Academy (Andover) is a world-renowned American boarding school, and is most
highly regarded for its rigorous academic program, innovative and versatile
faculty, and talented and diverse student body. Founded in 1778, the Academy’s
singularity among private independent schools resides in its rich history and
core values, which include youth from every quarter, non sibi (not for self),
and knowledge and goodness. Putting these values into practice, the Academy
provides students with a broad and deep liberal arts curriculum and supportive
educational experience, graduating them into the nation’s most highly regarded
colleges and universities. Students are called to many tasks and challenges at
Andover; ultimately, they will join 22,000 alumni and be called to make a
difference in the world.
the Director of Major Gifts, the Major
Gifts Officer (MGO) will manage a portfolio of alumni and parent leadership
gift prospects of over $100,000. Working collaboratively and strategically with
colleagues in the Office of Academy Resources, faculty, senior leadership of
the Academy and volunteers, the MGO will secure the resources necessary to
maintain the Academy’s place at the forefront of private secondary education.
No less than five to seven years of successful fundraising experience working
in the development or academic advancement fields is required; a minimum of
three to five years’ experience identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major
gifts is preferred.