About Communities In Schools:
At Communities In Schools, we are “all-in” for kids. It is our
passion—it is our mission. At the National Office, we collaborate
with local affiliate organizations, to provide resources and create
communities of caring adults who work hand-in-hand with educators
to make sure young people have the tools they need to stay in
school and achieve in life. We are the nation’s largest dropout
prevention organization, serving 1.5 million students in 2,400
sites across the country. We achieve this mission by hiring bright,
creative, and innovative team members who have a passion for what
At CIS we are committed to cultivating an engaged culture where
all are recognized and valued for their contributions. We
intentionally build experiences, provide space for individual and
group voices across multiple dimensions. We also hold the following
- Every staff member is passionate and committed to our mission.
Our work is grounded in the success of our students.
- Our decisions and priorities are guided by how we can fulfill
our mission and serve kids with quality.
- As a National Office, we have a duty to live our values and
integrate principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion across our
organization and lead by example.
In turn, we are committed to continuously improving decision
making, incentivizing creativity, and building engagement. We do
this by building a diverse workforce, fostering a climate of
inclusion and shaping business practices and policies that promote
About the Role:
Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the Senior Director,
Institutional Giving will provide comprehensive leadership and
oversight to secure private, philanthropic support from
corporations, and foundations to fund the national office’s
operational budget and plan for future sustainability. This is
achieved by nurturing relationships with key stakeholders.