Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Special Events
4 Year Degree
Lipscomb Academy invites applications for the position of Associate Head of School for Advancement. The Academy seeks an experienced and capable development leader who has a strong commitment to Christian education and has demonstrated success in fundraising working with a large and diverse community of donors. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the senior administrative leadership team, providing direction for all fundraising, alumni engagement, parent engagement, grandparent engagement, other constituent engagement and selected special events.
The ideal candidate for the Associate Head of School for Advancement position will have successful fundraising experience with cultivating, engaging, and expanding donor relationships with a wide variety of donors. Experience in institutional advancement, preferably at a non-profit independent secondary school or university. Experience working with and connecting to a large and diverse community. Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills and collaboration. Excellent written and verbal skills. Ability to oversee, manage and motivate people while also acting as a professional mentor to build on the skills and strengths of others.
A bachelor’s degree is required and 5-7 years of leadership in fundraising experience. To view detailed information regarding this position, including a detailed job description, please click the following link: Associate Head of School for Advancement.
Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries and nominations may be directed in confidence to: Gonser Gerber Search, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563; firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and professional references and the completion of the on-line application at https://lipscomb.peopleadmin.com/postings/8079. References will not be contacted until later in the search process.
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