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Associate Director of Development AfterSchool Counselor 

Associate Director, Development, full-time

The Steward School has an immediate opening for an Associate Director of Development. This position is full-time, twelve months, and fully benefitted.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Associate Director will assist in creating and implementing the Capital Campaign strategic plan and annual giving initiatives to achieve overall goals, with special attention to participation, community engagement, and volunteer management. This position will support the Capital Campaign through successful marketing and communication efforts, volunteer engagement, direct solicitations, and special events. Upon completion of the Capital Campaign public phase, the Associate Director will create and implement a new annual fund strategic plan.

In addition, the Associate Director will oversee development office operations, and manage the Development Associate and Events Coordinator. The position oversees the work of these roles, which includes support for development and auxiliary group event planning and strategy, expanding sponsorship support, ensuring event implementation, and follow-up.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing all aspects of development marketing pieces, including direct mail/marketing efforts, annual giving brochures, social media campaigns, and online presence for annual giving and the campaign in coordination with the marketing and communications department.
  • Supporting special events, including volunteer events, campaign events, and donor receptions in collaboration with the development event staff.
  • Making personal and direct solicitations of members of the immediate and extended Steward community via face-to-face meetings, phone calls, personal mail, and email.
  • Overseeing grant process, including maintaining grant calendar, grant applications, outreach to foundations, and prospect research.
  • Supporting the Development Assistant to ensure gifts are processed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Providing regular reports to the business office to ensure accuracy of giving records, including monthly giving summaries, audit reports, pledge reports, and other reports as requested.
  • Assisting the Director, Development Associate, and Alumni Engagement Coordinator in creating and implementing strategic alumni engagement plan for the School’s alumni through special events, communications, volunteer activities, and other programming.
  • Using appropriate systems to maintain, analyze, and report appropriate data related to donors and potential donors.
  • Creating content for the philanthropy section of the Year in Review publication and the list of annual donors.
  • Enhancing existing relationships while building new relationships, processes, and programs to further tap into the generous resources of the community.


  • Commitment to the school’s mission and values.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Detail oriented, flexible, able to prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Collaborative team player.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years development experience.
  • Microsoft Office proficient, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Database knowledge (Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge preferred).

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience and education.
  • Comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, life, disability, retirement, PTO, and partial tuition remission.

Interested candidates should upload their resume and cover letter as part of the online employment application. Please reference Development. No calls or visits please.

The Steward School was named one of the Top Workplaces in the Richmond region by the Richmond Times-Dispatch in conjunction with Workplace Dynamics for the past four years. The Steward School is an equal opportunity employer.

AfterSchool Counselor (part-time, ten months)

The Steward School seeks an AfterSchool Counselor to join our team of dedicated individuals providing exceptional care for our Middle and Lower School students. A part-time, non-benefitted position reporting to the Coordinator of Auxiliary Programs, the hours are from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m., Monday - Friday and occasional school half days (generally 11:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.). The successful candidate for this opening will have a positive attitude, a sense of humor, and a genuine love of school-aged children. An Associate's or Bachelor's degree or a candidate completing Education coursework is preferred. One to three years relevant experience please.

The Steward School was named one of the Top Workplaces in the Richmond region by the Richmond Times-Dispatch in conjunction with Workplace Dynamics for the past four years. This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic school whose members are passionate about ideas, teaching, and developing positive student-teacher relationships and engaged, ethical citizens and leaders.

Job Responsibilities:

At all times your primary job responsibility is to keep the students under your care healthy and safe. Promoting positive social interactions between and among students is essential. In addition, helping students complete any homework assigned if possible is also recommended.

Interested candidates should upload their resume and cover letter as part of the online employment application. Please reference AfterSchool. No calls or visits please.

The Steward School is an equal opportunity employer.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at The Steward School will be based on merit, performance, qualifications, and abilities.

The Steward School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, ethnic or national origin, age, sex, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law in the administration of its educational, admission, scholarship, or employment policies, or any other program administered by the School.




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