DEERFIELD ASSOCIATES Executive Search, Inc., has been retained by Saint Andrew’s School, located in Boca Raton, Florida, to conduct a national search for a Director of Institutional Advancement. Saint Andrew’s School seeks a talented advancement and communications professional who will be responsible for leading the School’s efforts in the areas of development, communications, marketing, parent relations, alumni affairs, and special events. The Director of Institutional Advancement reports directly to the Headmaster, and serves as the School’s chief external strategist in the formulation and execution of a coordinated effort to project Saint Andrew’s School in the Boca Raton Community and beyond. The Director of Institutional Advancement has oversight for the Office of Marketing and Communications and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. For more background on the School visit www.saintandrews.net.
Saint Andrew’s School was founded by the Episcopal School Foundation in 1961 and was named after the patron saint of Scotland, Saint Andrew. It is the largest independent, co-educational, Pre-Kindergarten-12, Episcopal boarding and day school in the United States.
Located 5 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, the campus is located on 81 acres in the heart of Boca Raton. Nationally recognized, Saint Andrew’s is a junior kindergarten (PreK) through grade 12, day and boarding, college preparatory school in Boca Raton, Florida. The School offers a rigorous curriculum that fosters creative thinking, opportunities to achieve balance, and experiences that build strong character. Saint Andrew’s serves 1,280 students from over 40 countries of multiple faiths and cultures. Demanding courses are the heart of the School’s academic program. Saint Andrew’s has developed a top college preparatory curriculum, which includes Honors, Advanced Placement (AP), and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses.
Saint Andrew’s Annual Fund is the cornerstone of all fundraising programs on campus and is critical in supporting the School’s mission to develop all PreK-12 students in mind, body, and spirit. The current Annual Fund Goal for 2016-2017 is $1.2 million. The growth of the Saint Andrew’s School endowment is one of the School’s highest priorities. Endowment funds support scholarships, academic chairs, professional development, academic programming, facilities, and various other needs that advance the mission of Saint Andrew’s. All endowed funds are awarded in perpetuity. Today, the school has almost 70 named endowed funds and endowment resources in excess of $17 million. Over the last 15 years, more than $30 million in new plant construction and renovation projects have been completed. This opportunity is available in July 2017. A full search description of the duties, responsibilities, work experiences and academic credentials required may be viewed at: www.deerfieldassociates.com.
Beginning July 1, 2017, Ethan Shapiro will take the helm as the School’s new interim Headmaster. Mr. Shapiro comes to Saint Andrew’s from Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, where he has served in various leadership and teaching positions for almost 30 years.
Saint Andrew’s School offers an exciting and supportive work environment, a competitive salary and benefit package which includes housing, medical plans, a defined contribution plan, tuition remission, basic life insurance and long-term care, and vacation. Saint Andrew’s School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To explore this superb career opportunity on a highly confidential basis please send your resume and cover letter of interest both as WORD documents to: Doug Cooney, Executive Search Consultant, DEERFIELD ASSOCIATES Executive Search, Inc. 572 Washington Street, Suite 15, Wellesley, MA 02482 Telephone: 781-237-2800. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org