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Emma Willard School is a nationally recognized, academically rigorous, 200 year-old college preparatory boarding and day school for girls. We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community.

Emma Willard School is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Assistant Coach – Varsity Volleyball

    The Athletic Department at Emma Willard School is seeking an Assistant Coach for its Varsity volleyball team.  The Assistant Coach will support the Head Coach in the delivery of the volleyball program. This position will report to the Varsity Volleyball Head Coach and will also work with the Athletic Trainer and Athletic Director as directed by the Head Coach.

    Candidates must have a strong understanding of coaching volleyball, as well as very strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.  The candidate should also have strong organizational skills. A passion for hard work, an active sense of community, and sense of humor are preferred. Ability to drive a school van is preferred. Candidates should be First Aid/CPR certified.

    This position is a short-term appointment commencing late August and concluding mid-October.

    Emma Willard School is a nationally recognized, academically rigorous, preparatory boarding and day high school for girls. We seek to identify, recruit, and develop employees who bring a diversity of experiences, perspectives, talents, and backgrounds.  We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community. Emma is an equal opportunity employer.

    Interested candidates should apply online through our career center.
  • Coordinator of Advancement Services

    The Coordinator of Advancement Services reports to the Director of Advancement Services and maintains electronic data for fundraising and constituent relation activities and provides administrative support for Advancement Office initiatives. The position is responsible for gift entry and acknowledgements, coordination with business services to ensure proper tracking of gifts, routine data updates in constituent records, standard reports, and assistance with mailings, donor stewardship and event-related tasks. This position requires a detail-oriented individual with strong data management, data entry, and computer skills as well as the ability to make sound judgments and manage multiple priorities. 
      
    Key Areas of Responsibility:
    1. Process all gifts, acknowledgements, and receipts in a timely manner and maintain required paper and/or electronic documentation in accordance to the standards set by business services and the advancement department.
    2. Managing online gifts and the matching gift program, including submission of required documents to companies and online verification of gifts.
    3. Maintenance of the school's fundraising database, ensuring all constituent records have the most accurate and up to date information possible while conducting routine research to acquire missing contact information such as address, phone number and business information. 
    4. Produce gift reports, constituent lists, and other routine reports and dashboards as requested by Advancement staff while maintaining codes and tracking systems within Raiser's Edge to ensure consistency in reporting.
    5. Administrative support for the Advancement office as needed, including but not limited to aiding with mailings, donor stewardship, major gift officer and prospect research support, and event-related tasks.
    Minimum Requirements/ Qualifications/ Competencies:
    • Bachelor's degree 
    • Expertise with using relational and/or development database software, Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
    • Detail oriented
    • Strong data management/entry skills
    • Strong computer skills
    • Accuracy when working with figures and checks
    • Ability to make sound judgements/prioritize
    • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team to accomplish a wide variety of tasks 

    Interested candidates should apply online through our career center.
  • Director of Human Resources

    As a key member of the business services staff and a direct report to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Human Resources is a thought leader and strong collaborator, effectively builds on the ideas of others, thinks about school employees, and is passionate about talent management. 
     
    The Director of Human Resources proactively assists directors to lead effectively, create diverse and inclusive teams, develop their staff, and deliver outstanding results.  The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs and formulates partnerships across the school to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the strategic objectives of the organization.
     
    The Director of Human Resources originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.   
     
    Successful candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field required and have professional certification (SHRM, HRCI).  A working knowledge of human resource principles, procedures and practices and relevant federal and state regulations is required.  The candidate should be an effective team builder, have exceptional written and oral communication and group presentation skills and the ability to deal with multiple priorities, functions, and activities. Candidates should have five or more years of relevant experience in a strategic HR role. 
    Emma Willard School is a nationally recognized, academically rigorous, preparatory boarding and day high school for girls. We seek to identify, recruit, and develop employees who bring a diversity of experiences, perspectives, talents, and backgrounds.  We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community. Emma is an equal opportunity employer.
     
    Interested candidates should apply online through our career center.
  • School Counselor

    In 1814 Emma Willard School was founded by a woman determined to map uncharted territory, to bring what was unknown to women and make it known, to find new ground, name it and claim it. Emma Hart Willard dared us to look within and see beyond. And in her spirit, we don’t feel bounded by others’ boundaries.

    Our goal is to create a program and environment that develops resilience, empathy and a sense of purpose in adolescent girls who grow into women that can shape and shake the world.

    Emma Willard School seeks a full-time School Counselor. As a member of the Health Services Team, the school counselor will be one of two full time school counselors responsible for supporting the social and emotional needs of 360 boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12. The School Counselor will report to the Dean of Students and Wellbeing. S/he will coordinate with the Director of Counseling and other school administrators to support the social and emotional needs of all students. The School Counselor is responsible for individual counseling and referral of students, as appropriate, and the coordination of support with teachers, administrators, parents and outside professionals. S/he will collaborate on the development of social emotional learning plans with advisors and implement parent education opportunities as necessary. There may be opportunities for the counselor to teach as well. The ideal candidate will be experienced and expert at providing psychological support in a diverse and inclusive school community.

    The ideal candidate must have a master’s degree or Ph.D. in Psychology, Social Work, School Counseling, or related field.  S/he must have a current Secondary School Counselor certification or a license in New York State.  S/he will have five or more years of relevant experience providing counseling services to adolescents, ideally within an independent school setting. The candidate will have extensive knowledge of current developmental, cognitive science, and social and emotional learning research and strategies.  S/he will be a strategic, creative, and imaginative thinker who weaves social and emotional learning into all aspects of the school.  A preferred candidate will have the passion for and desire to work in an all-girls school boarding community and will have experience in work on diversity, equity and inclusion.

    Emma Willard School is a nationally recognized, academically rigorous, preparatory boarding and day high school for girls. We seek to identify, recruit, and develop employees who bring a diversity of experiences, perspectives, talents, and backgrounds.  We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community. Emma is an equal opportunity employer.

    Interested candidates should apply online through our career center.
  • School Store Coordinator

    Emma Willard School is seeking a School Store Coordinator to join the team.  This position plans, organizes, and directs the operation of the Emma Willard School store on a full-time, twelve-month basis. This position will be responsible for all aspects of bookstore operations including inventory and sales management, implementation of marketing initiatives and online sales, financial controls and budget management.  

    Candidates must have an associates degree and retail management or strong customer service experience; academic retail experience preferred. S/he must have excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills. The candidate must have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication and customer service skills. The candidate should be able to build relationships with variety of community members with a demonstrated ability to influence a team.

    Emma Willard School is a nationally recognized, academically rigorous, preparatory boarding and day high school for girls. We seek to identify, recruit, and develop employees who bring a diversity of experiences, perspectives, talents, and backgrounds.  We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community. Emma is an equal opportunity employer.

    Interested candidates should apply online through our career center.

Questions?

Virginia Arbour
Chief Financial Officer
285 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
varbour@emmawillard.org
285 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 | P: 518.833.1300 F: 518.833.1815
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