Shorecrest Preparatory School, a nationally recognized Pre-K(3) through Grade 12, co-educational, college preparatory school with an enrollment of 940 students is seeking a Director of Advancement.
The Director of Advancement is a member of the school’s administrative team and serves as the lead administrator with the Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees. The Director leads the Advancement Office staff of four professionals and directs all fundraising programs. This includes the Capital and Endowment campaigns, the Annual Fund, Business Partner program and programs for alumni, grandparents, emeritus trustees and all donor groups. A complete job description can be found at www.shorecrest.org .
B.A. degree in business or related field and a minimum of seven years of relevant experience in a successful advancement office, ideally in an independent school
Exceptional communication and presentation skills including the ability to articulate the Mission of Shorecrest effectively to school representatives, parents, students, alumni, donors and representatives of the business community
Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida serving approximately 950 students from PK to Grade 12. Last year, more than 60% of its graduates matriculated to universities outside the state of Florida. Its curriculum is challenging and offers students multiple opportunities for advanced study through its extensive AP program, advanced elective offerings, and an I...ndependent Study option. St. Petersburg is a vibrant and growing city, named as one of the world’s most attractive small cities for art. It has a lively downtown, abuzz with outdoor concerts and markets, and it is within minutes of some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
Shorecrest Preparatory School welcomes candidates for admission or employment, regardless of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, national or ethnic origin, and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs.