Executive Director for St Michael's High School Foundation

Type of Job:  Contract Position for the remainder of FY 2016-2017 (June 30, 2017) and for FY 2017-2018 (July 1 - June 30, 2018).

Compensation:  Between $55,000 - $65,000 per Fiscal Year

Main Areas of Responsibility:  

Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for fundraising, grant development, events, fiscal, operational, and administrative management of the organization and its main focus of tuition assistance programming.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

The Executive Director a passion for education with outstanding business, communication and interpersonal skills; builds and develops respectful and motivating relationships and partnerships with community organizations, policymakers, funders, and donors; advocates for solutions to quality education; and serves as spokesperson and liaison with external constituencies.  Ability to communicate effectively via website and quarterly eNewsletters.

Actual Job Responsibilities

  • Manage Tuition Assistance program
  • Manage annual Golf Tournament and Reverse Raffle events
  • Manage all fundraising and donor development activities
  • Maintain day-to-day operations of the nonprofit including fiscal management and donor relations
  • Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising, and to increase the overall visibility of the Foundation throughout Santa Fe and the surrounding areas.
  • Strategic planning and implementation
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Oversee organization of Board and Committee meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors


Other Information/Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree with three to five years' senior level non-profit experience directly related to specified duties and responsibilities.
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, decision-making, and reporting
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning and program management
  • Knowledge and experience in fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to the non-profit sector
  • Strong written and verbal skills to convey the St. Michael's High School Foundation's vision
  • Experience with Quickbooks, Raiser's Edge donor management software, and Microsoft Windows platforms and software
  • Must possess a valid New Mexico driver's license, a clean driving record, and proof of insurance; able and willing to travel locally as needed.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds


Email a cover letter, resume, and three references to:  foundation@smhs.me  For best consideration please apply by 1/10/2016.

This is what the donation you make today can do:

Thank you for this scholarship and your continued support to our school and students. This will allow me to continue attending St Mike’s and receive an excellent education to prepare me for college. I will always remember this generous donation and one day hope to give this same gift to another St. Michael’s High School student. —A Junior at St. Mike’s


Thank you for this scholarship and your continued support to our school and students. This allows me to continue to attend St. Mike’s and receive an excellent education to prepare me for college. I will always remember this generous donation and one day hope to give this same gift to another St. Mike’s student. —A 9th grade student


Thank you for the great gift; as each year passes, I appreciate my attendance at St. Michael’s more and more. This year, I am here because of the Foundation’s generosity. —An 11th grade student


Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the financial aid you have provided for my grandson. I am pleased for not only the financial help, but also for the fact that my grandson is the happiest he’s ever been since attending this LaSallian School. —A grandfather of an 8th grade student.


Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness and generosity. St. Mike’s is a very good school and I am proud to be a part of it. —An 11th grade student


Thank you for helping me attend St. Mike’s. My goals for this year are turn all my homework in on time, work my hardest, earn excellent grades, and excel in athletics. I chose St. Mike’s because of how the teachers and staff devote their time to students. —A 9th grader


I am a sophomore at St Michael’s High School. I play football and basketball and hope to run track this year. I come from a single parent home. Thanks to you, my mom is able to continue to send me to St. Mike’s. Your generosity is truly inspiring and I hope one day I will be able to help students achieve their goals just as you have helped me. —A 10th Grade Student


Thank you for your contribution to our daughters tuition. Their education is very important to us and we are thankful that they will be able to attend St. Mike’s. —Parents of two St Mike’s students


I really appreciate all you have done to make it possible for me to attend St. Mike’s. —A 7th grade student


"I have been a student at St Mike's since 7th grade. The Foundation's work and continued generosity has providing my family the opportunity to receive a holistically enriching experience."  ~A Senior


"We have two boys enrolled at St. Mike's. We know they are receiving the best education in Santa Fe. In addition, our children are learning respect, about their faith, and how to give back to the community. Thank you for your generosity and support. Your financial assistance is greatly appreciated by our family."  ~Parents of a 7th and an 11th grader