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Assistant/Associate Director, Stewardship & Donor Recognition

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, Stewardship and Donor Recognition plays a
critical role in the development and implementation of the donor
appreciation/gift recognition program, procedures, and practices that increase
the goodwill and giving of current donors, and facilitate the retention and
upgrade of donors at all levels in support of University Advancement

position will identify and manage recognition naming opportunities for
fundraising priorities and create a management system for naming spaces. This
position will assist with the design and installation of donor recognition
signage, as well as manage the signage from concept to installation, including
tracking of signage authorization forms and vendor mockups and proofs.

This position
will research, write and produce high-priority, high-impact communications
including proposals, program impact reports, and gift acknowledgments, and will
partner with internal and external constituents to support storytelling and to
convey donor impact. These reports will meet standards of editorial excellence,
reflect on-brand design and include visually engaging elements such as photos,
infographics and charts.

position will coordinate the production of customized donor recognition pieces
as needed, such as photo books, framed resolutions, or gifts. Additionally,
this role will occasionally collaborate internally to help produce special
event elements, such as donor recognition events.

position reports to the Senior Associate Director, Stewardship and Donor
Engagement and works in close collaboration with advancement colleagues.


Director Level 1: 1-3 years related experience

Director Level 2: 3-5 years of professional experience in recognition, event
planning or related experience and/or stewardship and communication.

Director Level: 5-7 years of professional exp in recognition, event planning or
related experience and/or stewardship and communication.

individual must have strong project management skills with the ability to
handle and complete multiple projects simultaneously. In addition, this
position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, demonstrate
strong organizational and interpersonal skills and be detail oriented.

position requires demonstrated ability with computer software programs
including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Use
of Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel and Word, is required. Knowledge
of Blackbaud preferred.

written and oral communication skills are required. Strong project/time management skills are
preferred. Experience in higher education, fundraising or a non-profit setting
is highly desirable.

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

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.

Full-time Equivalent Hiring Range:

Assistant Director, Stewardship &
Donor Recognition (Level 1) $48,900-$61,150
Assistant Director, Stewardship &
Donor Recognition (Level 2) $59,550-$74,450
Associate Director, Stewardship &
Donor Recognition $68,500-$82,250

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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