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Director of Development

Haw River Christian Academy

Integrating Classical Education with a Biblical Worldview

2428 Silk Hope Gum Springs Road, Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312

Position Description

Due to the school’s continued growth, we are adding administrative positions, which includes splitting the currently combined role of Director of Enrollment and Development from a single position to two separate positions, and thereby seeking a Director of Development.

Haw River Christian Academy in Pittsboro, NC is seeking a Director of Development, effective July 2023. HRCA is an inter-denominational, independent JK-12 Christian classical school of 170 students located in a beautiful rural area just outside historic Pittsboro. Pittsboro enjoys all the comforts of a small town while a growing bedroom community of the metropolitan Raleigh, Durham, Cary, and Chapel Hill, NC Research Triangle, with a metropolitan population of 2.1 million. The Triangle is a vibrant economic area, known for their research and technology with numerous corporate headquarters, engineering and technology hubs, and several of the finest colleges and universities in the country within thirty-five minutes of Pittsboro. Pittsboro offers the best of small-town living with many lakes, rivers, trails, and greenways to offer the best of outdoor living while also in close proximity to one of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas ranked as one of the top places to live in the US, with strong job growth and high quality of life. Pittsboro is also just three hours west of the world-famous, pristine beaches of the NC coast and three hours east of the spectacular Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains.

HRCA is a stable and growing school, poised for considerable additional growth in the coming years. The school has a strong faculty, outstanding classical Christian curriculum, and a wonderful Board. This is a great opportunity for someone with a mature Christian walk, a passion for Christ-centered classical education, highly organized, an able communicator, and a desire to be a part of a community of Christ-following learners in the classical tradition. The candidate must be able to establish close relationships with potential donors from our parent/grandparent base, along with the surrounding community and should have both experience in and a passion for fundraising for both the Annual Fund and an approaching multi-million dollar capital campaign, as the school has plans to move its campus from rented space to its own campus as soon as the necessary funds allow us. The Director of Development will report to the Head of School and will work closely with the Head on further developing a culture of stewardship.

Job Title: Director of Development

Reports to: Head of School

Part-time: Part-time or Full-time

Schedule: Year round (12-month) position

All inquiries should be to Sam Cox, Head of School at [email protected]

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