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Director of Leadership and Legacy Giving

About Tabor Academy

Tabor Academy has a rich history that dates back to 1876 when the school was founded by Elizabeth Taber. Mrs. Taber had a lofty vision for the institution, including building character of young people from across the country. Today, we honor that legacy and embrace an international and diverse student body. Our work is guided by our principles of life-long learning, personal responsibility, and care for others. Here, students are encouraged to take risks and challenge themselves as they prepare to step into the world as global leaders.

For nearly 150 years, Tabor Academy has served the Marion, Massachusetts community as a premier coeducation, college preparatory boarding and day school. As the School by the Sea, Tabor offers an uncommonly beautiful setting in which to live and learn for students grades 9-12. The school provides a wide breadth of academic offerings for students to explore their interests, understand their strengths, and develop their critical thinking and communication skills. Tabor graduates are leaders, adaptable, and exceptionally skilled at navigating the 21st century.

Director of Leadership and Legacy Giving

At this pivotal moment in Tabor’s journey, the school is seeking a Director of Leadership and Legacy Giving to play a crucial role in its fundraising efforts. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Director will lead the development of a major and planned giving program, contributing to the achievement of fundraising goals. The role involves strategic leadership, managing a team of frontline officers, and implementing a system to track fundraising activity.

The Director will be instrumental in aligning donor engagement strategies with Tabor’s priorities, ensuring sustainable philanthropic support. With a focus on major and planned giving, the Director will oversee a team, develop operating plans, and work collaboratively with school leadership to build a robust portfolio of prospects. The role requires a candidate with a passion for Tabor Academy’s mission, strategic thinking, entrepreneurship, collaboration, and a proven track record in securing major and principal gifts.

As the school prepares for its milestone anniversary, the Director of Leadership and Legacy Giving will be a key player in shaping Tabor’s future through sustainable philanthropic support. This opportunity presents an exciting challenge for an experienced development professional to be the architect of a leadership and legacy giving program that reflects Tabor’s aspirations for the next 150 years.

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Equity & Inclusion in Hiring

Tabor Academy is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community – and hiring and retention processes, more specifically – informed by the NAIS Principles of Good Practice – Equity and Justice. Additionally, across all areas of school life, we prioritize practices based on Mind Brain Education (MBE) research; the relational skills of active listening, empathic understanding, critical thinking, and genuine inquiry; and pursuits that actively seek out and invite in diverse perspectives. At Tabor Academy, students come from all over the United States and over 21 countries to be part of an engaging community. Our diverse and inclusive student body welcomes individuals from all races, religions, and economical backgrounds and fosters students becoming engaged and committed global citizens with a disposition to act in service to the common good.

Non-Discrimination Policy:
Tabor Academy does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other Academy-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices.