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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 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 administrator positions, please email the requested materials to

Office of Communication

Director of Editorial and Creative Services / Editor of Andover, the magazine of Phillips Academy

Phillips Academy’s Office of Communication seeks a visionary strategist, creative writer, and disciplined editor to serve as Director of Editorial and Creative Services. Reporting to the Director of Academy Communications, the successful candidate will lead a team of writers and graphic designers responsible for producing marketing materials that serve a number of audiences: alumni, parents, prospective students and families, donors, and friends of the Academy.

Also serving as editor of Andover the magazine of Phillips Academy, the director will plan content, assign and contribute feature stories, and manage editorial staff, freelance photographers, and other vendors. The editor will manage the magazine’s social media channels and lead the redesign of the magazine’s online edition.

A senior member of the communications team, the director /editor will oversee other print projects, including those for admission, advancement and academic departments, and serve as a resource for complementary digital communication initiatives.

Requires a visionary, multi-media approach, the ability to craft copy that appeals to a number of audiences, and the ability to work with a wide range of campus “clients,” including faculty, staff, students, and deans and administrators.

Must be an experienced manager with excellent interpersonal skills, tact, humor, and flexibility. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) and 7- 10 years experience as a published writer and/or multi-media journalist. Preference will be given to those with a background in an educational institution and/or creative agency setting. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and social media required; HTML skills are a plus. Familiarity with Phillips Academy and dedication to its mission required.

Applicants must present 3-4 published writing and publication samples or links to a portfolio. Full background check required. Send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Director of Human Resources, Phillips Academy, 180 Main Street, Andover, MA 01810, or email to

History and Social Sciences

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: 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.


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 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 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 Letters should be addressed to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Richard T. Greener, Harvard College's first African American graduate, graduated from Phillips Academy in 1865.

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