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.
Reporting to the Director of Alumni Class and School Engagement, the incumbent is responsible for the management and execution of the BC Law School alumni relations and volunteer engagement strategy as well as additional school and class based engagement programming including but not limited to Reunion Weekend and associated volunteer recruitment and committee management. S/he actively contributes to team-based strategic discussions and creative brainstorming about the overall advancement plan, including volunteer leadership engagement, alumni outreach, alumni communications, and strategic involvement.. The goal of this position is to effectively manage alumni volunteers, develop and provide meaningful volunteer leadership opportunities through board and councils, annual events, and other engagements initiatives.
The following responsibilities are associated with this position:
Working with the Director of Alumni Class and School Engagement to create a vision and annual program plan for the Law School and additional alumni constituencies within the assigned school based engagement areas of focus. Manage the year-round activities and the subcommittees that fall within this portfolio.
Oversee the alumni affinity groups including the Black Alumni Network. Recruit/retain, train and manage alumni volunteer leaders including the Law Day Committee, BC Law Alumni Board and Boston GOLD Committee. Build and steward new affinity groups to respond to alumni interest as assigned.
Working with alumni affinity groups, and other volunteer leader groups as assigned; plan and execute special small group cultivation events that are focused on deepening the engagement of the defined target audiences. Duties include; managing budgets and timelines; confirming speakers; all in accordance with best practices followed across UA.
Serve as a liaison with campus partners in career services and admissions, and with student organizations such as those that align with alumni interests (e.g., Business Law Society, Women Law Society, AHANAs, etc.). Serve as point person for the department's campus programs where alumni are not the primary target audience such as commencement, law school academic conferences, and major law school campus speaker events.
Develop new, compelling opportunities that deepen alumni connections to the law school as well as other schools and class committees as assigned.
Department: 034221 - Alumni Relations
Position: 00012780 - Assistant/Associate Director, Alumni Class & School Engagement
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
Associate Director - $56,700 - $70,900; 3-5 years professional exp
Assistant Director - $51,350 - $64,200; 1-3 years professional exp
Assistant Director - $46,550 - $58,200; 1-3 years exp
In order to be considered an official candidate to Boston College, please apply online at bc.edu/bcjobs.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree and for the for the first level Assistant Director, a minimum of 1-3 years of serving in an alumni relations role is required or a combination of alumni relations responsibilities along with annual giving, event planning, development, or other related work experience. For the second level Assistant Director, a minimum of 1-3 years of professional level alumni relations experience or a combination of alumni relations and directly related professional level experience such as event planning, development or volunteer management is required, preferably at an institution of higher education. Experience managing volunteers boards or councils is preferred For the Associate Director level, 3-5 years of professional level alumni relations experience or a combination of alumni relations and directly related professional level experience such as event planning, development or volunteer management is required, preferably at an institution of higher education. Experience managing volunteers boards or councils is preferred.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, and PowerPoint is necessary. Experience with a sophisticated alumni or constituency database software is strongly preferred. Prior fundraising experience as well as a proven track record in soliciting and closing gifts is required. Some travel, evening and weekend work is required. 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 https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/nondiscrim
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