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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

Addison Gallery of American Art 

Custodian 

The Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy seeks a full-time custodian. The position of custodian requires responsibility for cleaning all areas of the museum, including exhibition and art storage spaces, hallways, restrooms, and office spaces while maintaining a safe environment for staff and visitors. Work is performed both independently and as part of a team during museum installation periods. The custodian works in close proximity to fine art and attention to detail and one’s surroundings is critical. The custodian must be available to work some weekends and occasional events. The successful candidate must have experience working in high-end spaces and secure environments.

The custodian position duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Hard surface floor care including buffing, waxing, dust mopping, sweeping, and wet mopping; carpet and upholstery care including spot cleaning and vacuuming.  
  • Perform room conversions in conjunction with scheduled classes and special events at the request of staff.
  • Assist event coordinators setting up and breaking down tables, chairs, and bars. 
  • Work with Prep Department while installing exhibitions, prepping walls for paint and cleaning galleries.
  •  Receive deliveries in the receiving area and deliver packages to appropriate department within the Addison. 
  •  Assist with removal of debris and snow removal from steps and entrances. 
  • Ability to interact with the public and exhibit tactful and congenial interaction with staff and coworkers.  

Review of resumes to begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled. Full background check required. If interested, submit resume to hr@andover.edu .  Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Athletics 

Coaching Positions

Phillips Academy seeks qualified candidates for the following sports:

  • Boys Junior Varsity Lacrosse
  • Squash
  • Boys Junior Varsity Hockey Coach

Responsibilities include developing individual skills, teamwork and sportsmanship among student athletes. Experience playing and/or coaching the corresponding sport as well as experience working with high school age students required. Full background check required. Commitment is approximately 10 to 18 hours per week, depending on game schedules and locations. No benefits. Please send cover letter and resume to: hr@andover.edu

Phillips Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Comptroller Office

Bursar and Accounts Receivable Supervisor

The office of the Comptroller at Phillips Academy seeks a full-time Bursar and Accounts Receivable Supervisor, responsible for all areas of academic year student billing and oversight of the cash receipts and bank reconciliation process. Reporting to the Associate Comptroller, Operational Accounting, this position is the primary contact for parents with student billing questions, the financial aid office, other internal departments for detail billing information, the outside vendor for online enrollment agreements, payment plans, governmental and private agencies who provide tuition assistance, and the Registrar. Supervising the Accounts Receivable Specialist, this position is responsible for the accurate recording and timeliness of all cash receipts for the Academy.

Preferred Experience: Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s preferred. Accounting education and experience required. Minimum of four years of customer service and accounts receivable experience.

Communication Skills: Ability to communicate effectively and courteously both verbally and in writing. Excellent customer service skills is essential. Ability to organize, prioritize and perform assigned tasks accurately and within time deadlines.

Confidentiality is essential.

Other Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of business math, general accounting and accounts receivable functions.
Proficiency in the use of accounting software.
Accuracy and attention to detail.
If interested, please complete an application as well as submit a resume and cover letter outlining the reasons for your interest in this position via http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities.

Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ice Rink

Rink Operator

Phillips Academy has an immediate opening for a full-time Rink Operator. Responsibilities include the operation of an electric ice resurfacer and the performance of other maintenance and janitorial duties. Additional duties as pro shop attendant, skate sharpening, hockey instructor, etc. Nights and weekends required. Physical ability to perform all job functions and work in cold environment required. Full background check required. Competitive pay with full benefits.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities. Immediate review of resumes. Position to remain open until filled.

Snack Bar Attendant

Phillips Academy has an immediate opening for a part-time Snack Bar Attendant at the ice rinks. Responsibilities include handling and serving food and beverages, operating a cash register, as well as stocking and maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the snack bar. Evenings and weekends required. Full background check required. Review of resumes to begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. If interested, please apply at: http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities

Office of Academy Resources

Major Gift Officer

Phillips Academy seeks candidates for the role of Major Gifts Officer (MGO.) The MGO will manage a portfolio of alumni and parent leadership gift prospects ($100,000+).

Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, and working collaboratively and strategically with colleagues in the Office of Academy Resources, faculty, senior leadership of the Academy and volunteers, the MGO will secure resources essential to maintaining Andover’s place at the forefront of private secondary education.

Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum 5-7 years of successful fundraising experience, in development or academic advancement fields. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts is highly desired. Ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of fundraising databases and Microsoft Office. Strong organizational skills; attention to detail; ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines. Excellent interpersonal skills and commitment to being a member of the OAR team. This position is based in Andover, MA with regular travel required in New York and throughout New England. Full background check required.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities.

Director of Donor Relations

The Director of Donor Relations leads all aspects of Phillips Academy’s comprehensive donor relations effort, including designing, implementing, and directing a stewardship program that ensures the highest level of donor recognition and satisfaction of gifts from alumni, parents and friends. The Director leads a department comprising two staff members and collaborates with colleagues across the Office of Academy Resources to achieve results.

