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Assistant/Associate/Senior Associate Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations

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

to the Executive Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Assistant/Associate/Senior
Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations participates in a
comprehensive program for corporate and foundation fundraising requiring
positive, productive and ongoing interaction with faculty, senior
administration, trustee volunteers and major donor prospects. Specific
responsibilities include identification of prospects based on extensive
analysis using written and on-line research resources; participation in the
cultivation and stewarding of corporate and foundation donors of all levels;
involvement in the direct solicitation of corporations and foundations;
developing and drafting major proposals for senior administration and
volunteers and other assignments, as necessary.

and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles
and hiring ranges:
Director, 1-3 years of fundraising or directly related experience: $69,100 - $86,350
Director, 3-5 years of fundraising or directly related experience: $80,100 - $100,100
Associate Director, 5+ years of fundraising or directly related experience: $97,550
* $121,950


position requires a Bachelor's degree; a graduate degree preferred. The minimum
requirements are one year of professional level experience in corporate and
foundation fundraising at the Assistant Director level and three years at the
Associate Director level. To be eligible
for consideration for the Senior Associate Director, a candidate must show
evidence of leadership, self-direction, initiative and problem-solving ability
and have had a minimum of five years of professional experience successfully
managing a major corporate and/or foundation prospect portfolio. Preference for experience at an institution
of higher education or a hospital at all levels. A combination of corporate, foundation, or
organizational fundraising and other directly transferable experience from such
fields as government grant seeking or corporate philanthropy will be considered
for all levels.

of the job level, the position requires excellent interpersonal skills; a
demonstrated ability to compose strong, clearly written material, including
general correspondence and major proposals that articulate funding
priorities. In addition, the successful
candidate will have a demonstrated ability to speak persuasively concerning
higher education; a working knowledge of research resources for corporation and
foundation fundraising; and, a familiarity with Windows PCs and Microsoft
Office suite.

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.

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 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-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

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at

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