St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry - Director of Development Email

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Name of Organization: St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry
Title of Position: Director of Development
Starting Date: 09/06/2022
Salary Range (low): $55,000
Salary Range (high): $85,000
Organization Website:

Description of Responsibilities: Design and execute a comprehensive and diverse fundraising plan targeting both the local and national markets that St. Bernard’s serves, inclusive of but not restricted to the Annual Fund, endowment projects, scholarships, special projects, grant-writing, memorial/honorary gifts, and planned giving; attend to communications, public relations, alumni groups, and institutional partners as these relate to and are in support of development efforts; collaborate with the President, the Development and Public Relations Committee of the Board of Trustees, and the Development Committee internal to St. Bernard’s to achieve the development and fundraising goals of St. Bernard’s

Organization's Financial Sources:
Foundation and Corporate Grants
Special Events
Government Grants
Interest Income
Earned Income (dues, tuition, etc.)

Vacation and Holiday Policy: Details available during interview
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance: Excellus BCBS
Life InsuranceAvailable
Retirement Plan: TIAA with matching after one year employment -- details available during interview

Education: Bachelor’s degree is required

Experience/Personal Qualifications: An understanding of and cooperation in the mission of the Roman Catholic Church and of St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry; An active member of a Roman Catholic Faith community preferred; Knowledge and awareness of the operation of a post-secondary institution (2+ years of work experience in a post-secondary institution preferred); Experience with fundraising strategy, planning, and implementation preferred; Demonstrated success in fundraising and development initiatives preferred; Proficiency in computer and office software applications; Strong organizational and analytical skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills; Strong attention to detail; Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, donor/customer relationship management (DRM/CRM) software and social media platforms; Willingness to pursue appropriate certification (such as the CFRE) and professional development opportunities.

Specific Requirements of Position:

Annual Campaigns
Grant Writing
Newsletter Production
Major Gift Solicitation
Annual Report/Brochure Production
Planned Gifts
Capital Campaigns
Special Events Planning
Computer - Database
Computer - Spreadsheets
Computer - Desktop Publishing
Computer - Word Processing
Donor Research
Personal Automobile

Position Reports to: Dr. Stephen Loughlin, President

Send Correspondence to:
Dr. Matthew Kuhner, Vice President and Academic Dean
St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry
585-271-3657 x292
120 French Road
Rochester, New York 14618
[email protected]

Include with Correspondence:
Cover Letter
Writing Samples

Additional job details: Director of Development.pdf