Fast Facts About ADVIS:
Over 130 Member Schools in the tri-state, 13 county Greater Delaware Valley region…
Educate nearly 50,000 students in pre-kindergarten through high school; 25.2% students of color
Employ over 11,000 faculty, administrators, and staff
Award nearly $205,000,000 in need based financial aid to 35% of students
Represent more than 430,000 alumni
Collectively have an annual operating budget greater than one billion dollars!
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Database Manager, Archmere Academy    Read More
Archmere Academy; a private, Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school in northern Delaware is seeking a qualified full-time professional to manage all aspects of its fundraising database: Raiser’s Edge (specialized business donor tracking database and software). The Database Coordinator’s overall objective and responsibility is to provide leadership for the departmental data management systems and to assist the Office of Institutional Advancement staff to utilize Raiser’s Edge in support of department-wide goals and functions.
Posted 5/23/2017
Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, The Miquon School    Read More
The Miquon School is seeking a part-time (4 days/wk, 12 months/yr) Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations starting as early as July 1, 2017. Miquon is a community that values racial, ethnic, economic, religious, gender, and social diversity and we seek applicants who represent and broaden that diversity.
Posted 5/18/2017
Assistant Director of Advancement, Woodlynde School    Read More
Woodlynde School, Main Line coed college prep for grades K-12, has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Director of Advancement.  Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Assistant Director is responsible for the strategies and execution of the annual and restricted fund programs, including appeal text, schedule, and production of communications; development of special project materials, grants, and proposals; support of volunteer, cultivation, and stewardship activities; administrative oversight of the major gifts program including prospect research, qualification, cultivation, and stewardship; and working with the Advancement Assistant to generate reports for the Director, Business Office, and Trustees.
Posted 5/15/2017
Director of Development Services, Friends Select School    Read More
Friends Select School, located in Philadelphia seeks a Director of Development Services.  The Director of Development Services reports to the Director of Development and Alumni/ae Relations and is a vital member the development team. S/he is responsible for development related database management, gift processing and data entry, reporting and data analysis, as well as data integrity and security. This position develops and implements data and gift entry procedures; produces lists, reports, and gift acknowledgements; and contributes to the successful execution of development goals and strategies.  S/he will maintain close working relationships with other members of the development leadership team. Posted 5/10/2017
Development Administrative Assistant, Mount St. Joseph Academy    Read More
The Institutional Advancement team at Mount Saint Joseph Academy, a sponsored work of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, is comprised of the Development (including Alumnae Relations), Admissions and Communication departments of the Academy. The primary role of the Development Administrative Assistant is to support the fundraising and stewardship efforts of the Development Office.  The Development Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Director of Development and works closely with the other members of the IA team.
Posted 5/10/2017
Advancement Associate, The Philadelphia School    Read More
The Philadelphia School seeks an Advancement Associate. The Advancement Associate reports to the Director of Giving and is an essential member of the Advancement team. She/he is directly responsible for the management of the Alumni/Development module of the Senior System’s database. She/he will also provide event and administrative support. The Advancement Associate will collaborate with the Director of Giving, Finance, Communications, and Advancement departments to advance the overall mission of TPS.
Posted 5/5/2017
Assistant Director of Development, Harrisburg Academy    Read More
Harrisburg Academy, an independent preschool through college preparatory day school located in Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania, seeks a personable, organized, and results-oriented individual to provide support for the school’s Development and Alumni Relations Office.
Posted 5/4/2017
Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Scholarships, AIM Academy    Read More
AIM Academy, an independent school for children who learn differently serving 315 students in grades 1-12, is seeking an Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Scholarships.  As a member of the Advancement team, this individual will play a key role in supporting AIM’s two-fold mission:  
Posted 4/27/2017
Development Assistant, YSC Academy    Read More
YSC Academy offers a college-preparatory program ideally suited for student-athletes motivated to realize their intellectual and athletic promise and to become confident, courageous, and responsible young men. Our 75 students, spanning grades 8-12 and post-graduate, have been identified as among the most competitive soccer athletes of their respective age groups. They come from public and private schools to YSC Academy, where we recognize students’ diverse gifts, cater to their learning needs, and aspire to excellence on every front. Averaging 10-12 students each, our small classes enable our experienced faculty to provide students unparalleled individual attention. The school consistently implements pedagogical best practices and insights of current research in learning and cognitive development. We enable students to determine their own pace, and we amend the curriculum to capitalize on students’ individual and intellectual interests. Our 1:1 technology program, in which every student is assigned an Apple PowerBook, enables blended learning: technology-facilitated lessons in the classroom, as well as the remote delivery of content and interactions, especially for students away for soccer-related travel. Finally, and of note, YSC Academy is the first high school in America with a direct affiliation with a major-league soccer team.
Posted 4/25/2017
Assistant Director of Development, West Nottingham Academy    Read More
West Nottingham Academy is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, energetic, results-oriented, and experienced Annual Fund Director for the 2017-2018 academic year.  As an administrator, and key member of the development team, this position will report to the Director of Institutional Advancement.  Primary responsibility will be to develop, manage, and lead a successful annual campaign that reaches or surpasses stated goals.
