DEERFIELD ASSOCIATES has been retained by St. Bernard’s School, located in New York, New York, toconduct a national search for a Director of Development.
St. Bernard's School, founded in 1904 by John Card Jenkins, is a top tier, private, non-sectarian, all-boys elementary school in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood of Manhattan's Upper East Side. It has 365 students in grades K-9 with a student-teacher ratio of 7 to 1. St. Bernard’s offers able young boys of diverse backgrounds an exceptionally thorough, rigorous, and enjoyable introduction to learning and community life.
The Director reports directly to Joy S. Hurd IV, a former B’s faculty member, who became Head of School in July 2022. The new hire has responsibility for oversight of all fundraising and alumni and parent relations, as well as alumni communications. The Director is a member of the School’s senior administrative team and is responsible for relationship management, administration, goal-setting, and budgeting for the Development Office, and for managing several staff. The Director of Development leads, plans, and implements a comprehensive alumni and parent giving program, which includes events. The Director is responsible for continuing to grow a strong culture of philanthropy at St. Bernard’s. At present, the Director of Development directly manages and supervises the Director of Old Boys and the Database Manager and works in partnership with the Director of Communications. The position is a “player/coach” who will serve both as a front-line advancement professional and manage/lead the Development Office. The position includes evenings and weekends for various events, as needed.
This opportunity is available immediately and will be filled following a comprehensive search and once the candidate of choice is identified. The endowment as of October 2022 was $122 million.
St. Bernard’s School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package including a retirement plan with a generous employer contribution, comprehensive insurance benefits and support for professional growth. List of full benefits available this link. St. Bernard’s School is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of the school community. Target Salary Range$220,000. - $250.000.
To explore this superb career opportunity on a highly confidential basis, send your résumé and a letter of interest along with a list of four (4) references (who will be contacted only if mutual interest is determined), to: Doug Cooney, Executive Search Consultant, DEERFIELD ASSOCIATESExecutive Search, Inc. 572 Washington Street, Suite 15, Wellesley, MA 02482 Telephone: 781-237-2800. Email: email@example.com
St. Bernard’s has a non-discrimination policy. This includes race, sex, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, and age or veteran status. We seek candidates who would add to the diversity of the school community.