Employment Opportunities

Posted DateTuesday February 22, 2022
Closing DateFriday April 1, 2022

Head of Advancement & Special Projects

Reports to: President 
Direct Reports: Advancement Services Assistant, Alumni Manager, Fundraising Manager, Director of Admissions & Marketing and School Archivist 
Job Type: Leadership 
Salary: Commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

This is a full-time, 12 months per year position. The incumbent will attend some activities and events outside of normal working hours. Some local travel and use of your own vehicle will be required. 

As St. Paul’s High School’s Head of Advancement and Special Projects you will be responsible for advancing the mission and vision of St. Paul’s High School. As incumbent, you will be responsible for leading your team, visioning, strategic planning, and the coordination of activities related to maintaining relationships with benefactors, donors, alumni and “friends” of the organization. This will include but not be limited to marketing, promotions, communications, organizational planning and coordination of responsibilities related to advancement projects, fundraising, the Alumni Association and other school organizations and events. 

Additionally, the Head of Advancement and Special Projects will work closely with the President in the planning, organization and implementation of Special Projects as defined and directed by the President. 


  • With the President, ensure that all Advancement Office endeavors intentionally reflect, are supportive of and are tied to the Mission of the School. 
  • In partnership with the President and members of the Advancement Team, leads and coordinates the development, refining, execution and evaluation of the Advancement Office’s (yearly, short term and long term) strategic plan. This includes a complete review of activities, an assessment of the current situation, and making recommendations for proposed changes. 
  • Provides leadership, oversight and team coordination to a number of fundraising and alumni events including but not limited to; Tribute Dinner, Homecoming, Reunions, Chapter Meetings, Maroon and White Golf Tournament, Fashion Show, Crusader Raffle and Annual Giving Campaign. 
  • Provides visionary leadership in the creation and onboarding of new advancement and fundraising opportunities and plans. 
  • Provides leadership and oversight to the communications and public relations aspect of the Advancement Office including the production of newsletters, magazines, annual giving reports, and calendars, as well as overseeing and directing all advertising, marketing and promotions initiatives unrelated to Admissions. 
  • Creates, oversees, coordinates and monitors annual budgets for the Advancement team. 
  • Oversees and monitors records management and database information required for the preparation of budgets, annual events and other activities. 
  • Supervises and evaluates members of the Advancement team as required or needed. 
  • Provides reports to the Board of Directors as requested by the President. 

Education & Experience: 

  • Relevant post-secondary education or university degree related to leadership, education, strategic planning, team management, fundraising, marketing, communications, or building and maintaining positive relationships. A combination of education and practical experience in any or all of the aforementioned disciplines will also be considered. 
  • 3 – 5 years experience in a related field of Advancement, Leadership, Strategic Planning, Visioning, Team Building or Fundraising role within the education or not-for-profit environments would be considered an asset. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • General knowledge of education administration and Jesuit, Catholic education. 
  • Knowledge/experience of or a willingness to learn about Ignatian Spirituality and the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. 
  • A solution-focused mindset that displays integrity, humility, trustworthiness and a desire to constantly improve and learn. 
  • Experience leading a team through strategic planning, event planning and visioning processes. 
  • Ability to manage, evaluate and supervise others. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to form effective relationships with a variety of publics. 
  • Well-developed planning and organizing skills, with the ability to effectively manage multiple, and often competing priorities and projects. 
  • Effective presentation skills combined with the ability to present information to a diverse group of individuals in an effective manner. 
  • Strong written communication skills for the preparation of a variety of documents, submissions, reports, and public relations and advertising material. 
  • Familiarity with databases such as Raiser’s Edge and a high level of competency with Microsoft Office products and other platforms necessary for the position. 

About St. Paul’s High School: 

Central to the mission of St. Paul’s High School is the preparation of young men for post-secondary studies and subsequent leadership in the community. As a Jesuit, Catholic school our curriculum has been developed in a way that stimulates our students’ imagination and desire to learn, encourages them to make positive and meaningful decisions, and provides the groundwork that promotes lifelong learning. 

Through the commitment and efforts of all members of the learning community – students, parents, teachers, alumni, friends, and board members – our students develop into competent, conscientious, and compassionate men for others. 

To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Only those selected for an interview will be contacted and will be required to provide no less than three professional references. 

Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled. 

Read the full listing on their website, here.

Posted DateTuesday May 10, 2022
Closing DateThursday June 30, 2022

Employment Opportunity: Director of Administration and Finance

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon, SK is seeking a Director of Administration and Finance for the Catholic Pastoral Centre (CPC), 123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon, to work as a member of the leadership team reporting directly to the bishop. The Director of Administration and Finance is responsible for providing overall strategic leadership, with support from their team members, for the administrative and financial service portfolio, including financial services, human resources, communications, migration services, safeguarding, information technology, building and maintenance.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or a business-related field: an advanced degree in Business Administration would be an asset.
  • The following training and certifications would also be an asset:
  • Chartered Professional Accountants designation (CPA)
  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation
  • Ministry leadership or pastoral theological degree or designation
  • Prior experience (7-10 years) in financial management, human resource management and change management. Prior experience in leading and coaching a diverse group of employees is required.
  • Experience in IT and property/contract management is an asset
  • The successful candidate will be personally committed to the identity and mission of the Roman Catholic Diocese.

The level of compensation and hours of work are under review and all inquiries about the position are welcome. For information or to apply, contact, or phone (306) 370-9429. Find the job description at


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