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Oldfields School is committed to the intellectual and moral development of young women. In a culture of kindness and mutual respect, we encourage each student to make the most of her academic and personal potential. We seek to guide each student to grow in character, confidence, and knowledge by encouraging her to embrace the values of personal honesty, intellectual curiosity, and social responsibility.

Our motto – Fortezza, Umilitade, e Largo Core - Courage, Humility, and Largeness of Heart, are the core values and beliefs that define our school culture.

Oldfields School is an equal opportunity employer, and is constantly seeking to provide our students with the best faculty and administration available. We seek applicants who are open to professional growth and are committed to our mission and motto.

Qualified candidates can submit their resume electronically to humanresources@oldfieldsschool.org or mail to:

Oldfields School
Attn: Human Resources
1500 Glencoe Road
Sparks Glencoe, Maryland 21152

Current Opportunities:

Admission Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Admission Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Oldfields School, Sparks Glencoe, Maryland

Oldfields School, all-girls’ international boarding and day school in northern Baltimore County, is looking for an experienced administrative assistant. This is an outstanding opportunity for a person with a high degree of integrity and a deep commitment to the value of a single sex independent school education.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and manage Admission Office database for all admission inquiries and applicant records.
  • Provide a welcoming environment to Admission families and notify appropriate Admission Officer of their arrival.
  • Maintain and manage Admission Office email account and Admission Office Outlook calendar.
  • Answer all incoming calls and transfer calls accordingly.
  • Greet and sign-in/out all guests and communicate their arrival to the appropriate staff.
  • Communicate announcements to all employees daily.
  • Sign for, log in and communicate all packages delivered to the front desk.
  • Assemble, record, and mail financial payments for the Business Office every week.
  • Secure front desk and Admissions area prior to departure.
  • Forward any mail of departed employees.
  • Help with proof reading of publications when requested.
  • Assist with general administrative tasks given by any department when requested.
  • Order kitchen supplies from dining service vendor when needed.
  • Keep Admissions refrigerator stocked with necessary items.
  • Maintain all plants in Jungle, AOD room, and front parlor.
  • Promote the mission of the School.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3+ years of administrative assistant experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Remain active for an eight hour shift and sit upright for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule during busiest time periods.
  • Must be able to exert up to 35 pounds of force to lift, push, pull, carry, or otherwise move objects.

Disclaimer:

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required of all personnel so classified. Therefore, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

Classification:

Non-Exempt Full-Time

Network Administrator and Educational Technologist

Network Administrator and Educational Technologist

Oldfields School, Sparks Glencoe, Maryland

The Network Administrator’s role is to engineer, implement, monitor, maintain, and administer computer, server, and network infrastructure. Educational Technology responsibilities play a key role in training students and teachers on hardware and software, and troubleshooting electronic device problems.

Network Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Research, implement, maintain, and administer all network equipment across campus, including switches, router, firewall, content filtering, and wireless access points.
  • Research, implement, maintain, and administer all servers and services, including authentication, security, file, web, database, e-mail, LDAP, Open Directory, Active Directory, DNS, & RADIUS Servers.Includes administering user network accounts.
  • Implement, monitor, troubleshoot, and maintain server backup solution.
  • Upgrade software, desktop computers, servers, and network equipment.
  • Oversee, maintain, troubleshoot and repair network desktop computers, laptops, servers, printers and network equipment.
  • Create, monitor, and maintain security and virus policies for all computers.
  • Respond to and work on special projects as needed.
  • Research, evaluate, test, and help in the selection of new hardware and software for school use.
  • Research, evaluate, test, and recommend productivity, networking, and server software.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Educational Technologist Responsibilities:

  • Support the daily, drop-in or scheduled, educational technology needs of students and teachers, including hands-on technology support in classrooms during appropriate lessons.
  • Conduct individual, small group or large group technology lessons for students or staff, as needed. Teaching periodic technology sessions in student Seminars.
  • Solve problems within academic departments related to technology integration, including identifying applications that enhance teaching.
  • Provide on-going education and support for use of the following technology devices and applications: Promethean ActivPanels, Smart TVs, Google Drive, teacher classpages, Blackbaud FAWeb and Education Edge.
  • Stay current with technology trends and maintaining continuing education as needed in order to respond to staff and student needs. Including software applications such as library’s Surpass, J-Stor, Libguides, etc. Investigating and running “trial period” applications when appropriate.
  • Maintain the faculty Educational Technology page on the school website, which includes updates on ed-tech trends, professional development opportunities, and instruction guides/FAQs for frequently used school technology and applications.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Communication:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Effective, appropriate and timely communication with the Technology Director.
  • Thorough documentation of processes in the Technology Department.

