Chief Advancement Officer

St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School

Alexandria, Virginia

Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes (SSSAS) is an elite coeducational college preparatory Episcopal School educating students from junior kindergarten through grade 12. The School consists of three distinct campuses, serving students from across Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.

SSSAS aims to inspire a passion for learning, an enthusiasm for athletic and artistic endeavor, a striving for excellence, a celebration of diversity, and a commitment to service. For the past three years, SSSAS was named The Washington Post's #1 Midsize Workplace in the greater Washington area.

The Opportunity

The Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) will report directly to the Head of School and will be responsible for creating and implementing a robust advancement program. The CAO will oversee a team of ten professionals in annual giving, planned giving, alumni engagement and advancement operations. S/He will develop a best-in-class advancement program inclusive of major gifts and leadership gifts, with a focus on increasing alumni and parent giving and participation. The School seeks candidates who are self-starters, problem solvers, leaders and effective communicators who will exemplify the School’s mission, especially the importance of valuing “goodness as well as knowledge."