EPISCOPAL ACADEMY - ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

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The Episcopal Academy has an immediate opening for an Associate Director of Institutional Advancement.

The Position
The number two position in the Office of Institutional Advancement, the Associate Director of Institutional Advancement will partner with the Director of Institutional Advancement to develop a dynamic strategy to build awareness, engagement, and giving in support of the school among critical constituent groups.

Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Associate Director of Institutional Advancement will oversee internal operations, a sophisticated annual giving and alumni program, a comprehensive and innovative stewardship program, execution of advancement events, and will manage a portfolio of leadership gift prospects.

About Us
At The Episcopal Academy, we are united by our shared mission, rich history, and dedication to excellence. An EA employee:

  • Is kid-centered, embraces school and life, and shows it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Embodies and lives The Stripes.
  • Consistently maintains high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
  • Demonstrates a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
  • Fosters a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
  • Demonstrates a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.

About You
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent overall writing skills in a number of different styles
  • Demonstrated success managing programs and people
  • Capacity to inspire continuous improvement of Advancement programming
  • Ability to ensure office operations run smoothly and the technical skills to support strategic oversight of the budget, employee recruitment, and employee evaluations
  • Proven track record of closing six-figure gifts
  • Demonstrated curiosity, creativity, analytical thinking skills, complex problem-solving skills, and growth mindset
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and react and adapt to changing situations and new opportunities appropriately

Training and Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years development experience, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred.
  • Valid driver's license required.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following materials as separate PDF attachments in one email with the subject line "Associate Director of IA" to [email protected]. Title attachments with your last name, first initial and document name.

  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position;
  • Current résumé;
  • List of five references, including name, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email address of each (References will be contacted only with the candidate's permission).

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Position Start Date: Immediate

The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.