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DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT
Fundraising, FT Employee
Queen of Peace High School (Burbank, IL)
The Director of Advancement, who will report to the President, is expected to manage as a self-motivated development professional capable of providing strong leadership. Also responsible for leading and managing Queen of Peace’s fundraising efforts including annual events, fund drives, sponsorships, endowments, planned giving and capital campaigns.
The Director is expected to be an advancement professional that is strategically oriented, knowledgeable about campaigns and communications, an effective manager, and a team player. The ideal candidate is an articulate and experienced leader who demonstrates the ability to organize our constituency towards a common goal. This is a high visibility position which requires a strong ability to build valued relationships on behalf of the school and its constituency.
EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• Bachelor Degree with a minimum of 8 years of progressive and related professional advancement work, ideally in a private, educational institution. A graduate degree in a related field is preferred.
• Proven success in capital fundraising and in implementing organized campaigns.
• High level of technological proficiency with Microsoft products, Windows suite, Adobe suite, Publisher, InDesign, email applications, calendar functions and database software systems.
• Excellent oral and written skills. (68)