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.
The Research Analyst reports to an Associate Director, Prospect Research, and is primarily responsible for the identification and initial assessment of new prospects capable of contributing significant financial support to Boston College, as well as providing detailed research on previously identified prospects. The Research Analyst monitors a variety of online, electronic and printed sources, including relevant websites, government documents, newspapers, periodicals, screening data, and leads from development officers to identify and qualify new prospective donors, and to produce clear, concise profiles on key prospects as requested. As determined by the Associate Director of Prospect Development, the Research Analyst may be assigned to work directly with specific development officers to provide research on their prospects and for related projects, and to work on special projects involving analysis of prospect data.
Position Details: Department: 031081 - Prospect Development Position: 00004815 - Research Analyst, Prospect Development Grade: 2ND
Full time equivalent hiring range: $51,300 - $64,200
This position requires a Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years prospect research or other directly-related research experience, such as financial or legal research. Also required are well-developed writing and research skills; standard business computing skills, including a working knowledge of MS Office; proficiency in gathering information from websites, online services and databases; and an ability to interpret, analyze, and summarize biographical and financial data. A sense of curiosity and an ability to work as a part of a cohesive team are also key prerequisites. This position involves work with highly confidential information and complete discretion is required. A commitment to Jesuit Catholic education and to the goals and values of Boston College is critical.
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 http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 2971
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.