Director of Advancement
Founded in 1956 by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (ASCJ), Cor Jesu Academy (“CJA”) has fostered a strong and vibrant Catholic tradition in educating young women in Grades 9-12. Deeply rooted in ASCJ-inspired charism, CJA’s college- and career-preparatory program is known as much for empowering young women to transform the world for good through faith, compassion, integrity and impassioned service to others as it is for academic rigor and its innovative educational approaches. With over 5,550 alumnae, CJA maintains an annual enrollment of nearly 600 students who are supported by 90+ dedicated faculty, staff, and religious sisters. Based in southwest St. Louis County, you can learn more about CJA at www.corjesu.org.
In alignment with strategic objectives, CJA is proud to announce a leadership opportunity for a talented and innovative Director of Advancement. This newly-defined role will offer the right individual with strong relationship building skills and marketing savvy the opportunity to provide a strategic vision, inspirational team leadership, and general oversight for CJA’s annual giving, major event, corporate partnership, student admission, and alumnae relations programs.
Reporting directly to CJA’s President, Sr. Barbara Thomas, this new leader will:
CJA is proud to offer a competitive compensation package, including health insurance, FSA, long-term disability, pension and 403(b) retirement plans, and, participation in a unique reciprocal tuition agreement consortium program with several other local high schools. In addition to sick days, holiday pay, and, extended time off for the Christmas Holidays, CJA also provides a generous six (6) weeks of vacation for staff members.