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Senior Development Director

St. Thomas More High School
Job Location:
Development and Fundraising

Senior Director of Development
St. Thomas More High School, Milwaukee, WI

About St. Thomas More High School:
St. Thomas More High School is a Catholic, coeducational high school dedicated to fostering academic excellence, spiritual growth, and personal development in its students. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, the school emphasizes Christian discipleship, service to others, and a commitment to building a strong community.

About the Role:
We are seeking a passionate and experienced Senior Director of Development to lead our fundraising efforts and play a key role in securing the resources needed to support our mission and vision. As a member of the senior leadership team, you will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive fundraising strategies, cultivating relationships with major donors, and overseeing all aspects of the development office.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan aligned with the school's strategic goals.
  • Cultivate and steward relationships with major donors, including individuals, foundations, and corporations.
  • Manage and oversee the development budget and team, including volunteers and staff.
  • Expand the annual giving program and develop strategies to increase participation and revenue.
  • Secure major gifts and grants to support capital projects, scholarships, and other school initiatives.
  • Develop and implement effective communication and marketing strategies to promote the school and its fundraising efforts.
  • Track and analyze fundraising data and report progress to the school leadership team.
  • Stay current on trends and best practices in fundraising and development.


  • Bachelor's degree required, Master’s preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in fundraising, preferably in the education sector.
  • Proven track record of success in securing major gifts and grants.
  • Strong relationship-building and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Passion for Catholic education and the mission of St. Thomas More High School.

St. Thomas More High School offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plan, and tuition assistance. We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment.

To Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to Pat Hasek at

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability or other legally protected status.

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