The Tyler Catholic Schools in Tyler, TX are seeking a Development Director for their two Catholic Schools: St. Gregory Cathedral School and Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School.

  • Located in the piney woods of East Texas, the mission of the Tyler Catholic Schools is to form saints, missionaries and scholars. The successful candidate will see themselves as both a leader and champion of this mission to further the cause of the schools.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to be a leader of the mission of the Tyler Catholic Schools (TCS)  to Form Saints, Missionaries and Scholars as a part of the Administrative Teams for St. Gregory Cathedral School and Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School
  • Solicit partnerships with like-minded organizations and individuals to help further the mission
  • Be involved with the President/Chancellor and Site Principals in the short-, mid-, and long-term planning for the TCS
  • Work with the TCS Foundation Board to understand the work of growing support for the TCS in the context of long-standing initiatives
  • Build relationships with existing and new partners for the purpose of awareness and support of the TCS
  • Cultivate major gifts for the TCS, both restricted and unrestricted
  • Work with the site Principals and Business Managers to establish major gifts targets in relation of the annual operating budget
  • Oversee fundraising events for the TCS
    Work with the Director of Admissions to be present at important community events to promote the narrative of the TCS
    Foster relationships with granting organizations for the purpose of soliciting funds for various TCS initiatives



  • Practicing Catholic and college degree required
  • 5 years of previous fundraising or related experience preferred
  • Completion of all Safe Environment requirements
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent conflict-resolution skills
  • Proficient in Google and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


Salary is competitive and is commensurate with experience.

Benefits package include health, dental and retirement.

Qualified applicants must complete an online application (ABOUT tab, Employment, at www.bishopgorman.net).



To apply for this job email your details to jkimec@bishopgorman.net

About Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School

Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School is located in Tyler, TX. Our mission is to graduate young men and women of well-formed Catholic Christian character, virtue, holiness, and living faith who serve every segment of civil and ecclesial society with excellence. Our vision is to prepare and form future saints and missionaries.