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In keeping with its mission to maintain a diverse educational community, Stoneleigh-Burnham School does not discriminate in its admissions process, educational and employment policies, financial aid programs, athletics and other school-administered programs. Please click here to view our full statement on diversity

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is committed to excellence in teaching and holds high standards for its employees. Applicants should be committed to single-sex education and be interested in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescent girls. Candidates who can contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community are encouraged to apply.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Office Manager, Part Time

Stoneleigh-Burnham Equestrian Program, located in Greenfield, MA, seeks a part-time Office Manager.
This position reports to the Equestrian Director. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Answering phones
  • Filing
  • Billing

The required schedule is 4 hours per day Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Staffs are offered meals when mealtime occurs during work hours.
Requirements of the position include:

  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, and Google applications
  • Attention to detail
  • Good work ethic
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to interact with clients and students
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Honesty

Subject to SORI background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI background check.
Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Applicant Instructions:
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of 3 References

Kindly email all application documents to:
George Halkett, Director of the Equestrian Center, at ghalkett@sbschool.org

Interim Director of Admissions for the 2017-2018 academic year

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, a private boarding and day school for 160 girls, grades 7-12/PG, in Greenfield, MA, seeks an Interim Director of Admissions with the option of applying for the permanent position to start July 1, 2018.

About Stoneleigh-Burnham School:
The School’s mission is:
Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an academic community that fosters an international perspective. We inspire girls to pursue meaningful lives based on honor, respect and intellectual curiosity. Each student is challenged to discover her best self and graduate with confidence to think independently and act ethically, secure in the knowledge that her voice will be heard.

Sitting on 100 acres of rolling hills in western Massachusetts, Stoneleigh-Burnham School includes a progressive model middle school that creates the bookend to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program offered to juniors and seniors. The School boasts a strong debate and public speaking program, having sent 16 debaters to world competition since 1986; an on-campus, award-winning equestrian program that offers a broad range of instruction, hosts two IEA teams, and delivers a BHS certification program; and a strong tradition in dance with multiple performing opportunities for students of all levels.

Job Description:
Reporting to the Head of School, the Interim Director of Admissions will shape and implement the comprehensive strategy for the School’s recruitment initiatives. He/She is responsible for the efficient and effective day-to-day operations of the Admissions office and the planning, initiating, and directing of all admission activities.

The Interim Director of Admissions will work closely with other administrative departments of the School. Working with Admissions staff members, the Interim Director is committed to providing friendly, confidential and timely assistance to all families and facilitating a smooth application process for prospective students and families. The person in this position conducts essential on- and off-campus recruiting in support of the school’s enrollment plan. The candidate is also responsible for developing a variety of reports that will be useful in the decision-making process at the administrative and Board levels.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manages all aspects of student enrollment and retention
  • Establishes, articulates, and executes admission policies and procedures
  • Determines the annual enrollment plan and leads his/her team to execute it, within the framework of current strategic goals
  • Oversees representation of SBS locally, regionally, and nationally in admissions-oriented associations
  • Works with the Director of Marketing and Communications on admissions print and online planning and messaging
  • Manages financial aid, in conjunction with the Director of Finance and Operations
  • Manages and evaluates Admissions staff and volunteers, including parent volunteers
  • Is responsible for the Admissions office budget
  • Prepares reports on admission-related data for the Board of Trustees, attends Board meetings as appropriate, and sits on the Enrollment Management Committee
  • Directs the Admissions Committee and serves on the Administrative Team
  • Serves in other capacities on behalf of the School, when needed
  • Reports to the Head of School

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education, marketing, and or related field is required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an academic setting, preferably in an independent school
  • Knowledge of advanced recruiting technology and strategies
  • Proven ability to lead and manage others successfully
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with frequent deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google suite
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, other professionals, staff, and the public
  • Appreciation of and the ability to market girls’ education
  • A sense of humor
  • All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States.

Additional Information:
Compensation: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Appointment is subject to SORI background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI background check.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Applicant Instructions:
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of 3 References

Kindly email all application documents to:
Susan Smith, Assistant to the Head of School, at ssmith@sbschool.org

Associate Director for International Admissions

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an independent boarding and day school for girls located in Greenfield, Massachusetts, seeks an Associate Director for International Admissions. Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an International Baccalaureate World School. Candidates for this position must be committed to single-sex and multicultural education. Candidates who can contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community are encouraged to apply.

The Associate Director, who reports to the Director of Admissions, is primarily responsible for:

  • developing international recruitment strategies in consultation with the Director
  • developing and maintaining relations with international recruiting partners, including international parents, consultants, agents, friends
  • traveling for international recruitment
  • recommending international applicants for admission in consultation with the Director
  • monitoring the status of international recruits at intake and orientation
  • managing international candidates’ interviews and visits to campus
  • securing all I-20’s and other requirements (e.g., visas for international student travel to other countries) related to international visits and travel
  • advocating on behalf of international students and families to the SBS community
  • aiding in general admissions activity, as needed
  • partnering with the English Language Department Chair in promoting a smooth adjustment for international students and positive multicultural experiences with the SBS community

Requirements for the position include:

  • minimum of a B.A. degree
  • an abiding interest in adolescents
  • appreciation for other cultures
  • an outgoing personality
  • ability to work independently and proactively
  • love of travel
  • a sense of humor
  • proficiency in at least one language other than English, a plus
  • experience with Admissions or related work, a plus
  • familiarity with international schools and/or the IB program, a plus

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to:
Susan Smith, Assistant to the Head of School at ssmith@sbschool.org

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Leadership Giving Officer

Full-Time – Exempt

Stoneleigh-Burnham School, an independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 7-12, seeks an experienced Leadership Giving Officer to fill a campaign position.

Stoneleigh-Burnham seeks a highly entrepreneurial, energetic, and collaborative individual with success in personally securing gifts and meeting fundraising goals for the position of Leadership Giving Officer. The Leadership Giving Officer is responsible for securing annual and major gifts. He/she builds strong relationships through the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors. This is a capital campaign position focusing on the $1.5 million Equestrian Center Expansion, $1 million Endowment Initiative, and additional priorities in the School’s strategic plan. Weekend and evenings required. Local, regional and national travel will account for 60% of the Leadership Giving Officer’s time.

The successful candidate will possess the following Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3 years of successful development experience
  • A deep appreciation for, and an ability to articulate, the mission of Stoneleigh-Burnham School, its curriculum, programs, aspirations, and the unique experience it provides to students.
  • Excellent personal and interpersonal communication skills; writing and proofreading skills
  • Proven ability to establish and meet fundraising goals
  • Proficient computer skills, including information databases, Google Drive, Microsoft Office
  • Must possess high degree of independent initiative and innovation, negotiation, interpersonal and networking skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with colleagues and volunteers
  • Excellent personal and interpersonal communication skills; writing and proofreading skills
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to travel frequently including overnights and weekend (60% of the time).

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Susan Smith at ssmith@sbschool.org.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.