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

Blair Academy is a co-ed, 9-PG boarding school of 452 students located in rural northwestern New Jersey, approximately one hour from New York City. The school is 75% to 80% boarding, possesses fine facilities and faculty housing, and is committed to the continuing education of the faculty. Further details are available below.

How to Apply—Teaching 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 Rachel Stone, assistant head of school for faculty, P. O. Box 600, Blair Academy, Blairstown, N.J.  07825-0600 or, by email, to stoner@blair.edu

Please contact Rachel Stone with questions or for further information regarding the School.

All teaching positions for the 2014-2015 academic year have been filled. 

How to Apply—Non-Teaching Positions

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

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Scope of Position:

The Assistant Director of Annual Giving will work closely with the Director of Annual Giving to raise $2.5 million in unrestricted funds each fiscal year. The successful candidate will be able to collaborate with colleagues and have previous fundraising success, ideally at a not for profit organization or school. Some travel and evening/weekend work is required. 

Description:

  • Identify, cultivate and solicit Blair Fund gifts
  • Engage volunteers and increase annual giving participation and performance for three major reunion classes and thirty-five classes
  • Identify, recruit and manage volunteers
  • Steward prospects within assigned classes
  • Organize and facilitate all components of the student phonathon program
  • Oversee and manage the senior class fund drive
  • Coordinate and prepare mailings for class representatives
  • Assist with all annual fund mailings and act as liaison to the USPS
  • Prepare reports and metrics for annual fund and other programs

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years experience, or equivalent
  • Experience with and working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge
  • Experience in education fundraising and volunteer management
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to strategically plan operations, focus on quality assurance and streamlining operations
  • Strong computer and technical skills using desktop software, databases, and spreadsheets
  • Ability to work as part of a professional team to advance the mission of the School

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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