Friends School is a Quaker, co-educational, college preparatory school, Pre-K through Grade 12, in Baltimore City. We are guided by the Quaker ideals of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and stewardship. We strive for our community to reflect the racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and religious diversity of our city. Friends School faculty members and coaches teach by example, blending intellectual exploration, enthusiasm, and joy. Every day in their teaching spaces, they challenge and encourage students to think deeply, to question, and to seek truth, while instilling in each of them a strong sense of social responsibility, a willingness to embrace challenges, and an awareness of their potential as individuals. Friends School teachers, staff members, and coaches are expected to model and foster the habits of mind we believe are essential to an outstanding education: creativity, curiosity, empathy, reflection, and resilience. We seek faculty and staff members whose teaching styles and experiences demonstrate: •A record of successful collaboration with colleagues •A commitment to lifelong learning, and ongoing professional development •The infusion of technology to enhance student learning •The teaching of research and information literacy skills •The use of a diversity of assessment techniques that provoke students' critical thinking •Teaching and learning experiences that enhance students' communication skills •Experience with and openness to interdisciplinary teaching •A desire to understand diverse attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, and practices and incorporate a global perspective into teaching and learning
Context and Philosophy:
Friends School of Baltimore has an opening for an Upper School Registrar to begin August 1, 2017 for the 2017-18 school year. This 12-month, hourly position is responsible for creating and maintaining a welcoming environment to students, staff, families and all visitors. In addition, the Registrar will provide oversight and support of the school's student information systems and associated data contained therein. The Registrar will have significant experience executing various data-management responsibilities including enrollment, attendance, academic transcripts, scheduling, and data exports for compliance and analysis for administration, staff and teachers. The Registrar will also provide oversight and training for faculty and staff on the various functions and programs of the student information system. The Registrar also supports the Upper School Administration and, in particular, the Upper School Principal with events, calendaring, projects, and communications.
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications: •Ability to learn quickly and work with a team, as well as independently •Ability to apply ingenuity and sound judgment to assigned tasks •Ability to develop , manipulate, and manage complex digital filing system and institutional research and data •Understanding of basic database management and processes •Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office Suite; including Outlook •Exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills •A positive and professional demeanor •Flexible and adaptable to a dynamic, fast paced environment and changing priorities within our organization •Familiarity with Whipple Hill/Blackbaud preferred but not mandatory •Open to learning new skills and software systems •Values the team-based approach to campus-wide work •Desire/skill to develop and maintain collaborative work relationships •Ability to maintain confidences/confidentiality •Works within priorities and deadlines, and set own work priorities •Working knowledge of spreadsheet software for data analysis required (including data functions)
Sampling of General Responsibilities: •Maintain accurate electronic and paper records of student discipline information •Manage ongoing student schedule modifications including adds/drops/changes •Manage report card and progress reporting and student transcripts •Manage course selection and enrollment process •Develop, implement and maintain student enrollment and scheduling procedures •Maintain comprehensive student records that are accurate and reliable •Coordinate Exams, distribution of Report Cards, Progress Reports, Academic Watch/Warning Letters •Coordinate graduation events, senior awards, and Upper School Commencement and related communications •Support the Upper School Principal with scheduling of meetings, appointments, and communications
Qualifications: •Bachelor's degree and experience preferred
Interested candidates should apply with their resume, cover letter, and supporting documents to the link on the school website. A search committee will review candidate information and then will contact those candidates they are interested in having a conversation with about the position.
Friends School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and its employment decisions are without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. https://friendsbalt.applicantpro.com/jobs/573158.html