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Teaching & Administrative Faculty Positions

If you are interested in any of the open faculty positions, please email your resume along with a cover letter and two letters of reference (as a single PDF) to pafac@andover.edu. Applicants will be reviewed by:

Mr. Patrick J. Farrell
Dean of Faculty on the Edward E. Elson Foundation
Phillips Academy
180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810-4161

Successful candidates for certain positions assume teaching, residential, and athletic responsibilities. FULL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED. EOE. Master's degree and minimum of three years teaching experience preferred for all faculty teaching positions. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. If you are interested in any of the open administrative positions, please email the requested materials to hr@andover.edu.

The Phillipian (Phillips Academy’s school newspaper)

Advisor to the Phillipian

Phillips Academy seeks an advisor for the school’s newspaper – the Phillipian. The advisor works closely with the paper’s editors before the publication of each issue, teaches standards, ethics, and best practices in regard to both journalistic and business decisions, and communicates regularly with the school’s administration as they interact with editors and writers from the paper. The paper’s advisor is typically a full-time instructor at the school; hence we invite those interested to apply for one of the openings listed below and to indicate that on the cover letter submitted for this position. The position will likely include teaching a course in digital journalism. Preference will be given to experienced digital journalists or those with coursework in digital journalism. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference (a single pdf file is preferred) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, to the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

College Counseling

Associate Director

Phillips Academy seeks qualified candidates for the position of Associate Director of College Counseling. This is a 10.5-month position to begin in August of 2015. Responsibilities include counseling and supporting students in the college selection and application process, working with students individually and in small groups, building relationships with parents, writing recommendations, advising students on course selection, residential and athletic duties, and other projects and activities as assigned by the Director. The qualified candidate will possess excellent listening, counseling, and verbal and written communication skills. Strong organizational and time management skills, and the desire and ability to connect with a diverse group of students and parents are also desired. We seek individuals interested in being active participants in our residential and athletic programs. Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of five years college counseling and/or selective college admission experience preferred. Priority will be given to applications received by March 23rd 2015, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send by e-mail—if possible, in a single pdf—a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Director

Phillips Academy seeks qualified candidates for a Director of College Counseling; a 12-month position, to begin July 1, 2015. The Director of College Counseling oversees the day-to-day operations of the college counseling program at the Academy. Reporting to the Dean of College Counseling, the Director of College Counseling manages a team of counselors and assistants. The Director must possess excellent listening, counseling, verbal and written communication/public speaking skills, strong organizational and time management skills, ability to work individually and in groups, and a desire and ability to connect with diverse groups of students and parents. We seek individuals interested in being active participants in our residential and athletic programs. Master’s degree & minimum eight years college counseling preferred. Priority will be given to applications received by March 23rd 2015, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send by e-mail—if possible, in a single pdf—a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

English

Instructor in English

Phillips Academy seeks a continuing Instructor in English beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year school. Specific assignments will comprise three or four sections, most likely with two preparations. We seek dynamic teachers who will be active participants in our academic, athletic, and residential programs. Master’s degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. Full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send by e-mail—if possible, in a single pdf—a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

History and Social Sciences

Instructor of History and Social Sciences

The History and Social Science Department of Phillips Academy, Andover invites applicants for a continuing instructorship beginning in the 2015-16 academic year. Successful candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year school, and, as a member of the department, participate in the instruction of courses in World History, or, US history required for the diploma. We seek candidates who will bring expertise in at least one of the following areas: micro and macroeconomics, East Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East. Specific assignments generally comprise three or four sections, most likely with two or three preparations. The Academy seeks dynamic individuals who will be active participants in all aspects of a residential school, teaching, house counseling, and coaching. Opportunities exist for multidisciplinary, experiential and on- and off-campus program development through a range of Academy resources. A Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience is preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference [portable document files—pdfs—preferred) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

One-Year Instructor of History and Social Sciences

The History and Social Science Department of Phillips Academy, Andover invites applicants for a one-year, sabbatical-replacement position starting in September 2015. Successful candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year school, and, as a member of the department, participate in the instruction of courses in World History or US history required for the diploma. We seek candidates who will bring expertise particularly in US History. Specific assignments generally comprise four sections, most likely with two or three preparations. The Academy seeks dynamic individuals who will be active participants in all aspects of a residential school, teaching, house counseling, and coaching. A Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience is preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference [portable document files—pdfs—preferred) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Office of Academy Resources

Major Gifts Officer

Phillips Academy seeks candidates for the role of Major Gifts Officer.  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.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree required.  Minimum of 5-7 years of successful fundraising experience in development or academic advancement fields required. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts is highly desired. Ideal candidate will have excellent writing 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.

A full background check is required. Please submit cover letter and résumé to hr@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Director, Annual Giving

The Assistant Director is responsible for the implementation and management of Annual Giving programs to achieve annual financial and participation goals.  The Assistant Director manages activities including cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of volunteers and their prospects.  This position is responsible for the implementation and oversight of programs to encourage and increase giving from alumni to the Andover Fund in their reunion and non-reunion years.  This includes staffing three or more reunion campaigns and multiple non-reunion classes.  Particular emphasis will be placed on securing a growing number of annual gifts in the range of $1,000 to $10,000.  Travels as appropriate for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship visits, meetings and events; some night and weekend work necessary to complete the requirements of the role.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field; three to five years of related work experience in a fast-paced Development office; demonstrated leadership skills; analytical and database management skills; strong organizational skills and superior communication/interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will be collaborative, self-motivated and highly energetic.  Will effectively meet deadlines while managing multiple projects; must be responsive, resourceful and service-oriented; respect and maintain confidentiality.

A full background check is required. Please send cover letter and résumé to hr@andover.edu by Friday, April 10, 2015.

Psychology and Psychological Services

Psychological Counselor/Wellness Educator

Phillips Academy seeks a continuing Psychological Counselor and Wellness Educator starting September 2015. This is a full time, 10 month position, housed in the Counseling Center and reporting to the Director of Counseling/Chair of Psychology. Duties include teaching a course in the Psychology Department and participating in wellness outreach programs throughout the community. Hours are 8:30-5, with additional evening and weekend commitments as well as involvement in athletic and residential program. Housing is provided. Master's degree required; PhD preferred. Person must be licensed as a therapist in State of Massachusetts. A minimum of three years clinical experience preferred. Full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send by e-mail—if possible, in a single pdf—a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Spanish

Instructor in Spanish

Phillips Academy seeks a continuing instructor in Spanish beginning in the 2015-16 academic year. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at all levels of Spanish. Specific assignments generally comprise three or four sections, most likely with two preparations. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic, athletic, and residential programs. Master's degree plus minimum of three years teaching experience preferred. Full background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send by e-mail—if possible, in a single pdf—a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to pafac@andover.edu. Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.


Phillips Academy abolished its formal dress code in 1970.

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