(Denver) Director of School Development

Denver, CO

Director of School Development: Description and Responsibilities

The Director of School Development would be charged with engaging the community and establishing a foundation of support for the new school campus in Denver, CO. With the leadership and support of Saint Constantine's National Office staff, the Director of School Development will:

  • Work with VP for Advancement to raise funds, build relationships with local supporters and donors, and meet fundraising goals during a two-year school launch timeline. 
  • Develop and lead local fundraising strategy and implementation plan to grow annual and capital (if relevant) campaigns. 
  • Develop and administer the fundraising budget to ensure expenses and revenue are within the established plan. 
  • Establish systems, processes, and tools to maximize fundraising capacity, including overseeing donor management database and working with a data entry volunteer. 
  • Expand and manage local Giving Societies including the creating of a planned giving program. 
  • Manage a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects, developing and implementing tailored cultivation, solicitation and stewardship plans with the VP of Advancement.
  • Work with VP of Schools and local volunteers and committee members to assess ideal location, needs, and process for approvals for a school site. 
  • Progress location efforts, managing and supervising the process through all required approvals, regulations, and requirements as demanded by the city, county, or state, in conjunction with local volunteers and committee members in relevant fields

For more details, see full job description.

Qualifications: Fundraising and recruiting experience, preferably in a Christian school or nonprofit. BA degree in a relevant field. Strong administrative and organizational skills. Classical education background and familiarity with the Great Texts and dialectical education preferred. Familiarity with the Orthodox Church’s ethos, theology, and traditions, and commitment to support it. Excellent writing and communication skills. Excellent community builder and networker.

Reports To: Vice President for Advancement and Vice President for Schools

Salary Classification: Full-time, non-exempt, twelve months

Supervision of Others: Volunteers and committee members

Hours Per Week: 40

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary range
  • Access to Insurance Plans through TSCS
  • Access to 401K plans

Additional Information:

It is TSCS policy to make all employment-related decisions for its employees and applicants in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability.

Employment with TSCS is at will. This means employment is for an indefinite period of time and it is subject to termination by TSCS, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.