An independent, coeducational college-preparatory school in Pasadena, California, Polytechnic School offers a broad curriculum in the liberal arts for students in kindergarten through grade 12. Founded in 1907, the school enrolls approximately 860 students from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds. With a commitment to honesty, justice, charity, and the pursuit of knowledge, the mission of Polytechnic School is to develop the intellect, talents, and character of each student in a community of learning dedicated to principles of academic excellence that values the uniqueness and dignity of each member and fosters personal responsibility and service to others.
Seeking an innovative and creative leader with a passion for fostering diversity, inclusion, and social justice, the Chief Advancement Officer will shape and advocate for strategic priorities that will help Polytechnic School be the best version of itself that it can be. Reporting to the Head of School, the Chief Advancement Officer is an integral member of the school’s leadership team and will also be a liaison with the board of trustees in order to advance the school’s mission.