A Pre-K to Grade 12 Independent Quaker Day School Serving the Greater Durham-Chapel Hill Area

Current Openings

Director of Advancement

The new Director of Advancement will arrive with a powerful opportunity to make a profound, long-term impact on Carolina Friends School and its advancement operations and thereby play a key role in shaping a distinctive and inclusive educational community. The Director provides entrepreneurial leadership and strategic direction for development; communications; parent, grandparent, alumni, and alumni parent relations; and community partnerships and outreach. The Director is responsible for all of the School’s philanthropic initiatives, bringing people and resources together to help the CFS community realize its expansive aspirations. The Director is an exemplary advocate for the School, working passionately and collaboratively to convey to the broader community an understanding of CFS’ Quaker mission, values, and vision. The Director helps connect CFS community members with one another and with the School and the School with the wider world. The Director provides innovative leadership, reporting directly to the Head of School and serving as a staff resource for the Board of Trustees and its committees. Early January 2018 start date preferred (Negotiable).

Download full position description (PDF).

Applicants should supply the following materials within a single PDF file:

  • letter of interest
  • statement of advancement philosophy in the context of an educational community
  • resume
  • writing sample
  • three reference letters (may be sent separately)

Please submit to jobopenings@cfsnc.org and indicate Director of Advancement in your subject line.

The initial application deadline is 5:00 pm Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

Applicants: Please review the Who We Are, Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, and Important Information for All Applicants sections on the Employment Opportunities.

Carolina Friends School actively strives to be a community of staff, students, and families of diverse backgrounds. CFS does not discriminate based on age, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, socio-economic background, family structure, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, military service, or any other federal/state protected class in the administration of its policies and programs. 

CFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer in both policy and practice. Candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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