Hopkins School seeks a dynamic, motivated and talented Director of Advancement to join the Alumni/Development Office. This high visibility opportunity is available immediately.
Hopkins is a traditional, independent, coeducational day school of 170 faculty and staff and 715 students in grades 7-12. Located on a 108-acre campus overlooking New Haven, the School takes pride in its distinguished faculty and dedicated staff, and the extraordinary quality and accomplishments of its students and graduates. Hopkins is a hub of intellectual curiosity, a community of civility and learning – one that educates students from diverse backgrounds to a full measure of their talents and humanity. Hopkins current operating budget is approximately $37 million, and the School’s endowment stands at $132 million. There are 6,900 alumni/ae and six hundred current families. Hopkins is a pre-eminent secondary school, one with historic and current ties to Yale University. It is also a school where athletics, the arts, and community service are highly valued. The Head of School, Kai Bynum, was appointed Head in 2015.
The Director of Advancement at Hopkins School reports directly to the Head of School and is a key member of the senior administrative team. This is a position with high visibility and responsibility for the overall vision, leadership, strategic orientation and results for the entire Alumni/ae and Development office. The Director of Advancement is the Chief Development Officer for the School and is ultimately responsible for leadership and providing day to day direction for a staff of eight; planning and organizing major gifts and campaign efforts; managing a personal major gifts portfolio of up to 100 prospects; fostering and enhancing alumni engagement and, serving as the School liaison for Development to the Committee of Trustees. In so doing, the Director of Advancement has two direct reports—the Director of Development and the Director of Leadership Giving—and this team manage the operations in the department.
Hopkins School offers a stimulating and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a generous benefits package including medical plans, retirement plans, tuition benefit, and paid vacation. Hopkins School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About Hopkins School
Hopkins is a Grade 7-12 co-educational day school in New Haven, CT.