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Working at Boston College High School means joining a dynamic community of educators and staff, committed to forming young men into compassionate and caring citizens of the world. Our administrators, faculty, staff and coaches are deeply invested in our mission, and find being a part of this community rewarding, both professionally and personally.
As employment opportunities become available, they will be listed below. If you are interested in pursuing an opportunity to work at Boston College High School, submit your resume as directed in the specific posting:

Current Openings

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  • Director of Financial Aid

    Job summary:    The Director of Financial Aid is responsible for all aspects of the new and rising student financial aid process. This person works closely with the senior school leadership and the Admissions department in determining merit and need based financial aid for new and rising students. Additional responsibilities include assisting and advising families regarding BC High’s policies and practices for assigning financial aid, working with the Advancement Office to assist in the distribution of endowed scholarship money and creating analyses to understand the financial aid trends impacting BC High. This position also works closely with other departments to determine aid that should be offered to students for international trips and for athletic/co-curricular fees.
    BC High offers almost $7 million in need and merit based financial aid to more than 700 students annually.   Growth of the financial aid program is a key strategic priority of the school in the next 5-10 years.
    The Director of Financial Aid works closely with the Manager of Student Billing and Accounts Receivable. These two positions form BC High’s Student Services Center and are responsible for providing excellent service to our students and families in all tuition, billing and financial aid matters.
    The Director of Financial Aid is a full-time, twelve-month position and requires a flexible work schedule.

    Summary of essential job functions
    • Responsible for the annual distribution of need based and merit based financial aid for both new and returning students. For new students, the Director of Financial Aid works closely with the Admissions Office to coordinate distribution of aid to the most desired students.
    • Works with the Advancement Office to assist in the distribution of endowed scholarship money, based on scholarship restrictions and donor intent.
    • Advises families, both incoming freshmen and existing students, regarding financial aid application requirements and deadlines. Monitors review process for families in special circumstances; and manages financial aid appeals process.
    • Coordinates and manages BC High’s relationship with the TADS financial aid processing system. Analyzes data reported by TADS to make financial aid decisions.
    • Prepares reports and analyzes data for review by school senior leadership.
    • Oversees financial assistance given to students for other costs and fee based programs in the school such as for lunch, work-study, international trips and for athletic/co-curricular fees. Works with faculty and administrators to Identify and provide assistance to those students in need of financial assistance for other school-based costs and programs.
    • Oversees disbursement of gift cards, prom tickets, mother-son dinner tickets, and father-son event tickets to low income students in connection with the Mother’s Group and Father’s Guild.
    • Works with numerous departments within the school to identify appropriate students for book awards, internal scholarships, AP exam waivers, college application waivers, and Title I and II eligible students in the BC High population.
    • Assists academic administration with the management of the School Book Loan program.
    • Attends various admissions programs, as needed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Skills and Abilities
    • Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s preferred.
    • 3-5 years of related experience; preferred experience in managing a financial aid process for a large institution.
    • Knowledge of Excel and Word necessary, ability to becomeproficient in BC High’s Blackbaud and TADs system platforms.
    • Ability to work collaboratively to form the student service team with the Manager of Student Billing and Accounts Receivable. These two roles will provide backup to each other.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Excellent written, verbal, communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Professional, efficient and well organized.
    Cover letters, resumes, and references should be submitted to Eileen Phinney, Director of Human Resources at phinney@bchigh.edu.


     


  • Director, Summer Programs

    Goals
    The summer programs provide students with opportunities to explore their passions and interests outside of the classroom setting and encourage them to share their gifts with the community.  By doing this, they open themselves to new and lasting friendships while engaging in potentially transformative experiences. We strive to provide programming for our current students while also creating an opportunity to introduce new families to the breadth of our programs and offerings.
    Job summary
    This full-time, 12-month position will manage all aspects of a $250k and growing summer program. Responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of the program while also creating and executing a plan for continued growth. The Director will be responsible for coordinating all athletic, fine art and academic program offerings, overseeing Program Managers, creating promotional materials, and recruiting students.
     
