Boston College Dir of Dvlpmt, CSOM #1160 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

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. Job Description The Director of Development for the Carroll School of Management (CSOM) reports to the Executive Director of School Development and is responsible for coordinating all aspects of development for the Carroll School of Management. Key responsibilities include serving as liaison between the development office and the deans and faculty of the Carroll School of Management; working closely with the Dean to coordinate all development activities of the Dean and Carroll School of Management faculty; works closely with the Development staff to monitor and organize development efforts with individual donors; collaborates with the Corporate and Foundation Relations team to advance corporate and foundation cultivation, solicitations and stewardship for the benefit of the Carroll School of Management; works closely with the University Advancement Communications team to create an annual communications plan, and to develop, produce and distribute appropriate materials to Carroll School of Management constituents. Also, conceives and implements special events for the purpose of cultivating and educating potential donors; participates on the senior staff of the Development Office and the administrative staff of the Dean of the Carroll School of Management; and, extensive travel throughout the year may be required to accomplish these goals. In concert with the overall fundraising needs for the University, The Director of Development, CSOM works periodically on special projects in collaboration with senior management in Advancement and/or fundraising staff and may perform other similar duties as assigned. Talent Citizen executive search firm has been retained to lead this search. For more information or to apply for this role, please visit http://talentcitizen.com/tc_active_searches/bc-dia/ Requirements This position requires a Bachelor's degree; an advanced degree is preferred, and a minimum of seven to ten years' experience in university fundraising and administration, including knowledge of academic communities and demonstrated success in soliciting major gifts, events management and advancement communications. Candidate should have proven track record of closing multiple individual gifts with donors at the $250,000+ level. Also requires a proven ability to motivate, engage and work with prospects and volunteers, university leaders, administrators, faculty and staff or similar constituencies. A sophisticated and comprehensive understanding of development strategy, major gifts fundraising principles and practices, extremely high levels of professionalism, collegiality, self-motivation and organization is required to be successful. Must also be honest, confidential, and trustworthy with an even disposition to be able to deal effectively and politely with people from all types of backgrounds and experiences and in all types of difficult situations; ability to evaluate problems accurately and display good judgment, be detail oriented, efficient and maintain a professional and caring demeanor along with a strong work ethic. Closing Statement 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/