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Administrator and Staff Positions

Below is a summary of current staff and administrator employment opportunities at Phillips Academy. To apply for a position, please follow the link in the corresponding job details. If you are interested in multiple positions, please apply separately for each.

Human Resources will acknowledge receipt of resumes through email and will contact qualified applicants directly.

Full background checks are required for all positions including fingerprinting as required by MA State Law.

Current Openings


Assistant Athletic Trainer

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, certified and licensed athletic trainer. This is a benefits eligible salaried position. The assistant athletic trainer will assist in the care and prevention of athletic injuries incurred in interscholastic, intramural and instructional programs for academy athletes with varying levels of experience. Candidate must be licensed in the state of MA and NATABOC Certified, current CPR/First Aid certification, and excellent communication and organizational skills. Prior experience working in the high school setting and master’s degree preferred. Monday-Friday and Saturday hours dependent on athletic schedule. Position to begin no later than August 25, 2017. Full background check required. Apply to no later than July 7, 2017.

Bus Driver

Phillips Academy seeks part-time driver to transport athletic teams to afternoon practices.  Hours are 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; Wednesday the hours are 2:00 p.m - 6:00 p.m. during the fall and spring academic terms (early September through mid-November and April through early June). Applicants must have an immaculate driving record, be comfortable driving in the greater Lawrence and/or greater Boston areas.  DMV and full background check required. Valid CDL required. Please send a resume to

Phillips Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Institute for Recruitment of Teachers (IRT)

Recruitment and Admission Program Specialist

The Institute for Recruitment of Teachers (IRT) at Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in a continuing position as Recruitment and Admission Programs Specialist. The successful applicant will report to the Associate Director/Manager of Programs, and assume a leadership role in traditional admission responsibilities, including campus recruitment, online information sessions, interviewing, and assessing candidates for IRT’s Summer Workshop and Associate programs. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for a portfolio of shared responsibilities that include graduate school applicant advising, summer workshop planning, marketing and outreach, and data assessment and analysis.

Two to three years of experience in admissions in an education setting, or similar experience working with underrepresented students is preferred. This position requires 25% travel. A bachelor's degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter describing qualifications and interest in the position, résumé, and two letters of reference to the online application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

If interested please apply at

Offive of Academy Resources 

SQL Programmer/Analyst

Phillips Academy seeks a SQL Programmer/Analyst to support administrative databases utilized for the alumni engagement, fundraising and communication responsibilities of the Office of Academy Resources (OAR). The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, minimum of two years of Microsoft SQL programming experience, proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, and strong problem solving and communication skills. Experience with fundraising, alumni engagement, and education databases and related software is strongly preferred. The duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and support the Microsoft SQL databases by writing queries; developing views for use in reporting; writing and running transact scripts, cursors, stored procedures; and scheduling overnight jobs
  • Partner with OAR operation staff to problem solve, support evaluate needs and options, and implement solutions for its database, reporting, and analytical needs. Maintain data interfaces between OAR and other campus databases as well as between software and outside vendors.
  • Partner and collaborate closely with colleagues in the Office of Information Technology; provide basic SQL database administration in conjunction with the Application Administrator and System Administrators.
  • Assist with user account maintenance and administrative software security.
  • Assist with administrative software upgrades.
  • Perform other duties as required. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required to meet deadlines as well as to collaborate with OAR colleagues to serve our campus, alumni, and parent constituencies.

Review of resumes will begin immediately. If interested, please apply  on


Physics Assistant

Phillips Academy seeks a department assistant to support the work of the Physics department. The Physics Assistant will be responsible for maintaining the physics stock room and the common physics laboratory space. Duties to include setting up lab activities, ordering supplies and scheduling the common lab room. Experience with electronics preferred.  This is an academic year position, 10 hours per week. While there is flexibility with days and hours, it would be likely three to four days per week. Full background check required. This is a non-benefits eligible position with the exception of those benefits required by state law. Review of resumes to begin immediately.

If interested please apply at

Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center

Registered Nurse:  Medication Nurse

Phillips Academy is seeking a Registered Nurse for a 36 hour per week position for the academic year. Limited additional hours may be required during our 5 week summer session.

This position includes primarily day hours during the week, but does require a weekend and back up call commitment. There is the potential for the position to increase to 40 hours per week in the future.

The position will begin mid-August to prepare for the upcoming academic year. Orientation will be scheduled prior to the mid-August start.

The primary responsibilities of the position include management of the psychotropic medication program, communicating with parents, students and providers regarding the student’s care relating to both medications and the student’s general health and well-being, and attending medical and counseling team meetings.

Additional responsibilities will include health assessment, care and management of students seen in the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center, both on an ambulatory care basis and for those students staying in our facility. Other potential responsibilities include chart review and ongoing clinical projects. 

Candidates must have strong assessment skills, be able to manage a fluctuating census, and enjoy working with the adolescent population. Strong communication, organizational and time management skills are imperative. Computer skills and experience with electronic medical records are required. 

Requirements: A Massachusetts RN license, with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher level of education preferred, and current CPR certification is required.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years nursing experience and have worked in the psychiatric nursing field. Knowledge of psychotropic medications is highly preferred.

Familiarity with adolescent medicine, school health, ambulatory care and/or ER experience is also a benefit.

Full background check required. If interested, please apply at: Please include a cover letter and resume.

Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology

Inventory Specialist

Reporting to the Curator of Collections at the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology, the Temporary Inventory Specialist is a 37.50 hour/week position that will last for 12 months. S/he will contribute significantly to an ongoing collections inventory and rehousing project for the Peabody’s approximately 500,000+ archaeological and ethnographic objects from Native North America. The Temporary Inventory Specialist will be the primary labor force to inventory and rebox the approximately 1800 drawers of material. S/he will create detailed records and track thousands of artifacts. The position requires a self-motivated, meticulous, and organized individual committed to assisting the museum reach its goals. The successful candidate will have opportunities to broaden their collections management skill set while taking a deep dive into a long-term large-scale project.

The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, or an allied social science, or a degree in museum studies. Some background or course work in archaeology is preferred. Knowledge of broad categories of American Indian material culture and at least 6 months of experience with archaeological material, preferably prehistoric objects. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and interest in working in a small team environment are essential. Experience with PastPerfect museum software and Photoshop preferred.

Full background check required. Please submit a cover letter and resume by May 12. If interested, please apply at:

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

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