The student life office at Emma Willard School is seeking an Assistant Director of Student Life to join their team. This position will be responsible for enhancing the experience for our students by managing weekend activities, school celebrations, student clubs and transportation needs for weekend activities and school breaks. S/he reports to the Director of Student Life and works closely with resident faculty members and the Administrative Assistant to Student Life. The Assistant Director of Student Life will also be responsible for supporting the Director of Student Life to deliver a comprehensive and balanced boarding and day experience for all students.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and at least five years’ prior relevant experience. The candidate must have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with an ability to draw faculty and students to creative ideas. S/he should have patience, passion for hard work, an active sense of community, and a sense of humor. The candidate should also have strong organizational skills with the ability to manage a variety of details and logistics. S/he will need to have the ability to work weekends throughout the academic year. The candidate should have an appreciation for independent school education for girls.
Emma Willard School is a nationally recognized, academically rigorous, preparatory boarding and day high school for girls. We seek to identify, recruit, and develop employees who bring a diversity of experiences, perspectives, talents, and backgrounds. We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community. Emma is an equal opportunity employer.
About Emma Willard School
Since 1814, Emma Willard School has been one of the nation's leading college preparatory boarding and day schools for young women. At Emma Willard, every possible resource is dedicated to developing in students the values and skills that form the foundation of a life of accomplishment, leadership, and fulfillment. These include a love for the life of the mind, a commitment to service, courage and confidence, grace and creativity, and collaboration and friendship. Known for its rigor, the school promotes intellectual curiosity and disciplined study habits through a challenging curriculum distinguished by a wide array of advanced placement courses and electives. It also promotes active involvement in the life of the campus and off-campus communities through a rich co-curricular program. In all they do, students are both challenged and closely supported by an outstanding faculty and staff. The school's extraordinary physical plant is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and provides a breathtakingly beautiful yet state-of-the-art setting for learning and living. Throughout its history, Emma Willard has been committed to enrolling a diverse student body from across the Ca...pital Region, across the country, and around the world. This commitment is honored by significant expenditures in financial aid to assist families who might not otherwise have the opportunity to provide an extraordinary secondary education for their daughters.