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Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Bethesda, MD, United States (on-site)
16 days ago
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Bethesda, Maryland, United States (on-site)
16 days ago


Stone Ridge is seeking a Director of Institutional Advancement  to begin as soon as possible. 

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten.  With over 750 students and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

The Director of Institutional Advancement  is responsible for:

  • management of the six-member Development staff.
  • oversight of the School’s annual and capital giving, major and planned giving, grant writing, stewardship, special events, and alumnae and parent relations programs. 
  • working closely with the Head of School along with the administrative team at the School to ensure the development and growth of the School’s programs and long-term sustainability.
  • working closely with the Board of Trustees to support their leadership role in fundraising.
  •  spearheading the School’s campaign planning and implementation. 

The desired candidate possesses a BA or BS as well as significant experience in development leadership, including successful implementation and completion of a major capital campaign and annual fundraising program. Experience in independent and/or Catholic education is preferred. Excellent communication skills, the ability to implement a clear vision, strong interpersonal skills, experience managing teams and working with volunteers, and proficiency in Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge are essential.

Stone Ridge is looking for a candidate who is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and who has experience or interest in teaching in independent, Catholic schools, public or charter schools. Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should complete an application online, As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and a cover letter addressed to Courtney Perna, HR Manager, all in PDF format. 

Vaccination Policy
Stone Ridge requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to legally required exemptions) as the best means of reducing the risk of transmission and providing our students and faculty/staff with the safest possible educational environment. Stone Ridges defines fully vaccinated in this context to include the booster. Vaccination not only works to protect the individual who is vaccinated, but also protects students who are not yet eligible and anyone at increased risk from COVID-19.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67337138
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Bethesda, Maryland, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
  • Position Title: Director of Institutional Advancement
  • Areas of Responsibility: Independent School/Primary or Secondary School
  • Job Function: Donor Relations & Stewardship,
    Major Gifts,
    Planned Giving,
    Prospect Research & Management
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: Mid-Career
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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