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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: minimum $50,000
  • Organization Type: Education

MICDS - Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (Saint Louis, MO)


MICDS has a rich and distinctive history spanning more than 150 years. A leader in independent education, MICDS is a college-prep, coeducational school for grades JK-12. Our mission is to help students discover their unique talents, preparing them for higher education and a life of purpose and service as engaged citizens in our ever-changing world.

Employee Benefits

MICDS offers employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits plan, including a generous 403(b) retirement plan where the School contributes 8% of salary with an employee’s 3% contribution; medical, dental and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts and long term care insurance; life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurances; tuition benefit; paid leaves; access to a fitness center; and free lunch.

Application Process

For immediate consideration, complete our online application at and upload a copy of your cover letter and resume.


The Development Specialist is responsible for supporting MICDS’ Annual, Capital, Reunion, and Planned Giving programs under the general direction of the Associate Director of Development – Annual Giving.


Provides support to the Annual, Capital, Reunion, and Planned Giving programs:

Generates solicitation appeal mail merges, email campaigns, and pledge reminders.

Creates queries from development database for a variety of correspondence, reports, and fundraising materials.

Assists in crafting correspondence, data representation, and presentation materials for volunteer committees and special activities.

Assists with Development events including but not limited to volunteer outreach, meetings, and special events.

Plans and executes certain components of our giving campaigns.

Manages invoice processing and credit card reconciliation for Development programs.

Assists the Database Manager with research and maintenance of constituent records to ensure data accuracy.

Interacts with a diverse group of alumni/ae, parents, guests, and employees in a professional manner.

Provides an assortment of administrative support for the Alumni & Development Office.

Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the School’s discretion.


Requires a combination of education and experience equivalent to 2 years of development experience. College degree required. High level of discretion and interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.

Ability to pay continual attention to detail and accuracy in all areas of responsibility.

Strong proficiency in a variety of computer software applications; specifically, but not limited to Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Proficiency and experience working with databases.

Proven ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent customer service and telephone etiquette skills with proven knowledge of how to work effectively and professionally with all levels of internal and external clients.

Ability to work additional hours when needed, some evening and weekend work may be required.


A criminal history and background check is required and must be successfully completed.

Generally works in standard office conditions and climate.

May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.

May work in varied extreme outside weather conditions during special activities and fundraising events.

Light physical activity. Work may involve occasionally assisting others in the manipulation of heavy objects and some standing or walking for extended periods of time.

Application Process

For immediate consideration, complete our online application at and upload a copy of your cover letter and resume.