The Cambridge School of Weston seeks a visionary Director of Development (DOD) who can balance the knowledge and drive to advance the institution with an innate awareness and understanding of the power of a small progressive community. Reporting to the Head of School, the DOD is responsible for providing innovative leadership for institutional advancement and for planning and managing fundraising and alumni and parent relations programs. The DOD articulates all campaign strategies; participates in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of prospects; oversees all advancement activities; and acts as liaison for the School and the community.
CSW is seeking a candidate with at least seven years of experience building the infrastructure of a development program and at least three years of managing professional staff.
About Cambridge School of Weston
The Cambridge School of Weston, founded in 1886, provides a progressive education that emphasizes deep learning, meaningful relationships and a dynamic program that inspires students to discover who they are and what their contribution is to their school, their community and the world. Located 12 miles from Boston, we are a day and boarding high school community of approximately 340 students. Our module system forms the basis of the educational program, allowing us to offer more than 300 classes. All classes meet for 75-to-90 minutes each day, taught over five-week modules. Our pedagogy advocates active, experiential learning within a curriculum designed to accommodate the interests and experiences of individual students. We welcome the perspectives of different ethnicities, races, classes, religions and sexual orientations that enhance our mutual understanding.
The Cambridge School of Weston does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genet...ics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status or any other basis prohibited under applicable law. We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage candidates who will increase our diversity to apply.