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Associate Director of Advancement

Bishop Garcia Diego High School

Posted 4/16/2018 until 6/1/2018


Do you want to be a changemaker? Are you ready for a challenging, but highly rewarding career with room to grow? Do you enjoy birthday celebrations and a family atmosphere? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then Bishop Garcia Diego High School might be the place for you!


The most important characteristic of a Bishop Diego Cardinal is that we love people. We are authentic in our interactions and deliver amazing customer service. In particular, we work hard to support the students and programs at Bishop Diego High School because we believe in our mission and are committed to our core values of Respect, Perseverance, and Compassion.


Members of our team are excellent communicators with stellar grammar, an ability to convey emotion through the written word, and timely responses. We celebrate creativity that capitalizes on best practices while also blazing new trails and our success is measured in the number of lives we change on a daily basis. Innovation, attention to detail, and initiative are just a few of the skills that help our team manage multiple, on-time projects that highlight the benefits of a Bishop Diego High School education. 


Under supervision of the Director of Admission and Advancement, the Associate Director of Advancement plays a critical role in supporting Bishop Diego. They maintain the development database, engage with donors and alumni, and provide support for the Advancement Office. This person handles confidential information, utilizes data to help inform decisions, and leads special projects. They have a strong rapport with students, parents, alumni, donors, and staff alike. They also have a deep appreciation for the Catholic faith and a commitment to the teachings of the Church. 


As the Associate Director of Advancement, a typical day might include:


o  Creating and implementing a robust social media presence

o  Auditing the website for necessary updates

o  Engaging with members of the Bishop Diego Community

o  Coordinating a mailing campaign

o  Preparing donor acknowledgment letters 

o  Maintaining accurate gift records 

o  Planning a fundraising, community building, or alumni event

o  Managing marketing or alumni media 

o  Assisting with recruitment and re-enrollment activities


Preferred candidates will have:

o  A Bachelor's degree

o  One to three years' experience in fundraising/marketing

o  Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communications skills

o  A high level of initiative, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills

o  Direct experience with PCR, Microsoft Office & Excel, events management, social media, and digital communications


We promise you will work hard, learn, teach others, grow in mind and spirit, and be a part of something that will change the future. And we will definitely celebrate your birthday, just like family!


Bishop Garcia Diego High School offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and demonstrated accomplishments and comprehensive benefits package.


To Apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to review our school and curricular philosophy at  First year applications without certification will be considered.  To apply for the position please provide the following to the physical mail or email address below:


·      Cover Letter

·      Current Resume

·      Copy of Transcript

·      Letters of Recommendation (3 recent, signed letters of recommendation required)


No Phone Inquiries Please

Associate Director of Advancement

Attn: Mrs. Karen Regan

Bishop Garcia Diego High School

4000 La Colina Road

Santa Barbara, CA 93110


Bishop Garcia Diego High School provides equal employment opportunities(EEO) to all employees and applicants for employmentwithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.

Information/Application Contact:

Bishop Garcia Diego High School
No Phone Inquiries Please
Associate Director of Advancement
Attn: Mrs. Karen Regan
Bishop Garcia Diego High School
4000 La Colina Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Santa Barbara CA 93110
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