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 Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations, The Director of Alumni Regional Engagement is responsible for planning, managing, and implementing the Boston College Alumni Association's national alumni chapter and overall regional engagement strategy which includes but is not limited to more than 70 active domestic alumni volunteer groups and an annual budget supporting more than four hundred events. The goal of the Alumni Regional engagement program is to develop a stronger national Boston College community which fosters alumni connections to Boston College in support of the University's mission. The Director of Alumni Regional Engagement serves on the senior leadership team of Alumni Relations.
Specific responsibilities include: managing a team of four staff; recruiting, training, and retaining more than two hundred chapter leaders and volunteers; acting as a liaison between chapter leaders/ volunteers and various University constituencies; coordinating the execution of chapter events including, but not limited to, meetings, receptions, speakers' series, and service projects; establishing effective budgets and timelines for chapter events and programs; overseeing the development of collateral materials necessary to foster continued volunteer interaction and participation; working with the Alumni Communication & Marketing Manager to develop chapter communication formats, policies, and content; formulating, implementing, and maintaining national chapter standard operating policies and procedures; assist at several general BCAA events during the year; and perform other duties as assigned.
As a primary point of contact with alumni, the incumbent must be able to represent the University and the Alumni Association in a professional, enthusiastic manner with a customer service approach and team focus as well as provide a consistent, high- quality experience in all interactions with volunteers. Public speaking ability is a key success factor for this position.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $76,250 to $95,300; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of professional work experience in alumni relations, fundraising, development, donor relations, nonprofit management, career services, marketing, communications, sales or similar professional work. Master's preferred. This position requires exceptional interpersonal, customer service, event planning, oral and written communication skills; Strong ability to utilize technology to accomplish Alumni Relations regional engagement that is meaningful and supportive of the University mission and strategic goals; The ability to provide detailed planning and budget management necessary to ensure that events and programs are cost-effective is essential. 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
Internal Number: 3456
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.