St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, MD seeks a Director of Development Operations starting August 2017.
The Director of Development Operations is responsible for driving success in all areas of the Advancement Office by providing the analysis, support and logistics needed for every member of the team. The role requires a combination of technical ability and strong interpersonal and leadership skills to manage the donor database while also building strong relationships with peers. The Director of Development Operations reports to the Director of Advancement.
Drive all areas of Advancement through collaborative strategic planning and provide the data and technology tools needed for peers to succeed
Maintain and update all records in Raiser’s Edge through regular data entry and imports from both internal and external sources
Work closely with peers to execute fundraising appeals and implement new strategies to track major giving prospects
Manage weekly team reports on all activity within the Advancement Office including fundraising progress
Oversee the office budget and manage all credit card purchases
Manage vendor relationships for all Advancement specific services such as event management and donor research
Summary of Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of professional experience, preferably in technology or nonprofit/education fundraising
Experience working with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge or a comparable donor/customer relationship management system
Experience using Excel to clean data and generate reports
Ability to collaborate in a fast-paced, small team environment
Strong attention to detail and organization
Desire to join a collaborative and aspirational team
Founded in 1978, St. Andrew’s is a co-educational independent day school, enrolling approximately 585 students in preschool-grade 12. The school has two campuses three miles apart. The Potomac Village Campus (preschool-grade 2) is on the grounds of St. Francis Episcopal Church and the 19-acre Postoak Campus (grades 3-12) is on Postoak Road in Potomac. Since 2008 St. Andrew’s has renovated or newly... built each of its buildings and outdoor spaces, culminating in the opening of the new 43,000-square-foot Student Center in 2016 on the Postoak Campus.
St. Andrew’s has earned international recognition as a destination school for research-informed teaching, learning, and leadership development. Its Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (www.thecttl.org) has trained 100% of the St. Andrew’s faculty in the foundations of Mind, Brain, and Education Science research. As leaders in the research-to-practice movement, St. Andrew’s teachers and students conduct original educational research with faculty from The Johns Hopkins University School of Education and Research Schools International, led by individual faculty members at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. CTTL publications and training have influenced more than 10,000 teachers and school leaders internationally. As a faculty member at St. Andrew’s, you can have the opportunity to work directly with the CTTL as a Teacher Research Fellow or contributing author to the CTTL’s internationally recognized publication Think Differently and Deeply.
St. Andrew’s faculty and staff uphold a powerfully innovative, positive culture that challenges and supports one of the most broadly diverse student bodies in greater Washington. The school seeks growth-minded, highly motivated, collaborative faculty and staff that will continue the school’s growth and focus on the development of each student’s full potential.
Consistent with the values of an Episcopal school, St. Andrew's is committed to a diverse and inclusive community with respect to race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, family status, economic circumstance, age, and physical disability in its student body, faculty and staff. Pursuant to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, St. Andrew's does not discriminate in the administration of admission, financial aid or loan practices, educational or other school-sponsored programs and activities, or in the hiring or terms of employment of faculty and staff, except that the Chaplain shall be a member of the clergy of the Episcopal Church.