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Director of Development

Lincoln School seeks a highly-motivated Director of Development (DoD) that will be a strategic partner during this period of growth and well into the future. The DoD will be responsible for designing and leading the Development Program and expanding opportunities for future revenue growth among alumnae, parents, and friends of Lincoln School as well as, corporate and foundation partnerships. She/he will be responsible for managing a team of four staff members.  Areas of oversight include annual giving, major giving, planned giving, volunteer management and alumnae and parent relations.  The DoD will partner with the Head of School, board leadership and parent association leadership with the express aim of building strong constituency relations and increasing revenue.  She/he will carry a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects and be chief strategist in managing school leadership through the various stages of donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. The Director of Development will report to the Head of School and be a member of a senior management and school-wide communications team. Read More



Annual Fund Director

The Annual Fund Director is responsible for planning and executing Lincoln’s Annual Fund Campaign to engage of all Lincoln constituents with a focus of current parents and alumnae to support Lincoln’s annual investments in its students, faculty and programs. 

Key Responsibilities to include:

  • Direct the Annual Fund Program, including the development of fundraising strategies to increase fundraising results and participation from all constituencies to reach the Fund’s goals established in consultation with Administrative leadership and Board of Trustees.
  • Develop all written appeals, personal solicitations of leadership gifts ($1,000+), electronic communications and outreach, volunteer engagement, and 1-1 donor outreach and solicitations.
  • Serve the Annual Fund Committee and any related volunteer committees and solicitors working on the Annual Fund.  Ensure that all volunteers are fully trained, equipped with up-to-date information and materials, and fully supported in their work on behalf of Annual Fund.
  • Identify, cultivate and solicit new donors to the Annual Fund with a focus on increasing the base of donors ($500+) to the Fund. 
  • Oversee the acknowledgement and stewardship of all donations to the Annual Fund.  Compose correspondence and other communication as needed in addition to overseeing Development Associate in the execution of the acknowledgement and stewardship process.  
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records relating to the Annual Fund planning, execution and evaluation as well as broader project development and fundraising efforts.
  • Serve as part of the Development and Alumnae Relations team to help plan and support implementation of the departmental events as needed.

Position Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in annual giving or general fundraising
  • Ability to quickly develop relationships with people and motivate their connection to the school
  • Must possess the ability to work well with people: to engage, thank, and retain donors
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work for highest return on investment
  • Experience using fundraising tracking software (Raiser’s edge and Veracross preferred)
Submit cover letter and resume to Suzanne Fogarty, Head of School. sfogarty@lincolnschool.org

College Counseling Office Coordinator

Lincoln School, an all-girls, Quaker, K-12 school on the East Side of Providence, RI, is seeking a College Counseling Office Coordinator.  This candidate will work closely with the Director of College Counseling as Lincoln students and parents navigate the college search and application process.  The ideal candidate is highly organized, has the ability to meet deadlines, and possesses strong communication and technology skills.  Experience with Naviance is desired, but not required.  Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Director of College Counseling in running an engaging college advising program
  • Scheduling college counseling meetings for students and families
  • Coordinating all college representative visits in the fall; meeting with reps when College Counselor is unavailable
  • Managing all areas of Naviance; updating student information, sending all school materials to colleges in a timely fashion, educating families on the use of the system, managing scholarship lists, and organizing summer program information
  • Working with Registrar to update transcripts
  • Coordinating all aspects of PSAT and AP administration at Lincoln
  • Planning Providence Independent School College Fair at Lincoln every four years
Submit cover letter and resume to Suzanne Fogarty, Head of School. sfogarty@lincolnschool.org


Part-time Spanish Teacher

Lincoln School, an all-girls, Quaker, K-12 school on the East Side of Providence, RI, is seeking a dynamic part-time language teachers for ages 2 – Kindergarten beginning in August 2015.  Responsibilities include preparing and teaching lessons for five different classes, twice weekly each.  The anticipated schedule is two, five-hour days.

The ideal candidate 

  • Is a native speaker.
  • Is familiar with childhood games and songs in the target language.
  • Has Early Childhood experience.
  • Has the ability to work in a self-directed manner.
  • Is warm, playful, and creative.
  • Has a Bachelor’s Degree.

Lincoln School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three references to Carole Donnelly at cdonnelly@lincolnschool.org.


Lower School Substitute Teachers

Lower School (Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5) is looking for Substitute Teachers. If interested, please forward your resume and references to cdonnelly@lincolnschool.org.

Lincoln School does not discriminate in admission or access to, or participation in its programs and activities on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, or national or ethnic origin. Nor does Lincoln School discriminate in employment on the basis of any of these categories. Any questions in this regard should be directed to the Head of School.

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