Holy Child at Rosemont is an independent, Catholic, co-educational day school with an enrollment of 310 children, 3 years – grade 8, located on the Main Line 10 miles west of Philadelphia. The school is a member of the Network of Holy Child Schools and is seeking to hire a Director of Institutional Advancement (DIA) to begin by October 1.
The Director of Institutional Advancement is a key member of the Senior leadership team of the School, and works closely with and reports directly to the Head of School. The DIA is responsible for all aspects of the School’s fundraising (including stewardship of donors) friend raising, and communications efforts. S/he supervises and leads an office consisting of: a Director of Leadership Giving; a Director and Assistant Director of Communications; a Parents Liaison coordinator (in charge of volunteers); a Director of Alumni and Constituent relations, and an office manager.
The School raises approximately $1.5M a year in philanthropic giving and benefits from a generous and supportive parent community. There are ample policies and procedures in place to support our fundraising and communication efforts, and the school is in the beginning stages of planning for a Capital Campaign.
To fill this position, the School seeks an experienced, dynamic professional with demonstrated leadership, fundraising and stewardship skills who is willing to work hard and is committed to the fulfillment of the Holy Child mission and philosophy.
The ideal candidate will have
- A minimum of 10 years experience in fundraising
- A demonstrated record of achievement
- Experience leading and managing a team
- Leadership experience with a Capital Campaign (and the appetite and energy to lead one to success at Holy Child)
- Thorough knowledge of current best practices in the field
- The ability to establish priorities, to think strategically, and to pay attention to details
- Comfort with and expertise in Microsoft office and fundraising software (the School uses Senior Systems software-experience with that is a plus)
Any and all candidates must also demonstrate a track record of unquestioned integrity, honesty and professionalism.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to:
Thomas G. Lengel, Head of School email@example.com
We will begin reviewing resumes immediately and hope to have concluded this search by October 1, if not sooner. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Holy Child School at Rosemont is a Catholic, coeducational, independent school (Early Childhood to 8th grade) located near the campuses of Villanova University and Rosemont College in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. We strive to Nurture Excellence in a Joyful Catholic Community and seek qualified candidates to serve as substitute teachers in our Early Childhood, Lower School, and/or Middle School Divisions. The successful candidates will have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree, and certification and experience in teaching is preferred. We expect our substitute teachers to implement lesson plans, manage with kindness classes of students, demonstrate enthusiasm for learning, and have a sense of humor, a cooperative spirit, and a dedication to teamwork.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Diane Hren, Associate Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Child School at Rosemont is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions, including those related to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and recognition of individuals on the basis of their ability and job related qualifications and without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal state or local law.