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Employment

Manlius Pebble Hill has a long-standing commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with this commitment, we will continue recruitment, employment, compensation, terms, conditions, and privileges of employment of qualified persons without regard to gender, race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Individuals shall be judged solely on their job-related aptitude, training, skills, and performance. 

This policy also prohibits employees from harassing any other employees for any reason including, but not limited to, race, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disabled status.

 

1.  Part-time Teaching Assistant

Manlius Pebble Hill School is seeking a part-time Teaching Assistant to join our Early Learning Team. The Teaching Assistant will work with students in prekindergarten and kindergarten, supporting teachers in lesson implementation as well as in managing the classroom.

This is an hourly position, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each school day. Lunch is provided.

Applicants must enjoy working with young learners and have the energy and enthusiasm that working with young children requires.

Duties include:

  • Supervising safe indoor and outdoor play
  • Working with students in small groups to foster learning and engagement with various planned activities
  • Helping individual students as needed
  • Assisting students during snack and lunch times
  • Assisting students with clean up and transitions

Applicants must have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree as well as experience working with early childhood students.

Email cover letter, résumé, and list of references to Juhee LaHaye, Assistant to Division Heads.

 

2. Admissions & Parent Relations Associate

The Manlius Pebble Hill Office of Admissions carries out a multitude of strategies to achieve annual enrollment targets. Our friendly, dynamic team works to recruit the area’s brightest, most talented students, and shepherds their families through the admissions process with the highest level of customer service and attention to detail.

The Admissions & Parent Relations Associate reports to the Director of Admissions and contributes to the efficient functioning of the Admissions Office through a wide variety of responsibilities. The position requires the highest level of confidentiality, professional demeanor, and commitment to providing exemplary customer service. The ability to prioritize a variety of projects and meet deadlines is essential. Previous experience in an admissions setting is desirable.

Specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Execute office procedures in accordance with the School’s recruitment, application, and reenrollment seasons.
  • Maintain a high level of outreach to prospective families, guide applicants through the admissions process, and communicate admissions/financial aid decisions.
  • Schedule and conduct campus tours.
  • Assist with special events, including Admissions Open Houses, New Family Orientation, and other recruitment events.
  • Coordinate visit days for prospective students, and oversee the Student Ambassador Program.
  • Oversee the Parent Ambassador Program to support enrollment and mentoring of new families and retention of current families.
  • Develop a comprehensive and intentional strategy for the role of Parent Relations at the School.
  • Serve as primary liaison for the Parents’ Association, provide support to the Parents’ Association Executive Committee, and serve as a resource for parents of currently enrolled students.
  • As needed, assist Director with financial aid reviews to achieve enrollment targets.

Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Nicole Cicoria, Director of Admissions, at ncicoria@mphschool.org.

 

3. Development Associate – Major Gifts

 Reporting to the Director of Development , the Development Associate for Major Gifts will be dedicated to the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of MPH constituents who have the capacity to make gifts exceeding $10,000. This position will also play an integral role in the ongoing growth of the School’s Tree of Life Society and work closely with the Director of Development and Annual Campaign Associate to ensure all goals related to the MPH Rising Initiative (Annual Campaign) and other Development related initiatives are met.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of approximately 100 donor prospects to fund institutional priorities.
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit both major gift ($10,000+) and planned giving prospects.
  • Support reunion giving efforts as needed.
  • Meet and exceed revenue and outreach goals.
  • Initiate ongoing and meaningful interactions with this portfolio of current and potential donors, including but not limited to:
    • Personal letters, emails, and calls
    • In person visits
    • Coordinating correspondence (meetings, emails, calls, letters) with other members of the MPH administration and Board of Trustees as appropriate.
    • Tours of School
    • Solicitation meetings
    • Proposals for funding opportunities
    • Reports and acknowledgements related to gifts received
  • Utilizing Raiser’s Edge donor database to document and track interactions and progress with prospects and provide reports to Director of Development and Head of School as needed.
  • Develop productive relationships with faculty and administrators to identify and cultivate and solicit major donor prospects.
  • Support and assist in the conceptualization and execution of donor recognition events.
  • Attend and help staff alumni relations and development events as required, including some weekend and evening work.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years working in a fundraising capacity, preferably in an educational setting.
  • A demonstrated ability to foster productive relationships with donors and volunteers.
  • Experience with successfully soliciting and stewarding $10,000+ gifts.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, with high attention to detail.
  • Availability to manage a heavy travel schedule and work weekends/evenings/early mornings as needed.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred.
  • A Bachelor’s degree.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Kelly Gillis-Rose, Director of Development at krose@mphschool.org.

 

4. Custodian

Immediate opening for experienced school custodian, evening shift (3 – 11:30 p.m.) responsible for cleaning and sanitizing classrooms, bathrooms, and common areas in a fast-paced environment. Light maintenance duties may be required, as well as moving and lifting heavy objects. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. overhead. This is a full-time, year-round, benefits eligible position; $13.00/hr.
Please respond to this listing by sending resume and letter of interest to Amy Critz, acritz@mphschool.org.

 

 

 

 

 

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