Director of Philanthropy

Full-Time Continuous Support Staff

Our Approach

At the heart of everything we do is the child. For almost 40 years Calgary Academy has been providing an unparalleled environment that embraces students’ unique learning profiles, providing individual pathways to student success! We design engaging, student-centered experiences that nurture a love of learning. Our approach to teaching and learning is supported by our four pillars, beliefs, and the CA Way which empower diverse learners to pursue lives of passion and purpose.

About the Role

The Director of Philanthropy will work in partnership to assist in the further development and full implementation of the fund development plan for Headwater Learning Foundation, Calgary Academy and Headwater Learning Solutions. This individual will oversee the organizations’ fundraising efforts in the areas of major gifts and planned giving. The fund development team exists for the mutual benefit of all three organizations and their stakeholders. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership in establishing and developing long-term philanthropic relationships with high-capacity prospects and donors while leading a team of fundraisers. The Director of Philanthropy will work independently and collaboratively with all departments in building out operational successions. This individual is a self-starter who will balance their time between contributing to fundraising strategy, identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of prospects and donors and coaching a high-performing team. The Director of Philanthropy will develop and implement strategies that promote long-term sustainable growth and deepen the organizations’ relationships with donors.

Our Assets

Our culture is defined by REACH and that is visible in everything we do, including continuous efforts to be the employer of choice and to provide the best workplace for all employees. We offer a collaborative work environment and professional learning opportunities, all driven by our strategic plan. We also offer competitive salary, flexible benefits package, wellness allowance, matching RRSP program. This position is not tied to the school calendar, and offers four weeks of vacation to start, as well as additional two and a half weeks paid winter break!

All positions with the Headwater Learning Group require a positive outcome of a current Criminal Record Check, inclusive of Vulnerable Sector.

Our Application Process

Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to:

Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so we can identify the job and confirm receipt of your application:

A020987 (ANOH-027674) Calgary Academy – Director of Philanthropy - AB - Calgary and Area (OTIAPPLY)

We wish to thank all candidates for their interest in Calgary Academy but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.