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Gonzaga College High School is a Catholic college preparatory school for boys operated by the Society of Jesus and its colleagues under the governance of an independent Board of Trustees. Drawing its inspiration from the spiritual vision of St. Ignatius Loyola and the apostolic and educational tradition of the Jesuits, Gonzaga offers a values-oriented and academically challenging curriculum to young men of diverse backgrounds from all over the Washington metropolitan area.Position Summary
Reporting to and working in close collaboration with Gonzaga’s President, the Vice President of Development is responsible for leading all aspects of the school’s fundraising initiatives, including the Annual Fund, ongoing and future capital campaigns, major giving, prospect research, donor engagement, and alumni communications. The Vice President will set the strategic vision and manage the day-to-day operations of the development office and staff. The top candidate will bring a proven record of success in a senior fundraising role, preferably with a Jesuit institution. He or she must have previous experience managing a staff, soliciting five- and six-figure gifts, and working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, including Board, faculty, staff, and alumni.Key Responsibilities
• Develop a strong understanding of Gonzaga’s unique history, culture, and mission;
• Represent the school, its mission and values well in all settings and at all times;
• Build a strong working relationship with the President and Board, gaining their trust and confidence; provide them with timely advice and counsel in all advancement topics;
• Work closely with the President to define how key strategic messages will be delivered to various constituencies to increase their understanding of Gonzaga’s brand, identity, and mission;
• In support of the school’s strategic priorities, prepare and regularly update a strategic and operational plan for the development programs;
• Lead and manage the staff of the development office; ensure they have clear expectations and the necessary resources to achieve their objectives;
• Identify and manage the cultivation and solicitation of leadership prospects for the Annual Fund and gifts to support the school’s operations;
• Identify and manage the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of all major gifts for the endowment and capital projects;
• Support and enhance the process by which a steady source of donor prospects are identified, researched and qualified for the appropriate level of cultivation and solicitation;
• Meet annually with each member of the development staff to establish specific job responsibilities, evaluate job performance, and set objectives for improvement;
• Oversee the successful implementation of on-campus and off-campus events throughout the year intended to maintain and foster relationships between Gonzaga and its alumni and donor base such as class reunions, fundraising events, and annual celebrations such as the Alumni Smoker and the Bull and Oyster Roast;
• Oversee the regular communications of the school with its alumni and donors through publications and social media.
• A strong, capable, and dependable leader who understands, embraces and persuasively articulates the Jesuit tradition and Gonzaga’s mission;
• A skillful manager of people who effectively delegates to and empowers others;
• An exceptional communicator who easily builds rapport with a variety of constituencies;
• A self-confident professional with a mature perspective who encourages open communication and seeks a truly collaborative relationship with colleagues;
• A person of integrity, loyalty, and a capacity for work, perseverance and resiliency;
• Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work with varied constituencies;
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate and to develop lasting strategic partnerships;
• Proven success in achieving results, particularly with soliciting and closing major as well as annual gifts;
• The ability to plan, set goals, organize, and follow through to completion;
• Knowledgeable about contemporary development theory and practice, and passionate about his/her profession;
• Strong financial competence in budgeting and revenue goal setting;
• A working knowledge of donor database and office programs, preferably Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Please upload your resume and a cover letter outlining your specific qualifications online here.
Vice President for Marketing and Communication
Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
Posting date: 03/02/2015
Loyola University New Orleans stands among the best comprehensive universities in the south. Led by a president and a board committed to excellence and a dedicated faculty and staff ready to welcome new leadership in this key area, Loyola seeks a dynamic and experienced Vice President for Marketing and Communication to join this century-old Jesuit university whose mission is to educate students to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world.
Located in beautiful and historic New Orleans, Loyola is enviably positioned to improve its national visibility and to increase its stature. Among its assets is its combination of outstanding undergraduate programs built on an historic foundation in the liberal arts with graduate and professional programs of distinction, a residential campus in one of the nation’s most historic locales, and the deep commitment of its senior administration to a strategic and aggressive program to advance the brand, image, and reputation of Loyola University New Orleans.
Serving as the University’s chief strategist on marketing and communication and chief external spokesperson, the Vice President for Marketing and Communication will establish Loyola’s first comprehensive marketing operation. With particular focus on positioning the University for enrollment growth and increased visibility in the region and nationally, the new Vice President will join an institution committed to focusing on developing a comprehensive strategy for marketing and communication including work with both print and electronic resources. The Vice President advises and partners with members of the University’s leadership team including Cabinet members and academic deans to achieve institutional revenue targets and meet enrollment goals through brand-building strategies and effective communication.
Loyola New Orleans’s inaugural Vice President will be a leader of vision, energy, and creativity with strong management and supervisory skills and the ability to bring together a team of professionals to staff a coordinated marketing and communication operation for the University. He or she will possess a record of managerial and creative success in marketing and communication in a comparable field. At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of marketing and communication is required.
