The Director of Advancement is a full-time, 12-month administrative position reporting directly to the President of the school.
The Director is responsible for all fundraising, development, alumni, and communication activities. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build Strake Jesuit’s visibility, impact, and financial resources in support of our mission to form young men in the Jesuit tradition.
The Director of Advancement will have primary responsibilities to lead a team of development professionals in the growth of our development goals through the solicitation of major gifts, federal and state grants, special events, planned giving and corporate and foundation support.
S/he will expand and diversify Strake Jesuit’s donor base and work closely with other administrative team members to understand the needs of the school and secure support for new initiatives. In addition the Director of Advancement will work closely with the board of directors and support board members as they engage in active advancement roles.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience and level of success in the institutional advancement area.
Strake Jesuit is a Catholic, four-year, college preparatory school for young men grades 9-12 located in Houston, Texas. The school’s mission is to assist young men in their formation as leaders and as 'Men for Others' through a program of rigorous college preparation in the tradition of the Society of Jesus. The school seeks to hire and retain employees who are skilled in their field, involved par...ticipants in the school community, active in their faith, and enthusiastically dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school. Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.