    Summary of essential job functions
    • Recommend, develop, and oversee the implementation of new program offerings and evaluate existing programs, based on current market conditions, customer demand and other local summer camps.
    • Work with the Communications Director to develop a marketing/advertising plan for recruiting campers and to create promotional information and brochures. Conduct school visits to publicize BCH Summer Programs and recruit campers.
    • Responsible for upkeep of Summer Program information on the BCH Website, including all forms, course descriptions and applications. Responsible for tracking and maintaining all camp applications, payments, medical forms, etc., for each individual camper.
    • Serve as primary contact for Summer Programs and point person for any problems that may arise when the Program is in session, and oversee day-to-day operations. Work with Program Managers to coordinate camp schedules, determine logistical support needs, and ensure appropriate balance of athletic, academic and fine arts content.
    • Recruit Program Managers and provide leadership and direction to Summer Program team. Process all payroll and expense requests for the Program. Develop and maintain a comprehensive budget for the Program, including fee schedules and expenditure controls.
    • Work with other BCH constituents as necessary to coordinate program specific support needs.
     
    Preferred qualifications and characteristics of the ideal candidate
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
    • Attention to detail
    • Strong relationships with colleagues to create innovative ideas for future summer programming
    • Professional experience and proven success, preferably in a Catholic, Jesuit school, in managing a robust summer program.
    • Professional experience and proven success in coordinating, mentoring, and motivating a staff
    • Experience with summer program registration and database management software
    • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills; organizational and time management skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word Documents
    • Candidates must have a bachelor's degree
    • Minimum of 5 years experience, preferably in an educational setting
     
    Interested candidates
    Cover letters, resumes, and references should be submitted to:
    Eileen Phinney, Director of Human Resources, at phinney@bchigh.edu
  • Full-time Religion Teacher for Maternity Leave

    Full-time religion teacher to cover maternity leave from Thanksgivng to February. Please send resume to Paul Carty pcarty@bchigh.edu
  • Part-time Bookstore Sales Clerk

    10:30am-3:30pm Monday-Friday (occasional nights and/or weekends for special events)
     
    Responsibilities include:
     
    Cash handling: process sales, returns, & exchanges through computer based point of sale system
     
    Customer service: engage and assist students, parents, alumni, etc. with questions, merchandise selection and product knowledge
     
    Store Appearance: stocking/filling of merchandise, dusting, wiping down counters & glass, organizing displays
     
    Some light lifting
     
    Prior retail experience preferred. Interested individuals should forward a resume to Jaime Casale, Bookstore Manager via email at casale@bchigh.edu.
  • Short Term Spanish Substitute

    Boston College High School is hiring for an immediate, short-term substitute in high school Spanish.  Interested candidates should contact Marian Basin, department chair, basin@bchigh.edu.
     
  • Web Content Manager

    Boston College High School is seeking a strategic and creative Web Content Manager. This position reports to the Director of Technology and is a full-time, 12 month position.
     
    The Web Content Manager will maintain and create content for the BC High website as well as other electronic communication materials delivered via our Content Management System (CMS) and other digital communication systems. The Web Content Manager oversees content of the official, top level pages of the BC High website and provides support and guidance to departments and offices on their web presence. The Web Content Manager will work directly with the Director of Marketing and Communication to ensure all areas of the website are accurate and up to date. Content will include news stories, campus calendars, athletics information, graphics, data forms, social media, etc. Other responsibilities will include the following:
     
    • Collaborating with the Director of Marketing and Communications to develop effective strategies for communication through the website
    • Researching and writing original material; editing existing material, including reworking content developed for other BC High communications in a way that makes it effective for electronic media
    • Assisting a variety of content providers and departments for the purpose of updating, enhancing and/or modifying information on the BC High website
    • Renewing content on the web as needed, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of information presented. Specific activities include:
      • Providing final approval in the work flow for new web pages
      • Assisting content providers among the faculty and staff in writing and editing content to achieve maximum usability and to maintain brand consistency
      • Utilizing current best practices for search engine optimization
      • Producing photographic and video content for the website and in-house displays
      • Integrating social media in delivery of web content
      • Using Google Analytics to review statistics and monitor data pertaining to web traffic and page visits
     
    The ideal candidate will have bachelor’s degree with two to three years of experience in website design, copy editing, graphic design, and content management. Candidates must possess excellent written, interpersonal, and organizational skills. They will have a keen eye for detail, exacting working standards, and a proactive approach to online content creation. Proficiency with social media, video editing, HTML coding, as well as working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Adobe Design suite is required.
     
    Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter to:  Eileen Phinney, Director of Human Resources via email at phinney@bchigh.edu
  • Coordinator of Special Events and Stewardship

    Posted 5/11/2017
    TITLE: Coordinator of Special Events and Stewardship
    DEPARTMENT: Office for Institutional Advancement
    REPORTS TO: Vice President for Institutional Advancement
     
    Description
    Boston College High School is a Jesuit Catholic college-preparatory school for boys founded in 1863. The school enrolls approximately 1,500 day students in grades seven through twelve from over 140 communities in eastern Massachusetts.
     
