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 Boys Volleyball Coach

Phillips Academy seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Boys’ Volleyball Coach. Responsibilities include developing individual skills, teamwork and sportsmanship among student athletes.  Experience playing and coaching Volleyball as well as experience working with high school age students required.  Full background check required.  Commitment is approximately 10-18 hours per week, subject to travel and game schedules.  Please send cover letter and resume to hr@andover.edu.       

Boys Junior Varsity Lacrosse

Responsibilities include developing individual skills, teamwork and sportsmanship among student athletes. Experience playing and/or coaching the corresponding sport as well as experience working with high school age students required. Full background check required. Commitment is approximately 10 to 18 hours per week, depending on game schedules and locations. No benefits. Please send cover letter and resume to hr@andover.edu.

Squash Coaches

Phillips Academy seeks two qualified candidates for the position of Squash Coach. Responsibilities include developing individual skills, teamwork and sportsmanship among student athletes. Experience playing and coaching Sqaush as well as experience working with high school age students required.  Full background check required. Commitment is approximately 10-18 hours per week, subject to travel and game schedules. Please send to hr@andover.edu

Assistant Track Coaches

Phillips Academy seeks qualified candidates to assist coaching track for the winter and spring terms.  Must have experience coaching hurdlers.                        

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.  Eligible for benefits as required by law.

Department of Theatre & Dance

Dance Accompanist

The Phillips Academy Department of Theatre & Dance is seeking an experienced pianist to accompany their afternoon ballet classes. This academic year position has a weekly schedule of Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 3:00pm-5:45pm and Friday 3pm-5:30pm. This is an hourly paid position and is non-benefits eligible with the exception of those required by law.  Full background check required. Review of resumes will begin immediately. If interested, please submit a resume to hr@andover.edu.  

Phillips Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 


Office of Academy Resources

Director of Donor Relations

The Director of Donor Relations leads all aspects of Phillips Academy’s comprehensive donor relations effort, including designing, implementing, and directing a stewardship program that ensures the highest level of donor recognition and satisfaction of gifts from alumni, parents and friends. The Director leads a department comprising two staff members and collaborates with colleagues across the Office of Academy Resources to achieve results.

The Director will: oversee, re-imagine, and execute a comprehensive donor stewardship program; ensure that all donor acknowledgment and stewardship communications are of the highest level of quality; conceive and manage recognition events such as dinners and receptions bringing together donors and beneficiaries, facility ground-breakings, and dedications; design and manage annual stewardship reporting projects; develop tailored recognition initiatives to match the impact of gifts from Andover’s most generous donors; participate in the formulation of effective policies that govern gift acceptance, documentation, and recording; support and collaborate closely with the Head of School’s Office in fulfillment of the above activities; and conduct all efforts in a fiscally responsible manner.

Bachelor’s degree required. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to take initiative and collaborate with others, and an understanding of private education is required. Proficiency with common business productivity and analysis tools as well as the design and presentation of both qualitative and quantitative reports.

5-7 years’ experience in stewardship, or related demonstrated success in communications, is required. Must demonstrate experience or aptitude to succeed through team leadership and personal action in three key areas:  re-imagining and implementing a comprehensive donor relations program; ensuring that Phillips Academy’s written donor communications are at the very highest level of quality; and developing unique and creative stewardship approaches that bring meaning to the gifts of highest-level philanthropists, including objects and experiences that reflect their unique impact upon the Academy community.

The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, creative and polished writer, and innovative designer of recognition programs with the ability to execute at both the individual and large-scale levels within a sophisticated donor community.  He/she will match leading-edge best practices in donor communications with an appreciation of the traditions that are the legacy of decades of Andover donors and volunteers.

Night and weekend work is required for events and donor engagements, both on campus and off, including occasional travel out of state.

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. This position is based in Andover, MA with regular travel required in New York. Full background check required.

