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Vice President for Institutional Advancement - Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy

Company: Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy
Date Posted: May 22, 2018

Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy (NDPMA) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Institutional Advancement. NDPMA seeks an experienced advancement professional who has a passion for private Catholic primary and secondary education, experience leading a successful fundraising program, and strong knowledge of the strategies and tactics of admission, enrollment, constituent relations, and marketing. The position will be an important addition to the NDPMA leadership team, reporting directly to the Head of School and working closely with the Board of Trustees. 

This is an opportunity for an experienced advancement professional to shape a newly-aligned division and provide a transformational impact on the mission of NDPMA and the students who benefit from the school’s college preparatory experience. 
A bachelor’s degree is required, along with five or more years of relevant and progressive experience in fundraising and a working knowledge of admissions and marketing principles and operations. Other skill sets that successful candidates will possess include being an effective communicator who has exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and having excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with proven experience working with donor management software systems and reporting. Fundraising experience in education is preferred with experience in the faith-based education sector strongly preferred. Proven experience in a capital campaign is also strongly preferred. 
For more information about this position and to read a full position description, please visit the following web page: Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to: Kent Huyser, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563; khuyser@gonsergerber.com. To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three professional references. References will not be contacted until later in the search process.
For more information about Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy, please visit its web site at http://www.ndpma.org.
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support its mission of forming Christian people, upright citizens and academic scholars. Renowned especially for its academics, Notre Dame's success is the result of a diverse faculty and staff coming together to help shape the lives of young men and women. Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.