    General Overview
    Position reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and is responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of all Advancement events–constituent engagement, stewardship, and revenue generating, and other school-wide events as requested.   
     
    This person must have at least 2+ years of event planning experience and be a proven self-starter with strong project management skills, possess the ability to speak and write persuasively, work with attention to detail and an adherence to guidelines while multi-tasking. 
     
    Primary Responsibilities
     
    Events
    • Responsible for the planning and execution of all Advancement Office events on campus.  This person will work closely with all members of the Advancement Office, but specifically, the Director of Alumni Relations and Director of Parent Programs; it is critical that these positions work in harmony and collaboration with each other.
    • Responsible for the annual golf tournament including logistics, marketing, sponsorships, auction items and program.
    • Work with the Development Assistant and the Director of Alumni Relations to confirm all correspondence related to events in the Alumni/Advancement email account are answered.
    • Coordinate with the Director of Marketing and Communications on all event invitations, printing, mailings, event software, e-marketing, and web updates.
    • Oversight of event budgets, expense, and revenue reports.
    • Serve as the Advancement Office representative at the weekly facility meetings and addressing any concerns or issues that may arise.
    • Respond to phone calls and emails to alumni, parents and advancement@bchigh.edu regarding event inquiries and responses. Oversee all event preparation including securing locations, speakers, program, timelines, event briefings, RSVP tracking through online software and follow up phone calls.
     
    Stewardship
    • Responsible for all stewardship events.
    • Responsible for driving and directing the scholarship book/event document process in conjunction with the Director of Marketing and Communications and the Development Assistant.
    • Responsible for stewardship and management of endowed funds and current year scholarships.
    • Work with the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement, the Admissions Office and Director of Financial Aid on Scholarship assignments in adherence with donor intent.
    • Track scholarship assignments in database, working with Director of Financial Aid, Operations Assistant and Database Manager, including current year scholarships and special funds. 
    • Manage student scholarship thank you notes process.
    • Ensure endowed fund criteria is recorded and current in database by working with prospect managers and Operations Assistant.
     
     
    Stewardship cont.
    • Responsible for annual endowed fund donor reports, coordinating with Director of Individual Gifts & Estate Planning for financials.
    • Assist with financial reporting and edits of stewardship documents for high level donors, collaborating with the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement and Director of Major Gifts and Strategic Partnerships.
    • Coordinate gifts to top donors as appropriate working with the President’s Assistant as necessary.
    • Assist with other BC High school-wide events as requested.
    • Assist the Vice President for Institutional Advancement in other areas of advancement as requested.
    • Occasional night and weekend work required, ability to travel.
     
    Skills & Knowledge
     Exemplary written and verbal communication and negotiation skills with demonstrated fundraising experience.
    Contribute to maintaining positive office morale, even in the face of high work volume and challenging periods.
    Must possess an ability to generate confidence, excitement, and energy with volunteers, donors, and co-workers.
    Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment.
    Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and to deal with internal conflict in ways that lead to enhanced teamwork.
    Proven ability to relate and communicate with a diverse audience.
    Exceptional planning, administrative and organizational skills, ability to take initiative, manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities.
    Flexibility, creativity, and attention to detail.
    Strong Microsoft Office skills required, proficiency in graphic design programs and database experience with Raiser’s Edge software preferred.
     
    Experiences
    Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of event experience required. Project management experience preferred.
    Understanding of and appreciation for the philanthropic process and individual giving behaviors combined with direct solicitation experience.
    A commitment to Jesuit, Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston College High School is critical.
     
    Please send resume and cover letter to Eileen Phinney, phinney@bchigh.edu

Our Commitment

We recognize the essential contribution a diverse community of students, faculty and staff makes, in an atmosphere of mutual respect, to the advancement of its mission. Accordingly, we are dedicated to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people, particularly those who may be vulnerable to discrimination.

BC High is committed to its Jesuit, Catholic mission and rejects and condemns all forms of harassment, wrongful discrimination and disrespect. Moreover, it is the policy of the School, while reserving its lawful rights to take actions designed to sustain its Jesuit, Catholic mission, to provide equal opportunity in employment regardless of a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, marital or veteran's status. This policy relates to all aspects of employment including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, promotion, transfer, discipline or termination.

Located in the City

Boston College High School is located within the city of Boston on Columbia Point a short walk from the JFK/Columbia MBTA and Commuter Rail station. 

150 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125