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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.

Administrative

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  • Director of Community, Equity, and Inclusion

    The Director of Community, Equity, and Inclusion (DCEI) will report to the Head of School and will serve on the Administrative Team. This is a 12-month senior leadership position. The DCEI will work collaboratively with students, administrators, faculty, staff, families, and trustees to nurture and strengthen a diverse, inclusive, and culturally responsive learning community.
     
    The DCEI will partner with the Administrative Team to lead programmatic initiatives in the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion, in order to ensure that Dana Hall maintains academic excellence grounded in the richness of a diversity of perspectives and lived experiences and in innovative learning.

    The DCEI’s responsibilities will be organized into four main areas:

    Curriculum and Instruction

    Together with the Head of School, Academic Dean, and Division Directors, the DCEI will actively research new pedagogies, curricula, and best practices that address common classroom challenges in teaching about identity, social difference, and inequality, and will train Dana Hall teachers how to incorporate these into their classrooms.The DCEI will work with faculty, administrators, and student support personnel to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion work in the school’s academic, extracurricular, and residential life programs.

    Recruiting, Networking, and Outreach

    Hiring: Together with the Assistant Head of School, Academic Dean, and Division Directors, the DCEI will assist in the recruiting and hiring process, working closely with department heads to work toward the goal of achieving greater diversity in Dana Hall’s faculty and staff. Specifically, the DCEI will attend relevant conferences, network with prospective candidates, and maintain regular contact with potential candidates.

    Enrollment Management and Admission: Together with the Director of Enrollment Management and Marketing, as well as other senior administrators, the DCEI will collaborate with Office of Admission and Financial Aid to help attract and retain traditionally underrepresented student populations. Along with other senior administrators, the DCEI will help to represent Dana Hall at admission events on and off-campus and serve as a resource for prospective and enrolled families.

    Student Leadership and Education

    The DCEI will mentor and support traditionally underrepresented student populations at independent schools.

    Together with senior administrators and student affairs personnel, the DCEI will develop student leadership in matters related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Specifically, the director will coordinate on-campus equity education programs for Middle and Upper school students; will facilitate student attendance at local, regional, and national conferences related to equity education; and will work with the division directors and student affairs personnel to coordinate multicultural and student affinity groups.

    Adult Education and Professional Development

    The DCEI will work with administrators and department heads in further developing the social and cultural competencies of the adult community.

    Internally, the DCEI will serve as a mentor and advocate for faculty and staff and design and deliver strong and effective professional development opportunities for all.

    Externally, the DCEI will collaborate with: 1) the Advancement Office to maintain connections to and foster inclusion of all alumnae; and 2) the Parents’ Association to support inclusion efforts for all families.

    Applicants should have the following qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in a related field and participation in in-depth training in diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at nationally recognized seminars and workshops
    • Experience as a teacher and teacher-leader with deep knowledge of pedagogy, curriculum, and child and adolescent development, and ability to work effectively with adults and students
    • Diversity and inclusion leadership experience within a school setting
    • Excellent leadership abilities, interpersonal and collaborative skills, speaking and writing skills, strong listening skills, organizational skills, and the ability to follow through on projects
    • Program design and implementation experience
    Dana Hall School seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and inclusive educational practices.

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  • Director of the Middle School

    Dana Hall has engaged Tom Olverson of RG175 for this search. Interested candidates should contact him directly at: tomolverson@gmail.com or 617-599-3111.

Faculty

Staff

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  • Weekend School Nurse

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

    • Managing student health needs including medications, episodic care, 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 late August through mid-June. The nurse in this position will work twice per month on Saturdays and Sundays every other weekend (10-2) excluding holidays and school closures. 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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  • Director of Facilities


    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Director of Facilities with a hands-on approach to manage and supervise a staff of 15 full-time employees and a budget of $2.5 million for all aspects of the School’s facilities service department.

    The individual in this position will be accountable for:

