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College Mission Statement and History
Providence College is a Catholic, Dominican, liberal arts institution of higher education and a community committed to academic excellence in pursuit of the truth, growth in virtue, and service of God and neighbor.
Providence College was founded in 1917 by the Dominican Friars at the invitation of Bishop Harkins to provide a Catholic education in the arts and sciences.
Faith and Reason
Providence College is confident in the appeal of reason, believes that human beings are disposed to know the truth, and trusts in the power of grace to enlighten minds, open hearts, and transform lives. Providence College maintains that the pursuit of truth has intrinsic value, that faith and reason are compatible and complementary means to its discovery, and that the search for truth is the basis for dialogue with others and critical engagement with the world.
Providence College is committed to academic excellence and holds itself to the highest standards in teaching, learning, and scholarship. Its core curriculum addresses key questions of human existence, including life’s meaning and purpose, and stresses the importance of moral and ethical reasoning, aesthetic appreciation, and understanding the natural world, other cultures, and diverse traditions. Providence College honors academic freedom, promotes critical thinking and engaged learning, and encourages a pedagogy of disputed questions.
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Leadership Giving OfficerCategory: Executive and ManagementOverview Connect with top annual giving prospects, secure leadership-level annual gifts, and qualify prospects for major gift potential. Contribute to the overall goals of The Fund for Providence College and the Advancement team. Essential Duties 1. Effectively manage a portfolio of 250-300 prospects with leadership giving potential which includes developing and maintaining relationships with ...read more
Assistant Director of Class GivingCategory: Executive and ManagementOverview Manage all aspects of alumni reunion gift campaigns and non-reunion class fundraising efforts. Plan, implement, and manage class-specific fundraising and engagement programs and/or events, and serve as an annual giving/class giving representative on select committees, as assigned.Essential DutiesStrategically identify, recruit, train, motivate, and supervise volunteers, which may ...read more
Assistant BursarCategory: Executive and ManagementOverview Assist the Bursar and Associate Bursar in facilitating the timely collection of payments from current and former students for Student Accounts Receivable and the Federal Perkins Loan Program.Essential DutiesAssist the Bursar and Associate Bursar with all operational functions of the Bursar/Student Account Office and assist the Associate Bursar in managing the operational functions of ...read more
Assistant Athletic Director / Development CoordinatorCategory: Higher Education - AdministrationOVERVIEW: Plan and coordinate special athletic fundraising and cultivation events. Provide oversight of the seat licensing and priority points system, athletic fundraising, and general office support. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Oversee all event registration, billing, deposits, and promotional materials. Work donor events (events may be after hours/weekends). Process event logistics for athletic ...read more
Senior Office Assistant, Institutional AdvancementCategory: Higher Education - StaffOVERVIEW: Provide secretarial and administrative office support to the Director of Operations and serve as a front office receptionist. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Answer phones, greet and direct visitors to appropriate areas or persons. Represent the office in face-to-face, phone, and email interactions with alumni, students, families, faculty, staff, and vendors. Maintain front office reception ...read more
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