Boston College Introduction
Location: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
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
Reportingto the Senior Associate Director, Stewardship & Donor Engagement, the SeniorPrincipal Gift Stewardship Reporting Officer, Stewardship & DonorEngagement supports the fundraising, communications and donor relations effortsof an expanding and ambitious principal gifts program in an effort tocultivate, solicit and steward the University's most generous donors and topphilanthropic prospects. She/he will focus on developing and implementingpersonalized and comprehensive and strategic impact, recognition, andengagement materials, as part of a culture of high performance, excellence andquality.
Atthe direction of the Sr. Assoc. Dir. Stewardship & Donor Engagement and theDirector, Stewardship & Donor Engagement, this position will produceoriginal impact report content or tailor existing content for donors thatsupport the University at the principal giving level. She/he will collaborateon impact reports in partnership with the Stewardship & Donor Engagementreporting and recognition teams, and the University Advancement Communications& Marketing team. She/he will also partner across advancement teams on the preparationof highly tailored content, developed in collaboration with frontlinefundraisers and content specialists.
TheSenior Principal Gift Stewardship Reporting Officer will work closely with theVPs, AVPs and principal and major gift officers. She/he must be able to conveneand lead meetings to discuss principal giving projects and must be able to workeffectively and collaboratively across university advancement to maximize theeffectiveness of each project, by capitalizing on the expertise of the variousgroups.
Full-timeEquivalent Hiring Range: $65,800 - $82,250; salary commensurate with relevantexperience.Requirements
Thisposition requires a Bachelor's degree; and a graduate degree preferred. Theminimum requirements are five to seven years related work experience incommunications, marketing, fundraising, stewardship or donor relations for anonprofit or higher education institution. Preference for experience at an institution of higher education or ahospital at all levels. Outstanding oraland written communication, strategic planning, budget development, competencyand sound fluency with endowment fund financials, and experience drivingrevenue achievement in partnership with senior leaders is essential. Exceptional writing skills, comfortdeveloping cogent content from scratch, and initiative to work independently innovel, diverse subject matter areas. Comfort developing financials and budgets(for development purposes). Strong project management and organizational skillsto achieve organizational goals and the ability to manage multiple prioritiesand meet deadlines are required.
Theposition requires excellent interpersonal skills to managecollaborator and client expectations; a demonstrated ability to compose strong,clearly written material, and the ability to translate often complexinformation with an understanding of writing for print, web, and e-mail. Inaddition, the successful candidate will have experience using word processingand spreadsheet software; Canva, InDesign or document design software.
Mustbe a team player who is highly motivated and dedicated to the goals ofadvancing higher education and have an appreciation for Jesuit Catholiceducation and the goals and values of Boston College.
Theoffice of University Advancement supports the mission of Boston College bypromoting a culture of inclusion that values each individual. Our recruitingpractices support that commitment to building diverse teams reflecting ourcommunity; 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 https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
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 https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.