ABOUT COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS:
Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members?students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The College is finishing the leadership phase of a $400M comprehensive campaign entitled Become More: Campaign for the Future of Holy Cross. http://www.holycross.edu/becomemore
The public launch of the Campaign took place in April 2016 and fundraising for the campaign priorities will continue through 2020. The Campaign will support many areas of the College including the Annual Fund, increased financial aid, new programs in academic areas, technology initiatives and programs that will give our students experiential learning opportunities to help them prepare for lives of purpose and passion. There are four major capital projects in this Campaign including a new contemplative center, a renovation and expansion of our indoor athletic facilities, a new campus recreation/wellness center and a new performing arts facility.
Reporting to the Director of Leadership Giving in the Advancement office, the Leadership Giving Officer is responsible for the solicitation of gifts from the College's most financially able alumni, parents and friends in specific geographic regions as assigned by the Director of Leadership Giving. These solicitations are usually in the $100,000 to $1,000,000 range and will be part of the College's $400M Become More Comprehensive Capital Campaign. The Leadership Giving Officer may also be asked to assume responsibilities for managing specific projects and responsibilities as needed.
Bachelor's Degree and three or more years relevant experience in advancement/development/outside sales is required. Must have a familiarity with and commitment to the mission of the College of the Holy Cross. High degree of self-motivation and an entrepreneurial approach are critical to success in this role. Team player with strong interpersonal skills, creativity, and a professional presence required.