Director of Development & Alumni Relations

Administrator / Full-Time

Rocky Hill Country Day School, East Greenwich, RI

Rocky Hill Country Day School seeks a highly qualified Director of Development & Alumni Relations.

RHCD students build competencies in thinking critically, navigating the world ethically, and communicating intentionally in order to discover their full selves and use their wisdom for good. We focus on an interactive, inquiry-based educational experience, mindfulness, and meaningful relationships with adults on campus. Our multifaceted student body is made up of domestic and international students, and our intentionally small school community allows for personalized instruction and creates a familial setting throughout campus. Rocky Hill students and faculty wrestle with necessary, candid conversations in equity and belonging, both to build the school community we strive to have and to prepare students for the world they will shape. Overlooking acres of saltwater marsh on the magnificent coast of Narragansett Bay, Rocky Hill Country Day School’s stunning campus fosters exploration and discovery for students in all divisions, nursery through grade 12. RHCD graduates are bold learners, prepared to navigate a complex and changing world.

As we re-energize our Development program, the Director of Development 

  • has the opportunity to have a significant impact on our community. 
  • will craft a fundraising strategy that integrates short- and long-term priorities advancing our School mission, including the implementation of a capital campaign. 
  • will utilize experience with major gift cultivation to meet the goals of the position. 
  • will work with our parents association, student groups, families, alumni, and Board members to create connections that foster engagement, increase gifts, and integrate community volunteers. 
  • will serve as a member of the leadership team, bringing expertise to innovate, create, and reimagine our philanthropic efforts. 

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with a masters preferred. Experience in the field is advantageous. This opportunity requires excellent strategies and skills in communication, collaboration, and organization with an appreciation for confidentiality, equity, belonging, and professional growth. 

Start date: July 1, 2024.

Founded in 1934, Rocky Hill Country Day School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school in East Greenwich, RI made up of 300 students in nursery through grade 12. To learn more about our community, please visit www.rockyhill.org. Our waterfront campus is on the Potowomut peninsula and offers a unique setting, where students and faculty alike demonstrate a sense of energy, imagination, and entrepreneurial spirit. Rocky Hill Country Day School stands firmly behind the principle that the admission of students, the employment of faculty and staff, the operation of programs, and the governance of the School be open to all who are qualified regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ethnic origin, gender identity, or caste. We seek individuals committed to the equity and belonging work we engage in as we continually strive to improve. 

Please send a cover letter and resume BY EMAIL ONLY to drich@rockyhill.org.

Rocky Hill Country Day School

East Greenwich, RI
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Post Graduate
Day
All Gender