Office of Communication

Associate Director, Advancement Communications

Reporting to the Director of Advancement Communications, the Associate Director is responsible for developing strategies and providing creative direction and editorial content to support advancement communications. A partner to teams in alumni engagement, annual giving, donor relations, and gift planning, the Associate Director also serves as lead project manager, ensuring that work remains on pace and deliverables achieve the highest quality standards.

As a senior level writer and editor, this person will: 

  • Generate comprehensive marketing and engagement strategies for the Academy’s annual fund and other key clients that may include targeted print and electronic mailings, social media campaigns, newsletters, invitations, and brochures. 
  • Implement and lead digital and social media plans to spur alumni and parent engagement and fundraising efforts. Leverage analytics to inform strategy and decision making.
  • Create integrated content for Andover magazine and other Academy media channels, as needed
  • The Associate Director also serves as a liaison to outside vendors, including photographers, printers and mail services.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of seven years development or foundation communications and project management experience required; educational setting preferred. Experience creating and customizing marketing communications for print, web and social media campaigns required. The successful candidate will be deadline-driven, attentive to detail and results-oriented. Exceptional strategic planning, organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are required. Keen understanding of philanthropy and the expectations of a sophisticated audience, and ability to articulate the values and mission of Phillips Academy also required.  

Office of Physical Plant

Heating System Technician 

The Office of Physical Plant at Phillips Academy seeks a full time Heating System Technician. The qualified candidate must possess an Oil Burner Technician Certificate.  A Massachusetts Journeyman Plumbing License and/or Massachusetts Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter License would be a plus for this position.  Under general supervision, the Heating System Technician will maintain and install boilers and heating systems in various buildings on campus.  This position requires proficiency in residential and commercial hot water and steam boilers, medium and low pressure central steam system operation and maintenance, mechanical equipment controls, and a working knowledge of all trades that make up mechanical and plumbing systems.  The ability to perform repairs on steam piping, steam traps, radiators, PRV, boilers, and other mechanical systems, located in buildings, in underground vaults, and confined spaces are some of the essential duties of this position. The nature of this position is reactionary and responds to the requests of the campus community.  Applicants must have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, computer skills, and experience in reading construction documents, shop drawings, layout work and material lists.  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.  Please send a resume by February 2, 2018, to hr@andover.edu  Review of resumes to begin immediately with position to 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. 


 

Electrical Department Supervisor

The Office of Physical Plant at Phillips Academy seeks a full time Electrical Department Supervisor.  Reporting to the Manager of Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance, the Supervisor is responsible for managing the Electrical team in the maintenance, repair, and replacement of electrical equipment in various types of buildings on campus.  The qualified candidate must possess a current State of Massachusetts Master Electrician License and have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a supervisor in the Facilities Maintenance field.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, demonstrate strong leadership skills, have working knowledge of fire alarm systems, and a solid understanding of the National Electric Code.  Exceptional analytical and troubleshooting skills, computer skills, experience in scheduling work, budgeting, and the ability to review and analyze construction documents, shop drawings, layout work and material lists are required.  Physical ability to perform all job functions as required in a facilities setting on a boarding high school campus.  The nature of this position is reactionary and responds to the requests of the campus community.  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.  Please send a resume by January 26, 2018, to hr@andover.edu 

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

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 with position to 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. 

Painter 

Phillips Academy seeks a full time Painter in the Office of Physical Plant.  Under general supervision, the Painter will primarily perform interior and exterior painting tasks on the wide range of campus buildings.  As part of the Facilities Maintenance Team, they may be asked to perform other duties involving, but not limited to, carpentry, light plumbing, and other general maintenance work.  Applicants must have basic computer skills, and experience in reading construction documents, shop drawings, layout work and material lists.  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.  Please send a resume by January 26, 2018, to hr@andover.edu

 

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. 

