Founded in 1871, La Salle's mission is to educate young men and women in grades 6 through 12 from diverse backgrounds, with a special focus on those from middle-class, working-class, and underserved communities. The La Salle community does this in the tradition of St. John Baptist de La Salle: a man whose ideals of faith, service, and community are honored daily through the La Salle curriculum and culture. The school currently enrolls over 1,400 students from 38 of the 39 communities in Rhode Island, and dozens of others in nearby Connecticut and Massachusetts.
La Salle Academy operates in the President/Principal Leadership Model. This is a premier, high-performing institution with a rich Lasallian ethos that is warm, welcoming, and inclusive. As a critical member of the President's leadership team, the Vice President of Advancement will be expected to maintain this high-performing culture, while modeling Lasallian values and supporting the mission and traditions that set this outstanding school apart.
As a strong, highly respected middle school and college preparatory school with some 19,000 alumni, La Salle Academy is blessed with an enrollment of over 1,400 students, balanced budgets, exceptional and expansive facilities, enthusiastic parents, talented faculty and staff, and engaged alumni -all eager to play a growing philanthropic role in support of the school. The next Vice President of Advancement will be expected to bring visionary leadership, data-driven strategic planning, and proven capacity to engage alumni, parents, parents of alumni and friends in support of implementing the vision.
To learn more about this distinguished independent Catholic school in the tradition of St. John Baptist de La Salle, visit the school's website at https://www.lasalle-academy.org/
We seek innovative, experienced, and accomplished Vice President of Advancement candidates who will embrace La Salle Academy's rich history and Lasallian charism, be able to tell its story with Faith and Zeal, and be energized by the exciting challenges and fulfilling experiences you will have in inspiring its extended alumni community, parents, friends, and benefactors to give regularly and generously so students today will have the benefits of a La Salle Academy education that prepares them to be future-ready!
It is possible that prospective candidates could have attained this experience through a variety of different career paths, including secondary or higher education; non-profit leadership; or comparable work in the corporate or public sector. Regardless of career path, the next Vice President of Advancement must have demonstrated proficiency and capacity in building and maintaining relationships that will ensure La Salle Academy's continued accessibility, success, and sustainability through the effective stewardship of its parent, alumni, and other philanthropic constituencies.
Additional position information and application procedures regarding this exciting executive leadership opportunity can be found in our detailed search prospectus at https://bit.ly/LaSalleVPA23SP
The search committee is on a fast track to identify and secure its next Vice President of Advancement. Interested candidates can begin exploring this exciting executive leadership opportunity by contacting our team immediately. All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality and the greatest respect.
Candidates are expected to be available to assume the position's responsibilities in January 2023, allowing adequate transition time before the incumbent's retirement in June 2023.
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