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There are several open positions at Creighton Prep. If you would like to submit a résumé for any of these opportunities, please see the specific instructions at the end of each job description.

President

The search committee of the Creighton Prep Board of Trustees seeks candidates, both Jesuit and lay, who can lead the school into its bright future and further develop the apostolate of Jesuit education.

The new president will bring consummate professional skills and commitment to build upon the school’s legacy of excellence, furthering the mission of forming men of faith, scholarship, leadership and service in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition.

Click HERE to download a PDF containing greater detail on this leadership opportunity for June 2020. Or HERE to read about it on our website.

Principal Gifts Officer

Summary of Duties

Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, the Principal Gifts Officer will actively support Creighton Prep’s mission by raising significant gifts for institutional priorities and identified campaigns. The Principal Gifts Officer develops, manages and solicits an active portfolio of approximately 150 donors and prospective donors to ensure that they are inspired by Creighton Prep’s mission and engaged in supporting the organization. In addition, the Principal Gifts Officer will work closely with the school’s president, members of the Board of Trustees, volunteer solicitors and other members of the advancement team to develop strategic and targeted giving opportunities for major donors.

Work Performed

  • Identify, cultivate and solicit major gifts prospects; recommend and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies of individual prospects, working with administration, faculty and volunteers as appropriate; meet with prospects and volunteers, traveling as necessary.
  • Provide information to alumni, parents, and friends to qualify interest and giving potential.
  • Maintain knowledge of current tax laws, investments and planned giving opportunities; use knowledge in prospect cultivation and solicitation as appropriate.
  • Assist administrators and faculty in the recognition and prioritization of institutional and departmental funding needs; keep abreast of institutional and departmental priorities, Creighton Prep programs, personalities and events.
  • Cultivate and present proposals to corporate and foundation prospects as requested.
  • Write or assist in drafting proposals, newsletters, brochures, pamphlets and other materials as necessary; assist with publicity arrangements on important gifts, programs, accomplishments or events.
  • Enlist and train volunteers and volunteer organizations; suggest changes to strengthen membership of existing volunteer boards or organizations.
  • Develop, evaluate and refine plans and timetables for departmental or theme assignments. Assist with planning and/or directing cultivation events or programs.
  • Work with Director of Annual Funds and the Director of Events to determine the timing and most effective way to approach constituents for operational support.
  • Work with the Director of Alumni Relations to discuss those who are celebrating an anniversary year and determine how best to use the reunion experience to leverage each relationship.
  • Prepare customized proposals for major capital support for those prospective donors sufficiently cultivated.
  • Conduct appropriate stewardship activities with major gift donors such as providing updates on how their gift is being used and the general “state of the school.”
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described above.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or CFRE preferred.
  • Three to five years successful experience in major or planned gift fundraising preferably in education.
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership and major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them and Creighton Prep.
  • Interest in all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting Creighton Prep’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, trustees, volunteers and the Advancement Office team.
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas. Team player.
  • Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments.
  • Experience working with Raiser's Edge or CRM platforms.
  • Must be willing to travel.

To apply please email cover letter and resume to Rick Berger, Vice President of Advancement.

Alumni Volunteer Corps

The Alumni Volunteer Corps (AVC) is an opportunity for Creighton Prep graduates who have recently graduated from college to once again become involved in the school. Simply put, it provides them the opportunity to use their gifts to serve within the Prep community over the course of the 2019-2020 academic year.

It is ideal for Prep grads who would like to do real and meaningful work as teachers, coaches, tutors, etc., helping current Prep students become men of faith, scholarship, leadership and service. A year in the AVC is also a great opportunity for alumni to gain valuable work experience as they discern the next steps in their lives as Men for Others.

"I have enjoyed being a part of the Creighton Prep community as a member of the Alumni Volunteer Corps, connecting with students both in the classroom and through clubs and athletics. Helping my students academically and seeing them develop as people has brought me a lot of joy. I have also grown as a professional, become more confident and gained important experience for my career."

– Matthew Jadlowski '13, co-teacher of Catholic Social Teaching, assistant for student outreach and advocacy, and coach of football and soccer.

Prep graduates interested in serving in the AVC during the 2019-2020 academic year can visit creightonprep.org/avc today to learn more. 

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