Employment Opportunities

Blair Academy, in the treatment of employees and applicants for employment, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination.

School Setting

Founded in 1848, Blair Academy is a dynamic, coeducational boarding school in northwest New Jersey where 460 students pursue a superior college preparatory education amid a caring, vibrant community. Strong faculty-student relationships lead to exceptional learning and empower students to become persons of great accomplishment and character.

How to Apply: Faculty Positions

Unless otherwise specified in the job listing, a résumé, letter of interest, two to three letters of recommendation, and a current transcript (which may be unofficial) should be forwarded to Lorry Perry, assistant head of school and dean of faculty, by mail at P.O. Box 600, Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ 07825-0600 or, by email at .

How to Apply: Staff Positions

Inquiries about non-teaching positions should be directed to the email address listed in the individual position descriptions.

User Support Specialist

Blair Academy’s Technology Office has an opening for a full-time User Support Specialist. This position provides daily technical support to students, faculty and staff, and supports faculty in educational technology uses. Technical support includes the use of computer hardware and software, printer support and installation, audiovisual equipment, and telephones. The User Support Specialist reports to the Director of Technology.

Duties & Responsibilities:
(The following list of duties & responsibilities are not intended to be complete or all-inclusive and does not preclude management from assigning other or related functions.)

● Computer Support and Deployment

○ Oversee deployment of Windows and Apple client computers; reformat and redeploy laptops and workstations as needed.
○ Support faculty and staff in use of laptops and computers; recommend hardware and software purchases; implement, test, maintain and support hardware and software products adopted by faculty and staff.
○ Maintain knowledge on current technology by reading technology periodicals, evaluating new technologies and attending trade-shows, technical seminars and training sessions.

● Audiovisual Support

○ Handle end-user phone calls and trouble tickets and provide support for audio visual, projectors, and video conferencing equipment
○ Setup and test new equipment when it is released.
○ Set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, and related electronic equipment for guest speakers, meetings, conventions, and presentations.

● General Technical Support

○ Work with users to provide technical support for client telephones, mobile devices, and printers.
○ Inform the Director on all matters related to technical ope rations, recommending corrective action as needed. Assists other technical staff as needed.
○ Coordinate with the technical staff to ensure that laptops and workstations are operational and that hardware and software are patched and/or updated;

Qualifications:

● Associate’s degree or higher in computer related field preferred.
● Experience with computer deployment and audiovisual support preferred.
● 3+ years experience working in a professional environment, educational environment preferred.
● Strong writing, speaking and interpersonal skills.
● High level of confidentiality

School Setting:
Founded in 1848, Blair Academy is a dynamic, coeducational boarding school in northwest New Jersey where 450 students pursue a superior college preparatory education amid a rich community life. Strong faculty-student relationships lead to exceptional learning and empower students to become persons of great accomplishment and character.

How to apply:
Resume and salary requirement should be forwarded to Human Resources, PO Box 600, Blair Academy, Blairstown, N.J. 07825-0600 or, by email to HR@blair.edu E.O.E.

Registrar

The Blair Academy Office of Academics has an opening for a full-time registrar. This 12-month position is responsible for maintaining accurate student records and for the processing of student enrollment, class schedules, transcript requests and data exports. The successful candidate will be highly organized, be a team player, have the ability to multi-task and enjoy working with adolescents. This person will report directly to the dean of academics.

Duties & Responsibilities:
(This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive and does not preclude assignment of other or related responsibilities)

  • Organize and maintain student files(electronic and paper) which include:
    • Academic histories
    • Class schedules
    • Transcripts
    • Test Scores
    • Other Confidential records
  • Process all student enrollment, transfers and class additions/withdrawals
  • Coordinates all cumulative records including new student transcripts, entries and withdrawals
  • Maintains complete, accurate student census data
  • Record statistical information and produces reports from databases
  • Responds to requests for student transcripts
  • Assists in the annual development of the master schedule and course enrollment over the summer
  • Monitor graduation requirements and grade accuracy
  • Manage the departmental prize assemblies and assist with end of year prizes/diplomas
  • Works collaboratively with other offices in the School such as College Counseling and Student Life
  • Provides clerical assistance as needed to include filing, compiling.typing lists, assist with preparation of course descriptions etc.
  • Support dean of academics and faculty as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years experience working within data management system, preferably OnCampus/OnRecord, Blackbaud’s “On” Suite of products or Education Edge/Financial Edge
  • Experience in an education setting a plus
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office as well as Google Suite
  • Ability to develop, organize and maintain files (physical and electronic)
  • Strong attention to detail a must
  • Discretion and confidentiality in dealing with all matters related to the School

School Setting:

Founded in 1848, Blair Academy is a dynamic, coeducational boarding school in northwest New Jersey where 450 students pursue a superior college preparatory education amid a rich community life. Strong faculty-student relationships lead to exceptional learning and empower students to become persons of great accomplishment and character.

How to apply:

Resume and salary requirement should be forwarded to Human Resources, PO Box 600, Blair Academy, Blairstown, N.J. 07825-0600 or, by email to HR@blair.edu. E.O.E.

Operations Analyst

Blair Academy’s Business Office has an opening for a full-time Operations Analyst. This position will be responsible for analyzing all aspects of business operations including risk, safety and crisis management within our school community. The qualified person will work closely with administrators among various departments to develop an effective strategy to maintain continuity of operations, mitigate risk and safeguard all members of the community. The Operations Analyst will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

Duties & Responsibilities:
(The following list of duties & responsibilities are not intended to be complete or all-inclusive and does not preclude management from assigning other or related functions.)

  • Review, implement and monitor all policies and procedures associated with all student activities including, but not limited to:
    • School sponsored trips, both domestic and international
    • Campus Activities
    • Engage in training and certification protocols when necessary to address specifies risk
  • Oversee campus safety and emergency management policies/procedures
    • Conducts and coordinates safety, security and emergency preparedness training by developing, scheduling and/or facilitating training for staff, students and security team, including drills, crisis planning and review of security procedures
  • Assist in the procurement process and analyzation of school insurance
    • Assist with verification of coverage binders, policies and endorsements
    • Assess requests for proposals to ensure ability to meet insurance requirements
  • Analysis of other areas of business office functions as assigned by the COO

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience in education/campus safety or law enforcement preferred
  • Knowledge of Google and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • High level of confidentiality

School Setting:

Founded in 1848, Blair Academy is a dynamic, coeducational boarding school in northwest New Jersey where 450 students pursue a superior college preparatory education amid a rich community life. Strong faculty-student relationships lead to exceptional learning and empower students to become persons of great accomplishment and character.

How to apply:

Resume and salary requirement should be forwarded to Human Resources, PO Box 600, Blair Academy, Blairstown, N.J. 07825-0600 or, by email to HR@blair.edu E.O.E.


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