The Director will: oversee, re-imagine, and execute a comprehensive donor stewardship program; ensure that all donor acknowledgment and stewardship communications are of the highest level of quality; conceive and manage recognition events such as dinners and receptions bringing together donors and beneficiaries, facility ground-breakings, and dedications; design and manage annual stewardship reporting projects; develop tailored recognition initiatives to match the impact of gifts from Andover’s most generous donors; participate in the formulation of effective policies that govern gift acceptance, documentation, and recording; support and collaborate closely with the Head of School’s Office in fulfillment of the above activities; and conduct all efforts in a fiscally responsible manner.

Bachelor’s degree required. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to take initiative and collaborate with others, and an understanding of private education is required. Proficiency with common business productivity and analysis tools as well as the design and presentation of both qualitative and quantitative reports.

5-7 years’ experience in stewardship, or related demonstrated success in communications, is required. Must demonstrate experience or aptitude to succeed through team leadership and personal action in three key areas: re-imagining and implementing a comprehensive donor relations program; ensuring that Phillips Academy’s written donor communications are at the very highest level of quality; and developing unique and creative stewardship approaches that bring meaning to the gifts of highest-level philanthropists, including objects and experiences that reflect their unique impact upon the Academy community.

The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, creative and polished writer, and innovative designer of recognition programs with the ability to execute at both the individual and large-scale levels within a sophisticated donor community. He/she will match leading-edge best practices in donor communications with an appreciation of the traditions that are the legacy of decades of Andover donors and volunteers.

Night and weekend work is required for events and donor engagements, both on campus and off, including occasional travel out of state.

If interested, please apply at http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Library

Temporary Inventory Specialist

Working with the Director of Archives and Special Collections, the Temporary Inventory Specialist will inventory, describe, and box up rare and fragile historical materials held by the Phillips Academy Archives to facilitate efficient intellectual and physical control of collections during a move as part of a library renovation. Collections include archival records, special collections books, flat files, and some oversized material. The inventory specialist will help determine the most appropriate housing of collections for the temporary move and long-term storage. This is a part-time (20 hours per week) non-benefited position (except those required by law) targeted to end no later than May 15, 2018.

This position will include working with dusty and dirty materials and moving, lifting, and carrying heavy over-size cartons. This position requires strong organizational skills and an attention to detail, accuracy, and quality control. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to broaden her/his collections management skill set as part of a long-term, large-scale project.

The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in history, and some background or course work in archives, libraries, museums is preferred. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and interest in working in a small-team environment are essential. Knowledge of standard software programs (MS Office) is required. Interested candidates should (instructions for applying). Applicants will be reviewed as they are received. Full background check required. If interested, please apply at http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

Theater & Dance

Dance Accompanist

The Phillips Academy Department of Theatre & Dance is seeking an experienced pianist to accompany their afternoon ballet classes through mid-November with the possibility of the working continuing through February. The class schedule for the fall is roughly 3:00-5:30 Monday and Friday and 4:30pm-5:30pmTuesday and Thursday. This is an hourly position and more than one person could fill this role. This is a non-benefits eligible position with the exception of those required by law. Full background check required. Review of resumes will begin immediately. If interested, please apply at http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities.

Phillips Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center

Associate Medical Director

This is a part-time, 12 month appointment (.50 FTE). Hours are primarily Friday- Monday during the academic year, full-time coverage during the 5 week summer session, and occasional coverage for the Medical Director with advance notice. Eligible for pro-rated benefits except for those required by law. This is a non-housed position.

The Associate Medical Director works with the Medical Director to provide for and oversee the comprehensive health and wellness needs of the Phillips Academy student population. The Associate Medical Director ensures comprehensive care and maintains physician weekend call coverage when school is in session and the Wellness Center is open to perform clinical services. When the Medical Director is off-site for conferences, vacations, or illness, the Associate Medical Director supervises and oversees the activities of the medical, nursing, support and auxiliary staffs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Scheduled hours for student appointments from 8am-12:30pm, and available for phone and/or in-person consultation outside of those hours, on Saturdays and Sundays during the academic year; clinical follow-up with student visits/deans and directors across campus/wellness center team on Monday from 8am-12:30pm during the academic year; remain available to the Wellness Center clinical and administrative support team as scheduled during weekends and when covering for the Medical Director; full-time during the 5 week summer session.

Education and/or Experience: M.D. or D.O. with experience in adolescent medicine, pediatrics, or family medicine. Board certification or board eligible in pediatrics, family medicine, internal medicine-pediatrics. Experience in a residential school setting beneficial.

This position begins on September 1, 2017. Full background check required. If interested please apply at http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities. Applications received on or before August 1st will receive first consideration, position is open until filled.

Phillips Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Addison Gallery of American Art has more than 17,000 works of art in its permanent collection.

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