    • Having responsibility, in conjunction with the Chief Operating officer, for the overall management of the facilities of the School including: facilities planning, design, construction, maintenance services, grounds, utilities, and environmental health and safety.
    • Developing and implementing policies and procedures for the operations and protection of campus facilities.
    • Creating and overseeing daily operations plans to keep the School’s appearance in good condition and to maintain all facilities, grounds, and equipment of Dana Hall School in a safe and efficient manner including: regular preventive maintenance, repairs, cleaning of all School buildings, inspections of building systems, and grounds work with lawns, fields, walks and snow removal.
    • Organizing, scheduling, supervising and evaluating all maintenance and janitorial staff, including temporary employees or contract services, as needed.
    • Providing operational support to Dana Hall School faculty, staff, parents, and students for regular programs, activities, and special events.
    • Creating and overseeing a comprehensive facilities maintenance program.
    • Working with the Chief Operating Officer to develop operating and capital budgets for facilities, including annual, long-term and project budgets, and overseeing same costs and budgets.
    • Coding relevant expenses for accounting purposes in a timely and accurate manner, and managing costs within established budgets.
    • Developing, maintaining, and reporting all environmental, health, and maintenance standards as required by law, as well as working with the administration to ensure compliance with all regional, state, and federal regulations, and laws as they impact the School.
    • Overseeing the work of all outside vendors and contractors to ensure compliance with contractual agreements, schedules, and budgetary restrictions. Arranging bids and developing specifications for all outside contractual work.
    • Serving as a resource to the Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees.
    • Performing other duties as assigned by the Chief Operating Officer and Head of School.
    Candidates should have: a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in construction management, business, or a related field and a valid Massachusetts Construction Supervisor license; 10-12 years of facilities management experience, independent school or college facilities experience is a plus; a strong background in HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems, as well as knowledge of Computerized Management and Maintenance Systems (CMMS). Candidates must have: excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to consider a broad range of internal and external factors when solving problems while also considering complexities and perceived relationships among different problems or issues prior to recommending or implementing solutions; 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 a strong attention to detail and an ability to create effective action plans to meet goals and objectives, as well as an ability to conduct periodic reviews of progress and measures against goals; effective communication skills, both orally and in writing, to communicate complex issues, as well as to maintain open communication channels with peers, administrators, and customers of the School. 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 School. 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.

    This is a twelve-month, full-time position reporting to the Chief Operating Officer.

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

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  • Middle Chef

    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. 

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

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  • Dining Hall General Worker/Dish Room

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Dining Hall General Worker/Dish Room. The individual in this position will be accountable for:
    • Cleaning, ware washing, pot washing and working in the dish room following proper sanitation procedures
    • Continuously restocking items to the service floor
    • Performing housekeeping duties to maintain proper cleaning and sanitation levels in the unit by: sweeping, mopping, wiping counters; cleaning equipment, tables and chairs; and disposing of all generated trash by following proper disposal procedures
    • Assisting the cooks with basic kitchen tasks, as needed; providing assistance to fellow employees in performing various tasks as needed (e.g. helping serve a customer, helping an employee replenish an item during service and cleaning up accidental spills)
    • Providing guidance and direction to assigned helpers, such as temporary employees
    • Executing all other related duties, as assigned, including a variety of food service-related tasks in support of the Dining Service team based on daily and seasonal business demands
    • Possessing a willingness to learn additional tasks and welcoming cross-training opportunities
    • Exhibiting pride in keeping all service/production areas of the operation well-stocked, clean and sanitary
    • Anticipating the needs of the operation and responding to those needs in a prompt, courteous, professional and friendly manner
     
    Candidates should have: 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; a valid Massachusetts driver’s license in good standing with no restrictions and an ability to operate a panel van; 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 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 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. Previous kitchen/janitorial experience is a plus, but a dependable and service focused individual who is willing to learn will be trained.
     
    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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  • Swim 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 individual and group swim lessons for children     
    Candidates must have experience providing swim lessons to children between the ages of 3 and 8 as well as have current CPR certification or be willing to be certified on-site. Current lifeguard certification is preferred.

    This a part-time position that will last from September through June reporting to the Director of Aquatics. The Swim Instructor (part-time) will work approximately 12-15 hours/week.
     
    Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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  • Barn Staff Member

    Dana Hall School seeks candidates for a full-time position in the Karen Stives ’68 Equestrian Center. General responsibilities include: mucking, general horse handling, tacking up and barn maintenance. This position includes weekend hours. Candidates should have experience in horse care and a driver’s license.

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Coaching

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  • Varsity Field Hockey Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a varsity field hockey coach for the 2018 fall season (from September to November). 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 high school or college level is required and teaching experience is preferred.

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  • Junior Varsity Softball Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a JV softball coach for the 2018 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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  • Junior Varsity Tennis Coach

    Dana Hall School is seeking a JV tennis coach for the 2018 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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School of Music

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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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  • Aquatics Center

    Favorite Place on Campus
  • Singing the Alma Mater

    Favorite Dana Hall Memory
  • Western Civilization

    Favorite Class

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  • Maya

    "My favorite Dana Hall memory would be the first time I ever sang the Alma Mater with my fellow classmates. That was most definitely the first time I felt like I was truly a part of something. Joining hands with my future Silver Sisters made me truly feel like I was a Dana girl."
    -Maya '20