Major Gifts Officer

The Lawrenceville School

Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Since its founding in 1810, The Lawrenceville School (Lawrenceville) has become a leader in academic innovation for independent schools across the nation. As a coeducational, college preparatory day and boarding school, Lawrenceville offers grades 9 through 12 and a post-graduate year. Over the past 200 years, Lawrenceville has established a legacy of excellence, which it plans to take into the 21st century. Lawrenceville challenges a diverse community of promising young people to lead lives of learning, integrity and high purpose. It inspires the best in each and to seek the best for all. Lawrenceville focuses on learning how to think. The key to success is every student’s commitment to approaching their academics with an entrepreneurial spirit.

The Opportunity

As part of a team of experienced fundraisers, the Major Gifts Officer reports to the Director of Major Gifts and Asia Programs. S/He is responsible for managing a pool of capital giving prospects and for working with select volunteers to engage, solicit, and steward gifts of $100,000 and above in the southern region. The position requires a demonstrated ability to work with and command the respect and confidence of major Lawrenceville donors as well as School administrators, faculty, trustees, volunteers and colleagues.