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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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  • Admissions and GirlSummer Program Manager

    The Admissions office at Emma Willard School is seeking an Admissions and GirlSummer Program manager to join their team.  This position is responsible for the overall scope of Emma Willard School’s application submission process and plans, organizes, and manages GirlSummer, Emma Willard School’s signature summer program. This position maintains all domestic and International applicant records, issues enrollment contracts, and completes all enrollment processes. The Admissions and GirlSummer Program Manager works closely with all admissions officers to drive application productivity and application tracking along with other critical applicant and program operations in support of enrollment goals. This position serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) for SEVIS and manages all incoming student SEVIS activity.
     
    Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and at least three years’ prior relevant experience.  S/he must have outstanding interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.  The candidate should also have strong organizational skills, the ability to think strategically, and ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies, including parents, students of varying age ranges, faculty, and staff.  S/he must have the ability to manage a large summer camp staff and be available for weekend and evening events for one month in the summer. 
     
    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.
  • Assistant Director of Student Life

    The student life office at Emma Willard School is seeking an Assistant Director of Student Life to join their team.  This position will be responsible for enhancing the experience for our students by managing weekend activities, school celebrations, student clubs and transportation needs for weekend activities and school breaks.  S/he reports to the Director of Student Life and works closely with resident faculty members and the Administrative Assistant to Student Life.  The Assistant Director of Student Life will also be responsible for supporting the Director of Student Life to deliver a comprehensive and balanced boarding and day experience for all students.
     
    Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and at least five years’ prior relevant experience. The candidate must have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with an ability to draw faculty and students to creative ideas. S/he should have patience, passion for hard work, an active sense of community, and a sense of humor.  The candidate should also have strong organizational skills with the ability to manage a variety of details and logistics. S/he will need to have the ability to work weekends throughout the academic year. The candidate should have an appreciation for independent school education for girls.
    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.
  • Campus Safety Officer

    Emma Willard School works to empower and educate girls in a safe and secure environment.  In support of this, the school is seeking applications for a full-time Campus Safety Officer.  The officer provides a safe and secure environment for the students, faculty and staff. S/he patrols campus and maintains security of and buildings and property.  The officer will assess problem situations and exercise tact and judgment in bringing about their resolution individually or in conjunction with the school administration as appropriate.
     
    The successful applicant for these positions must be available to work eight hour shifts on weekends and evenings.  The candidate must be a strong collaborative team member with a good working knowledge of computer-based door and camera monitoring systems.  S/he must have patience, enthusiasm and superior judgement.  The candidate must have a current NYS Security Officer license. Successful applicants will be subject to both (1) verification of license; and (2) a detailed background check prior to starting work.
     
    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.  Please include a photocopy of your license with your application.
  • Director of Alumnae Relations and Campus Events

    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 strengthen the connection and engagement with 8,000+ alumnae of Emma Willard School. We honor and celebrate their accomplishments and their voice as they represent the values of Emma Hart Willard in their personal and professional lives.
     
    We seek a Director of Alumnae Relations and Campus Events who is responsible for leading Alumnae Relations programs to complement and support the mission of the School. As a key member in the School advancement effort, s/he is responsible for the overall administration of the Alumnae Relations Office, including strategic planning, fiscal management, and program development; and is accountable for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that engage our 8,000+ alumnae and provide tangible benefits to alumnae.  This is a hands-on and creative role, based at our campus in Troy, NY and reports to the Head of Advancement.
     
    Using data and analysis from a recent Alumnae Survey, and serving as an ambassador for the School, the Director is charged with creating and maintaining  pathways for alumnae participation that advance the goals of the School; working closely with alumnae who are interested in providing professional expertise and volunteer service to their alma mater; collaborating with colleagues in the administration; facilitating a robust and meaningful Alumnae Reunion Weekend program; partnering with Advancement colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumnae giving; and serving as a liaison between the Alumnae Association Council and the administrative leadership. The Director will also lead and coordinate other campus events, including Commencement, Family Weekend, Revels Receptions, Spring Showcase, and other related programs.
     
    Emma Willard School is seeking a strong, experienced and effective communicator and collaborator.  Candidates should have demonstrated mastery of translating goals into programs and initiatives.  S/he should be ambitious, strategic, creative, and an imaginative thinker who thrives in a fast-paced, close-knit community and be willing to travel on behalf of the school.
     
    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.
  • Director of Practicum

    Emma Willard School seeks a dynamic leader for the Director of Practicum position.  Our unique Practicum program connects girls with mentors, faculty advisors, coaches, peers, alumnae, and others to guide and support them through the exploration of opportunities including internships that allows them to gain real-world, hands-on experience in a profession, subject, or sport of their interest. Students choose their practicum—and sometimes two or three by the time they graduate—based on either a new or previous interest. The program is open to all grades, giving ample time to try a new experience or dive deep into an existing passion. This position will coordinate all aspects of the practicum program including establishment of opportunities, liaison with programs and mentors, and coordination of all facets of transportation.

    The ideal candidate would have experience cultivating relationships with partner organizations. S/he would have the ability to form positive relationships with students from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.  The candidate needs to have a willingness to be ‘on call’ daytime, evening and weekend.  S/he would have a commitment to detail and comprehensive planning, implementation and evaluation. This person should have patience, enthusiasm, and the ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines.  The candidate must have outstanding verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to guide practicum mentors and be adaptable to individual circumstances.   The candidate should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

    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.
  • Math Instructor

    The Math Department seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated instructor to join a highly-collaborative, innovative mathematics department for the 2019-20 school year. The full-time Math instructor reports to the Math Department Chair. S/he will teach four sections of math and will be able to teach a range of math courses (algebra I through calculus). The instructor will collaborate regularly with other teachers of all levels to ensure integrated and cohesive mathematics curriculum. S/he will be responsible for co-curricular activities (e.g. coaching, after school physical education, advising a student activity group, etc.) that fill the needs of the school and hopefully, intersect with the interest or expertise of instructor. The ideal candidate will have experience and facility with problem-based learning and will have an active interest in the use of academic technology tools in mathematics education. Dedication to the holistic wellness of students is essential, as is ability and comfort in frequent communication with students’ advisors and parents.
     
    The ideal candidate would hold a master’s degree in mathematics and have three years of teaching experience. The candidate should demonstrate excellence in course design, planning and implementation. The should have a strong desire to contribute to a collaborative faculty. The candidate should have patience, enthusiasm and the ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines. The candidate should be a strong advocate for all-girls’ education. Finally, this individual should approach their work with a sense of humor and joy.
     
    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?

Lisa McGrath
Head of Talent Management/Human Resources
285 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
lmcgrath@emmawillard.org
285 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 | P: 518.833.1300 F: 518.833.1815
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