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Director of Advancement
Centennial, Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 04/18/2008
Job Type: Full-Time
Head of Development for a major Christian School located in the northeast US. Reports to the head of school. Responsible for all fund raising activties. Will manage a staff of 3 people. Duites include both annual fund, alumni relations, and capital campaigns. Annual fund raises about $1mm to $1.8mm per year. Approximately 40% of students are on some form of scholarship aid. The school is a grade 6-12 independent Chrisitan school that has offered an outstanding education to students for over 60 years. The school has a rich tadition of academic excellence in the context of the historic Christian faith. Many graduates go on to the best Colleges and Universities in the US.
The ideal candidate wil have a least 5 plus years of success in institutional advancement/fund raising with a Bachelor's degree. A complete knowledge of fundraising, demonstrated experience in the principles of Christian stewardship, excellent written and oral communications skills, a commitment to professional development, and a working knowledge of of Raiser's Edge software are all desired. The candidate should be able to relate to an ecomonically and spiritually diverse constituency. Development programs will emphasize both capital and operational projects. Adjectives which describe the candidate are: visionary, team player, team developer, organized, dynamic, approachable, spiritually mature and collaborative.