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Dana Hall values each faculty and staff member and the distinct expertise and perspective she or he contributes to Dana Hall community. Dana Hall employees are talented individuals who thrive in a setting that supports each individual’s learning style and encourages risk-taking. Working collaboratively, they guide each student to grow into the best possible version of herself.

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Faculty

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  • Latin ( Sabbatical Replacement Jan. - June 2020 )

    Dana Hall School is seeking an experienced Latin teacher to serve as a sabbatical replacement from January to June 2020.  Responsibilities will include teaching 1 section of 7th-grade Latin, 1 section of 8th-grade Latin, 2 sections of Latin II in the Upper School, and 1 section of 5th-grade Classical Languages, which culminates in a short Greek play.

    The ideal candidate will possess most or all of these qualifications:
    • Ability to teach Latin courses ranging from the introductory to advanced level
    • A basic knowledge of ancient Greek  
    • A post-secondary degree in Latin or a related field
    • Experience in employing a variety of pedagogical approaches for different learning styles
    • Interest in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning (Dana Hall School is a 1 to 1 iPad school)
    • A demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment
    • Flexibility and collaborative spirit in working with department members and colleagues across disciplines

    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Middle School Math ( Part-Time Sabbatical Replacement, January to June )

    Dana Hall School is seeking an experienced, part-time Middle School math teacher beginning in January 2020.  Responsibilities will include teaching one section of Algebra I and participating as needed in the co-curricular life of the school.
     
    The ideal candidate will possess most or all of these qualifications:
    • Experience teaching Middle School math, with experience teaching beyond Algebra I a plus
    • A post-secondary degree
    • Experience in employing a variety of pedagogical approaches for different learning styles
    • Interest in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning (Dana Hall School is a 1-1 iPad school)
    • Commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment
    • Flexibility and collaborative spirit in working with department members and colleagues across disciplines as a member of a small division
     
    Dana Hall School seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and inclusive educational practices.

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Staff

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  • Admission Database Manager

    The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • Maintaining a FileMaker database: managing the integrity of data, processing financial aid applications and awards, recording application statuses and decisions, and applying annual database updates
    • Updating Ravenna Connect for the FileMaker program and connecting the data in Ravenna to FileMaker
    • Creating enrollment files for the online enrollment process
    • Managing the processing of financial aid applications through School and Student Services (SSS), updating financial aid files, and assisting families throughout the process
    • Acting as liaison to other departments that rely on admission data and services, as well as the Technology Department for system issues and requirements
    • Maintaining enrollment and re-enrollment numbers; tracking event and enrollment statistics, preparing annual statistical report(s), and completing surveys
    • Keeping current on Ravenna updates and system enhancements; making recommendations to the office about changes to procedures and best practices; participating in the Ravenna Boston users group
    • Overseeing the administration and maintenance of online applications through Ravenna including, but not limited to, data entry, processing, and the updating of applications and related forms, as well as creating requested reports
    • Monitoring other accepted applications such as the Standard Application Online and uploading applicant information into Ravenna
    • Being an essential part of the Admission team, managing and maintaining all admission and financial aid data, as well as welcoming and assisting prospective families

    Candidates must have: a bachelor’s degree; a minimum of 3 years of database management experience, preferably with an ability to write, update, and troubleshoot scripts as required in Filemaker; a knowledge of Ravenna is ideal; a high level of proficiency with a variety of technology systems, including Microsoft and Apple platforms, MS Office suite, and Google Apps. 

    Successful candidates should possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with a keen attention to detail; excellent written and oral communication skills; an ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines, the flexibility to manage multiple and, at times, competing priorities; the ability to maintain confidentiality; and the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Bilingual abilities in Spanish or Mandarin are a plus. Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time.

    This a 12-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Enrollment Management and Marketing.

    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Barn Maintenance Staff ( Part-Time )

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Barn Maintenance Staff.

    The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • Contributing to the maintenance, health, and proper care of school and boarder horses
    • Feeding, watering, mucking, turning out and providing proper care of horses
    • Assisting with Equestrian Center facilities and grounds maintenance and upkeep to ensure a clean and safe environment
    • Assisting with veterinary visits. as needed
    • Assisting students with tacking, as needed
    • Assisting with longeing, as needed
    • Dragging rings, as needed
    • Operating dump truck, as needed
    • Completing additional duties assigned by the Director and Barn Manager

    Previous horse experience is preferred but not required.

    Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work independently with a demonstrated eagerness to understand all aspects of the operational matters of the barn. Physical requirements include an ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time, as well as an ability to lift, carry, and move 50 pounds repeatedly. Candidates must read, speak and understand English, as well as have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and an ability to drive a dump truck and tractor.

