The Development Director is responsible for creating the development plan and successfully implementing annual development activities as well as capital, endowment and other special campaigns for Ursuline Academy. In collaboration with the President, applicable school committees and board, the director will establish annual and long-term fundraising goals, implement development strategies and cultivate relationships with key constituent groups. The director manages all department staff and the budget. This is a full-time position that requires experience in fundraising, excellent communication skills, management of staff, and problem solving. The development plan, under the director's supervision, will advance the mission, vision, and values of the school.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Director of Development is responsible for advancing the mission, vision, and values of Ursuline Academy to all current and potential supporters.
Identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major and planned gift prospects.
Preparing campaign plans for achieving annual and capital revenue goals.
Coordinating and working effectively with the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees and other volunteers to reach annual and long-range fundraising goals for capital, annual and endowment priorities.
Providing fundraising direction and managing all department staff
Ursuline Academy is an independent, college-preparatory Catholic high school for young women in grades 9-12 founded by the Ursuline Sisters of Brown County, Ohio in 1896. Ursuline has a diverse student population of approximately 660 students representing over 50 zip codes.
Ursuline offers a rigorous curriculum specifically designed to prepare the student for college and beyond. In the spirit o...f our foundress, St. Angela Merici, and her vision of educating and empowering young women, Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati developed The Merici Model of education: a uniquely student-centered approach to learning. Through this model, we provide a culture where students are empowered to learn through their choices. This is enhanced by the Merici Schedule and the design of our campus.
In keeping with our mission of nurturing a student's soul, intellect, heart, and imagination, Ursuline offers a wide variety of co-curriculars. Our student-led clubs and organizations reflect Ursuline's commitment to a community that is shaped by our students' passions and interests.