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Position Announcement:

Date posted: 7/8/2021

DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT

The Archer School for Girls

Position: Director of Advancement

Summary: The Director of Advancement reports directly to the Head of School and works closely with both the Head of School and the Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees. The Director of Advancement supervises a staff of three or more to provide leadership for the School’s Advancement initiatives in building a strong culture of engagement and philanthropy throughout the School and extended community.

The primary goals of the role are to design and lead programs of giving that attract the maximum support possible to the institution and tell the unique story of Archer by showcasing our high-level teaching and learning and our innovative approach to an all-girls education. The Director of Advancement plays a key role on the Senior Administrative team as well as supervises and supports the Advancement office staff.

Salary Range: $170,000-$190,000.

Nature & Scope of Duties:

The Director of Advancement will:

  • Establish and execute forward-thinking strategic advancement activities that optimally grow philanthropic support.
  • Oversee all aspects of the Advancement program, including fundraising, leading the annual giving program, capital campaign, soliciting corporate and foundation proposals, creating a strong alumnae association, and special events which help advance the School.
  • Nurture and maintain a highly collaborative relationship with the Head of School, senior administrators and members of the Board of Trustees, supporting them in all their fundraising responsibilities and accompanying them on donor visits when appropriate.
  • Personally solicit donors.
  • Stay up to date on current philanthropy trends and emerging opportunities and make strategic recommendations as relevant for Advancement initiatives.

And will lead a team to:

  • Identify, research, and spearhead the implementation of a diverse and multifaceted fundraising program to support the School’s strategic vision, cultivating a culture of philanthropy and gratitude across all constituencies and socioeconomic strata.
  • Develop fundraising-related materials to expand and enhance the School’s visibility and reputation.
  • Identify corporate and foundation funding opportunities and submit grant applications.
  • Strengthen relationships with the School’s alumnae and further develop alumnae programming.
  • Enhance existing relationships while building new relationships, systems, and programs that further tap into the generosity and resources of the community.
  • Maintain a database of all contributors and provide Advancement reports as required.
  • Manage the Advancement budget.
  • Oversee the School’s volunteerism and parent association group efforts.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Personable and adaptable enough to work with all the school’s constituents including a variety of people and personality types.
  • Discrete, can maintain strict confidentiality
  • Strategic with a visionary style
  • Committed to leadership, innovation, and professional development
  • Excellent communicator
  • Highly competent with fundraising database management software
  • Flexible problem-solver
  • Familiar with the local community
  • Self-confident, enthusiastic, and collaborative
  • Passionate about working in an all-girls learning community
  • Playful with a sense of humor
  • Responsive to fast-paced environment and able to meet deadlines

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience in the nonprofit sector and in fundraising
  • Independent school experience preferred
  • Proven success in directly soliciting and closing charitable gifts
  • Experience working with and motivating volunteers and staff members
  • Pluses include experience with capital fundraising, master’s degree and CFRE.

The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Beyond competitive pay and benefits, employees enjoy working in a collegial, growth-oriented, and joyful community. We seek employees who will contribute to an equitable and just learning environment. Integral to its mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically. To learn more about the School, visit www.archer.org.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to archerjob@netzelgrigsby.com.

This position is full-time and starts in August 2021.

 

No phone calls, please. The Archer School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Position Announcement:

Date posted: 7/7/2021

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, PARENT GIVING

Chaminade College Preparatory seeks an experienced fundraiser to join our team of Advancement professionals in the role of DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, PARENT GIVING.

Under the direction of the Vice President of Advancement, The Director of Development, Parent Giving is the primary manager for all parent and grandparent fundraising activities and initiatives. In collaboration with the Vice President, the Director will develop and implement plans and strategies to increase participation and financial support to Chaminade; specifically, at the leadership level ($1,000+). The Director will recommend major gift prospects for the President, Vice President and the Director of Major Gifts. In addition, the Director will develop, recruit, motivate, and manage parent volunteers dedicated to increasing financial support to Chaminade.

