School Advancement Program (SAP) Consultant
Job Type

The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is accepting applications for a full-time School Advancement Program (SAP) Consultant for the Catholic Schools Office.  The improvement of business operations for Catholic schools is a primary focus.  This position is responsible for consulting with school principals, board chairs, business teams, presidents and pastors on fundraising

development, financial analysis, and strategic planning. 

The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing with a bachelor’s degree. Preferred experience to include: sales, marketing, fundraising, grant and event planning. Demonstrated competency in database management and Microsoft Office. A working knowledge of Catholic school operations is helpful. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills and an eagerness to

promote Catholic education.  


Background & Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Public Relations, Education or related field.
  • Ten (10) years’ experience in for-profit management, fundraising, grant-writing or related experience.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Must have the ability and vision to develop realistic and achievable strategic plans.
  • Ability to analyze situations/data to determine appropriate action/solutions.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and presentation skills and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups.
  • Proficiency with technology including the Microsoft Office Suite of products and other communication technology and the ability to learn new technology as needed.
  • Must have strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, including the ability to analyze situations and drive solutions
  • Must demonstrate good stewardship and a passion for Catholic education.

Preferred Education, Skills/Abilities:

  • Prefer sales, non-profit and/or event planning experience.
  • Working knowledge of Catholic schools operations is helpful.