    This is a twelve-month, part-time position reporting to the Director of the Karen Stives ’68 Equestrian Center. Days and hours will vary.

    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Cook

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Cook. Dana Hall School is a boarding and day college preparatory school for girls grades 5 through 12. The 482 students come from 13 states and 15 countries. 
     
    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Preparing and presenting a variety of hot and cold foods following standardized department recipes in quantities planned in advance using a variety of preparation methods.
    • Determining daily kitchen work load, making daily job assignments, and overseeing the work of all cooks and other kitchen personnel.
    • Evaluating, producing, coordinating, and executing catered events on campus, as needed.
    • Evaluating finished products to ensure quality, as well as addressing sub-quality production and presentation by analyzing problems and implementing solutions in collaboration with the Director of Dining Services and Sous Chef.
    • Working in all areas of the kitchen, as needed, but primarily in hot food production with a focus on serving the best quality product to our guests.
    • Utilizing inventory on a regular basis while communicating food and equipment needs to the Director of Dining Services, Sous Chef, and Receiver in order to ensure all products and supplies are ordered and scheduled for timely delivery for production needs.
    • Researching, developing, testing, and adjusting recipes for all production areas along with the Sous Chef.
    • Work with the Director of Dining Services, Sous Chef and Production Chef on the development of current and new staff.
    • Overall kitchen sanitation and food safety practices, keeping general workers on task, and assigning side work and equipment maintenance duties to kitchen personnel.
    • Implementing food safety guidelines and ensuring completion of service records.
    • Coordinating and expediting food preparation from the kitchen and action stations, while ensuring safe food handling and on-time production according to established procedures.
    • Planning and executing production and presentation for assigned meals, including designing and executing buffet presentation.
    • Overseeing kitchen operations in the absence of the Sous Chef and Production Chef.
    • Collaborating with the Director of Dining Services, Sous Chef, and culinary team to fulfill the culinary goals of the unit by facilitating the implementation of management initiatives in the kitchen and exceeding customer expectations.
     
    Candidates should have: an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts or equivalent combination of a completed culinary program and experience; 5-7 years of experience in planning and preparing hot and cold foods for service and coordinating the work of a culinary crew in a restaurant, hotel or institutional operation; expertise and/or high level of interest in various cuisines and cooking methods, quantity food preparation, batch cooking, and general culinary techniques and skills with demonstrated mastery of all cooking methods; practical experience leading a kitchen crew in a logical, efficient and fair manner; coaching and training culinary skills and techniques; designing plate and buffet presentations and developing recipes and menus; a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of kitchen sanitation and food safety practices and ability to enforce safe food handling guidelines; a willingness to be a team player who is held accountable for the quality of products produced by others, for meeting tight deadlines, and for contributing to the success of all kitchen and action station production; an ability to implement culinary goals in the unit while working closely with the Director of Dining Services, Sous Chef, and Production Chef.  Candidates must read, speak and understand English and have a working knowledge of basic math, be customer-service sensitive and hospitality-oriented, as well as have certification in ServSafe, CPR, and anti-choking procedures.  Other requirements include an ability to be customer-service sensitive and to provide a hospitable environment for the entire Dana Hall community and its guests. Physical requirements include an ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time, as well as an ability to lift, carry, and move 50 pounds repeatedly.
     
    This is a 12-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Dining Services and Sous Chef. This position will include nights and weekends. Flexibility is required.  
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Dining Service Attendant

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Dining Service Attendant. 

    The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Demonstrating a focus on customer service by anticipating needs and accommodating requests, as well as seeking to assist and accommodate customers to promote a pleasant dining experience
    • Consistently greeting, welcoming and interacting with customers in a warm and friendly manner to promote an atmosphere of hospitality
    • Prepping and stocking products for the current shift and next shift and proactively preparing for busy periods
    • Setting up and/or breaking down assigned food service stations in an efficient and sanitary manner
    • Preparing, assembling, and/or serving various foods and beverages in a professional manner
    • Coordinating and expediting food preparation from the kitchen and action stations, as well as ensuring safe food handling and on-time production according to established procedures
    • Planning and executing the production and presentation for assigned meals including designing and executing buffet presentation
    • Keeping assigned food service stations and storage areas properly cleaned, fresh and full
    • Brewing coffee, maintaining all beverage machines, toasters, panini machines and other equipment
    • Assisting the culinary staff with basic food service tasks such as light cooking and food preparation, garnishing, and food display
    • Ensuring that all products used are fresh and within the specific usage period
    • Communicating with management and cooks about the quality and quantity of products in service.
    • Being knowledgeable about the ingredients and preparation methods of the foods served, especially with regards to the presence of potential allergens
    • Evaluating, producing, coordinating, and executing catered events on campus, as needed
    • Delivering and providing table service and other related tasks for special events
    • Following overall kitchen sanitation and food safety practices
    • Assisting with ware washing, as assigned
    • Alerting dining team members of any outdated or spoiled products, those not at proper temperature, or products that do not appear appetizing
    • Performing general cleaning tasks in accordance with the accepted food service sanitation standards that are assigned as part of the daily housekeeping and sanitation schedules and accurately completing service records
    • Executing all other related duties, as assigned, including a variety of food service related tasks in support of dining operations based on daily and seasonal demand
     
    Candidates should have: a minimum of one year planning, preparing, and serving hot and cold foods for service; a demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision in a logical, efficient and productive manner; flexibility and willingness to learn and perform various tasks, as needed; a high school diploma or GED; the ability to read, speak, and understand English fluently; demonstrated basic math skills, including food service weights and measures and be able to read and understand receiving lists, packaging labels and vendor invoices; the ability to lift, carry, and move at least 30 lbs. repeatedly; tolerance for standing, walking, lifting, and performing repetitive physical tasks;; the ability to be a team player who is willing to be held accountable for the quality of products, for meeting tight deadlines, and for contributing to the success of all kitchen and other production; the ability to be customer-service focused with an ability to implement and maintain the goals of the operation and shift priorities when situations arise; ServSafe certification (preferred but, not required).  Candidates must enjoy a high degree of customer (internal, external) contact and have a friendly, and helpful attitude. All Dining Staff team members must be customer service focused and willing to provide the best service to all of our customers.
     
    This is a 12-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Dining Services. A rotating schedule will frequently include nights and weekends with possible overtime based on business demands. All hours are subject to change, and may be adjusted to meet business demands.    
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Director of Major and Planned Gifts

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Director of Major and Planned Gifts.  The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    •          Collaborating with the advancement team to develop and manage a comprehensive plan to research, identify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospects at the $25,000+ level, including setting specific goals and timetables
    •          Supervising the Major Gifts Officer in establishing and achieving goals, timetables, and appropriate strategies for assigned prospects
    •          Conducting regular prospect visits with the goal of soliciting major and planned gift prospects
    •          Working with the Prospect Research and Gift Coordinator to identify and research major and planned gift prospects and analyzing information in order to structure strategies
    •          Developing and executing a plan, including specific goals and timetable, to market, cultivate, solicit and recognize planned gifts
    •          Serving as a planned giving resource to the advancement team and maintaining up-to-date knowledge
    •          Working in cooperation with the Business Office, financial estate planners, and attorneys
    •          Managing and executing the stewardship of all named endowed funds including recognition events
    •          Assuring an effective program for foundation relations and timely proposal submission  
    •          Attending key Dana Hall events to interact with donors and prospects, including travel and occasional evenings and weekends
     
    Candidates must have: a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred; over 5 years of fundraising and donor management work experience with a proven record of success; knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Apps; experience with Raiser’s Edge/NXT a plus.
     
    Successful candidates will possess: excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; an ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people; excellent written and oral skills and an ability to articulate the School’s mission and priorities; the ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with utmost discretion; the qualities of a proactive self-starter and a collaborative member of the advancement team; the ability to explain Dana Hall’s planned giving program and vehicles for giving (e.g., charitable remainder trusts, bequests, etc.)  Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods.
     
    This is a 12-month, full-time position reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • HVAC Maintenance Technician

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of HVAC Maintenance Technician. The individual in this position will be accountable for:
     
    • Maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting all aspects of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems for the entire campus
    • Coordinating and collaborating with external contractors, as well as internal Licensed Master Plumber, Master Electrician, Facilities Staff, and Campus Safety to ensure HVAC systems are functioning properly
    • Effectively using computer-based building control systems for heat/air conditioning, lights, and safety
     
     
    Candidates must have: a comprehensive knowledge of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating principals; experience as an HVAC Mechanic; working knowledge of all boiler systems (state-of-the-art and antiquated); experience with and understanding of MS Office suite and Google Apps; a high school diploma or GED; a Refrigeration Technician’s license is preferred.

    Candidates must have the ability to lift and move items up to 50 lbs., as well as have tolerance for walking, lifting, shoveling, and performing various repetitive physical tasks. Candidates must have the ability to work independently or with a team, perform emergency tasks promptly and efficiently, and be customer-focused with a friendly and helpful attitude.  Candidates should be able to read, speak and understand English fluently.
     