The Director oversees all current parent fundraising activities related to the Chaminade Fund and the Annual fundraising event. This includes donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities related to these events. Additional duties include other activities related to annual, major gift and planned giving; capital campaigns; special events; and volunteer management, as assigned.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supports the philosophy, principles and characteristics of Marianist Assures quality services to students, faculty, staff, parents, outside organizations and communities. Practices sound economic principles.
  2. Prepares and implements an annual Parent and Grandparent Giving Plan that establishes qualitative and quantitative Report progress and provide assessment and analysis on a regular basis.
  3. Develops and implements sophisticated plans and strategies to increase parent, grandparent and alumni parent and grandparent participation to the Chaminade Fund through direct mail, digital means, phone-a-thons, personal visits, and face to face solicitations. Effectively communicates the financial needs of the school and builds continuing relationships with donors leading to long-term investment in Chaminade.
  4. Increases membership in the President’s Identifies, cultivates and personally solicits and stewards prospects for leadership level gifts ($1,000+).
  5. Monitors continuous and dynamic Donor Upgrade Program and works closely with the Vice President and Director of Major Gifts to identify prospects and to develop strategies for increasing giving levels of leadership donors. 
  6. Identifies major gift prospects among parents and grandparents, recommending cultivation and solicitation strategies for the Director of Major Gifts, President and Vice President.
  7. Manages a stewardship program that includes oversight and contact with parent and grandparent donors that will lead to increased retention rates.
  8. Works closely with the Registrar’s Office to ensure all student family information is accurate and up-to-date on new and existing families enrolled in the school. Works with the Registrar’s Office and the Business Office to ensure uniformity and consistency of data across the departments. 
  9. Coordinates the planning and execution of the Annual fundraising event. Serves as staff officer to the Gala Committee, recruiting and coordinating the efforts of volunteers. Oversees planning, promotion, registration, and execution of the auction (the Director of Major Gifts will serve on the Gala committee and coordinate sponsorships).
  10. Assists the Vice President and department managers in the roll-out of special events, committee meetings, and meeting arrangements.
  11. Collaborates with the Advancement Events Manager to plan and execute donor cultivation and recognition events for Parents and Grandparents.
  12. Coordinates the sharing of information and planning events and programs with advancement colleagues and school wide departments.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Qualified candidates should have a combination of education and experience equivalent to the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or
  • Minimum of five (5) years in development/advancement at the university or independent school level or a non-profit organization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of direct mail, phone-a-thon, volunteer management, event production, and communication.
  • Direct experience in identification, cultivation, and face to face solicitation of
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge strongly

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Passion for Chaminade’s mission (see About Chaminade)
  • Conscientious in execution of duties with a strong attention to detail
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office programs, especially MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of and ability to maintain an information database
  • Strong organizational, research, administrative, and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively lead and manage staff and volunteers
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong office skills used in daily correspondence and publications, including spelling, punctuation and grammatical skills, and the ability to proof and edit work
  • Maintains a results-oriented mindset to effectively work with staff and constituents at all levels
  • Ability to influence and engage a wide range of constituents and build long-term relationships
  • Ability to work and engage productively with volunteers, donors, alumni, students, and other departments within the school
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also as a member of a team
  • Ability to handle deadlines and stressful situations in a calm, orderly, and accurate manner
  • Ability to maintain confidential office information, including donors, contributions, and all constituent information
  • Ability to assume responsibility without direct supervision, exercise initiative and judgment; to prioritize and organize workload to complete assignments in a timely manner, and to make decisions within the scope of assigned authority
  • Commitment to continued professional growth and development in order to maintain and upgrade relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities

 

Deadline for Submission of Applications

Applications are being accepted immediately. This position is open until filled.

Salary and Benefits

Salary Range: $85,000 – $95,000

This is a full-time 12 month per year, salaried position. This position is exempt from overtime. The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Chaminade employees enjoy a competitive employee benefits program including medical, dental and vision coverages, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan contribution, and voluntary supplemental life insurance and long-term care coverages.

 

Application Process:

Interested applicants may apply online through our employment webpage at: www.chaminade.org/employment.

 

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

 

Any applicant who needs help or needs an accommodation in order to apply for any position should contact the human resources office at (818) 366-9284.

About Chaminade

Chaminade is an independent co-educational Catholic school serving students in grades 6-12 at our two beautiful campuses located in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. One of the best things about Chaminade is our strong sense of family. We work together, play together, and pray together. We are a family, a community committed to the success and well-being of each and every student.
 

Our Mission:

We inspire young people to love, learn, and lead through our Catholic and Marianist traditions of a living faith, academic excellence, and moral responsibility.

Our Vision:

Chaminade College Preparatory graduates are prepared, inspired, and equipped to:

  • Share God’s love by caring for others and seeking justice and
  • Learn, adapt, and grow with the world around
  • Become servant leaders and positive contributors to society.

The Characteristics of Marianist Education

Chaminade's mission and culture are deeply rooted in the five Characteristics of Marianist Education which are:

  • Educating for Formation in Faith
  • Providing an Integral Quality Education
  • Educating in Family Spirit
  • Educating for Service, Justice, and Peace and the Integrity of Creation
  • Educating for Adaptation and Change

Chaminade's Commitment to Diversity

Chaminade College Preparatory is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and the value that a rich and diverse community brings to our school. Our employee culture is deeply rooted in our Catholic faith and the five Characteristics of Marianist Education. Our Catholic Marianist tradition is lived on our campuses every day, and is evident in our Chaminade Family Spirit where each of our faculty and staff is valued for their unique and varied gifts and talents. Chaminade's faculty, staff, and administration come from all faiths, ethnicities, races, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds and we are stronger for it.

For more information about Chaminade, visit our website at: www.chaminade.org

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Chaminade College Preparatory is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, or genetic information, or other basis protected by law for employment in a Catholic school. Applicants who need an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment and hiring process should contact the human resources department in order to discuss reasonable accommodation.


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Position Announcement:

Date posted: 7/7/2021

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT

Chaminade College Preparatory is seeking a DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT to join Chaminade’s Advancement team in support of our alumni engagement and giving programs.

Under the direction of the Vice President of Advancement, the Director of Development, Alumni Engagement is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the Chaminade alumni engagement program. The Director implements multiple activities throughout the year fostering alumni engagement and promoting a culture of philanthropy within the Chaminade alumni community. A key emphasis of this position is the development of major donors from within the alumni community. Additional duties include supporting the functions of annual, major gift and capital campaigns as well as special events, volunteer management, development of collateral materials, and donor stewardship.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Supports the philosophy, principles, and characteristics of Marianist Assures quality services to students, faculty, staff, parents, outside organizations, and the community. Practices sound economic principles.
  2. Prepares and implements an annual Alumni Engagement Plan that establishes qualitative and quantitative goals.
  3. Engages with constituents on a regular basis (alumni, alumni parents, and friends) to increase their connection to and financial support for Chaminade and all its programs and activities.
  4. Provides leadership to the Alumni Council and develops meaningful alumni engagement opportunities throughout the year for alumni, both locally and This includes but is not limited to local and regional receptions, alumni athletic events, alumni volunteerism opportunities.
  5. Plans and implements Alumni Reunion Weekend; including Homecoming, Class Reunions, and the Reunion Giving Program.
  6. Plans and implements Annual Alumni Appeal and Challenge using direct mail, email and digital
  7. Organizes strategic alumni recognition opportunities throughout the year; including, but not limited to, the Alumni Hall of Fame Awards.
  8. Manages a portfolio of alumni donors and major gift prospects capable of supporting the school at the leadership level (President’s Circle) and above, personally or through scheduling meetings with the Vice President and/or President as appropriate.
  9. Coordinates effective solicitation and stewardship strategies in order to expand the school’s outreach and increase alumni participation to the Chaminade Fund; including the Senior Class Gift Program.
  10. Collaborates with colleagues and volunteers to develop regular alumni communications that include relevant content for Chaminade Now, email updates, and social media outreach.
  11. Works closely with the Database Coordinator to ensure alumni information is accurate and up-to-date.
  12. Manages and maintains all aspects of the Alumni program budget.
  13. Performs other related duties as assigned. 
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    Qualified candidates should have a combination of education and experience equivalent to the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree or
    • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in advancement, development, public relations, event management, or related field.
    • Familiarity with Chaminade community and
    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge strongly

