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Below please find position(s) open at Bellarmine Preparatory School located in Tacoma, Washington. Our school has made a strong commitment to diversify our faculty. We are especially interested in African-American and Hispanic applicants as there is a real need for role models and mentors for African-American and Hispanic students. Jesuit education background also preferred. Bellarmine accepts applications throughout the year for consideration as teaching positions become available. Openings, as they occur, will be posted on the website with further directions. See links to the applications below. 

Morning Shuttle Bus Drivers - Three Regular and Five Substitute
Full Job Description
Support Staff Application

Job Summary: Bellarmine Preparatory School is seeking candidates that have a few extra hours in the morning that would like to spend that time with a mission-based organization dedicated to education. We have three regular and five substitute shuttle bus driver positions for our morning routes. Applicants need to be available Monday through Friday, from 6:15-8:15 a.m. and at times until 9:15 a.m. Pay is $16.85 per hour, guaranteed 3-hours per day. Most routes are about 1 hour of driving time, 30-45 minutes for fueling and light cleaning. No CDL and no experience required, paid training provided!

Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license; at least 21 years old
  • Clean driving record
  • Pass a background check
  • Complete Safe Environment training
  • Punctual and reliable attendance
  • Good verbal communication skills
Position open until filled

Please submit your completed Bellarmine application and cover letter to:


Kevin Meines, Vice Principal of Student Life
Bellarmine Preparatory School
2300 S. Washington St.
Tacoma, WA 98405
meinesk@bellarmineprep.org

Alumni Engagement Manager

Job Summary: The Alumni Engagement Manager reports to the Vice President of Development and is responsible for the design and implementation of engagement and solicitations of alumni and alumni families.  The annual giving program at Bellarmine focuses on unrestricted annual/budget-relieving support and includes select opportunities for restricted annual giving support. In addition, they are a key staff person in ensuring donor gift fulfillment and managing the relationship building and moves management process for the donors they work with.  

This primary focus of the position is the management and execution of all areas of Alumni engagement.  They will coordinate with the Development Manager for solicitation of Alums as a key element of our Annual Giving program.  They will be the primary staff responsible for managing and implementing all Alumni related events, assist the Communications Director with all alumni based content for Enews and Bell Today production, be the primary liaison with a newly constituted Alum Board and association, working with the Communication Director to  implement and monitor social media posts relating to alums, serve as the primary point of contact for all reunion activity and promote and assure the efficacy of the Bellarmine Alumni Network Directory (BAND) alumni networking system.   

As a member of the Development Department, the Alumni Engagement Manager will be an effective project leader of staff and volunteers, demonstrate a high level of leadership.   

Qualifications and competencies required: 
  • Must have a high level of computer literacy, including experience using online databases. 
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, Board members, donors, and prospective donors. 
  • A specific connection to Bellarmine or Jesuit education is highly desired.  
  • Previous fundraising or comparable experience relevant to the responsibilities is desired.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Application

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by September 18, 2020 to:

Dean M. Hanks, VP of Development
Bellarmine Preparatory School
2300 South Washington Street
Tacoma, WA 98405

Director of Philanthropy

Job Summary: Bellarmine Preparatory School is seeking an experienced and motivated Director of Philanthropy. Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Director of Philanthropy serves as the primary staff providing direction and leadership to Bellarmine’s Endowment and Legacy Gifts efforts.  

The Director helps to ensure the matching of major donor interest and capacity to support the strategic needs of the School. The Director is responsible for the effective implementation of all the key strategies of Bellarmine’s Second Century Endowment campaign.  The ideal candidate has significant experience in soliciting and managing Major Gifts, Endowment Gifts and Legacy Gifts and will carry an ongoing portfolio of prospects targeted for principal gifts at the five and six figure level or greater.  

Experience in a private school or education -based fundraising environment is preferred. In addition, the candidate should have excellent project management skills, strong database experience and a proven track record of working effectively with teams of volunteers and staff. This senior level position works in partnership with the President, Members of the Board of Directors and the Development committee of the Board and other key staff and donors.   

Core Functions:

  • Direct and manage the Second Century Endowment Campaign 
  • Successfully launch and sustain Bequests Campaign
  • Development Department integration and support
Qualifications/Competencies

  • A seasoned, responsible, focused individual, with outstanding organizational skills and high level of accuracy. 
  • Experience in and knowledge of legacy fundraising and organizing Campaign efforts is highly desired. 
  • Must have a high level of computer literacy, including experience using online databases and other sources to locate financial and philanthropic information.  
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, Board members, donors, and prospective donors. 
  • A specific connection to Bellarmine or Jesuit education is highly desired.  
  • Five to ten years fundraising or comparable experience relevant to the responsibilities is desired.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Application

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by September 18, 2020 to:

Dean M. Hanks, VP of Development
Bellarmine Preparatory School
2300 South Washington Street
Tacoma, WA 98405



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