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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


Coaching Positions

Phillips Academy seeks qualified candidates for the following interscholastic positions: 

Crew –  spring term 

Track – pole vault – winter and spring term

Responsibilities include developing individual skills, teamwork and sportsmanship among student athletes. Experience playing and/or coaching specific sport as well as experience working with high school age students required. Full background check required. Commitment is approximately 10-18 hours per week, depending upon sport, subject to travel and game schedules. No benefits. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to

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.

Office of Alumni Engagement

Administrative Assistant

The Office of Alumni Engagement seeks a highly motivated, organized, self-starter who thrives in a busy environment.

Position Summary:
The Administrative Assistant will provide support to the Assistant Director of Reunions & Events and the Assistant Director of Young Alumni and their programs. He/she will support engagement efforts including reunion weekend, young alumni programs, alumni council committees, on campus events and regional events. The administrative assistant will responsible for creating online event invitations and managing the overall event invitation process through event management software, including taking RSVPs and other data entry as needed. In addition, he/she will support our presence on our mobile sites and engage alumni through social media platforms.  The ideal candidate is a professional looking for a positive work environment and is able to quickly adapt to new software systems. 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.

Minimum Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Three years of experience working in a fast-paced professional setting. Full background check required.  If interested, please apply at:

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

Office of Information Technology

Instructional Design Specialist
As a member of the Educational Initiatives unit within the Phillips Academy Technology Office, the Instructional Design (ID) Specialist works in a team environment to help faculty subject matter experts realize their visions for online and hybrid courses, modules, and materials. The person will play a key role in the development, implementation, testing, evaluation, and process documentation for a range of projects, including Hybrid@Andover through the Tang Institute. Working closely with and reporting directly to the Associate Director for Educational Initiatives, the ID Specialist also encourages and supports the pedagogically sound integration of technology in face-to-face courses. This position is ideal for someone who can learn quickly and grow with the position. While we anticipate an April 3, 2017 start date, flexibility on this front could be considered for the right candidate.


  • Undergraduate degree required, and Master’s degree preferred, in Education or a related field; minimum of 2-3 years of curriculum design, instructional design, and/or use of technology in the K12 classroom;
  • Demonstrated experience and success in a collaborative design environment;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Learning Management Systems, including Canvas, multimedia software and/or web-based interactive tools
  • Online course development experience is preferred;
  • Experience with project management, especially the development and documentation of best practices and standards, is preferred.
  • Exceptional communicative and interpersonal skills;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and comfort in a fast-paced, dynamic environment requiring both the ability to take direction and the willingness to self-start;
  • Passion for technology and schools; experience as K12 classroom teacher
  • Appreciation for the mission and culture of Phillips Academy.


  • Collaborate with faculty on instructional design for online and hybrid courses, create customized web-based instructional elements, and manage online course development
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and instructional staff to test and document new and revised online and hybrid courses and stand-alone web-based content
  • Support instructors across the Academy to implement pedagogically sound uses of technology to address instructional challenges and pursue learning goals
  • Communicate about school-based efforts in teaching with technology within the Academy community
  • Create and provide resources in various formats to meet identified and emerging technological and pedagogical needs across the Academy
  • Research and remain current on technology advancements, emerging trends in educational uses of technology and associated advances in pedagogy.

Applicants should complete an application online and submit a cover letter and resume at by February 22, or until filled.

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

Office of Physical Plant

Night Custodian

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time night custodian to clean and maintain Academy buildings. Valid driver’s license, personal vehicle for on-campus transportation and full background check required. Full-time position, Monday through Friday, 3:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. with “on-call” status and overtime as required. Prior floor care and cleaning experience preferred. If interested, please send a resume to Review of resumes will begin immediately.

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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