     

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Passion for Chaminade’s mission (see About Chaminade)
    • Conscientious in execution of duties with a strong attention to detail
    • Proficient user of Microsoft Office programs, especially MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Knowledge of and ability to maintain an information database
    • Strong organizational, research, administrative, and time management skills
    • Ability to effectively lead and manage staff and volunteers
    • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
    • Strong office skills used in daily correspondence and publications, including spelling, punctuation and grammatical skills, and the ability to proof and edit work
    • Maintains a results-oriented mindset to effectively work with staff and constituents at all levels
    • Ability to influence and engage a wide range of constituents and build long-term relationships
    • Ability to work and engage productively with volunteers, donors, alumni, students, and other departments within the school
    • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also as a member of a team
    • Ability to handle deadlines and stressful situations in a calm, orderly, and accurate manner
    • Ability to maintain confidential office information, including donors, contributions, and all constituent information
    • Ability to assume responsibility without direct supervision, exercise initiative and judgment; to prioritize and organize workload to complete assignments in a timely manner, and to make decisions within the scope of assigned authority
    • Commitment to continued professional growth and development in order to maintain and upgrade relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities

     

    Deadline for Submission of Applications

    Applications are being accepted immediately. This position is open until filled.

    Salary and Benefits

    Salary Range: $70,000 – $75,000

    This is a full-time 12 month per year, salaried position. This position is exempt from overtime. The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Chaminade employees enjoy a competitive employee benefits program including medical, dental and vision coverages, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan contribution, and voluntary supplemental life insurance and long-term care coverages.

     

    Application Process:

    Interested applicants may apply online through our employment webpage at: www.chaminade.org/employment.

    Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

    Any applicant who needs help or needs an accommodation in order to apply for any position should contact the human resources office at (818) 366-9284.

     

    About Chaminade

    Chaminade is an independent co-educational Catholic school serving students in grades 6-12 at our two beautiful campuses located in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. One of the best things about Chaminade is our strong sense of family. We work together, play together, and pray together. We are a family, a community committed to the success and well-being of each and every student.

    Our Mission:

    We inspire young people to love, learn, and lead through our Catholic and Marianist traditions of a living faith, academic excellence, and moral responsibility.

    Our Vision:

    Chaminade College Preparatory graduates are prepared, inspired, and equipped to:

    • Share God’s love by caring for others and seeking justice and
    • Learn, adapt, and grow with the world around
    • Become servant leaders and positive contributors to society.
    The Characteristics of Marianist Education

    Chaminade's mission and culture are deeply rooted in the five Characteristics of Marianist Education which are:

    • Educating for Formation in Faith
    • Providing an Integral Quality Education
    • Educating in Family Spirit
    • Educating for Service, Justice, and Peace and the Integrity of Creation
    • Educating for Adaptation and Change

    Chaminade's Commitment to Diversity

    Chaminade College Preparatory is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and the value that a rich and diverse community brings to our school. Our employee culture is deeply rooted in our Catholic faith and the five Characteristics of Marianist Education. Our Catholic Marianist tradition is lived on our campuses every day, and is evident in our Chaminade Family Spirit where each of our faculty and staff is valued for their unique and varied gifts and talents. Chaminade's faculty, staff, and administration come from all faiths, ethnicities, races, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds and we are stronger for it.

     

    For more information about Chaminade, visit our website at: www.chaminade.org

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Chaminade College Preparatory is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, or genetic information, or other basis protected by law for employment in a Catholic school. Applicants who need an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment and hiring process should contact the human resources department in order to discuss reasonable accommodation.

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