Boston College Senior Philanthropic Advisor 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 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Senior Philanthropic Advisor will be responsible for building relationships and
securing seven- and eight-figure gifts from high net worth individuals in
support of University priorities. With a primary focus on Boston
College’s international constituency, 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. 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
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $148,400 to $185,500; salary commensurate
with relevant experience.
Department: 030021 Principal Giving
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 to successfully solicit and close seven-figure plus
gifts or investments from individuals. Experience
working in environments that require strong cross-cultural competencies is
necessary with the ability to speak multiple languages is preferred.
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
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 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 athttps://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.