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Working at Boston College High School means joining a dynamic community of educators and staff, committed to forming young men into compassionate and caring citizens of the world. Our administrators, faculty, staff and coaches are deeply invested in our mission, and find being a part of this community rewarding, both professionally and personally.
As employment opportunities become available, they will be listed below. If you are interested in pursuing an opportunity to work at Boston College High School, submit your resume as directed in the specific posting:

Current Openings

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  • Assistant Director of Special Events and Stewardship

    Title: Assistant Director of Special Events and Stewardship
    Department: Office for Institutional Advancement
    Reports to: Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement 

    Description
    Boston College High School is a Jesuit Catholic college-preparatory school for young men founded in 1863. The school enrolls approximately 1,500 day students in grades seven through twelve from over 140 communities in eastern Massachusetts.
     
    General Overview
    The Assistant Director of Special Events and Stewardship reports to the Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement and is responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of all Advancement events– constituent engagement, stewardship and revenue generating, and other school wide events as requested.   
     
    This person is a self-starter and valued because of their excellent management skills, ability to multi-task, expertise in event planning, inter-personal skills, ability to speak and write persuasively, attention to detail and adherence to deadlines. 

    Primary Responsibilities
    Events
    • The Assistant Director of Special Events and Stewardship is responsible for the planning and execution of all Advancement Office events on campus including Reunions.  This person will work closely with all members of the Advancement Office, but specifically, the Director of Alumni Relations and Director of Parent Programs. The DAR and DPP are responsible for event attendance.  It is critical that these positions work in harmony and in collaboration with each other.
    • Plan and implement annual Business Breakfast events in Boston each year. Establish and create new and innovative programming while continuing to tweak and evaluate existing programs and events.
    • Responsible for the annual golf tournament including logistics, marketing, sponsorships, auction items and program.
    • Work with the Development Assistant and the Director of Alumni Relations to make sure all correspondences related to events in the Alumni/Advancement email accounts are answered as well .
    • Coordinate with the Director of Marketing and Communications on all invitations, printing, mailings, event software, e-marketing and web updates 
    • Oversight of event budgets and expense and revenue reports.
    • Serve as the Advancement Office representative at the weekly facility meetings and addressing any concerns or issues that may arise.
    • Respond to phone calls and emails to alumni, parents and advancement@bchigh.edu regarding event inquires and responses. Oversee all event preparation including securing locations, speakers, program, timelines, event briefings, RSVP tracking through online software and follow up phone calls.
    • Responsible for working with the Data Systems Manager to ensure event tracking/attendance list are uploaded into Raiser’s Edge.
     
    Stewardship:
    • Responsible for all stewardship events including Donahue & Previte Scholars event, Shields Scholars Breakfast, Walsh Scholars Luncheon, Annual Scholarship Breakfast, Magis and dedications.
    • Responsible for driving and directing the scholarship book/event document process in conjunction with the Director of Marketing and Communications and the Development Assistant.
    • Responsible for stewardship and management of endowed funds and current year scholarships.
    • Work with the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement, the Admissions Office and Director of Financial Aid on Scholarship assignments in adherence with donor intent.
    • Track scholarship assignments in database, working with Director of Financial Aid, Operations Assistant and Database Manager, including current year scholarships and special funds like Donahue, Previte, Walsh and Shields. This includes withdrawn student and other special circumstances to inform the donor and the recordings of all data in Raiser’s Edge.
    • Manage student scholarship thank you notes process, including recording in Raiser’s Edge and mailing to appropriate scholarship contacts.
    • Ensure endowed fund criteria recorded and current by working with prospect managers and Operations Assistant.
    • Responsible for annual endowed fund donor reports, coordinating with Director of Individual Gifts & Estate Planning for financials.
    • Assist with financial reporting and edits of stewardship documents for high level donors, collaborating with the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement and Director of Major Gifts and Strategic Partnerships.
    • Coordinate gifts to top donors as appropriate working with the President’s Assistant as necessary.
    • Assist with other BC High school-wide events as requested.
    • Assist the Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement in other areas of advancement as requested.
    • Occasional night and weekend work required, ability to travel.
    Skills & Knowledge
    • Exemplary written and verbal communication and negotiation skills with demonstrated fundraising experience.
    • Contribute to maintaining positive office morale, even in the face of high work volume and challenging periods.
    • Must possess an ability to generate confidence, excitement, and energy with volunteers, donors, and co-workers.
    • Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment.
    • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and to deal with internal conflict in ways that lead to enhanced teamwork.
    • Proven ability to relate and communicate with a diverse audience.
    • Exceptional planning, administrative and organizational skills, ability to take initiative, manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities.
    • Flexibility, creativity and attention to detail.
    Experiences
    • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of event experience required. Some management experience also preferred.
    • Understanding of and appreciation for the philanthropic process and individual giving behaviors combined with direct solicitation experience.
    • A commitment to Jesuit, Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston College High School is critical.
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills required, proficiency in graphic design programs and database experience with Raiser’s Edge software preferred.
    Please send resume and cover letter to Suzann Sweeney, ssweeney@bchigh.edu

Our Commitment

We recognize the essential contribution a diverse community of students, faculty and staff makes, in an atmosphere of mutual respect, to the advancement of its mission. Accordingly, we are dedicated to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people, particulary those who may be vulnerable to discrimination.

BC High is committed to its Jesuit, Catholic mission and rejects and condemns all forms of harassment, wrongful discrimination and disrespect. Moreover, it is the policy of the School, while reserving its lawful rights to take actions designed to sustain its Jesuit, Catholic mission, to provide equal opportunity in employment regardless of a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, marital or veteran's status. This policy relates to all aspects of employment including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, promotion, transfer, discipline or termination.

Located in the City

Boston College High School is located within the city of Boston on Columbia Point a short walk from the JFK/Columbia MBTA and Commuter Rail station. 

150 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125