Development/Fund Raising, Director of Studies/Curriculum
4 Year Degree
The Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, founded in 1867, is an independent, Catholic, college-prep institution for girls offering 17 years of instruction for one-year-olds through twelfth grade. Academy of the Sacred Heart is one of 24 Network of Sacred Heart Schools in the United States-Canada sponsored by the Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ).
The Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a full-time Development Services Coordinator. The Development Services Coordinator is focused, organized, and efficient in his/her thinking, approach, and style. He/she is a team player and works well in a dynamic, ever-changing environment. The Development Services Coordinator role requires attention to detail; management of multiple projects with competing deadlines; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information; strong analytical and organizational skills; a customer service-oriented attitude; and the ability to work across all constituent groups in the school community. Most importantly, this person is a good collaborator with a positive, enthusiastic attitude.
The Development Services Coordinator is responsible for the donor database by maintaining constituent contact information, actions, relationships, donation history, and the back-end clerical and administrative operations of the Institutional Advancement Office. He/she must appreciate the role of the database as a primary resource for fundraising, and the need for accurate, clean, timely, and consistent data entry, reporting, and acknowledgement.
The Development Services Coordinator works closely with other members of the Institutional Advancement team to support the school’s annual special and fundraising events. An important piece of this role includes scheduling, logistics, and administrative support in the lead up to, during, and after events hosted by the Institutional Advancement Office. This position requires flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.
Candidates should possess experience in gift entry and acknowledgement process, creating and updating donor reports, supporting donor stewardship efforts, providing event support, and working on other tasks as needed to support fundraising efforts. This position supports all members of the Institutional Advancement team.
Bachelor’s degree or higher
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, business letter formatting, and mail merge
Database experience preferred
Applicants should submit the following to www.ashrosary.org/careers.
Cover letter indicating why they are particularly interested in and qualified for the position.
Names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references from current and/or former direct supervisors. (We will obtain permission from candidates before contacting references).
The Academy of the Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. The goal of the Academy of the Sacred Heart is to hire and motivate an outstanding and diverse faculty and staff who work together harmoniously toward the common mission.
About Academy of the Sacred Heart (New Orleans)
The Academy of the Sacred Heart is an independent, Catholic, college-prep institution for girls offering 17 years of instruction for toddlers through twelfth grade. Academy of the Sacred Heart is one of 24 Network of Sacred Heart Schools in the United States-Canada sponsored by the Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ).