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Boston College Senior Associate Director, Stewardship & Donor Engagement in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 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

Reporting to the Director of Stewardship & Donor Engagement, the Senior Associate Director, Stewardship & Donor Engagement serves as a lead point person to coordinate the donor-funded impact reporting program through personalized, compelling, and timely impact reports and other materials for Boston College donors; including overseeing impact information on the use of BC’s school-based funds.

The Senior Associate Director oversees comprehensive, thoughtful stewardship outreach, ensuring that donors remain apprised of the positive impact that their philanthropy has at Boston College and increasing the possibility of subsequent, significant gifts. She/he assists the Director of Stewardship on the execution of the donor relations timelines and metrics to achieve annual reporting goals; and helps cultivate project plans specifying strategy, scheduling, contingency plans and allocation of staff resources.

The Senior Associate Director is tasked with leveraging technology to keep pace with reporting on a growing portfolio of funds providing systematic prioritization of BC’s top donors.

She/he is intimately familiar with the writing experience of the entire stewardship impact reporting team and is able to advise the group of challenges and best practices; communicating and coordinating with the division to ensure that stewardship activities further University Advancement goals. The incumbent maintains positive relationships with student scholarship recipients, the University financial aid offices, and associate deans and faculty members across campus.

The Senior Associate Director also manages the verification and maintenance of all stewardship allocation data in the CRM database system for report production, and serves as a point person to coordinate and execute database information related to established funds and the execution of reporting on gift opportunities.

Position Details:

Department: 031061 - Stewardship & Donor Engagement

Position: 00014696 - Sr. Associate Director, Stewardship & Donor Engagement

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $74,350 to $92,950; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


This position requires a Bachelor’s degree with a Master’s preferred, in addition to a minimum of 5-7 years of professional level experience in donor relations, communications or fundraising, preferably in a large or complex institution, or the equivalent level of experience in other non-profit or for-profit environments where an understanding of donor relations and stewardship practices are critical; keen attention to detail; a proven record of successful relationship management skills with internal partners and colleagues, as well as management experience.

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.

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.

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

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

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at