 

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Phillips Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center

Associate Medical Director

This is a part-time, 12 month appointment (.50 FTE).  Hours are primarily Friday- Monday during the academic year, full-time coverage during the 5 week summer session, and occasional coverage for the Medical Director with advance notice. Eligible for prorated benefits in addition to those required by law.  This is a non-housed position.

The Associate Medical Director works with the Medical Director to provide for and oversee the comprehensive health and wellness needs of the Phillips Academy student population. The Associate Medical Director ensures comprehensive care and maintains physician weekend call coverage when school is in session and the Wellness Center is open to perform clinical services. When the Medical Director is off-site for conferences, vacations, or illness, the Associate Medical Director supervises and oversees the activities of the medical, nursing, support and auxiliary staffs. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Scheduled hours for student appointments from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., and available for phone and/or in-person consultation outside of those hours, on Saturdays and Sundays during the academic year; 
  • Clinical follow-up with student visits/deans and directors across campus/wellness center team on Monday from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. during the academic year; 
  • Remain available to the Wellness Center clinical and administrative support team as scheduled during weekends and when covering for the Medical Director; 
  • Full-time during the 5 week summer session.

Education and/or Experience: M.D. or D.O. with experience in adolescent medicine, pediatrics, or family medicine. Board certification or board eligible in pediatrics, family medicine, internal medicine-pediatrics. Experience in a residential school setting beneficial.

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Phillips Academy seeks a certified nurse practitioner or physician assistant for overnight and weekend shifts in a staffing expansion at the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center. This is an academic year temporary position with an opportunity to apply for a continuing position. There is flexibility in the number of shifts worked per week in this temporary role, with preference given to applicants seeking a full-time position. Applicant must be a graduate of Accredited Adult, Family, or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program; hold current certification as ANP, FNP, PNP, or PA-C with licensure to practice in Massachusetts; hold current prescriptive privileges in Massachusetts; and hold a DEA license. Experience in pediatrics/adolescent medicine, urgent care, orthopedics, mental health, and reproductive health care preferred. Must feel comfortable using electronic health records for documentation. The successful candidate will maintain a strong commitment to wellness and quality health care for the students of Phillips Academy, with an emphasis on evidence-based approaches to care delivery and patient education.

Key responsibilities, under the supervision of the Medical Director, include:

  • provide high-quality clinical care to students seen at the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center for urgent care and observation/extended care visits;
  • independently perform clinical/diagnostic assessments, provide care, and formulate treatment plans (including prescribing medications, ordering diagnostic tests, and referral to specialists, as needed) for students presenting to the wellness center for acute and chronic health care needs in accordance with best practice guidelines;
  • provide reproductive health care and education for students, including access to contraception;
  • maintain collaborative relationship with wellness team including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, counselors, athletic trainers, physicians, and outside consultants;
  • promote preventative medical care and health awareness/education through individual and group interactions with students, families, and the community.

Registered Nurse: Weekend and Night Shifts

Phillips Academy seeks a registered nurse for overnight and weekend shifts in a staffing expansion at the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center. This is a 2017-2018 academic year position with an opportunity to apply for a continuing position. There is flexibility in the number of shifts worked per week in this role, with preference given to applicants seeking a full-time position. Responsibilities include independent health assessment, nursing care and management of students seen in the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center, both on an urgent care basis and for those students staying in our extended care facility. Other potential responsibilities include chart review and ongoing clinical projects. Candidates must have strong assessment skills, be comfortable working independently, be able to manage a fluctuating census, and enjoy working with the adolescent population. Strong communication, organizational and time management skills are imperative. Computer skills are required and experience with electronic medical records is strongly preferred.

Requirements: A Massachusetts RN license, with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher level of education preferred. Current CPR/AED certification is required. 5+ years of experience in adolescent medicine, school health, ambulatory care and/or urgent care/ER experience is preferred.

