Austin Preparatory School, located in Reading, Massachusetts about 15 miles north of Boston, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Alumni Relations and Giving. Founded in 1961, Austin Prep is an independent co-ed Catholic school in the Augustinian tradition for students in grades 6-12. There are 740 students enrolled in the school. The Director of Alumni Relations and Giving reports to the Assistant Headmaster of External Affairs and is responsible for keeping alumni and alumni families informed, engaged, and committed to the school and its financial support. S/he provides leadership for alumni programming, including fundraising, relationship building, program development, volunteer management, and actively involving alumni in the school community.
Bachelor’s degree; 5+ years of experience in development and/or alumni relations and fundraising education, preferably in independent schools
Comfort with software programs, social media, and other technology
High-energy and enthusiastic about working in an academic atmosphere
Flexible and willing to work some evenings and/or weekends
Full Time 12 Months Immediate Opening
Interested candidates should submit the following electronic documents as a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org: 1) a letter of interest expressing the applicant’s qualifications for this position; 2) a resume; and 3) a list of five professional references that includes e-mail, phone number, and a description of the professional relationship (references will not be contacted without the applicant’s permission).
Review of applications will begin immediately and qualified candidates will be contacted as materials are received.