Employment

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.


Staff

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  • Advancement Services Coordinator

    The Bishop’s School seeks to employ an Advancement Services Coordinator who will be responsible for generating significant financial support for the School from donations, planned gifts and event fundraising as well as stewardship of critical relationships including alumni, current parents, past parents, trustees, faculty, staff, grandparents, foundations and friends.

    This is a full-time, exempt position with full benefits. The start date for this position is open for negotiation but no later than January 18, 2021.

    Position Summary: 

    Oversee general Advancement Office management, including the training and supervision of Advancement Administrative Assistants for all gift-processing functions. Effectively utilize a system for generating monthly pledge reminders; database maintenance; reporting, mailings and monthly financial reconciliation coordination with the Business Office.

    This position reports to the Senior Director of Advancement.

    Essential Functions: 

    • Provide supervisory oversight utilizing discretion and independent decision making authority for the day-to-day workload assignments of Advancement Department Administrative Assistants as it relates to all gift processing functions, maintenance of paper and electronic files, and general office upkeep (e.g., organization of supplies, coffee and beverage station maintenance, cleanliness of common office spaces, and equipment and building maintenance).
    • Provide Raiser’s Edge NXT training, supervision and support to Advancement Department Administrative Assistants.
    • Manage the overall gift processing function, including but not limited to, ensuring that gifts are entered into the Raiser’s Edge NXT database software accurately, receipts and thank you letters are generated in a timely fashion, and gift batch reports are distributed daily.
    • Monitor database constituent information for accuracy and formatting consistency.
    • Update constituent records and their relationships in a timely manner as it relates to contact information (e.g., business information, changes in marital status and deaths).
    • Prepare monthly expectancy reports with all outstanding pledge balances for annual giving and major gift campaigns.
    • Coordinate with the Senior Director of Advancement the process for sending out pledge reminders for current and lapsed pledges for current and major gifts to all constituencies.
    • Maintain email distribution lists in apps such as Constant Contact and the auction management platform.
    • Coordinate all Advancement Department extractions and mailings as well as special requests from volunteers and other departments.
    • Collaborate with Admissions, IT and the Business Office for updating student and family records, particularly for new and current families.
    • Coordinate with IT for the annual transfer of information and upload of current family information into My School.
    • Interface with the Business Office for monthly and year-end reconciliations.
    • Provide assistance as requested for stewardship functions, alumni and fundraising events, including the financial aid benefactor dinner, donor recognition events, annual auction and alumni reunion weekend.
    • Participate fully in advancement operations meetings.
    • Regular communication with supervisor on the status of workloads, progress to completion on projects and of upcoming deadlines.
    • Uphold the School’s Fundamental Standard, as stated in The Bishop’s School Faculty, Staff and Administration Handbook.
    • Perform other duties as directed by the Senior Director of Advancement, the Chief Advancement Officer or the Head of School.

    Position Qualifications: 


    The successful candidate will exhibit the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • A minimum of five years of administrative, clerical and database experience required.
    • A minimum of three years of Raiser’s Edge NXT experience required.
    • Proficiency with widely used software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
    • Possess working knowledge of general bookkeeping.
    • Ability to learn new systems and platforms quickly and thoroughly.
    • Attentive to detail and accuracy in all areas of data entry, reporting, word processing and email correspondence.
    • Dedicated work ethic; proactive, responsible, reliable and attentive to deadlines.
    • Excellent organizational and time-management skills with the capacity to follow-through to completion.
    • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
    • 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.
    • Commitment to maintaining strict confidentiality in daily dealings with very sensitive constituent information.
    • Receptive to constructive feedback and direction.
    • Professional appearance in the office and public settings.
    • Ability to actively collaborate with all school constituencies.
    • 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.

    Work Environment and Physical Requirements: 
    • Required to lift and carry up to a maximum of 25 lbs., in a correct manner consistent with the appropriate training provided by the School.
    • Occasionally required to use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, touch and use tools, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, bend, stoop, twist, lift, reach, push, pull, grasp, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, grasp, talk, hear, and walk during the course of employment.
    • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and an ability to adjust focus.
    • May use telephone, computer, copier, and other office equipment in the course of a day.
    • Required to sit while operating word processing equipment for approximately 6-8 hours daily, repetitive motion for typing and other keystroke needs.
    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.


    Apply Now: 


    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. Applications are considered via Indeed.com only.

    ***Please provide your salary range requirements (REQUIRED)***

    The Bishop's School offers competitive compensation including a full benefits package and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
  • Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

    The Bishop's School is seeking a director of admissions and financial aid. The Director of Admissions and Financial Aid is a member of the senior administrative team and is responsible for leading the strategic and operational components of enrollment management, developing the research necessary to inform decision-making, and directing student recruitment, financial aid and enrollment efforts.

    The full position statement and job description can be found
    here.

    Interested candidates are asked to submit in an electronic file, their resume, a one to two-page cover letter, and names and contact information of three references to Christine H. Baker at cbaker@thebakergrp.com of The Baker Group. Please submit materials by November 12, 2020.
  • Director of Athletics

    The Bishop's School is seeking a director of athletics. The person in this role is responsible for all aspects of Bishop's athletics programs and is a member of the School's administrative team. The full position statement and job description can be found here. Please email  hr-ad@bishops.com with questions. 
  • Director of College Counseling

    The Bishop's School is seeking a director of college counseling. The person in this role will implement an exciting vision of college counseling as a signature feature of the
    Bishop’s experience. The full position statement and job description can be found
    here. Application materials should be uploaded directly on the DRG website by visiting the Bishop’s School listing at https://drgsearch.com/current-searches.
  • Director of Human Resources

    The Bishop’s School seeks to employ an experienced Director of Human Resources who will plan, lead,  direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the HR department. This high-caliber  professional will be a strategic thinker and a leader who will serve all institutional employees.  

