Advancement Director, St Anthony School, Wailuku

Mar 16 2023
Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Advancement Director STATUS: Exempt; At-Will Employee

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Advancement Director will develop and implement the Institutional Advancement Plan that will include major donor, corporate and business, foundation, endowment, grants, special event and direct mail efforts.


1. Practicing Catholic in full initiation with the Church preferred

2. The Advancement Director must have a four-year college degree;

3. The ability to work cooperatively with different personalities and individuals of diverse racial/economic/cultural background;

4. Strong oral and written communications skills;

5. Confidentiality (specifically of donor records and clients served);

6. Working knowledge of computers, word processing and database management;

7. Fundraising and grant writing experience preferred


1. Furthers the mission and teachings of the Catholic Church;

2. Fundraising Activities – The Advancement Director will be responsible for raising the funds necessary to carry out the mission of St. Anthony School;

3. Identify, cultivate, pursue and retain major donor and contributor support;

4. Assist the Administration to develop and maintain strong relationships with current, major and individual givers;

5. Strategize on and implement efforts to secure new grants and untapped resources;

6. Draft annual and special appeals to build individual giving base;

7. Assist with the growth of the endowment fund;

8. Support with receipt, acknowledgement and tracking of donor contributions, pledges, in-kind donations and other payments;

9. Support with maintaining up to date mailing lists, donor lists and donor profiles. Analyze fundraising data and prepare reports as needed;

10. Oversee the design and production of the organization’s communications relative donor appreciation and recognition;

11. Research and write grant proposals;

12. Plan the development, production and dissemination of support materials for fund raising activities;

13. Perform any other duties as assigned by the Administration;

Other Job Requirements:

Bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items

Schedule Requirements: Entails periodic evening and weekend work