Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible roles in development/fundraising with a preference for independent school or higher education experience. The successful candidate must have a broad exposure to all facets of development, including annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation relations, capital campaign planning and implementation, and data management and analysis, coupled with a track record of success cultivating, soliciting, and closing six-figure plus gifts. The Director will have strong management and interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to work effectively with trustees, faculty, administration, staff, alumnae, and volunteers. The ideal candidate will be committed to embracing the mission of Ursuline Academy, contributing to an atmosphere of faith, and upholding the Catholic values of the founder of the Ursuline order, St. Angela Merici. Please visit: https://lambertassoc.com/searches/director-of-advancement/
Bachelor’s degree required. Must be willing and able to work some nights and weekends and travel when necessary.
About Ursuline Academy of Wilmington DE
Founded in 1893, Ursuline Academy is an independent Catholic, college preparatory school serving upwards of 400 students per year across four divisions: Early Childhood, Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School. Ursuline Academy is co-ed through grade five, and serves girls only in grades six through twelve. Part of a world-wide network of more than 105 schools, Ursuline Academy has been guided by the values and mission of the Ursuline Sisters, who established the school more than a century ago. Amongst the Ursuline Sisters’ core beliefs is a commitment to self-reflective adaptation in changing times – a principle rooted in the Foundress of the Ursulines, St. Angela Merici. We prepare our students to live with faith and integrity, and to be lifelong learners and responsible global leaders. Committed to our mission of Serviam or “I will serve,” Ursuline has been a leader in education for over 125 years.