Director of Advancement

Westtown School is a Quaker, coeducational, college preparatory day and boarding school for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, located less than one hour west of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

The Director is responsible for the overall attainment of key fund raising targets/goals to secure non-tuition revenue in support of the school's financial sustainability; for setting the strategy for all aspects of Advancement and philanthropy at Westtown School; and for building lasting relationships with donors.  

Overall responsibility for philanthropic activities, notably the design, development and execution of all fundraising-related efforts; campaigns (annual and capital); donor relationships; planned and endowment giving; and alumni and parent engagement. The Director of Advancement is a member of our senior leadership team and reports directly to the Head of School. In addition, manages the Advancement team and collaborates with other key departments in the School. Required travel time is approximately 50% - locally, nationally and/or internationally.

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree is a plus

  • Ten+ years of experience in Advancement, with proven track record of leadership, accomplishment and goal attainment, including a minimum of 5 years managing an Advancement department or team

  • Demonstrated successful Advancement work/goal attainment with schools (independent, private, or boarding schools), non-profit organizations, or higher education preferred

  • Experienced with diversity and can demonstrate a high degree of cultural competency

  • Experience with CRM databases - Raiser’s Edge® preferred

Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply please visit:
http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter to see a more extensive job description & select ‘Show All Job Openings’. 

Accompanist
The piano accompanist will serve as the rehearsal accompanist and pit pianist for our production of Rent on February 2nd - 4th, 2017.  The position will start the first week of January, 2017.  Rehearsals are scheduled daily from 3:45 until 5:45 pm.Monday thru Friday and Saturday from 1:00-3:00 pm.   As time draws closer to the production date, rehearsals will switch to evenings beginning at 6 pm. starting around January 22, 2017. This is a PT position with no benefits. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Part Time Assistant Coaches – Westtown Aquatic Program: Westtown Aquatic Program (WAP) is looking for 3 part-time coaches starting Sept. 2016. Position includes, and is not limited to; 10 and unders group,11-13 year old group and assist the head coach at the senior level. Westtown Aquatics is located on the grounds of Westtown School. Interested applicants should have prior USA-swimming coaching experience or college level swimming experience.  Hourly rate will be commensurate with experience.  Hours range depending on group placement. Please include – Resume, 3 references, and all current certifications. All inquiries about the positions and submitted resumes will remain confidential. Resumes will be taken until positions are filled. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Girls Varsity Head Lacrosse Coach: The Westtown School, a pre-K through 12 co-ed school in West Chester, PA seeks experienced candidates for the position of Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach.  The PT position begins February 2017.  This person will be responsible for the success and development of the Girls’ Lacrosse Program at Westtown School.  The Varsity Head Coach is responsible for all aspects of the program including practice planning and implementation, building positive team culture, game preparation and strategy, skill development within the sub-varsity levels, and all other areas associated with building a positive and successful program while maintaining the values of the school. Previous playing and/or coaching experience necessary.  CPR & First Aid certification required.  Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Bus/Van Driver:  Westtown School has an immediate opening for a PT, less than 20 hours per week, bus/van driver.  The bus/van driver transports passengers to and from the school on scheduled routes and/or to and from special excursions, ensuring the safety of passengers during transport, loading and unloading from vehicle.  For bus driving, current CDL with air brakes restriction removed and Passenger and School Bus endorsements required. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Substitute Teachers and US Tutors
:  Westtown School is seeking short and long term substitute teachers, PK-12, and Upper School tutors for the 2015-2016 school year.  All subject areas are welcome.  Must have appropriate clearances. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

School EMT/Security Officer:  Westtown School has openings for part-time, EMT/security officers.  Shifts to be covered are weekends (2pm-10pm) with occasional variations as needed by the department.  EMT, and CPR/AED certifications are required.  Driver's license and reliable transportation required.  Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Catering Personnel: Westtown School is seeking several On-Call Catering Personnel to prepare and service special events on  campus.  The catering personnel will be responsible executing catering that is consistent with school programming. Strong communication skills are essential as well as maintaining professionalism with all students and parents.  One of the main events this Spring will be the  ”Kick up Your Heels” auction on Saturday, March 4, 2017. We are looking for servers for the event. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply should visit http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.

Westtown School is an EOE

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