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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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  • Advancement Associate

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Advancement Associate to start in the fall.  The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • providing support to the Director of Events and Parent Programs in executing special events for Dana Hall
    • providing support to the Director of Alumnae Relations and the Director of Major and Alumnae Gifts for invitations, reports, mailings, nametags, etc.
    • compiling and managing the printing of a reunion yearbook for alumnae celebrating a 50th reunion
    • overseeing class ring orders for the junior class
    • assisting Advancement personnel with travel arrangements as requested.
    • overseeing the office’s equipment and supplies
    • managing and ordering stationery and other office supplies, as well as conducting an annual inventory of materials
    • working closely, in a professional manner, with all volunteers
    • collaborating with all members of the Advancement Office
    • other duties as assigned


    Candidates must have: a bachelor’s degree and more than 3 years of related work experience; a high level of proficiency with a variety of technology systems, including Microsoft and Apple platforms, MS Office suite, and Google Apps; experience with relevant Blackbaud solutions preferred, such as Raiser’s Edge/NXT.
    Successful candidates will possess: excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; an ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people; an ability to exercise the utmost discretion; an ability to work occasional evenings and weekends; organizational and time-management skills with an ability to manage many tasks and projects simultaneously.
     
    This is a non-exempt twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Events and Parent Programs.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.


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  • Advancement Office Database Manager

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Advancement Office Database Manager.  The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Working collaboratively with the Advancement Office staff and other staff to provide accurate information on alumnae, parents, and other constituents
    • Maintaining constituent records (approximately 6800 alumnae and 3500 parents) and all related Alumnae Office data
    • Performing specialized and technical tasks relating to maintenance of constituent records and files
    • Providing data needed for all solicitations and communication from the Advancement Office
    • Providing support and training for advancement and alumnae relations programs, as needed, as well as recording gifts and event registrations, including reunion
    • Maintaining a thorough knowledge of report inventory and their uses and working with staff to clarify report requests and formatting needs, as well as make changes to enhance Crystal Report /custom report formats, as needed
    • Creating and maintaining appeal codes and producing reports on appeal effectiveness
    • Reviewing and updating annually the Advancement Office manual, including instructional procedures for gift processing, end-of-year activities, and policies that improve data integrity
    • Producing weekly, monthly and annual statistical reports on gifts, pledge reminders, and other related fundraising reports
    • Facilitating monthly reconciliation of gifts and pledges entered into the system and working with the Business Office to reconcile gift information accurately
    • Facilitating the stewardship process for restricted and endowed funds, ensuring timely entry of data into Raiser’s Edge and generating letters for the appropriate stewards of each fund
    • Performing all year-end procedures including closing the Annual Fund by reconciling with the Business Office, and participating in annual (summer) data turnover
    • Collaborating with the Director of Information Systems and personnel in offices across campus to ensure the efficient and accurate exchange of data, and attending Campus Data Group meetings
    • Supervising the Prospect Researcher and Gift Coordinator

     
    Candidates must have: a bachelor’s degree; work experience in data management; technical knowledge of data management systems and processes; experience with relevant Blackbaud solutions preferred, such as Raiser’s Edge/NXT and Online Express.
     
    Successful candidates will possess excellent problem-solving, technology, and customer service skills; superior time-management skills with an ability to manage many tasks and projects simultaneously, while adhering to deadlines and maintaining quality work products; excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail and an ability to create effective action plans to meet goals; effective communication skills, both orally and in writing; an ability to communicate complex issues, as well as to maintain open communication channels with relevant stakeholders.  
     
    This is a twelve-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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  • Alumnae Gifts Officer

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Alumnae Gifts Officer to start September 7th. The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • developing and managing a comprehensive plan for each assigned class to meet a stretch giving goal both in overall dollars raised, participation by each class, and increased number of planned giving donors
    • identifying, recruiting, training and working closely throughout the year with class giving chairs who will help rate, challenge and solicit their classmates
    • working with the Prospect Research and Gift Coordinator to identify and research major and planned gift prospects in assigned classes
    • conducting regular prospect visits with the goal of soliciting major prospects in assigned class whether for Dana Fund, capital, or planned gifts
    • analyzing prospect financial and biographical information to structure strategies
    • working with the Director of Alumnae Relations to celebrate and recognize donors at reunion
    • collaborating with all members of the Advancement Office
    • completing other duties as assigned

    Candidates must have: a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred; more than 3 years of fundraising and donor management work experience; technical knowledge of data management systems and processes; experience with relevant Blackbaud solutions preferred, such as Raiser’s Edge/NXT and Online Express; knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Apps.

    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; an ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with utmost discretion; an ability to travel and work occasional evenings and weekends; time-management skills with an ability to manage many tasks and projects simultaneously.

    This is a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Alumnae and Major Gifts.

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


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  • Barn Staff

     
    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Barn 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.
    Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work independently with a demonstrated eagerness to understand all aspects of proper horsemanship and 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, full-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

    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 workload, 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 twelve-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 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.

    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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Being knowledgeable about the ingredients and preparation methods of the foods served, especially with regards to the presence of potential allergens
    • Delivering and providing table service and other related tasks for special events
    • Following overall kitchen sanitation and food safety practices
    • 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 flexibility and willingness to learn and perform various tasks, as needed; a high school diploma or GED.
     
