Development Assistant

By: Foundation for Madison's Public Schools

Job Summary:

About the Opportunity

Incorporated in 2001, the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that focuses exclusively on delivering support to the Madison Metropolitan School District’s 50 public schools; more than 5,000 staff; and 27,000 plus students.  During its existence, the Foundation for has delivered more than $11 million in resources to Madison's public schools.  The Foundation seeks a full-time Development Assistant to support Foundation staff in their efforts to fulfill our mission and to implement our 2018-2021 strategic plan. 


This position will also devote significant time to the Executive Director and the Foundation’s efforts to complete the Together We Thrive $1.1 million challenge grant, awarded to the Foundation by the Madison Community Foundation.  This five-year grant requires a 1:1 match and will benefit the Madison Metropolitan School District’s Community Schools strategy. 


The Development Assistant reports to the Executive Director.  This is a full-time, hourly non-exempt opportunity.  


How to Apply:

For a full position description and more information about the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools, please visit:

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume electronically to:

Melinda V. Heinritz

Executive Director

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.