Golda Och Academy
West Orange, NJ (hybrid)
Golda Och Academy (GOA) is a vibrant learning community that focuses on the individual intellectual, social, and spiritual needs of each child. GOA cultivates a lifelong love of learning within the context of Jewish knowledge and tradition. Located on two campuses, GOA serves approximately 450 students from Pre-K-12th grade from communities across New Jersey.
Golda Och Academy has celebrated momentous fundraising achievements over the years, including the successful completion of a $32 million capital and endowment campaign in 2015 and the securing of a $10 million challenge gift in 2021 dedicated to faculty excellence. With these successes, GOA is proud to have one of the largest endowments among Jewish day schools in North America.
Golda Och Academy is seeking a Director of Development who will lead the planning, development, and implementation of the school’s Annual Fund, including recruitment of volunteers, identification of potential donors, and engagement of GOA constituencies. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Director of Development will showcase the school through innovative communications, outreach and events that will help the school to enhance their philanthropic support. Successful candidates will demonstrate success in nonprofit development, will work well independently and collaboratively, possess strong organizational skills allowing them to oversee multiple concurrent projects, and have demonstrated ability to maintain strong relationships in a warm, nurturing, and tight-knit community.
Golda Och Academy is an inclusive community and makes all employment decisions without regard for an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, national origin, nationality, sex, or any other basis protected by applicable law.