The Masters School seeks to hire an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional to serve as the Director of Alumnae/i Engagement in its Advancement Office.
The Masters School (www.mastersny.org) is a premier coed day and boarding school that engages 5th – 12th grade students with a challenging academic program in a welcoming learning environment. Located on 96 picturesque acres overlooking the Hudson River, The Masters School community takes advantage of both its access to the tri-state area and its proximity to the rich cultural and educational magnet that is New York City. Students benefit from the resources, diversity and activities of Masters 7-day campus and accessible, talented faculty and staff. From our exceptional academics and outstanding visual and performing arts program to our championship athletic teams, the Masters learning experience prepares students for success in college, career and life.
The Masters School celebrates active participation, deep understanding, and meaningful connection. A community of diverse individuals, we gather to learn, to strive, to dare, to do – to be a power for good in the world.
As we enter a $100 million capital campaign, the Alumnae/i Engagement team will encourage strong, life-long connections with the School, while shaping the future of our alumnae/i program. Under the leadership of the Director of Development and Engagement Programs, the Alumnae/i Director will identify and mobilize regional leadership, create meaningful programming on and off campus, foster the strategic planning process and growth of a sustainable Alumnae/i Association, and serve as the lead on all communications and engagement activities for our 6,000 diverse and accomplished graduates.
In carrying out this role, the Director will work closely with colleagues in the Advancement and Communications Offices, the Dobbs Alumnae/i Association Board, the Board of Trustees, students and faculty. The Director will develop a keen understanding of the School’s 140-year history and traditions, as well as create creative and meaningful ways to connect alumnae/i with the School.
A minimum of three years of relevant experience with demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with volunteers and developing volunteer leadership;
Experience developing and implementing successful communications programs and events;
Must be confident, energetic and organized, possess a comprehensive understanding of relationship management
Be flexible and proactive, and possess the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines
Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge experience a plus
Experience working at an educational institution or similar is preferred
Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a letter of interest explaining why you would succeed in this position, your resume, 3 references, salary requirements and, optionally, any examples of your work to via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (PDF format preferred). Please include “Director of Alumnae/i Engagement” in the subject line and identify how you heard about this posting.
This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.
Background Screening: The Masters School conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The Masters School actively seeks to forward diversity through its students, faculty and programs.
The Masters School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Masters School (www.mastersny.org) is a premier coed day and boarding school that engages 5th – 12th grade students with a challenging academic program in a welcoming learning environment. Located on 96 picturesque acres overlooking the Hudson River, The Masters School community takes advantage of both its access to the tri-state area plus its proximity to the rich cultural and educational mag...net that is New York City. Both day and boarding students benefit from the resources, diversity and activities of Masters' 7-day campus and accessible, talented faculty and staff. From its exceptional academics, outstanding visual and performing arts, to championship athletic teams, the Masters learning experience prepares students for success in college, career and life.