The Bishop's School offers competitive compensation including a full benefits package and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Please see below for open positions at The Bishop's School.
- Maintenance Team Member: Swing Shift
- Bus Driver
- Senior Director of Advancement/Director of Major and Principal Gifts
- Advancement Services Coordinator
The Bishop’s School seeks to employ an experienced Maintenance Team Member – Swing Shift, who will operate as part of a team in completing maintenance-related tasks to maintain campus physical facilities.
The position will be filled when a suitable candidate is hired.
This position is responsible for daily, weekly and monthly tasks to maintain campus physical facilities including repairs and renovation of buildings, grounds, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems, as well as responding to emergencies and urgencies, and maintaining the campus in a clean and tidy condition.
This position is also responsible for providing assistance and supervision for janitorial and housekeeping personnel and overseeing outside contractors as needed, as well as assisting with events setup, support and teardown including but not limited to audio-visual equipment.
The regularly scheduled hours for this swing shift position are Tuesday through Friday 11:00 am to 7:30 pm and Saturdays 7:00 am to 3:30 pm but can be adjusted to 7:00 am – 3:30 pm during summer and non-student workdays, when approved in advance by a supervisor.
This is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly) position with full benefits. The position reports to the Facilities Team Manager and Director of Facilities.
- Perform repairs and preventive maintenance procedures on campus buildings, grounds, equipment and systems, as assigned, to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
- Inspect, operate or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
- Inspect drives, motors and belts, check fluid levels, flush drain lines, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, per checklists.
- Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery.
- Assemble, install, or repair basic wiring including computer cabling, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing including pipe cutting, pump repair and pipe sweating, machinery, and equipment including audio visual.
- Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
- Repair plaster and drywall, paint interior and exterior surfaces, and assist with other renovation or remodeling work including basic carpentry.
- Install, repair or replace doors, door locks, faucets, and window coverings.
- May perform pool maintenance, as instructed by the Facilities Team Manager, including changing light bulbs, calibrating water analyzer, testing water sample, and adding chemicals as needed for the purpose of complying with mandated safety and health requirements.
- Assist with setting up and removing chairs, tables, bleachers, stages, as well as audio visual equipment setup, support and teardown for various campus events including evenings and Saturdays.
- Respond to all work orders and requests in a timely manner, and update records of all service requests, periodic maintenance and checklists in work order system.
- Perform all duties in a safe manner, whether working alone, in a team or around others, in accordance with the School’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP).
- Identify and inform Facilities Team Manager and/or Director of Facilities of any potential safety hazards on School properties.
- Monitor campus spaces to identify areas needing repair/maintenance and report all issues and challenges to Facilities Team Manager and/or appropriate management personnel, suggest potential resolutions, and provide assistance as appropriate.
- Oversee outside contractors while on campus as directed.
- Provide supervision of janitorial and housekeeping personnel as needed and assist when necessary to ensure that the campus is maintained in a clean and neat condition.
- Attend weekly team meetings to review upcoming calendar and attend school functions as needed and/or as directed by the supervisor.
- Uphold the School’s Fundamental Standard, as stated in The Bishop’s School Faculty, Staff and Administration Handbook.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Facilities Team Manager, Campus Scheduler, and Director of Facilities.
- The successful candidate will exhibit the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Knowledge of safe work practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment including general knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, HVAC and basic building maintenance and remodeling work experience.
- Knowledge of pool maintenance/calibration a plus.
- Mechanical aptitude and ability to proficiently utilize various hand and power tools, including but not limited to voltmeter, multimeter, power washer, grinder, welding torch, table saw and drill press, in performing assigned diversified maintenance tasks in a safe and effective manner.
- Operate sprayers related to sanitizing and disinfecting areas on campus. N95 mask may be required. Training and personal protective equipment (PPE) to be provided by the School.
- General computer literacy including but not limited to programs such as scheduling and other job-related software, emails and internet use.
- Ability to read and interpret specifications, diagrams, instructions, and work orders and requests.
- Ability to effectively troubleshoot electrical, plumbing and other facilities issues, and repair or assist in performing repairs as directed.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- · Strong work ethic and integrity; proactive, responsible, reliable, prompt and attentive to detail.
- Ability to utilize sound judgment in analyzing facilities issues and determining appropriate solutions, including escalating issues to the appropriate personnel when necessary.
- Ability to manage time effectively to complete assigned tasks within allotted time and minimal supervision.
- Ability to cooperatively work with other team members as well as independently.
- Receptive to constructive feedback and direction.
- Ability to courteously interact with all school constituencies.
- Ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition irrespective of own religious orientation.
- Flexibility with the special needs associated with an academic calendar and schedule, which may require fluctuations in workdays and hours including evenings and weekends, as well as availability in responding to campus emergencies as needed.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
This position requires the ability to stand, stoop, lift arms overhead, push, pull and crouch for extended periods of time, and use various ladders of up to 20 feet in height and utilize a motorized lift in partnership with at least one other coworker, as required to complete assigned tasks; to individually push, pull, lift, or lift and carry, items weighing up to and including 50 pounds, with or without carrying handles, in a correct manner consistent with the appropriate safety training provided by The Bishop’s School.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. This may include warm, hot or cold temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
Introduce yourself by sending us a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position. Please attach a cover letter and resume with the application. To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Position: Senior Director of Advancement/Director of Major and Principal Gifts
Reports to: Chief Advancement Officer
Exempt, Full Time
Summary Description: The Senior Director partners with the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) and peer directors to set the strategy for the Advancement program, including future campaigns. The position reports directly to the Chief Advancement Officer, works closely with the Head of School and the Board of Trustees on fundraising initiatives, and is a member of Advancement’s leadership team.
Qualifications: Minimum of bachelor’s degree, ten (10) or more years of experience in advancement work and at least two (2) years of experience in major gift work or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Skills & Abilities:
- Strong verbal and written communication skills;
- Strength in creating a collaborative environment;
- Ability to serve as mentor to new and existing staff in all areas of advancement;
- Strategic thinker;
- Proficiency in use of development and relationship management software, preferably Raiser’s Edge;
- Experience in conducting campaigns and demonstrated success in securing top-level gifts;
- Alignment with the School’s mission and values.
Essential Functions and Specific Duties:
- Draft and implement a major and principal gift plan that sets realistic goals for supporting institutional priorities;
- In collaboration with the Chief Advancement Officer and Head of School, plan for capital and major gift initiatives including budget, staffing, volunteers and timetable;
- Design cultivation and stewardship strategies for major and principal donors with special attention to those from previous campaigns and prospective donors for future campaigns;
- With support from advancement operations staff, develop and implement a prospect management system;
- Manage a personal portfolio of approximately 150 major gift prospects and donors;
- In collaboration with the Senior Director of Advancement, develop a leadership annual giving plan to facilitate growth of unrestricted giving;
- Work with the CAO and Board Advancement Committee to evaluate each year’s giving programs and develop goals and objectives for the following year;
- In partnership with the CAO and Head of School, develop a plan to broaden and deepen the culture of philanthropy at The Bishop’s School;
- Identify, recruit, and train a major and principal giving committee to assist with fundraising efforts;
- Oversee the planned giving program and recommend goals and strategies for cultivation of prospects to the Chief Advancement Officer and Head of School;
- Coordinate staff efforts in identifying prospects, making solicitations and enhancing team members’ knowledge of planned giving vehicles;
- Uphold the School’s Core Values.
- Assist other members in the office, as needed, for solicitations, special events and deadlines.
Lifting & Carrying Requirements & other physical requirements:
The employee is required to lift and carry up to a maximum of 40 pounds of weight, with or without carrying handles, in a correct manner consistent with the appropriate training provided by The Bishop’s School. Position requires sitting while operating word processing equipment for approximately 6-8 hours daily, repetitive motion for typing and other keystroke needs.
