Posted On: 2017-05-09
Closing On: 2017-06-09
Location: Toronto, ON
Effective: September 2017
Website: https://www.sac.on.ca
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Management

Job Description

St. Andrew’s College is one of Canada’s finest independent schools and a leader in boys’ education. Located in Aurora, Ontario and home to 630 boys (260 of whom are boarders), grades 5 to 12, St. Andrew’s is known for the closeness of its community, the richness of its traditions, and the strength of its academic, athletic, arts, and service programs. Sitting on a beautiful 125-acre campus, St. Andrew’s has some of the finest facilities in the country, and a talented and dedicated team of faculty and staff offering its boys and young men a world class education.

Reporting to the Head of School and working closely with the Board, the Executive Director of Advancement will build deep relationships with all members of the St. Andrew’s community, and will provide leadership to fundraising, alumni relations, donor stewardship, communications, and marketing. Leading a team of nine, the Executive Director will provide leadership to developing and implementing advancement plans and strategies that further the goals of the St. Andrew’s College strategic plan, and build both profile and support for the College.

The ideal candidate will be a skilled relationship builder, preferably with advancement experience earned in an educational environment or in an institution of similar complexity.  An excellent communicator with superb interpersonal skills, the Executive Director of Advancement will work closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders to provide leadership and direction to all aspects of St. Andrew’s College’s advancement activities.

To explore this opportunity, please submit a letter and c.v. to sacadvancement@odgersberndtson.com. Consideration of candidates will begin in late May, with the new Executive Director of Advancement to take office in September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.