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  • Administrative Assistant to Admissions

    The Administrative Assistant to Admissions performs a crucial role within the Admissions team, serving a wide range of the school’s constituents. The Administrative Assistant to Admissions is often the first point of contact for external stakeholders, prospective parents and students as well as the broader community. This position requires empathy, strong interpersonal and communications skills, confidentiality, and a willingness to understand and adapt to the Academy’s operation. In addition, strength and fluency with technology, database management and programs are essential. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to Archmere’s core values of strong community, respect for others, and a passion for serving those who invest in private, Catholic education.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Perform duties of an administrative assistant to the Director of Enrollment & Admissions, including: populating the admissions calendar, admissions database management, filing paper records, mailings, scheduling interviews, answering calls and emails, and greeting prospective students and their families.

    • Ensure that the Admissions Office is characterized by a warm, welcoming, professional, and hospitable environment for students, staff, parents, visitors and other members of the Academy community and other Norbertine communities and ministries.
     
    • Coordinate/Event planning of key Admissions events, which includes collaboration with our faculty, staff, students, parent club leaders, and outside vendors.
     
    • Work efficiently and effectively as an office administrator, with a strong work ethic and an ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.
     
    • Manage and scrub data received through our Admissions and Advancement database.
     
    Employment Status: Permanent, part-time position
    Hours: To be determined.  (Generally 9:00-3:00pm, with extended schedule to 4:00pm weekdays January- February). Flexible  schedule during summer months.
     
    Special Conditions: Some out of normal hours work will be required for duties such as admission recruitment activities in the evenings and on weekends throughout the year and some extended day hours in January & February.
     
    Skills and Requirements:
    • Excellent organizational skills, with close attention to detail  
    • Experience working with database systems and comfort with technology (Microsoft Excel, Mail Merge, etc.)
    • Service and hospitality oriented with a background in event planning
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to respond to prospective families’ personalized needs
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • High skill levels in computer software packages, including: Microsoft Word, Excel, and proprietary database systems.
    • A flexible, lateral thinker, able to negotiate and coordinate in a team setting at critical times
    • Sensitivity to privacy laws and necessary confidentiality in dealing with sensitive personal information
    • Willingness to attend any professional development programs to enhance personal knowledge and experience
    • Possess or be willing to obtain a police clearance and background checks
     
    To be considered for the position, all applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to Leah Lightcap, Director of Enrollment & Admissions llightcap@archmereacademy.com.
  • Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

    Job Description
     
    Function:
     
    The Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations at Archmere Academy is responsible for directing and implementing a comprehensive annual development and alumni relations program that advances the strategic plan and direction of the school, engaging a broad range of constituencies, while building a culture of philanthropy and encouraging participation in the life of the Academy.
     
    The Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement and works closely with the Institutional Advancement Director for Planned Giving and Grant Writing and the Data Base Assistants for Advancement.
     
    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
     
    Development
    • Achieve annual fund-raising goals as approved by the Board of Trustees
    • Coordinating the moves management and prospect review process for the Archmere Fund.
    • Utilizing prospect research tools to identify top prospects, build the pipeline of potential donors, and strategize fund requests.
    • Preparing prospect profiles/briefings for all major donor Archmere Fund solicitations.
    • Supporting all advancement office board committee meetings when necessary with data and reports.
    • Scheduling personal appointments with donors and donor prospects.
    • Developing and implementing an annual strategy for the Archmere Fund, including:
      • o   Prospect identification and prioritization
      • o   Donor acquisition and upgrading strategies
      • o   Managing the inventory and production of all Archmere Fund materials and communications
      • o   Execution of direct mail program and oversight of the social media fund raising programs, as well as a comprehensive communications calendar with the Marketing manager.
      • o   Appropriate and timely acknowledgement of gifts
      • o   Identify, recruit, and manage constituency chairs for the Archmere Fund.
      • Have an understanding of the gift recording process.
      • Ability to run reports and understand data as entered and extracted from the computerized data base.
      • Build and develop strategies to capture constituent information and data.
      • Develop project timelines to meet assigned deadlines.
      • Measuring return on investment for all appeals and/or fundraising activities.
     
    Alumni Relations
    • Serve as the liaison to the Alumni Council, Mothers’ Guild, and Fathers’ Club.
    • Provide leadership direction and support to the Alumni Council in developing and implementing annual program goals.
      • o   Recruit, manage, and direct a broad range of alumni volunteers to strengthen committees, serve as class representatives, and engage their peers.
      • o   Develop strategies and implement programs to engage young alumni and foster a culture of philanthropy
      • o   Manage and grow the Senior Class Pledge Program
      • o   Build relationships and engage alumni by affinity/region through targeted individual events and individual outreach
      • o   Create value-added programming for alumni in coordination with the alumni association.
      • o   Direct, lead, and manage alumni events.
      • o   Help manage and support the Alumni Council election process.
      • o   Be an Archmere “ambassador” to the various Archmere constituencies and to the larger local, regional, and national communities.

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 3-5 years of fund raising experience or related field such as marketing, sales, client/project management
    • Knowledge of fundraising principles and best practices.
    • Management experience preferred.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Computer skills, preferably with knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software, in addition to word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software.
    • Demonstrable success in donor cultivation and giving.
    • Detail oriented and data driven self-starter
     
    Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Director of Institutional Advancement, Kevin Gilbert, at kgilbert@archmereacademy.com.
  • History Teacher - Maternity Leave

    Archmere Academy is seeking a Full-Time History Teacher for a Temporary/maternity leave position, August to November 2018. Master’s degree and AP teaching experience preferred. Candidates must have teaching experience (student, part or full time). Please send cover letters, resume, and 1-3 letters of professional recommendation to Kristen Witte electronically at kwitte@archmereacademy.com
  • Part-Time English Teacher - Maternity Leave

    Temporary/maternity leave position, Mid-March- Early June, 2018.
     
    Archmere Academy is a co-ed college preparatory day school, grades 9-12, in Claymont, Delaware.  The school is located on the former estate of John Raskob, within easy driving distance from Wilmington and Philadelphia. The school has an extensive Advanced Placement program, a wide variety of extra-curricular and community service programs, and a strong academic reputation. Founded by the Norbertine Fathers, the school embraces the principles of the Catholic Church in a spirit of ecumenism. The school is looking for a person with an academic background in English and interest in teaching intelligent and motivated young people.

    Interested candidates should email to Stephen Klinge (sklinge@archmereacademy.com); subject "English Search."