Posted 4/21/2017
Director of Development, Tower Hill School    Read More
As Tower Hill prepares to celebrate its Centennial in 2019, the Director of Development will have a unique opportunity to not only serve in a key role as a member of the senior leadership team of the School, reporting directly to the Head of School, but he/she will lead the Development Committee of the Board, build the internal infrastructure within the development office, partner with the Head of School, Trustees, and other constituencies to plan a Centennial Campaign, and oversee a successful Centennial. The focus of Tower Hill's Centennial campaign will surely be to support the "human side" of Tower Hill, ensuring that the school's endowment increases, and that we invest in faculty salaries, professional development, faculty sabbaticals and study grants.
Posted 4/21/2017
Director of Institutional Advancement, The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf    Read More
The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf seeks a Director of Institutional Advancement.  This is a Full Time, 12-month Non-Bargaining Unit position and reports to the Head of School. The primary role of the DIA is to ensure ongoing growth in public awareness of PSD, its image and brand, and its services and to expand the capacity of the Institution to achieve its strategic goals in enrollment, program funding, capital support, endowment fund growth, community and public relations, and media attention.
Posted 4/12/2017
George School, a Quaker boarding/day grades 9-12 college preparatory school located in Newtown, Bucks County, PA has an opening for a Director of Advancement Services.
Posted 4/10/2017
Director of Annual Fund, Abington Friends School    Read More
Abington Friends School seeks a Director of Annual Fund.  Abington Friends School (AFS) is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students age three through grade twelve. AFS provides an exceptional program informed by traditional Quaker values and testimonies. Rooted in Friends principles of collaborative inquiry, peaceful resolution of conflict, equality, community and integrity, AFS is a vibrant and diverse learning community.
Posted 4/4/2017
Prospect Management & Research Coordinator, Peddie School    Read More
Peddie School seeks a Prospect Management & Research Coordinator. Founded in 1864, Peddie School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school of 550 students, grades 9 through post-graduate. It is primarily a boarding school, with 65 percent of students and 90 percent of the faculty living on campus. In addition to its engaged and accomplished student body, Peddie’s extraordinary resources include the highly professional, collaborative and dedicated faculty, its innovative and rigorous curriculum and an attractive, modern 280-acre campus located midway between New York City and Philadelphia. Thanks to the generosity of Ambassador Walter H. Annenberg ’27 and other donors, Peddie ranks among the most highly endowed independent schools in the nation. Its $300 million endowment enables the school to offer more than $6 million in financial aid to 40 percent of the student body. This is an exciting time at Peddie under the leadership of Headmaster Peter Quinn, who alongside Assistant Head for Development Melissa von Stade, is preparing for a comprehensive capital campaign.
Posted 4/4/2017
Assistant Director of Major Gifts, Mercersburg Academy    Read More
Mercersburg Academy invites applications for an Assistant Director of Major Gifts. Having recently completed Daring to Lead, an historic $300 million campaign among the largest ever undertaken by an independent school, we seek an engaged and successful fundraising professional to join our dynamic team.  
Posted 4/4/2017
Director of Institutional Advancement, THE PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF    Read More
THE PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF seeks a Director of Institutional Advancement.  This Full-time, 12 month Non-Bargaining Unit position reports to the Head of School. The primary role of the DIA is to ensure ongoing growth in public awareness of PSD, its image and brand, and its services and to expand the capacity of the Institution to achieve its strategic goals in enrollment, program funding, capital support, endowment fund growth, community and public relations, and media attention.
Posted 4/4/2017
Director of Institutional Advancement, Gladwyne Montessori    Read More
Gladwyne Montessori seeks a Director of Institutional Advancement. With Dr. Maria Montessori’s research-based philosophy and curriculum as our foundation, we provide toddlers to adolescents an authentic, individualized learning experience that cultivates an unparalleled depth of knowledge. The Director of Institutional Advancement has the unique opportunity to work with an exceptional team of professionals to elevate this well-established, highly loved and respected school to heights that ensure both its longevity and continued wide-spread impact. Gladwyne Montessori is the education of the future… Here. Now. This is a 12-month, full time position that boasts comprehensive benefits and a salary commensurate with experience.
Posted 3/29/2017
Stewardship and Donor Relations Manager, The Hill School    Read More
Reporting to the Associate Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations, the Stewardship and Donor Relations Manager (SDRM) will support a stewardship and donor relations program that is increasing in sophistication and performance demands within The Strength of All Campaign – The Hill’s current $175 million comprehensive campaign effort. The SDRM will play a key role in maintaining existing stewardship and donor relations programs while also developing new initiatives to recognize and thank our Hill donors within the Campaign. Emphasis is on creating stewardship pieces and touch points that connect deeply with donors emotionally as well as provide them qualitative and quantitative data that tells the story of their gifts’ impact at The Hill.
Posted 3/27/2017
Advancement Operations Coordinator, The Hill School    Read More
The Hill School seeks an Advancement Operations Coordinator. Reporting to the Associate Director of Data Management, the Advancement Operations Coordinator (AOC) will support on-going donor wealth screening, prospect management and data maintenance functions of the Advancement Operations department within The Strength of All Campaign – a $175 million comprehensive fundraising effort. The AOC will support to the Associate Director of Data Management in all these programs, and also establish a more robust grants program from the ground up. Key responsibilities as a member of the Advancement Operations team will include research-based analysis in support of The Strength of All Campaign; maintaining the donor pipeline by identifying and researching donors, potential donors and foundations to expand the pipeline; and data-entry to support research and wealth screenings. This position is technology and database focused.
Posted 3/27/2017

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