Carlow University invites applications for the position of
Director, Campus School Annual Fund. The Director of the Campus
School Annual Fund is responsible for developing and implementing
an effective plan for a successful annual giving program, raising
unrestricted and restricted funds in support of the School's
mission. The Director reports to the Vice President for University
Advancement and to The Campus School's Executive Director and Head
of School and works in partnership primarily with the Annual Fund
- Develop a plan to grow the Annual Fund from $50,000 to the
$100,000 sustainable level and to increase parent and alumni
participation over three years. Utilize multiple channels
including direct mail, telemarketing, social media, special events
and other outlets including the Executive Director and
- Establish and work with the Annual Fund Parents Committee to
engage volunteers and donors and leverage successful fundraising
- Actively participate in goal setting for The Campus
School. Track, report and evaluate progress toward achieving
the annual fund and participation goal. Design and manage a
giving program plan. Design and manage events for fundraising
and for donor recognition.
- Collaborate with the University Advancement Data Services
Manager to ensure that procedures are followed for gift entry and
donor acknowledgement, managing electronic records for Campus
School families and alumni, and building reports to document and
track annual fund operations.
- Collaborate with Finance to prepare and send annual financial
reports to all Campus School endowment donors.
- Other duties may be assigned from time to time.
- The successful candidate will demonstrate and promote to the
giving community an understanding of the mission and core values of
The Campus School, Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.
- Bachelor's degree and three to five years of relevant and
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of fundraising,
preferably in an independent school or higher education setting,
including direct mail, telemarketing, reunion and class giving,
donor relations and social media.
- Excellent skills in organization, project management,
communication, analytics and evaluation, computer and
- Ability to work well with people at all levels of a complex
- A commitment to building a successful program and achieving
goals and to the mission of the University.
Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest
standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with
integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward
the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or
commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and
Send cover letter and resume to HR18@carlow.edu
Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting
and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our