Chief Advancement Officer

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services
Pasadena, California
Nov 08, 2019
Dec 08, 2019
Position Type
Full Time

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services seeks a dynamic, innovative and creative fundraising professional to serve as its next Chief Advancement Officer. Each year Hathaway-Sycamores positively impacts the lives of children who have been traumatized by family and community violence. Providing comprehensive care focused on helping children and families heal from this trauma, build resiliency and prepare for success, Hathaway-Sycamores employs over 800 staff in ten locations throughout Southern California and has a budget of $59 million. For more information about Hathaway-Sycamores, please visit

Reporting to the President/CEO, the Chief Advancement Officer will play a critical role in developing and implementing strategic fundraising, marketing and communications efforts. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Chief Advancement Officer participates in executive leadership activities to shape and lead the culture towards accountability and innovation. Fundraising activities include major gifts, corporate donations, annual giving, capital campaign, individual gifts, institutional giving, planned giving, special events and in-kind resources. The Chief Advancement Officer will be a seasoned leader with at least eight years of fundraising and management experience. An exceptional record of personal achievement in cultivating donors and raising major gifts as well as documented success in creating and managing a comprehensive development program is important. Previous experience working on a capital campaign, marketing and communication relations as well as working with volunteer Board members would be ideal. A background in child welfare, healthcare, managed care or mental health would be a plus. A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is strongly preferred.


Hathaway-Sycamores has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Chief Advancement Officer search. To apply and to review the full position description, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website:

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