About STA

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at St. Albans School.

We seek qualified individuals who are committed to fostering the academic, spiritual, athletic, and artistic growth of every student. St. Albans is committed to creating and maintaining a community that celebrates a diversity of voices and perspectives and fosters respect for everyone.

St. Albans School welcomes and values individuals from all backgrounds. Such diversity is essential to a community of learning and growth. In nurturing the hearts, minds, and bodies of its students, St. Albans prepares boys for fulfilling lives of responsibility, leadership, and service to others.

St. Albans is an equal opportunity employer. We select and promote employees based on qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.

If you are interested in applying for a position that matches your interests and professional qualifications, please e-mail your cover letter and résumé, as well as a list of at least three personal references, to STAjobs@cathedral.org. Applications are accepted only for positions that are currently available.

Current Offerings:

Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Last year, St. Albans Annual Giving (AG) raised $2.4M in operating support from nearly 3,000 donors, exceeding the budgeted goal and setting new records for participation and giving. Thanks to our generous community and numerous volunteers, STA has one of the top-performing independent school fundraising programs in the country. Essential to this, and future, success is the Assistant Director of Annual Giving, who reports to the Executive Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations. 

Primary Responsibilities: The Assistant Director is the primary contact point for donors and provides high-level support to a team of dedicated alumni and parent volunteers. Specific duties include managing donor stewardship and solicitation, oversight of all AG operations, training and reporting to volunteers, coordinating communications and marketing, and database management/gift processing. Since Annual Giving is the first priority of the STRIVE Campaign, a $50 million comprehensive fundraising effort launched in fall 2013, the Assistant Director is also plays a key role in the campaign. Working with the Executive Director, and other Development & Alumni Office team members, this person  leads and executes key AG/Alumni Office/STRIVE projects, as needed.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, with 1-2 years of work experience, preferably in fundraising, and/or relevant fields such as education, sales/marketing, or communications; Commitment to ethical fundraising, collegiality, teamwork, and the philosophy of St. Albans School (more here). Excellent interpersonal communication skills; ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and high-level volunteers. Strong writer, who can craft thoughtful and well-written messages, and accurate proof-reading/editing. Superior organizational skills - proven ability to juggle multiple priorities/constituencies under changing circumstances. Ability to prioritize work with supervisory input, meet deadlines. Highly-proficient with technology, especially MS Word and Excel, digital and social communications. Openness to learning new software and/or acquiring skills quickly, as needed. Candidates with Raiser's Edge® experience (1 year+) preferred. Availability/willingness to work occasionally outside the normal schedule (e.g. early mornings, evenings, weekends). Please submit resume and cover letter for consideration to STAjobs@cathedral.org.

Assistant/Associate Director of Individual Giving
St. Albans School of Washington, DC, is currently seeking an Assistant/Associate Director of Individual Giving to join the Development and Alumni Relations team. Publically launched in October 2013, STRIVE: A Campaign for St. Albans seeks to raise $50 million for Annual Giving, renovated athletic fields and new endowment by 2018.

Primary Responsibilities: As a front-line major gifts fundraiser, plan and sustain a high level of continuous contact and engagement with a portfolio of 200-250 alumni and parent major gift and leadership Annual Giving prospects with an emphasis on cultivation and solicitation for the STRIVE Campaign; Effectively manage prospect information and track activity through The Raiser’s Edge® fundraising software. Identify meaningful volunteer opportunities for donors and prospects; encourage and track their participation; Strategize and plan appropriate opportunities for the Headmaster, key volunteers, and faculty members to participate in donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus 3 – 5 years of experience in development/fundraising and/or significant relevant experience in education or business; record of donor/client solicitation and closing, preferable; commitment to ethical fundraising, collegiality, teamwork, and the philosophy of St. Albans School; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to work collaboratively and supportively with colleagues and high-level volunteers, including the St. Albans Governing Board and Development Committee members; strong motivation, initiative and the ability to prioritize; proficiency with the Windows computer environment including MS Word and Excel. Experience with The Raiser's Edge or comparable fundraising management software preferable; availability and willingness to work occasionally outside the normal schedule including early mornings, evenings, school holidays, and weekends. Periodic travel required. Please submit resume and cover letter for consideration to STAjobs@cathedral.org.

Associate Head Librarian
St. Albans School is seeking an Associate Head Librarian beginning Fall 2015. Duties include helping to develop the school’s collections and databases, manage library circulation, advise students on research strategies, oversee the library’s website, supervise the library’s reading room, communicate with students and faculty on new trends in media availability, and promote library as an inviting, creative intellectual environment. Qualifications: MLS or equivalent; background in secondary school or university setting; awareness and interest in library and media science trends; ability to engage effectively with faculty and students across disciplines. Please submit resume and cover letter for consideration to STAjobs@cathedral.org.

Spring Tennis Coach
St. Albans School is seeking enthusiastic, well-rounded individuals to teach tennis during the spring 2015 season, March 2 to May 22. We run our programs Monday through Friday, from 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm. Interested candidates must be self-motivated, love kids, and be responsible role models with the ability to establish effective relationships with peers and the general public; good interpersonal and communications skills necessary; ability to work without supervision is also key. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the field of education, as well as former college students with tennis experience. Employee will take directions from head coaches and St. Albans Tennis Club director. Please submit resume and cover letter for consideration to STAjobs@cathedral.org.

St. Albans School, Mount St. Alban, Washington, DC 20016, 202-537-6435