Employment

Thank you for your interest in Georgetown Prep!

Founded in 1789, Georgetown Preparatory School is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory day and boarding school for boys in North Bethesda, Maryland. Prep’s commitment to the 450 year-old Ignatian paradigm of a rigorous liberal arts curriculum emphasizes reflection, discernment, scholarly and programmatic excellence and personal responsibility. The curriculum exposes students to a breadth of knowledge and calls for critical evaluation and self-examination. Students are taught in small classes where they participate in active discussion with teachers and an atmosphere of genuine concern for the personal growth of the individual is fostered.

The faculty hiring season for Prep is routinely March and April, with employment each year commencing around August 15. Those interested in having a faculty application on file may submit an application at any time to Denise Hitt at dhitt@gprep.org. Completed applications should include a résumé and letter of intent.

Available Positions

Director of Alumni Relations

Title: Director of Alumni Relations
Department: Development and Alumni Relations
Reports to: Director of Development

Summary of Position Purpose

Georgetown Preparatory School announces the position of Director of Alumni Relations to conceive, direct, manage, and implement a comprehensive alumni relations program for the School. The director will be responsible for assisting the leadership of the Alumni Association with strategic vision and leadership for its alumni body of over 5,700 with a particular emphasis on identifying, engaging and cultivating alumni.

The director will manage all functions of alumni relations, including working in partnership with the Alumni Association to craft and execute an Alumni Association annual plan; planning and running special events designed for alumni; and implementing services and activities that engage alumni and encourage participation in the life of the Georgetown Prep community.

The director is a member of the Development and Alumni Relations team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, and promote alumni programs that support the Georgetown Prep's Strategic Plan as well as the goals of the Development and Alumni Relations office;
  • Establish and build relationships with alumni, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally as appropriate; maintain regular communication with alumni via direct contact, electronic newsletters, alumni web pages, and print publications;
  • Execute a communications program supporting alumni annual giving;
  • Recruit and develop class agents, event chairs, and Annual Fund chairs; regularly communicate with the chairs and provide support for their work;
  • Initiate, coordinate, and manage activities of the Alumni Association and other alumni volunteers;
  • Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records, capture contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), print and electronic correspondence, website, etc.;
  • Serve as point of contact for the Georgetown Prep Alumni Association (GPAA) and identify future volunteers for the committee;
  • Manage the GP Business Network and Student Alumni Association;
  • Oversee and balance, in conjunction with the Director of Development, the budget for Alumni Relations; manage existing and/or supplementary alumni related programs, services and communications;
  • Raise funds for select special alumni projects and events including the Little Hoya Golf Classic;
  • Recruit alumni volunteers and manage and direct programs in which they are involved;
  • Serve as the contact person for alumni, parents, and others interested in information, services, and programs related to alumni;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Five to seven (5 to 7) years of experience in alumni relations, development, and/or a related field;
  • The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement, and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers;
  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment;
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information;
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines;
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated personal solicitation experience;
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of database research and maintenance; experience with Veracross a plus;
  • Ability to work with students, as well as volunteers of all ages;
  • Must be able to travel and work evenings and weekends as warranted;
  • Familiarity with Catholic and Jesuit education is a plus.

All interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jwhite@gprep.org. Applicants received by September 15, 2018 will receive highest consideration.

Director of the Annual Fund

Title: Director of the Annual Fund
Department: Development and Alumni Relations
Reports to: Director of Development

Summary of Position Purpose

Georgetown Prep seeks a dynamic, organized and experienced individual to fill the position of Director of the Annual Fund to join the Development Department. The director will lead a growing and vibrant Annual Fund, overseeing all facets of the Annual Giving program through the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of current parents, alumni, past parents, grandparents and other strategic constituencies, with increased emphasis on a portfolio of leadership prospects. The director will assist in identifying and managing key volunteers who play a vital role in all aspects of our school.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful solicitations and a high-level of confidence in face-to-face meetings with donors and volunteers.

This position requires superb organization and interpersonal skills, as well as computer-based prospect management skills. An ideal candidate will deeply enjoy data analysis and look for creative ways to integrate data with purposeful and strategic marketing.

The director is a member of the Development and Alumni Relations team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, and promote the School’s annual fundraising strategy that supports Georgetown Prep's Strategic Plan as well as the goals of the Development Department;
  • Manage a distinct portfolio of annual giving prospects and work with the Director of Development to appropriately identity and solicit additional Annual Fund gift prospects;
  • Establish and build relationships with the school’s constituencies, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally as appropriate;
  • Understand the School’s current database and database strategy;
  • Work with the gifts processor and other teammates to ensure accurate and complete development database records;
  • Execute a communications program supporting the School’s annual giving program;
  • Recruit, train, develop leadership volunteers to assist with the Annual Fund program in collaboration with the Director of Parent Relations and Giving;
  • Develop and manage a robust and comprehensive Annual Fund solicitation communication schedule and ensure it aligns with all School communications;
  • Work with the Marketing and Communications Department to create Annual Fund marketing and solicitation materials for both mail and electronic distribution;
  • Produce detailed management reports on the Annual Fund to the Development Department and the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees;
  • Assist with the production of the School’s Annual Report;
  • Work with the Director of Parent Relations and Giving and Director of Alumni Relations to recruit and develop parent Annual Fund representatives for the School’s parent and alumni constituencies;
  • Serve as the contact person for alumni, parents, and others interested in information, services, and programs related to annual giving;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Three to five (3 to 5) years of experience in non-profit fundraising, secondary or higher education development, and/or a related field;
  • The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement, and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers;
  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment;
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information;
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines;
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated personal solicitation experience;
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of database research and maintenance; experience with Veracross a plus;
  • Ability to work with students, as well as volunteers of all ages;
  • Must be able to travel and work evenings and weekends as warranted;
  • Familiarity with Catholic and Jesuit education is a plus.

All interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jwhite@gprep.org. Applicants received by October 30, 2018 will receive highest consideration.