The Browning School, located in New York, New York, seeks a new Director of Advancement. The Browning School was founded as a college preparatory school for boys in 1888 by John A. Browning. A liberal arts curriculum helps support boys intellectually, physically and emotionally from Kindergarten through Form VI (Grade 12). The School is located in the heart of New York City, on Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 52 East 62nd Street, near Central Park. The Browning School makes use of the city’s vast resources. www.browning.edu.
There are 400 students, with an average class size of 15, and an average grade size of 30. Kindergarten draws from at least 20 early childhood schools. Of the 60 faculty members, 95% hold advanced degrees. There are approximately 3,500 alumni. The current endowment of the School is $40 million. The Annual Fund raised $1.8 million in 2018. The Director of Advancement opportunity is available beginning on July 1, 2019.
The Advancement Office at The Browning School manages, oversees and enhances the School's relationship with its external constituencies, designs and implements the School's fundraising activities, coordinates communications programs, and secures philanthropic support for operations, endowment and capital projects. It is the responsibility of the Director of Advancement to manage and lead the operation, including the staffing of the Advancement Office, conduct and run its front-line fundraising and friend-raising programs, and supervise the School's marketing and public relations initiatives. A full search description including the academic credentials and required work experiences may be viewed at: https://deerfieldassociates.com/the-browning-school/
The Browning School offers a community where boys discover and develop their best selves. It is an institution both rich in tradition and eager for growth, as boys are invited to consider the liberal arts through dynamic instruction, self-directed exploration and creative activity. As a college preparatory school, we present an academic program that challenges, supports and inspires its students. John M. Botti started his tenure as the new and sixth Head of School for Browning on July 1, 2016. Under his leadership, the School recently completed a strategic planning process, and is preparing to formulate its next capital campaign.
The Browning School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a generous benefits package including a retirement plan, paid vacations, and medical insurance. The Browning School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Browning School has retained the executive search firm of DEERFIELD ASSOCIATES to conduct this high profile search. To explore this superb career opportunity on a highly confidential basis, please send your resume and letter of interest and references (which will only be contacted if mutual interest is determined) 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
About The Browning School
The Browning School fosters growth of courageous and compassionate men of intellect and integrity who aspire to contribute meaningfully to our world. The Browning gentleman develops amid a community that upholds our core values: honesty, dignity, curiosity and purpose. We speak the truth, act with integrity and take responsibility for our actions. We honor and celebrate the dignity of all people and support the power of a diverse, inclusive and welcoming community. We encourage and celebrate open-minded inquiry about our world and the perspectives of those around us. We believe that education encourages exploration and discovery in pursuit of meaning and enduring fulfillment.
The Browning School strives to create a diverse community in which all members are safe, respected, and valued. We believe that in actively promoting a diverse learning environment, we are fostering intellectual, social, and emotional growth for all. Recognizing and pursuing diversity, however, are not enough; we seek to transcend mere tolerance of difference and aspire to a celebration of the varied appearances, abilities, perspectives, and values that characterize our community.