    This is a 12-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Facilities and Campus Safety. Hours are 7:00 a.m. -3:30 p.m.  All hours are subject to change and may be adjusted to meet campus needs.  Candidates must have the flexibility to work nights and weekends.  
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.
     
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  • IT Associate – Systems Administrator/Network Manager

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of IT Associate – Systems Administrator/Network Manager. The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • Managing the School’s virtualization infrastructure composed of VMWare vCenter and Horizon View solutions
    • The management, reliability, maintenance, and support of the School’s network infrastructure including LAN/WAN/WiFi environments
    • Managing internal DHCP, DNS, and Firewall configurations, as well as all IP routing and VLAN configurations
    • Managing intrusion detection, prevention, and gateway antivirus
    • Managing Active Directory user and group maintenance
    • Managing multiple Microsoft Windows servers including client-server database applications
    • Managing disaster recovery procedures
    • Working with team members to ensure interoperability, performance, and availability of network resources including websites, databases, VoIP phone system, and other network-based solutions
    • Working with the Director of Information Systems on network design, resource allocations, and other projects as instructed
    • Assisting with Help Desk activities, as needed
    • Providing Tier II technical support, as needed

    Primary responsibilities are the oversight, management, and configuration of Dana Hall School’s wired and wireless network infrastructure including network security, bandwidth allocation, provisioning, and interoperability among various network-based resources on campus. In addition, this position manages the virtualization infrastructure composed of Windows-based servers and disaster recovery systems. It also maintains a variety of database applications for the community including support and upgrades.

    Candidates should have an ability to work collaboratively and independently. Other requirements include a Bachelor's degree and experience managing a network within an organization. A working knowledge of audio/visual systems and Google Apps management is preferred. Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time, as well as lift and move product up to 60 lbs.

    Successful candidates will be creative, curious, professional, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and productive, as well as have a strong work ethic and an ability to work effectively and multi-task in an active school environment.

    This position will interact with every aspect of the Dana Hall School community. It should be understood that some infrastructure and/or system maintenance may require off-hour working hours. Whenever possible, these instances would be known and scheduled in advance.

    This is a 12-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Information Systems.

    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Lifeguard ( Part-Time )

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Lifeguard (Part Time).  The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals using and visiting the Shipley Center Pool
    • Responding to the needs of pool visitors
    • Working with a team to provide a safe pool environment
     
    Hours include Mondays: 7 a.m.-9 a.m., Tuesdays: 7 a.m.-7:45 a.m., Wednesdays: 6 a.m.-7:45 a.m., Thursdays: 7 a.m.-8:15 a.m., Fridays 6 a.m.-7:45 a.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Candidates must have lifeguard and CPR certifications.  
     
    This is a ten-month, part-time position reporting to the Director of Summer Programs.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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Coaching

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  • Lifeguard Instructor (Part-time)

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Swim Instructor (part-time). The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Providing instruction for students that will culminate in lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross.
    Candidates must have experience providing lifeguard certification, as well as have current CPR certification.

    This a part-time position from March 24 through May 18 on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:30-4:00 p.m. reporting to the Director of Athletics, Health, and Wellness.

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  • Middle School A Lacrosse Head Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a middle school A lacrosse head coach for the 2020 spring season (from March through May). This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting at 2:15 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 2 p.m., and occasional Saturdays. Experience coaching girls at the youth, high school, or college level is required and teaching experience is preferred.

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  • Middle School A Tennis Head Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a middle school A tennis head coach for the 2020 spring season (from March through May). This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting at 2:15 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 2 p.m., and occasional Saturdays. Experience coaching girls at the youth, high school, or college level is required and teaching experience is preferred.

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  • Varsity Lacrosse Goalie Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity lacrosse goalie coach for the 2020 spring season (from March through May). This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting at 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 2 p.m., and occasional Saturdays. Experience coaching girls at the youth, high school, or college level is required and teaching experience is preferred.

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  • Varsity Softball Assistant Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity softball assistant coach for the 2020 spring season (from March through May). This is a part-time position with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting at 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 2 p.m., and occasional Saturdays. Experience coaching girls at the youth, high school, or college level is required and teaching experience is preferred.


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Dana Hall strives to provide employees access to opportunities for growth and professional development, and to enhance and expand our ability to hire, retain, develop, and promote a diverse workforce.

Dana Hall School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Dana Hall School seeks to reflect in its faculty and staff the diversity present within the student body.

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  • Area Studies Symposium

    Favorite Assignment
  • Blue Key Club

    Favorite Activity
  • Middle Eastern Studies

    Favorite Class

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  • Caroline

    "Middle Eastern Studies has been my favorite Dana Hall class because both the teacher and the discussions always kept me engaged and excited to learn more."
    -Caroline