The Director of Advancement will work with all St. Serra constituents (St. Serra families, parishes, alumni, and community members) to build awareness of the School’s mission and vision and obtain financial support to advance that mission and vision. The Director will create and document a strategic plan for fundraising and will develop, coordinate, and evaluate all Advancement functions. This includes the Annual Fund, Capital Campaigns, the Major Gifts Program, Endowment, Tuition Assistance, Memorial Program, and others.
Since many fundraisers are attached to school events, this position will require some hands-on event planning skills and responsibilities. Will work closely with the Parent Teacher Organization to plan and deploy successful fundraising and community cultivation events. Will manage and utilize the donor database system.
Bachelor’s degree required. 3+ years of fundraising/advancement experience, preferably in a Catholic school or other private school setting. Event planning experience helpful. Grant writing experience helpful. Proficiency with Microsoft products as well as Google mail/calendar/docs. Knowledge of fundraising databases/advancement management systems helpful.
This is an 11-month per year position. There are no hours worked and no pay in the month of July. $73,000/year (11 months)
Hours are Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons. Will monitor and care for students, grades Kindergarten through 8th Grade, as part of the after-school Extended Care Program. Will assist the Extended Care Director in planning and supervising daily activities with the children. Includes monitoring crafts, study hall, playground, sports on the playground or sports field, and snack time. Will exhibit appropriate classroom management methods in order to ensure that students are safe and are interacting appropriately. Some experience working with children in a daycare, day camp, or educational setting helpful. Candidates must be at least 17 years of age. Candidates under the age of 18 must obtain and provide a Work Permit from their school and a Statement of Intent to Employ a Minor with a parent’s signature. $16.50 per hour.
Will fill in for Instructional Assistants/Classroom Aides in the elementary grades as needed. Experience working with children is helpful including classroom experience or working in summer camps or extended care.
If you or someone you know would like to apply for one of these positions, please send a resume to:
Elise Trent, Director - Human Resources
St. Junipero Serra Catholic School
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