    The start date for this position is open for negotiation but no later than January 1, 2021. 

    Position Summary: 

    Ensure implementation of the Bishop School’s mission and talent strategy; recruit, interview, hire, and train new staff; administer benefits; oversee the daily workflow of the department; provide constructive and  timely performance evaluations; and handle employee relations and disciplinary actions of employees in  accordance with School policies. 

    This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer at the School. 

    Essential Functions:  
    • Collaborate with senior leadership to understand the School’s goals and strategy related to staffing,  recruiting, and retention. 
    • Identify staffing and recruiting needs; develop and execute best practices for hiring and talent  management. 
    • Plan, lead, develop, coordinate, and implement policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys  to support the School’s human resource compliance and strategy needs. 
    • Administer or oversee the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited  to, policies and procedures (including employee handbook), personnel records, compensation,  benefits, and leave of absences; employee relations; disciplinary matters; disputes and  investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale;  occupational health and safety (including IIPP); and training and development. 
    • Monitor and ensure the School’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and  regulations, and recommended best practices; review and modify policies and practices to maintain  compliance. 
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
    • Develop and facilitate workplace wellness initiatives or programs to improve overall  employee well-being. 
    • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human  resources, talent management, and employment law; apply this knowledge to communicate changes  in policy, practice, and resources to upper management and staff. 
    • Conduct research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics  from the School’s HRIS. 
    • Develop and implement departmental budget. 
    • Facilitate professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff.
    • Uphold the School’s Fundamental Standard, as stated in The Bishop’s School Faculty, Staff and  Administration Handbook. 
    • Perform other duties as directed by the Head of School or COO/CFO. 
    Position Qualifications: 

    The successful candidate will exhibit the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
    • A minimum of five years of human resource management experience required.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.  
    • SHRM and/or HRCI Senior Certified Professional or Certified Professional certification preferred.
    • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations. 
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. 
    • HRIS experience preferred; payroll processing experience a plus.  
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
    • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills. 
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills. 
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise discretion and sound judgment.  
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate. 
    • Ability to manage numerous projects, anticipate and meet deadlines, use time effectively, problem solve independently as well as in a team environment. 
    • Ability to remain professional and composed under deadline pressure while handling a multitude  of duties and situations simultaneously; and respond with appropriate judgment. 
    • Ability to actively collaborate with all school constituencies. 
    • Ability to adapt to the needs of the School and its employees. 
    • 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.
    • Spanish language proficiency preferred. 
    Work Environment and Physical Requirements:  
    • Required to lift and carry up to a maximum of 25 lbs., in a correct manner consistent with the  appropriate training provided by the School.  
    • Occasionally required to use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, touch and use tools, reach with  hands and arms, climb stairs, bend, stoop, twist, lift, reach, push, pull, grasp, balance, kneel,  crouch, crawl, grasp, talk, hear, and walk during the course of employment.  
    • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,  peripheral vision, depth perception and an ability to adjust focus.
    • May use telephone, computer, copier, and other office equipment in the course of a day.
    • Required to sit while operating word processing equipment for approximately 6-8 hours daily,  repetitive motion for typing and other keystroke needs. 
    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. 

    Apply Now: 

    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. Applications are considered via Indeed.com only at https://www.indeed.com/job/director-human-resources-94a7cc8c79da81b3

    The Bishop's School offers competitive compensation including a full benefits package and is  proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
  • Maintenance Team Member - Swing Shift

    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.
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    ***Please provide your hourly pay range (REQUIRED)***

    Position Summary: 

    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.


    Essential Functions: 
    • 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.

    Position Qualifications: 
    • 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.

    Apply Now: 

    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. Applications are considered via Indeed.com only.
  • Bus Driver

    The Bishop's School is looking for a full-time school bus driver for before and after school routes. A California School Bus Drivers Certificate, Class B license with passenger endorsement, and airbrake certification are required. Competitive pay and benefits. Please submit your resume to transportation@bishops.com if interested.

Faculty

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  • Substitute teaching positions for the 2020 - 2021 academic year have been filled.

Mission Statement
The Bishop's School is an academic community pursuing intellectual, artistic and athletic excellence in the context of the Episcopal tradition. We are dedicated to offering the highest quality education to a diverse student body and to fostering integrity, imagination, moral responsibility, and commitment to serving the larger community.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement
The Bishop’s School promotes an inclusive and compassionate community of students, faculty, staff, administrators, parents, trustees, and alumni. We honor and embrace diverse identities such as age, culture, ethnicity, family structure, gender and gender identity, group affiliation, national origin, physical and mental ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. Because diversity enriches the exchange of ideas, we foster a physically and emotionally safe environment in which different experiences, thoughts, and opinions are respectfully expressed and respectfully heard. Such an environment allows every individual to thrive in and contribute to our global community.
THE BISHOP’S SCHOOL     7607 La Jolla Boulevard     La Jolla, CA 92037     (858) 459-4021
The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.