The position is open until Sept. 17, 2021 at 5 p.m. To apply, interested candidates should submit a résumé, cover letter and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position: Advancement Services Coordinator
Reports to: Senior Director of Advancement
Full Time, Non-Exempt
Summary Description: Reporting to the Senior Director of Advancement, the Advancement Services Coordinator is responsible for general Advancement office services, including the data entry, gift processing, reporting and prospect moves management functions.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five (5) years of administrative, clerical and database experience are required. Raiser’s Edge certification is a plus.
Skills & Abilities:
- Proficiency and experience with Raiser’s Edge and Raiser’s Edge NXT software;
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills with the capacity to follow through to completion;
- Effective verbal and written communication skills;
- Possess working knowledge of general accounting and bookkeeping;
- Proficiency with widely-used software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
- Dedicated work ethic; proactive, responsible, reliable and attentive to deadlines;
- Attentive to detail and accuracy in all areas of data entry, reporting, word processing and email correspondence;
- Ability to actively collaborate with all school constituencies;
- Ability to remain professional and composed under pressure while handling a multitude of duties and situations simultaneously, and respond with appropriate judgment;
- Ability to think logically and creatively, anticipate and work through challenges and problem solve independently as well as in a team environment;
- Maintains strict confidentiality in daily dealings with very sensitive constituent information;
- Flexibility with the special needs associated with an academic calendar and schedule;
- Availability for evening meetings and events as required, which may necessitate adjustment of work hours and days, including weekends;
- Ability to support the School’s mission and values as an institution founded in the Episcopal tradition irrespective of own religious orientation.
Essential Functions and Specific Duties:
- Provide Raiser’s Edge training and support to Advancement Department Directors and Administrative Assistants.
- Manage the overall gift processing function, including but not limited to ensuring data integrity and accuracy, and the timely production and distribution of, receipts, thank you letters, and gift batch reports.
- Collaborate with Director of Advancement Services to perform monthly and year-end closings and reconciliations in coordination with Business Office requests.
- Collaborate with the Senior Directors of Advancement and the Director of Advancement Services to provide routine and customized cash giving reports and statistical analysis for the Board of Trustees, the Head of School and the Chief Advancement Officer.
- Monitor Raiser’s Edge constituent information for accuracy and formatting consistency.
- Maintain a prospect moves management system in Raiser’s Edge.
- Make updates to constituent records and their relationships in a timely manner as it relates to contact information, business information, and constituency status updates.
- Participate in regular communications with supervisor on the status of workloads, progress to completion on projects and notice of upcoming deadlines.
- Utilize an efficient system for generating monthly Advancement reports and gift expectancy reports.
- Schedule and generate timely pledge reminders for current and major gift commitments.
- Participate in the Advancement operations meetings providing informational and procedural updates.
- Collaborate with Admissions, IT and the Business Office for sharing of new student information and other constituent updates and corrections.
- Coordinate all Advancement Department extractions and mailings as well as special requests from volunteers and other departments.
- Provide assistance as requested for stewardship functions, alumni and fundraising events, including the financial aid benefactor dinner, donor recognition events, the annual auction and alumni weekend.
- Collaborate with the Senior Director of Advancement and the Director of Advancement Services to provide donor lists as requested by the Director of Marketing & Public Relations for the annually produced donor recognition publications, print and electronic versions.
- Provide oversight and maintenance of the centralized paper and electronic constituency files containing donor correspondence and gift information.
- Uphold the School’s Core Values.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Lifting & Carrying Requirements & other physical requirements:
The employee is required to lift and carry up to a maximum of 30 pounds of weight, with or without carrying handles, in a correct manner consistent with the appropriate training provided by The Bishop’s School. Position requires sitting while operating word processing equipment for approximately 6-8 hours daily, repetitive motion for typing and other keystroke needs.
The position is open until filled. To apply, interested candidates should submit a résumé, cover letter and three professional references to email@example.com.