Job Openings

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 450 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, 2-3 letters of recommendation, and a current transcript (which may be unofficial) should be forwarded to Maria Bowditch, director of faculty hiring, by mail at P.O. Box 600, Blair Academy, Blairstown, N.J.  07825-0600 or, by email at bowdim@blair.edu

Math Teacher

Blair Academy seeks an experienced mathematics teacher for employment beginning in the 2015-2016 school year. Candidates must enjoy working with adolescents and possess an exceptional work ethic, strong communication skills, a commitment to collegiality and a sense of humor. Strong preference will be given to candidates with an advanced subject-area (mathematics) degree and five years of teaching experience. Candidates must be able to teach all levels, Algebra 1 through Multi-Variable Calculus.The position includes dormitory duty, extra-curricular activities and coaching.

How to Apply—Staff Positions

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

Director of Stewardship

Description:

(This description is not intended to be complete or all-inclusive and does not preclude management from assigning other or related functions.)

  • Oversee the stewardship of Major and Planned Gifts
  • Acknowledge special gifts (Head of School and Trustees), births, weddings etc.
  • Oversee scholarship donor program(scholarship assignment and student thank you letters) and special projects (donor wall)
  • Manage prizes and other major gifts that need annual stewardship
  • Coordinate Leadership dinner and all dedications
  • Maintain the deceased process (obituary for Bulletin, letter from Head of School, widow follow-up)
  • Prepare and send annual endowed fund reports to donors and prepare monthly tribute reports for gifts given “in memory of” Blair constituents
  • Establish and oversee consecutive donor recognition society and the lifetime donor recognition program
  • Assist with advancement events as needed ( Alumni Weekend, Parents’ Weekend etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Experience working with high level constituents a plus
  • Experience working in a school environment and in event planning a plus
  • Discretion and confidentiality a must
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work as part of a professional team to advance the mission of the School

How to apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Blair Academy, PO Box 600, Blairstown, NJ 07825 or email them to hr@blair.edu. No phone inquiries, please. E.O.E.


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