Director of Advancement/Development

Job title: Director of Advancement/Development
Organization: St. Ursula Villa

Job Description

St. Ursula Villa, an independent, coeducational Catholic elementary school in the Ursuline tradition, is in search of a full-time Director of Advancement/Development.

St. Ursula Villa nurtures the whole child, fosters academic excellence, and instills a Christ-centered commitment to society. Educating 465 students from Toddler through 8th grade, the Villa is known throughout Cincinnati for its strong educational programs, its faith tradition, and its community of parents, students, and faculty.

The Director of Advancement/Development is a member of St. Ursula Villa’s Administrative Team consisting of the Principal, Assistant Principal/Director of Finance, Director of Early Childhood, and Director of Admissions & Marketing. Through leadership, planning, and management of the Advancement Office, the Director of Advancement/Development is responsible for strengthening and diversifying the Villa’s culture of philanthropy through funding opportunities and by overseeing Marketing & Admissions functions.

In addition to ensuring successful completion of fundraising including Annual Fund and annual auction gala, the Director of Advancement/Development is accountable for major gifts and capital campaigns, planned giving, grant writing, and donor cultivation and recognition.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Polly Duplace, Principal at  Only candidates selected to be interviewed will be contacted.