Mount Tamalpais School, MTS, a K-8 independent school serving 240 students in Mill Valley, California is looking for an Advancement Associate. This staff member will support our Admissions and Development Offices in their work to advance the mission of the school.
Reporting to the Director of Advancement and the Director of Admissions, the Advancement Associate is responsible for a wide range of advancement functions including:
Admissions – Ravenna
Leads annual system rollover, including application/form review and event set-up in Ravenna
Insures individuals are registered for events and moves applicant families along in the system
Processes applications and supports Admission Committee Members through Ravenna Committees
Transitions enrolled student data to current student databases
Requests and tracks transcripts for new student files
Advancement – Bloomerang
Enters gifts and generates personalized acknowledgment letters
Creates reports for monthly reconciliation with Finance Department
Transitions parent data into Bloomerang; updates and adds constituent data as needed
Grows alumni database contact information
Generates reports for Director of Advancement and Development Committee
Website administration: Works with Director of Communications, updates and maintains relevant sections of the school website
Events: Support Directors of Advancement and Admissions in planning and hosting school events both on campus and off
Social Media: Support Director of Communications in generating social media content for related school accounts
Other duties as assigned
This is a full-time, non-exempt, hourly, 12-month position. Benefits-eligible.
Strong technology skills and experience learning new technology platforms
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work with a wide range of individuals
Exceptional communication and organizational skills
Ability to consistently meet deadlines
Discretion and confidentiality
Due to the confidential information in these advancement functions, current MTS parents are not eligible to apply for this position.
About Mount Tamalpais School
Mount Tamalpais School, 100 Harvard Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941 (Telephone 415-383-9434), is a coeducational day school enrolling children in Kindergarten through Grade 8. The suburban community of Mill Valley is 12 miles north of San Francisco in Marin County. Students have access to the museums, theater, opera, symphony, and ballet of the city, and visit the Pacific Ocean and Mount Tamalpais for hiking and nature study. Private bus service is available between the school and local communities; public bus stops are within walking distance of the campus.
Mount Tamalpais School is dedicated to the active pursuit of knowledge and to integrity, community service and fairness. We want our students to embrace diversity, honoring the value of each individual's strengths, choices, feelings and ideas. We strive to celebrate the human spirit by being responsible members of our families, our school community, and our world. We are committed to a strong, interactive and multidisciplinary curriculum, designed to challenge and enlighten, and to faculty who serve as guides and role models for our students.