Cary Academy seeks an experienced, dynamic, enthusiastic Director of Development to provide leadership, strategic vision, and direction for all philanthropic efforts, stewardship activities, and alumni and parent relations for the school. He/She will be responsible for designing and implementing effective practices and programs that result in support for the school, for implementing future capital campaigns, for growing the school's endowment, and for managing and leading the development team and volunteers to maximize their potential. The Director of Development reports to the Head of School, partnering with him and working closely with the Board of Trustees and other volunteers.
Cary Academy is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day school for students in grades 6-12 located on a beautiful 65-acre campus in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill). Since opening in 1997, Cary Academy has been steadfast in its mission to create a diverse learning community committed to discovery, innovation, collaboration and excellence. Car...y Academy believes strongly in educating the whole child and has a particular goal to create a learning environment that will serve as a model for all schools in the use of technology to support student and teacher learning, skill development, and creativity. The school currently enrolls 746 students, 80% of which participate in an athletic sport.