Administrator and Staff Positions

Please visit our application portal to view all open positions. 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. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Athletics

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Phillips Academy seeks an Assistant Athletic Trainer to start as soon as possible. The Assistant Athletic Trainer, along with four certified/licensed athletic trainers, provide sports health care for all Academy students. An academic year position, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will provide athletic training services (injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation along with sideline injury care, game day coverage). Generally, the schedule will be Monday - Saturday with a 40-45 hour work week, depending on the needs of the department and athletic schedule. This is a full-time, exempt position.

The qualified candidate will have certification by the NATABOC to qualify for a Massachusetts State License to practice as well as a BS degree in Athletic Training; A Master’s Degree preferred. Five years working as an Athletic Trainer, preferably with adolescents.

The candidate should be detail-oriented, not only in developing appropriate rehabilitative plans, but also keeping meticulous records of student-athlete progress. The Assistant Athletic Trainer should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills while working one-on-one with student-athlete on a regular basis. This position requires compassion for the injured student-athlete while employing sound communication skills in communicating with student-athlete and parents/guardians alike. The candidate must have the physical stamina and strength to work on her/his feet throughout the day, lift student-athletes, as well as carry athletic training equipment. This is considered an essential employee of the Academy which would require the employee to be present during weather emergencies.

If interested, complete an application and include a resume and cover letter outlining your interest in this position.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.


Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer

Along with four certified/licensed athletic trainers, provide sports health care for all Academy students. The physical therapist/athletic trainer will spend approximately 50% of their time providing physical therapy services during scheduled physical therapy appointments, and approximately 50% of their time providing athletic training services (rehabilitation, sideline injury care, game day coverage). Generally, the schedule will be Mon-Sat, depending on the needs of the department and athletic schedule. This is an academic year position, .80 FTE.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Certificates/License: Certification by the NATABOC to qualify for a Massachusetts State License to practice.

Advanced Degrees in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training; three to five years preferred experience working as an Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist, preferably with adolescents.

The candidate should be detail-oriented, not only in developing appropriate rehabilitative plans, but also keeping meticulous records of patient progress. The PT/AT should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills while working one-on-one with patients on a regular basis. This position requires compassion for the injured student while employing sound communication skills in communicating with patients and parents alike. The candidate must have the physical stamina and strength to work on their feet throughout the day, lift patients, as well as carry athletic training equipment.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.

Equipment Manager

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, Phillips Academy seeks an Equipment Manager who will co-manage all matters relating to athletic uniforms and equipment: purchasing, issue, collection, laundering, care, fitting and inventory. Schedules and supervises, and evaluates equipment room staff. Interacts with student-athletes, coaches, administrators, faculty, staff, vendors, parents, and visitors. Academic year position, 34-37 hours per week with rotating Saturday hours required. Dependability and strong customer service skills required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administration and organization: plan, implement, and maintain policies and procedures to provide necessary equipment room operation. Establish a work schedule and supervise staff.
  • Equipment accountability: maintain inventory records, documenting lost or damaged items and replacement or restoration of these items.
  • Purchasing: determine inventory needs based on use and demand.
  • Maintenance: continuously evaluate inventory. Establish a laundry protocol following manufacturer's recommendations for care. Evaluate and repair protective equipment in accordance with NOCSAE, NCAA, and NFHS standards.
  • Fitting of clothing and equipment.
  • Management and professional relations: hire and schedule equipment room staff.
  • Provide support to the Director of Athletics and athletic administrators and staff to maximize the efficient operation of the Department.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Minimum 3 years experience supervising an equipment room in an educational environment, or equivalent.
  • B.A. preferred, AEMA certification preferred (or obtained within 3 years of hire).
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software Excellent supervisory and multi-tasking skills.
  • Positive attitude; routinely interacts with students, faculty, staff, parents, and visitors.
  • Problem solver; must be able to anticipate problems and pursue solutions.
  • Disposition; must be able to handle adversity and unexpected developments in a fast-paced, student-center work environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.

Catholic Chaplaincy

CANTOR

(2019-20 Academic Year)

Phillips Academy seeks qualified individuals to serve as cantor for the 6:45 p.m. Sunday Mass for the Catholic community of Phillips Academy in Andover, MA for the 2019-20 academic year. Requirements include Mass (under an hour) and a 30-minute check-in rehearsal with accompanist and other liturgical ministers.

Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community “committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences—including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and ability—learn and grow together.” The Catholic Chaplaincy serves those Andover residential and day students, the affiliated families, faculty and staff seeking a Catholic worship experience. The ideal cantor in this setting works well with young people and prayerfully and musically supports the inclusive and diverse nature of the community.

The Cantor will lead the assembly in full and active participation in the sung prayer of the liturgy. Ideal candidate will meet the following qualifications:

Musical Qualifications

  • Pleasant and inviting voice; ability to read music and sight sing
  • Excellent diction and intonation
  • Professional training in vocal music is encouraged
  • Sung fluency in more than one language is encouraged
  • Independent preparation skills
  • Public speaking ability
  • Ability to teach new music to an assembly
  • Familiarity with wide variety of Catholic liturgical music

Liturgical Qualifications

  • Understanding and respect for the Catholic worship tradition and its various forms of sung prayer in the liturgy: assembly singing of hymns and Mass setting; solo cantor singing of Psalm, Gospel acclamations, and other chants and verses particular to cantor role.
  • Obtained NPM Cantor Certificate (any level) or the equivalency in parish cantoring experience
  • Ability to work within liturgical ministries team of Catholic Chaplain/worship director; various priest/presiders; accompanist; student liturgical ministers.

Work Environment/Resources

  • Liturgical music resources: Worship, Gather, Spirit and Song, and Breaking Bread
  • Small chapel without a sound system seats approximately 100 people
  • Baby grand piano (and small tracker organ) for accompaniment
  • Masses are held during the academic year when school is in session.
  • There are no responsibilities for Holy Days, Christmas, or the Holy Week liturgies of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, or Easter Vigil.

Full background check is required. Please complete an application and include a resume online. Immediate review of resumes. Position will remain open until filled.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.

Office Of Academy Resources

Assistant/Associate Director, Gift Planning

The Gift Planning team at Phillips Academy is comprised of three staff members, focused on increasing future and current support for the Academy’s core priorities. This includes revocable and irrevocable gifts, using estate and retirement planning to accomplish a donor’s intention. The gift planning program typically identifies $7M - $15M a year in new expectancies and typically administers $5M+/year in matured gifts.

The Assistant/Associate Director of Gift Planning will play a key role in generating planned gifts for the Academy. The ideal candidate will balance an active external presence with alumni, managing his/her own portfolio, with proactive volunteer management of a class leadership program. Additionally, the assistant director will bring a strong collaborative skill set in order to work closely with key reunion gift efforts and colleagues on both the major and annual giving teams.

The Assistant/Associate director will help to elevate the number of external conversations that include gift planning across the department’s development team. The pro-active Assistant/Associate Director will work with the Director of Gift Planning to realize program targets and with the development team to build confidence and skill in moving their prospects toward blended gifts.

Minimum job qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combined with continuing professional development in the areas of fundraising, gift planning, and financial and wealth advising; and

Three to eight years of work experience, inclusive of fundraising for planned gifts or other related work experience, with some knowledge of the tax and legal benefits of charitable giving.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Excellent attention to detail; high level of communication and organizational skills, as well as proficient computer and database skills. Self-motivation with the ability to prioritize, take initiative and work independently is highly valued.

Ability to work with volunteers, one’s immediate team and advancement colleagues. Ability to be a contributing part of a positive work environment through collaboration and active partnership.

The successful candidate will have gift planning marketing experience in addition to a strong sense of how to tactfully engage individuals, couples and families on topics of financial planning and legacy giving. Those candidates who possess an interest and particularly a skill in finance and financial instruments are welcome.

Travel is required to engage donor prospects and to steward existing donors. Occasional night and/or weekend work is required to serve Academy and alumni needs.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.

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.

Minimum Job Qualifications:

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. Travel throughout the United States is required. Full background check required.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.

Office of Information Technology

Web Application Developer

Phillips Academy seeks a Web Application Developer to join our Information Systems team. The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for the design, development, enhancement, testing, troubleshooting, implementation, support and documentation of the academy’s web-based applications.

