Director of Advancement Services

Staff / Full-Time

Shore Country Day School, Beverly, MA

Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Director of Advancement Services is
a non-exempt position that has responsibility for all development and enrollment database
management. This staff member works closely with Institutional Advancement colleagues and is
responsible for the overall maintenance of electronic records. The Director of Advancement
Services ensures a relationship-centric approach in admissions, enrollment, and development
by overseeing data collection, maintenance, and analysis; and supporting events, initiatives,
and fundraising campaigns. Candidates must possess exceptional database and analytical skills
and have relevant experience. This is an opportunity to support a collaborative Institutional
Advancement office while joining a vibrant school community at Shore.
Development and Enrollment Database Management
● Oversee and manage the school’s constituent databases and ensure regular and
appropriate data synchronization (Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge; Blackbaud onBoard;
Blackbaud Education Management)
● Design and generate complex financial, constituent, event, and analytical reports and
dashboards for the Admissions/Enrollment Management and Development teams using
queries, exports, canned, and custom reports
● Generate mailing lists according to complex criteria; coordinate print and electronic
segmented in-house communications; coordinate with vendors for the production of
large mailings
● Create and perform data integrity and health checks to ensure data is accurate,
complete, and captured consistently
● Maintain documentation of database policies and procedures
● Provide in-house expertise and support to end-users on databases; ensure appropriate
use by staff and provide training as needed. Identify, research, and resolve technical
problems, working with technical support as needed
● Manage user access and security; remain informed on software updates, upgrades, and
additional services; review, analyze, and evaluate database systems and user needs to
provide recommendations and solutions
● Build appropriate strategy and moves management processes and provide full-service
database support in the creation of a donor-centric major gifts program and for the
school’s next comprehensive campaign (oversee periodic database wealth screening,
track actions and next steps, pledge commitments and payment schedules, solicitation,
stewardship, and reporting; and more)
● Oversee all data entry, including; gift processing, record creation, and updates (imports,
global adds and individual record changes); coding of appeals, solicitations, event

Shore Country Day School

Beverly, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender