Director of Mission Advancement

By: Holy Wisdom Monastery

Job Summary:

Holy Wisdom Monastery is seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Director of Mission Advancement to realize bold goals and implement a strategic vision for a vital organization known for its compelling history of service and innovative and inclusive approach to mission. Holy Wisdom Monastery, located in Madison (Middleton), Wisconsin and overlooking scenic Lake Mendota, is home to the Benedictine Women of Madison and the Benedictine Life Foundation. There is also a non-denominational spirituality center with an overnight retreat and meeting facility. The monastery’s main building is one of the highest rated eco-designed buildings in the world. The campus, situated on 130 acres of rolling ecologically restored prairie and woods, includes a lake, nature trails, hermitages and two buildings used by individuals and groups for meeting and event space, overnight accommodations and meals. More information is available at

The Director of Mission Advancement will work closely with the CEO, the Sisters, an experienced leadership team, and an engaged Board of Directors to ensure that the organization has enough resources to carry out its mission and advance its vision and values.

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How to Apply:

Send a cover letter, current resume and three references to: Charles McLimans, CEO, Applications received prior to Friday, July 31, 2020, will receive priority review.

Holy Wisdom Monastery (Benedictine Women of Madison, Inc. and Benedictine Life Foundation, Inc.) is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Holy Wisdom values diversity, equity and inclusion and is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law.