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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 global, diverse, and inclusive academic community.

If you are interested in any of the open administrator positions, please email the requested materials to hr@andover.edu.

Chinese

Instructor in Chinese

Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in an instructor position in the Chinese Department for the 2016-17 academic year. Candidates should be able to teach at all levels of the language including native speakers. 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. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

English

Instructor in English

Phillips Academy seeks applications for a one-year position as an Instructor in English for academic year 2016-2017. Candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year school. 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. A Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience is preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Music

Choral Accompanist

Phillips Academy seeks a part-time Choral Accompanist for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Choral Accompanist’s primary duty will be to accompany the Academy Chorus for two weekly evening rehearsals (6:20-7:50 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the academic year) as well as approximately four concerts per year. The accompanist will also lead sectionals as needed. The candidate should be familiar with a variety of different musical styles from across the choral genre and have considerable keyboard skills, including the ability to sight-read choral and orchestral accompaniments, individual choral parts and multiple choral parts simultaneously. The candidate should have some teaching and conducting experience and be comfortable leading small and large group sectionals. Other duties and opportunities, including accompanying individual students, small groups and/or services, teaching lessons and conducting, could arise based on the needs of the program and the strengths of the candidate. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Music Adjunct in Violin/Viola

Phillips Academy seeks an adjunct faculty member in private classical violin/viola instruction beginning in the 2016-17 school year. We seek candidates who are interested in teaching a wide range of skill levels, from beginners with no previous training to advanced instrumentalists interested in pursuing music performance in college. The ability to teach fiddling and/or improvisation in a variety of musical styles is preferred. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Office of Academy Resources

Associate Director for Museums and Educational Outreach

The Associate Director for Museums and Educational Outreach will serve as the liaison between the Office of Academy Resources and the program directors for the school’s museums and outreach programs. The Associate Director for Museums and Educational Outreach will keep up-to-date information on funding priorities within the museums and outreach programs and ensure that gift officers are knowledgeable on these priorities and have the resources they require for cultivating and soliciting gifts on behalf of each program. In providing development support for these initiatives, the Associate Director for Museums and Educational Outreach will review prospect lists, collaborate with program directors and volunteers boards, coordinate meetings between prospects and directors, assist with direct mail efforts, and perform other duties as required. Reporting to the Director of Development, and working collaboratively and strategically with colleagues in the Office of Academy Resources and the directors of the Addison Gallery, Peabody Museum, IRT, ABL, MS2, the Associate Director for Museums and Educational Outreach will support efforts to secure the resources that are essential to maintaining Andover’s place at the forefront of private secondary education.

Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a development, project management or education setting. The ideal candidate will have experience working on fundraising campaigns, excellent writing and oral communication skills, knowledge of fundraising databases and Microsoft Office applications, strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the 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 are essential for this position. Full background check required.

In interested, please send cover letter and resume to hr@andover.edu by April 30, 2016.

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.

Director of Information Services

The Director of Information Services leads the Information Services unit (including management of 5 staff members) within the Office of Academy Resources (OAR) to perform constituent record maintenance, gift processing and receipt/pledge reminder management, reporting and list production, database front-end maintenance and user training, and other duties in order to support OAR’s fundraising, relationship building, and engagement activities. The Director serves as a decision-maker within OAR and leads efforts for ensuring accurate and comprehensive information on constituents and contributions, as well as the effective and appropriate distribution of information through reporting. S/he participates in the creation and enforcement of policies, procedures, and protocols and contributes to the analysis and strategizing of fundraising and communication programs in order to provide data-centric perspective on such efforts.

The Director partners with the Comptroller’s Office to ensure the proper accounting, reconciliation, and application of gifts, and s/he oversees the department’s management of revenue sources, online and data services, and other vendor relationships. S/he also works closely with IT and other campus partners to facilitate integration and information flow between multiple campus databases and departments as well as to maintain the working order of OAR’s systems.

Requirements: Minimum of 4 years of experience with reporting, list production, and front-end management of fundraising and/or membership databases; experience managing and motivating multiple staff members; detailed knowledge of fundraising operations, IRS- and accounting-related obligations; experience working with large volumes of data and significant and complex contributions; high attention to detail, problem solving and communication skills, and ability to manage multiple priorities and competing perspectives.

Preferred Skills: Experience with the following: managing Agilon One database; SQL-based databases and querying in SQL; creating formats in Crystal Reports; building sophisticated and complex financial and fundraising reports.

Full background check required. Submit cover letter and resumes to hr@andover.edu

Philomathean Advisor

Advisor to the Philomathean Society (Debate Team)

Phillips Academy seeks an Advisor for the school’s Philomathean Society (Philo), the second oldest secondary school debate society in the United States. Philo is a member of the Debate Association of New England Independent Schools and competes regionally, nationally, and internationally. Preference will be given to candidates with experience coaching debate. Specific responsibilities include weekly meetings, accompanying the team to 10 tournaments per year (Sunday competitions), and hosting one competition on PA’s campus. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Phillipian Advisor

Advisor to the Phillipian (Newspaper)

Phillips Academy seeks an Advisor for the school’s newspaper- the Phillipian. The advisor works closely with the paper's editors (along with another professional co-advisor) before the publication of each issue, teaches standards, ethics, and best practices in both journalistic and business decisions, and communicates regularly with the school's administration, faculty, and staff as they interact with editors and writers from the paper. In the past, the paper's school advisor was 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. However, we also welcome applications from individuals interested solely in the advisor role, including those already on campus and familiar with the community. Preference will be given to experienced digital journalists or those with coursework in digital journalism. Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. 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 (preferred in one pdf) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: pafac@andover.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.


John G. Palfrey Jr. became Andover’s 15th head of school in 2012.

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