With minimum supervision, the Web Application Developer prioritizes and allocates time to the various activities in support of the Academy’s business objectives. The candidate must work closely with our Full Stack Developer, members of Network and System Services, our SQL Programmer Analysts, as well as outside vendors. The successful candidate must be comfortable working within all layers of the Academy’s web-based products including SharePoint, third party vendor packages, and custom developed solutions. Maintenance and modification of existing web-based applications is a must with some new development opportunities.

Technical requirements:

  • ASP.NET MVC; ASP.NET CORE
  • SharePoint Development/Administration
  • Web Services: SOAP/JSON/REST
  • HTML5 and C#
  • "Modern" Javascript and CSS
  • Microsoft SQL server
  • Visual Studio
  • Frameworks such as jQuery, Knockout, Bootstrap, Angular, Aurelia, or Durandal
  • TFS, GitHub

The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of web application and .NET development experience, a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent, experience with SQL, SharePoint development, SharePoint central administration, and strong problem solving and communication skills.

Full background check is required. Please complete an application and include a resume online. Immediate review of applications. Position will remain open until filled.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.


SQL Programmer/Analyst

Phillips Academy seeks a SQL Programmer/Analyst to support academic and administrative software in use throughout campus. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years SQL programming experience, proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, and strong problem solving and communication skills. Experience with K-12 or Higher Education software is preferred. Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) is a plus.

The duties of this position are fluid, and will include but not be limited to:

  • Interaction with administrative office staff to problem solve, evaluate needs and options, and implement solutions.
  • Create custom reports (SQL views) using vendor tools when appropriate or by writing SQL scripts.
  • Create data interfaces between administrative software and outside vendors.
  • Monitor daily processes.
  • Provide general user support and training.
  • Assist with user account maintenance and administrative software security.
  • Assist with administrative software upgrades.
  • Provide basic SQL database administration in conjunction with the Application Administrator and System Administrators.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Full background check is required. Please complete an application and include a resume online at: http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities Immediate review of applications. Position will remain open until filled.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.

Office of Physical Plant

HVAC Technician

The Office of Physical Plant at Phillips Academy seeks a full time HVAC Technician. The qualified candidate must have a High School Diploma, minimum of 5 years’ experience in the HVAC discipline, and possess a current Massachusetts Department of Public Safety Refrigeration Technician Licenses. Having a current Massachusetts Sheet Metal Workers License is a plus. This position requires proficiency in instrumentation, refrigeration, direct digital controls, and pneumatics, for residential and commercial HVAC systems. Operational knowledge of building management systems (Siemens preferred), and a working knowledge of all trades that make up mechanical and plumbing systems is required. Maintenance and repairs on HVAC systems located in buildings, in underground vaults, and confined spaces, as well as reading and understanding construction documents, shop drawings, layout work, and material lists, are some of the essential duties of this position. Applicants must have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills and the physical ability to perform all job functions as required in a facilities setting on a boarding high school campus. Overtime required as necessary. When emergencies and/or extreme weather conditions occur, the functions of this position may be deemed essential, and employees must report to work and/or remain on duty during their regularly scheduled work hours or the work hours designated by their supervisors. Must have and use personal vehicle while performing job duties. Full background check required. If interested, please send a resume to HR@andover.edu by December 13, 2019. Review of resumes to begin immediately with position to remain open until filled.

Phillips Academy is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package which include group medical/dental, generous employer contributions to HSA/HRA for eligible employees, 403(b) plan, vacation/personal and illness bank paid time off as well as many other benefits.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States


Night Custodian - full time

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. When emergencies and/or extreme weather conditions occur, the functions of this job may be deemed essential and employee must report to work and/or remain on duty during their regularly scheduled work hours or the work hours designated by their supervisor. Supervisor will inform the employee when the functions are essential.

If interested, please send a resume to hr@andover.edu . Review of resumes will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Phillips Academy is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package to both full-time (.75 FTE to 1.0 FTE) and part-time (.50 FTE to .74 FTE) employees which include group medical/dental, generous employer contributions to HSA/HRA for eligible employees, 403(b) plan, vacation/personal and illness bank paid time off as well as many other benefits.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States.