Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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

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