Located along the expansive and picturesque Sippican Harbor on Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts, Tabor Academy serves as a premier coeducation, college preparatory boarding, and day school for students grades 9-12. The “School by the Sea” embodies its unique maritime heritage and provides a wide breadth of academic offerings for students to explore their interests, understand their strengths, and develop their critical thinking and communication skills. In anticipation of Tabor’s 150th anniversary, the school is developing a new strategic vision that will chart a path forward into the next phase of its history.
Tabor seeks a Director of Advancement at this pivotal moment to provide strategic and operational leadership over the school’s fundraising and engagement efforts. The Director of Advancement will be an experienced development professional who is skillful in change management. They will lead and inspire a staff of 15 across all areas of advancement while implementing best-practices to guide their activity and increase success. As the chief frontline fundraiser, the Director of Advancement will carry a portfolio of high-level prospects and donors and develop engagement strategies that align donor interests with the school’s priorities.
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious professional to be the architect of an advancement program that reflects Tabor’s aspirations for the next 150 years. Ideal candidates will be highly strategic, creative, authentic, and motivating. Individuals with a passion for Tabor Academy’s mission, a proven record of managing staff, and demonstrated success in soliciting major and principal gifts are encouraged to apply.