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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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  • Director of Annual Giving

    The advancement office at Emma Willard School is seeking a Director of Annual Giving to join their dynamic team.  The Director of Annual Giving partners with the entire advancement team to build a culture of philanthropy that strengthens and sustains the mission of the Emma Willard School.  The Director leads the creation and management of a comprehensive, strategic, and integrated effort to build the base of alumnae and parent donors and increase their level of philanthropic support through the $2 million + Emma Fund. In addition, the Director manages a pool of the school’s leadership-level prospective donors and to personally engage these constituents in supporting the mission and programs of today’s Emma Willard School.
     
    Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of seven years’ prior relevant fundraising experience, preferably in higher education or independent schools. The candidate must have volunteer management experience and curiosity, interest and if possible, knowledge of new technologies being adapted to the fundraising field. The candidate should have strong interpersonal communication and writing skills. The candidate should be well-organized and be able to work on a variety of projects and meet multiple deadlines.  An appreciation for independent school education for girls are preferred.
     
    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 send a cover letter and resume to:
     
    Lisa McGrath
    Head of Talent Management and Employee Relations
    285 Pawling Avenue
    Troy, NY  12180
  • Resident Faculty

    Resident Faculty members at Emma foster a healthy and inclusive residential environment where each girl feels empowered to live comfortably and grow authentically with space to explore her potential alongside her peers. We are seeking a responsible, caring, energetic, and engaged professional who is interested in helping high school girls make connections, develop relationships, and navigate all aspects of community living.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree is preferred) and relevant experience in residential life and/or youth mentoring. This person will also have strong written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, a sense of humor, and a genuine interest in living and working with adolescent girls as they develop their sense of self in an academically rigorous educational living environment. This is a live-in position with a mixture of evening/weekend and daytime responsibilities. This job is performed from the employee’s residence (apartment within the dorm) so candidates must be prepared to share this space as well as the entrance and exit to the apartment/residence hall with the students. 
     
    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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