Director of Advancement

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 01, 2021
Mar 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Cushing Academy invites applications for the position of Director of Advancement. The Academy seeks an experienced and dynamic advancement leader with a collaborative nature to contribute to the Academy’s fundraising growth and engagement of its alumni community.

The successful candidate is passionate about partnering with an engaged and successful Head of School and collaborating with an involved Board of Trustees to grow a culture of philanthropy at Cushing by focusing on growing the annual fund, expanding major and planned giving programs, engaging the Cushing alumni community, and leading the Academy into a comprehensive capital campaign.

A Bachelor’s degree is required; a graduate degree is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of seven years of experience in advancement with a track record of success, especially with special and major gifts. He/she should have experience working in advancement at the assistant director, director or chief advancement officer level.

For a more information, including a detailed job description, please click the following link:  Director of Advancement

Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:  Gonser Gerber Search, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563;  To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and four professional references.  References will not be contacted until later in the search process.