Tang Institute 

The Currie Family Director of the Tang Institute

Currie Family Director, The Tang Institute 

The Currie Family Director of the Tang Institute will lead and advance the strategic objectives of the Tang Institute, an incubation lab for innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Founded in 2014, the Tang Institute is a home for ideas at Phillips Academy and offers a platform for seeding, developing, assessing, and growing creative faculty-led initiatives.  The directorship is a six-year appointment.

 

As the Institute enters into its fourth year of official operations in Fall 2018, the Director will guide the implementation and operations of its core program areas, including projects focused on: global programming, hybrid and online learning, digital platforms and resources, metacognition and character development, interdisciplinary efforts, and a range of other topics.  

 

Working closely with a strong team, the ideal candidate is a proven leader and collaborator. The Director will be passionate about supporting innovative pedagogical, teaching and learning practices and aware of promising trends in education.  The successful candidate will have a capacity to work with a range of collaborators, both internal and external, to deepen the impact of the projects that the Institute is supporting.  The Director will be committed to diversity and inclusion across all areas of the Tang Institute’s work.  As the Institute endeavors to bring the best of Andover’s teaching and learning to students, practitioners, and other audiences beyond our immediate community, the Director will partner with a wide range of local and international organizations, with an emphasis on collaboration, exchange, and impact.

 

For more information about the Team and the work of the Tang Institute generally, please visit: https://tanginstitute.andover.edu/

 

Phillips Academy is committed to fostering a global, diverse and inclusive academic community.  Master's degree plus experience within an educational enterprise and a minimum of three years of managerial experience preferred.  Full background check required. Please complete an application, submit resume, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter that addresses your experience and interest in working in an intentionally diverse residential community at http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities. Letters should be written to the attention of Leeann Bennett, Director of Human Resources. Review of applications will begin January 22; the final deadline is January 29. 

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Direct all activities and day-to-day operations of the Institute:
    • Supervise and collaborate with 3 full-time staff members and 2 contractors
    • Recruit, partner with, and guide 10-12 Faculty Fellows and 5 cross-cutting institutional initiatives annually
  • Support a diverse array of faculty-led projects focused on innovative approaches to teaching and learning; efforts include explorations of pedagogy, curriculum development, the use of new tools or research, and a variety of other initiatives
  • Manage operating budget and lead associated fundraising activities and stewardship efforts.
  • Work with the Dean of Studies, Dean of Faculty, the Chair of the Interdisciplinary Department, and other senior administrators to evaluate new and ongoing Institute projects, to identify where there may be opportunities for growth and continued development, and to operationalize, implement, and integrate the process and outcomes associated with the Institute.
  • In close collaboration with the Precourt Director of Partnerships, develop external partnerships to connect, share, and scale Institute initiatives and explore opportunities for new forms of partnership, impact, and reach with schools and other organizations
  • Collaborate closely with the Associate Director of Educational Initiatives and the Office of Information Technology team to support and expand our Online and Hybrid Teaching and Learning efforts.
  • Assessment: In collaboration with the Director of Institutional Research, continue to develop, refine, and apply evaluation efforts across a range of Institute projects and the Institute itself.
  • Communications: develop and share updates and information with the campus community and external partners and audiences; maintain website and up-to-date content.
  • Fundraising: Participate in efforts to garner financial and other forms of support for the Tang Institute; steward and engage the range of donors.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience within an educational enterprise, working directly with diverse faculty and students
  • Management experience, including incubating and cultivating early stage ideas, while also leading organizational growth and maturation
  • Project management experience, including examples of creative problem solving
  • Leadership and relationship-building skills which exhibit emotional intelligence and integrity, cultural and political sensitivity, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Organizational and strategic planning experience; systems thinking skills
  • Experience in applying technology in thoughtful ways across a broad range of domains and relationships
  • Excellent communications skills, including speaking, writing, personal and digital networking
  • Appetite for innovation, outreach, and the scaling of good ideas
  • Master's degree plus experience within an educational enterprise and a minimum of three years of managerial experience preferred in addition to experience to budgeting and financial skills