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Senior Philanthropic Advisor Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Senior Philanthropic Advisor will be responsible for advancing relationships with those individuals who have the capacity to make philanthropic investments of $5M or more in Boston College. S/he will manage a portfolio of approximately 75 alumni, parents, and friends and will be responsible for developing strategies, often in partnership with Development colleagues, that deepen prospective donors' understanding of Boston College's mission and priorities in a manner that will ultimately lead to seven and eight-figure gifts to the University. Success will be measured by the Senior Philanthropic Advisor's ability to move prospective donors through the qualification and cultivation processes to solicitation, the outcomes of these solicitations, and his/her ability to collaborate effectively with Development colleagues and University leaders.
Position Details: Department: 030021 Principal Giving Position: 00015464
Hiring Range: $145,500 to $181,850; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
This position requires a bachelor's degree and a minimum of ten years fund-raising experience, preferably in a higher education campaign environment or other complex non-profit setting. Alternatively, experience at a leadership level in a role that would have direct correlation to success as the Senior Philanthropic Advisor at Boston College will be considered. In either case, the incumbent must have demonstrated the ability successfully solicit and close gifts of $1,000,000 or more. 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.
Boston College conducts background checks 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 http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.