    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 demands. All hours are subject to change and may be adjusted to meet demands.    
     
    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). This position is responsible for ensuring the general supervision, safety and well-being of patrons using and visiting the Shipley Center pool. The lifeguard is expected to prevent and swiftly respond to emergencies and give advice on water safety to patrons.
    Shifts needed for either or both Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. while school is in session. Candidates must have lifeguard and CPR certifications.
    This is a nine-month (September-May), part-time position reporting to the Director of Athletics, Health and Wellness.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Receiver

     
    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Receiver.
     
    The individual in this position will be accountable for: 
    • Checking all delivered items against order sheets and invoices for accuracy, not accepting any damaged and/or spoiled items, and reporting shortages, missed picks and any item found to be lacking in quality to the management.
    • Rotating all product using the "First In First Out" principle, including stock in coolers, freezers, and all storage areas.
    • Delivering products to food production, customer service, and other areas, as well as stock coolers/freezers, as required.
    • Assisting with operations, particularly opening, stocking, and ensuring the staff has everything they need to open and operate the kitchen and dining hall, as well as assisting the staff, as needed, with timely preparation for busy periods.
    • Following all food safety guidelines, as required.
    • Cleaning and sanitizing all storage areas and the loading dock, fulfilling general cleaning duties such as floor care, ware washing, and minor equipment maintenance, as needed, as well as assisting with weekly physical inventory, and delivering products to other locations, as assigned.
    • Gathering, preparing, and delivering items for catered events on campus; assisting with organizing the equipment for events; making deliveries for catering, as needed; assisting in delivering products that are missing on deliveries and events; assisting in the execution of all other related duties, as assigned, including a variety of food service related tasks in support of the unit, such as replenishing stock, assisting in the dish room, and department operations based on daily and seasonal business demands.
    • Safely driving a school vehicle to make deliveries of food, equipment, and supplies to other locations on campus and maintaining the general cleanliness of the vehicle.
    • Assisting staff, as needed, with the setup, breakdown and closing of events and the operation.
    Candidates should have: a minimum of one year of experience receiving and storing goods or handling food service supplies in a high volume operation; an ability to read and understand receiving lists, packaging labels and vendor invoices; basic math skills, including food service weights and measures; a high school diploma or GED; a valid Massachusetts driver’s license in good standing with no restrictions; the ability to read, speak, and understand English fluently; the ability to lift, carry, and move at least 50 lbs. repeatedly; 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 detail-oriented and to multi-task; the flexibility to manage multiple priorities to meet required deadlines; ServSafe certification (preferred but, not required).
     
    This is a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of Dining Services.  The pay scale is $16-$18 per hour, plus full benefits.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Weekend Barn Supervisor

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Weekend Barn Supervisor.

    The individual in the weekend supervisor position will be accountable for:
    · Managing barn staff members on weekends
    · Acting as point person for communication on weekends
    · Assigning, supervising and assisting with daily tasks on weekends
    · Contributing to the maintenance, health and proper care of school and boarder horses
    · Feeding, watering, mucking, turning out
    · Assisting with Equestrian Center facilities and grounds maintenance and upkeep to ensure a clean and safe environment
    · Assisting with veterinary visits, as needed
    · Assisting with tacking and longeing, as needed
    · Dragging rings and operating dump truck, as needed
    · Communicating closely with Director and Barn Manager as issues arise
    · Completing additional tasks as required by Director or Barn Manager
     
    Candidates should have previous horse experience: management experience is preferred.
     
    Candidates must have strong customer service skills, as well as 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 and have a valid Massachusetts driver's license.  This is a 40 hour/week full time position and candidates must be able to work both weekend days.
     
    This is a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Director of the Karen Stives ’68 Equestrian Center.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Weekend Nurse (Part-Time)

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Weekend School Nurse (Part-Time). The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • Managing student health needs including medications, episodic care, and wellness needs
    • Providing associated documentation and appropriate communications regarding student care
    • Utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care
    • Medication management
    • Developing and implementing of individual health plans
    • Coordinating medical emergency responses
    • Routine school medical management of student illnesses  
    • Maintaining school records via Magnus EMR
    • Collaborating with the school personnel to ensure the safety and well-being of the students

    This is a 10-month, part-time position from January through mid-June. The nurse in this position will work twice per month on Saturdays and Sundays every other weekend (9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.) excluding holidays and school closures.  The ideal candidate will be available for per diem coverage as well.  Candidates must be an RN with licensure in the state of Massachusetts, as well as have current CPR certification.

    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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  • Middle School Basketball Coach

     
    Dana Hall School is seeking a middle school basketball coach for the 2021-2022 winter season (from November through February). 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.

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

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  • Varsity Ice Hockey Assistant Coach 

     
    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity ice hockey assistant coach for the 2020-2021 winter season (from November to February). This is a part-time position that offers operational and recruiting support to the head coach with responsibilities on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting at 4:00 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 2:15 p.m., and occasional Saturdays. Experience coaching girls at the high school or college level is required. Candidates must be capable of inspiring young people to be leaders on and off the ice and to help support their growth as hard-working competitors who strive to perform at their best.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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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