Professionalism:

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Patience and a sense of humor required to work comfortably with adolescent girls.
  • Completion of administrative tasks and obligations in a timely manner.
  • Consistent high-quality work with minimal supervision.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently.
  • Promote the mission of the School.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in a technology field.
  • 2+ years of direct technology experience.
  • Extensive working knowledge of computer hardware, software, peripherals, and related technologies.Including, but not limited to, servers, networking equipment, firewalls and desktop operating systems.
  • Extensive working knowledge of infrastructure requirements and components for LAN’s, WAN’s, and the internet.
  • Strong knowledge of security and networking best practices.
  • Strong technology literacy.
  • Familiarity and experience with LDAP, DNS, Active Directory, POP, TCP/IP and HTTP.
  • Knowledge of wireless networks implement, configuration and security.
  • Ability to explain technical jargon to general audiences.
  • Experience working in an education environment preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work with multiple distractions and changing priorities.
  • Must be able to work occasionally during off-peak hours.
  • On-Call for emergencies dealing with network and power outages.
  • Does network updates on ‘off-hours’ (late days, holidays, breaks, etc.).
  • Remain active for an eight hour shift and sit upright for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to exert up to 35 pounds of force to lift, push, pull, carry, or otherwise move objects.

Disclaimer:

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required of all personnel so classified. Therefore, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

Classification:

Exempt Full-Time

Development Assistant

Development Assistant

Oldfields School, Sparks Glencoe, Maryland

Oldfields School, an all-girls international boarding and day school in northern Baltimore County, is looking for an experienced Development Assistant to work with both the fundraising and alumnae affairs offices. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required. Database experience, especially with Blackbaud’s The Raiser’s Edge, is particularly desired. Computer skills are essential.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a person with a positive outlook, strong work ethic, a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, and integrity.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Donations – Entering of all donations received into the School’s database (The Raiser’s Edge), and production of gift acknowledgement letters. Generating a daily cash received journal for the business office along with delivery of checks and photocopies.
  • Database – entering new constituents and updating of information for all constituents into our Raiser's Edge database – including name changes, address changes, email, phone, etc. Updating the database using NCOA (National Change of Address) lists. Entering notes into constituent records and maintaining a journal of class notes to be included in the Oldfields Magazine. Maintaining Evertrue, our alumnae mobile app.
  • Events and Mailings – querying of the database to generate lists containing information for invitations, announcements, gatherings, newsletters, magazines, and e-blasts. Generating lists of invitees. Utilizing Mail Merge in Microsoft Word to personalize mass mailings of letters/invitations and envelopes (or mailing labels). Recording responses, maintaining a running head count of those attending, creating nametags for participants.
  • Alumnae Office tasks – Assisting the Director of Alumnae Affairs with the implementation of all School events including the planning and implementation of Alumnae Weekend each April. Advising and assisting class chairs in contacting classmates to encourage attendance, helping to set up class reunion dinners, and monitoring registration and attendance. Recruiting Class Agents for each class of alumnae and recruiting Reunion Chairs for each reunion class. Creating monthly online alumnae newsletter.
  • Assisting with any other matters as requested.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in an administrative assistant’s role.
  • Strong database skills; experience with The Raiser’s Edge is an advantage.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • High proficiency with technology and an aptitude for learning new software programs.
  • Proven ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with accuracy, close attention to detail, and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work successfully in a collaborative, team-oriented environment and to effectively manage cross-organizational working relationships.
  • Self-motivated with a proven record of working independently and achieving results.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with philanthropy and independent schools is a plus.

Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, in PDF format, to Director of Development Anne Finney at FinneyA@OldfieldsSchool.org.

Part-time Driver

Part-time Driver

Oldfields School is currently searching for a part-time driver for the upcoming School year starting in September 2017. We are looking for applicants that are available Monday – Thursday from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, with the possibility of driving as needed at various other times. You must have a valid license and a clean driving record. DOT medical examination and certification may be required. For more information, please call Libby Pace at 443-662-1084 or e-mail her at pacel@oldfieldsschool.org.

Coach: Cross Country and Track and Field

Date Needed: 8/28/17
Part-Time Position

Head XC/Track & Field Coach

Oldfields School is currently seeking a Head Women’s Varsity Cross Country Coach for the 2017 fall season. Personal competitive high school and/or college experience preferred. If qualified, the head spring track and field coaching position is also available. Candidates that can fulfill all three seasons will be given preference.
Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching, coaching, and mentoring an exceptional group of female runners
  • Prepare each athlete individually while upholding a strong, positive team mentality.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the rules, strategies and techniques of XC and Track & Field.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Availability for all practices, meets, championships and awards banquets.
  • Ability to drive a 15 passenger vehicle. Training available.
  • Start date (Preseason): August 28, 2017

UPCOMING EVENTS
    • SunAug27 Senior class leaders arrive
    • MonAug28 Preseason athletes arrive

      Cross Country,Field Hockey,Soccer,Varsity Tennis (Club Tennis does not have to return for preseason),Volleyball (Varsity and JV)

    • FriSep01 New international student and all seniors arrive 9:00 AM
    • MonSep04 Returning students (boarding and day) arrive 9:00 AM to 12:00 PMNevens Library
    • MonSep04 New students (boarding and day) arrive 1:00 PM to 3:00 PMNevens Library
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