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Senior Institutional Advancement Officer

Working as a member of the Office for Institutional Advancement and reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Senior Institutional Advancement Officer (SIAO) will focus on developing and maximizing giving to the school’s annual fund and restricted giving campaigns. SLAO will work with assigned middle to major gifts donors/prospects. SIAO will work with Chief Development Officer and a cadre of committed lay leaders (Development Committee) to help ensure achievement of the school’s strategic goals and priorities.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Working in collaboration with Chief Development Officer, develop personalized strategies and maintain a portfolio of prospects ($5,000+) of alumni, parents, past parents, and grandparents
  • Ensure that appropriate and timely steps are taken to move prospects through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship cycles
  • Build relationships with donors with the goal of strengthening their affiliation with and support of the school
  • Work collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, development colleagues, and other colleagues to cultivate and solicit donors for school’s annual and restricted/directed priorities
  • Work with donors on state run EITC/OSTC tax credit programs
  • Support and staff events run by the Office for Institutional Advancement

  • In order to embrace the mission of the school and be successful in the position, the Senior Development Officer must possess and exhibit the following skills:

    • Ability to understand the needs and interests of major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them and the school
    • Successful experience in developing cultivation and solicitation strategies
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
    • Excellent planning, prioritization, organization, multitasking, efficiency, and follow-through in execution of responsibilities
    • Proficiency in use of technology: Raiser’s Edge database and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
    • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
    • Knowledge of planned giving vehicles is a plus

    Qualifications and Expectations

    • At least five years of experience in successfully cultivating and personally soliciting major gifts.
    • Proven record of accomplishment in solicitations and cultivation of prospective donors is key.
    • Knowledge of independent school fundraising culture is an asset.

    Salary and Benefits

    • Salary will be commensurate with experience. JBHA offers a generous benefits package

Inquiries should respond to .


Administrative Assistant for the Middle and Upper Schools (part time)

JBHA seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant to support the offices of the Middle and UpperSchools. The successful candidate will help manage and advance the work of the Director of theMiddle School and Director of the Upper School through management of calendars, communication with students, parents, and teachers, and administrative and clerical support. The Administrative Assistant should be a warm, friendly, organized, and detail-oriented professional.
This individual will report directly to the Director of the Middle School and Director of the Upper School.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintaining various calendars, databases, and files that are required for successful work of the
  • General office work that supports the Directors that includes but is not limited to: managing
    phone calls, organizing field trips, preparing documents for committee meetings and assisting in
    planning of Middle and Upper School events and assemblies
  • Maintaining positive relationships with Administration, Faculty, Staff, Students, and Parents in
    support of the School

Skills and Qualifications

The Administrative Assistant for the Middle and Upper Schools must be a seasoned professional, preferably with office experience in a school or camp and must be
organized, motivated and friendly.

Additional preferred qualifications include:

  • Mastery of MS Office Suite (including Word, and Excel), Google Apps (Mail, Calendar, Docs,
    Sheets), and experience in mail merge
  • Superior customer relations
  • Ability to multi-task with high degree of project and time management capacity
  • Enthusiasm and passion for the mission of JBHA and for Jewish day school education
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and situations with discretion and sensitivity

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and three references to