WW Academy President
The WW Academy President will serve as chief executive and leader of this ground-breaking initiative, with responsibilities traditionally assigned to college Presidents as well as those associated with leading a start-up and a think tank. S/he will join as the WW Academy evolves from planning to a free-standing graduate school, with faculty and staff, and a $2M+ operating budget. A pilot class of Design Fellows has launched and the WW Academy’s independent Board of Directors has been formed. MIT is collaborating with faculty to co-design elements of the program. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation will continue to support the back office until the WW Academy moves functions in-house.
The President will translate the WW Academy’s vision into aligned strategic and operational business plans, clear objectives, and the financial and team resources required to deliver on this important mission. S/he will also:
This is an outstanding opportunity for a strategic and inspiring current or future college president to lead a startup into the preeminent graduate school revolutionizing the field of teacher and leader preparation in the United States.
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Nominations may be confidentially shared with Viewcrest Advisors at: [email protected]
Please submit resume and cover letter, in MS Word format to: [email protected]
Chief Development Officer
Woodrow Wilson seeks a dynamic, highly organized, and strategic individual with outstanding presentation skills, strong writing skills, marketing savvy, and broad-based development expertise (depth in all relevant areas of the fundraising operation), with particular strength in corporate and foundation fundraising. Experience building and/or significantly growing a sophisticated, complex development function is desired. The organization requires an individual who is committed to building a high-profile program that does not fit within the usual category of nonprofit organizations. This seasoned development professional will embrace the Foundation’s mission and the sweep of its vision, and will fit well within a culture of impassioned, driven, and dedicated professionals. This is an exciting, high-access opportunity for an ambitious and highly skilled fundraising leader.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
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Please send applications or nominations to Susan Meade and Addie Jones at [email protected]
Director of Annual Giving
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, an operating foundation, identifies and develops leaders and institutions to meet the nation’s most critical challenges, working primarily through education. Since 1945, through its array of programs, Woodrow Wilson has been privileged to support the development of more than 27,000 leaders—teachers and scholars, leaders and business people, artists and innovators. Many Fellows from various Woodrow Wilson programs have achieved notable national or international honors and distinguished positions. A great many more continue to publish new work and receive recognition for their teaching and research
Using the prestige of its Fellowships as well as harnessing new resources, the Foundation has created innovative programs including the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships to prepare exceptionally able individuals to teach math and science in high-need schools, as well as change the way they are prepared; the WW MBA in Education Leadership to prepare the next generation of school leaders; and the Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning, a new model of educator preparation.
The Foundation seeks a Director of Annual Giving to support its $1.9M annual fund and serve as a key member on a four-person development team.
Responsibilities include the following:
Annual Giving Management
Records Management and Reporting
General Office Support
To be considered for the above-mentioned position, please send a letter of interest and a résumé to Jane Foran, Operations Manager, at [email protected]. Please generate all documents in MS Word or a converted .pdf file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. Learn more about the Foundation by visiting www.woodrow.org.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.