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin in March 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by March 15, 2015. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Statement available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. In addition, candidates are asked to submit an example of a marketing plan that they have developed and some explanation of the plan, its purpose, and its marketing/communication results. Candidates will have the opportunity to discuss their work in detail during the interview process. These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the Loyola University New Orleans consultant Sheila Murphy at LoyolaUniversityNOVPMC@wittkieffer.com. The consultant can be reached by telephone at 630-575-6936.
Loyola University New Orleans values
diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of
age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected
Executive Secretary (Bishop George V. Murry, S.J.'s Cabinet)
Catholic Charities, Diocese Youngstown, OH
144 West Wood Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44503
The Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio (http://www.doy.org) was established on May 15, 1943, and was canonically erected on July 22, 1943. Located in Northeast Ohio, the diocese includes six counties; Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage, Stark and Trumbull. This area totals 3,404 square miles. The Catholic population of the diocese numbers 198,332 (out of a total population of 1,195,478). There are 94 parishes and a mission located in the diocese. Six high schools and 28 elementary schools serve 7,386 parochial students. The Catholic students not enrolled in parochial schools are served through parish religious education programs (10,089 elementary, 3,026 high school students). One Catholic university is located in the diocese, serving students.
Catholic Charities Services of the Diocese of Youngstown administers a variety of programs which include:
Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., to whom this position reports, has directed Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Youngstown to focus on a central mission embracing Catholic social teachings, emphasizing social justice and providing aid to the less fortunate. The new Executive Director, under the supervision of Bishop Murry, will chart the strategic direction of this client-centric agency as it continues to adapt to the needs of the community. To do this, we seek an energetic, skillful and committed individual, an active Catholic with a full understanding of Catholic social teaching, to coordinate the social and healthcare ministries of the Diocese. Reporting to the Bishop and serving as his representative this person insures caring and effective strategies are employed which maximize the impact of Diocesan resources in serving those in need.
Title: Executive Secretary (Bishop Murry’s Cabinet)
Reports to: Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., and Monsignor Robert Siffrin, Moderator of the Curia
Expected Travel: 20%; minimal overnight travel
Benefits: Comprehensive health insurance and other plan benefits available at time of interview
For consideration please email: Paul@pjlynch.com with resume.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Bronx, New York
Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, invites nominations and applications for the position of senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. Advancing a platform of financial strength, the senior vice president will have the extraordinary opportunity to devise innovative ways to support each of Fordham’s schools and administrative divisions in support of the overall mission of the University. Leveraging Fordham’s strong brand in higher education as a Jesuit university, the senior vice president will provide inspiring, innovative and visionary leadership that can advance the position of the University as a national leader in education in the 21st century. S/he will have an appreciation for and commitment to the values and ideals of a Jesuit education.
Reporting directly to the president of the University, the senior vice president will be the strategic financial advisor responsible for the leadership and management of information technology, human resources and all the financial areas of the University. As a member of the administrators’ conference which is composed of the provost, vice presidents, the University secretary and the president’s executive assistant, the senior vice president will lead two vice presidents: the vice president for finance and the vice president for information technology, as well as the chief investment officer (CIO) and the assistant treasurer. The senior vice president is the chief financial advisor to the Board of Trustees supporting the work of both the Audit and Risk Management and Finance and Investment Committees of the Board. S/he will establish close collaboration with the University provost in achieving the mission, goals and objectives of the University.
The successful candidate will possess a proven record of financial and business management success. He or she will be an energetic, knowledgeable and experienced leader capable of both vision and execution, adept at both motivating and managing staff to achieve ambitious goals, and able to work closely and collaboratively with the president and the administrators’ conference, the Board of Trustees, academic leadership, faculty, students and other members of the Fordham community. The ability to build consensus and superior interpersonal and communication skills are essential. A record of demonstrated success in financial and organizational management in a complex environment is required as well as a record of increasing responsibilities in complex finance organizations with an in depth knowledge of higher education preferable. S/he must have an appreciation for and commitment to the values and ideals of a Jesuit education. A Bachelor’s degree preferably in business or accounting is required; an MBA or other graduate degree is preferred.
Founded in 1841, Fordham University offers exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, NY, the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, NY, and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. Guided by its Catholic and Jesuit traditions, Fordham fosters the intellectual, moral and religious development of its students and prepares them for leadership in a global society.
Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin November 24, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applicant materials should be received by January 30, 2015. Candidates should provide a resume and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile available on Witt/Kieffer’s website (www.wittkieffer.com). These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to Fordham University’s consultants Karen Goldstein and Monica Burton at, FordhamSVP@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by phone through the desk of Christine Van Sickel, search support, 314-754-6071.
Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.