Director of Development

The Cambridge School of Weston

Weston, Massachusetts

The Cambridge School of Weston (CSW) is a coeducational, day and boarding school for grades 9 through 12 and post-graduate students. The institution aims to provide progressive education that emphasizes deep learning, meaningful relationships and a dynamic program that inspires students to discover who they are and what their contribution is to their world locally and globally. CSW aspires to be a high-performing, internationally recognized, secondary school for its 330 students, with sustainable practices and an eye towards continuously improving and innovating. With a student-centered philosophy, the principles of equity and social justice are central to the fabric of life at CSW and considered essential to sustaining a vibrant school community.

The Opportunity

The Cambridge School of Weston seeks a visionary Director of Development (DOD) who can balance the knowledge and drive to advance the institution with an innate awareness and understanding of the power of a small progressive community. Reporting to the Head of School, the DOD is responsible for providing innovative leadership for institutional advancement and for planning and managing fundraising and alumni and parent relations programs. The DOD articulates all campaign strategies; participates in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of prospects; oversees all advancement activities; and acts as liaison for the School and the community. CSW is seeking a candidate with at least seven years of experience building the infrastructure of a development program and at least three years of managing professional staff.