The Advancement Officer for Parent Programs is a member of the Advancement team who, under the direction of the Associate Director of Advancement, assists in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding KUA’s families; serves as an advancement liaison; oversee and assists with special projects and advancement initiatives.
Manage and coordinate Kimball Union Academy’s giving and engagement programs with parents, grandparents, parents of alumni, and friends.
Devises strategies to engage parent volunteers for annual giving through volunteer recruitment, management, and training.
Serve as the primary point of contact and liaison for the Parents’ Association Council to insure their goals and mission align with those of The Academy. Support PAC efforts as they relate to parent engagement and fundraising.
Works collaboratively with members of the school’s leadership team and members of the Advancement Office to facilitate relationships and coordinate communication efforts with parent major gift prospects.
Coordinate the creation of pertinent marketing materials and scripting for mass annual fund appeals and communications touching all of the above-mentioned constituencies.
Plan and oversee events that pertain to various parent and grandparent constituencies, including Family Weekend, Grandparents’ Day, PAC Appreciation Events, Parent Volunteer Training Meetings, and the Senior Class Gift.
Assist in the planning and execution of KUA’s annual Day of Giving.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years in educational advancement, or a comparable field.
Demonstrated organizational and operational skills; superior interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communication; attention to detail.
Ability to manage multiple projects.
High degree of comfort with the use of technology, familiarity with Raiser’s Edge preferred.
Advanced use of MS Office applications required.
Ability to work independently and follow established procedures.
High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
Some weekend and evening work.
About Kimball Union Academy
Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in the village of Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.
• 340 students
• 250 Boarding & 90 Day Students
• From 28 countries
• Grades 9-12 & PG
• 47 Teaching Faculty
• 6:1 Student/Faculty Ratio
• 12 Student average class size
• Average years of faculty experience: 19
• Faculty tenure > 10 years: 2/3
• 70% of faculty hold advanced degrees