Noble and Greenough School (Nobles) is a nonsectarian, coed day and 5-day boarding school for grades seven through twelve. The school is located in Dedham, Massachusetts, 10 miles from Boston. The Nobles community is comprised of 134 faculty members, 626 students, a dedicated alumni body of over 5,200, and many engaged parents and friends.
At the core of a Nobles education is the unequaled academic program. The teachers are passionate about their subjects—and even more passionate about working with young people. Likewise, the students who choose Nobles are exceptional. They are academically talented, creative, hard-working and curious. They cultivate strong character and believe in service to others.
In addition to its academic program, Nobles offers a wide array of art and athletic programs. The visual and performing arts allow students to explore creative ways to solve new problems as well as learn about themselves and their abilities. The Nobles athletic program has over 65 athletic teams and in the past 10 years, 87% of the varsity teams have winning records and 24 have won New England Championships.
Nobles values the tradition of teaching students the importance of getting involved to improve and enrich the world around them. The Nobles community leads by example by being active in campus life, supporting fellow classmates, and giving back to the school as well as the greater public. Last year Nobles successfully closed the Be Nobles Bold Campaign, which raised $139M and strengthened its position as a philanthropic leader among independent schools. In addition, the Annual Nobles Fund raised just over $6M last year.
Nobles has a high-performing 13-person development team dedicated to working with alumni, parents, and friends to move the Nobles mission forward. Building on a highly successful track record of philanthropy and engagement, Nobles will soon be embarking on a long-range plan that will position the department for bold fundraising priorities in the coming years.
The Director of Development Services (DDS) will be a strategic and analytical leader who oversees day to day operational elements of the Development and Graduate Affairs Office. This position reports to the Director of Development and will manage the systems, support and operations functions. As a member of the Development and Graduate Affairs’ Senior Management Team, they will work cross-functionally with senior colleagues to define, scope, and implement strategy while providing leadership to key operating functions and playing an active role in achieving the department’s ambitious fundraising goals.
The DDS will understand the motivations and needs of the front-line fundraising and grad affairs team and effectively seek to utilize data and information to strengthen current relationships and discover new sources of philanthropic support that match the institution’s fundraising priorities and goals for community engagement. They will recognize that data is one of the organization’s most important business assets and will ensure a high level of fundraising and relationship data quality, development, management, and stewardship. In doing so, the DDS will play integral roles in soliciting and stewarding the prospect and donor constituencies.
Data and Records Management
Stewardship and Donor Relations
Leadership and Management
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please email your cover letter and resume in confidence to:
Development Guild DDI
For more information about Noble and Greenough School, please visit https://www.nobles.edu/