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Current Job Openings

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  • Advancement Coordinator

    Summary:
    The Advancement Coordinator reports to the Director of Advancement (DOA) and works closely and cooperatively with the Data Systems Administrator, Director of Annual Giving, Director of Special Events and Alumnae Relations, and the rest of the Advancement team on all projects and programs which advance the purposes of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s fundraising and engagement efforts. This a full-time position.
     
     
    Essential Job Functions:
     
    Gift Entry & Acknowledgements         
    • Enters all donations into Raiser’s Edge database.
    • Generates appropriate acknowledgement letters, gift receipts, pledge reminders, and pledge receipts for all donations to the school in collaboration with the Data Systems Administrator and in adherence to the guidelines of the office.
    • Makes donor thank-you calls
    • Maintains scanned copy files on all donors and hard copy files as required.
    • Inputs parent service hours into database and generates parent service reports.
    • Monitors pledge payments due, paying attention to and flagging those payments needing the special attention of the DOA.
     
    Office Management & Support
    • Maintains copies of expenses incurred by the Advancement Office along with the reimbursement requests sent to the Business Office.
    • Maintains an inventory of office supplies and stationary and oversees the maintenance of computers, printers, faxes, copiers and phones, and assists with all other logistical aspects of an efficient Advancement Office operation.
    • Manages both the incoming and outgoing mail for the Advancement Office.
    • Schedules meetings, sets appointments, supplies directions, mails meeting confirmations and tracks follow-up for special fundraising projects.
    • Provides clerical support to professional staff.
    • Helps generate rosters and lists as needed and maintain attendance lists that track donor activities and interests.
    • Scans and files correspondence from parents, alumnae, and other members of the community.
     
     
    Support for Special Events
    • Manages guest lists and RSVPs; enters payment information and processes acknowledgement letters for events including, but not limited to, Gala, Golf, Grandparents’ Day and alumnae events.
    • Coordinates silent and live auction items for Golf and Gala.
    • Staffs special events to process on-site registrations and payments
     
    Other Job Functions: Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Advancement.
       
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
    • 2 – 3 years of administrative support experience, preferably in a school setting
    • Experience with donor database software required, Raiser’s Edge proficiency preferred
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, including proficiency generating reports and mailings with Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Must have excellent organizational skills and the ability to deal pleasantly and intelligently with our various constituencies
    • Must possess accuracy and attention to detail
    • Must have the ability to work with confidential financial information
    • Some flexibility in schedule during busy times of year and when special events require evening or extended hours is needed
     
     
    Physical and Environmental Conditions:
    • Simultaneous/repetitive use of both hands required for writing and data entry.
    • Sits 50% or more of the workday.
    • Sight, hearing, and speech are essential for communication.
    • Lifts up to 10 pounds without assistance.
     
    We offer a rich and supportive environment, and a chance to make a difference in this important position.  To learn more about Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, visit our website at www.fsha.org.  If this sounds like the career move you’ve been looking for, send your cover letter and resume to humanresources@fsha.org.  Please put the job title in the subject line. 
     
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply.  We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.    
     
     
  • Campus Safety Assistant (PM)

    Summary:  This position starts August 26, 2021 and is Mondays through Fridays 2pm-7pm and is compensated $15.00 per hour. Each year this position does not work mid June through mid August  (employee works 10 months a year). Directs traffic primarily in our Lower Lot and conducts visitor registration.  Ensures the safety and protection of students, employees, and property. Patrols and inspects campus including parking lots, buildings, teaching facilities and grounds to ensure campus safety and prevent damage to or loss of school and employee property. At times, transport students in school vehicles to various locations and reasons. Posts at a check-point station or Front Desk for parking lot and building safety.
     
    Essential Job Functions:
     
    TRANSPORTATION
    • Directs traffic, primarily in the Lower Lot, to ensure compliance with guidelines.
    • At times, transport students for bonafide school activities and athletics.
     
    CAMPUS SAFETY
    • Makes scheduled tours of campus by walking to ensure security, and watches for conditions that could result in injury or loss due to fire, water leakage, spills, etc; escorts visitors as requested.
    • Completes incident reports when required; records data such as property damage, unusual occurrences.
    • Registers visitors, issues name tags, contacts employees and requests escorts, as needed.
    • Reports to supervisor any unusual or suspicious condition detected.
    • Assists in properly responding to emergencies in order to preserve life and property.
    • Opens or locks doors, windows, and gates at proper times based on campus schedule.
    • Reports to supervisor any incidence of visitor, driver, student, or employee actions which could result in injury or loss to school or employees.
    • Participates in all safety training (e.g., first aid, CPR, AED), including professional development.
    • May be required to adjust hours, and/or cover schedule openings.
    • May be required to work several mandatory events through school year, including some weekends.
    • May be required to work some major holidays to help maintain 24/7 coverage.
     
    Other Job Functions:  Other duties as assigned from time to time.
     
     Education and Experience:
    • At least 2 years’ experience in the Security, Safety, or Law Enforcement field, preferred.
    • California Guard Card, preferred
    • CERT qualified or equivalent emergency response training.
    • American Red Cross first-aid and CPR course, or equivalent preferred.
     
     
    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
    • MICROSOFT OFFICE – Proficient in Microsoft or Google programs.
    • FIRST AID – Ability to provide first aid or CPR if needed
    • PROBLEM SOLVING & ANALYSIS – Ability to identify problems, conduct appropriate analysis and reach effective solutions commensurate with level of responsibility.
     
     
     Working Characteristics:
    • MISSION – Must possess a spirit open to the pursuit of faith, integrity and truth.
    • COMMUNICATION – Must be well spoken, friendly, warm, and demonstrate the ability to meet with parents and visitors, faculty, staff, and students. Must possess solid written communication skills in order to draft reports and e-mails.
    • PEOPLE SKILLS – Courteous manner in dealing with the public, faculty, staff, and students. Maintains a professional distance between students and families.
    • INITIATIVE/PROFESSIONALISM – As a first-responder, must be able to react appropriately under emergency and other stressful situations.  Professional presentation and a friendly, yet assertive, disposition are required.
    • LEARNING POSTURE – Must maintain a learning posture and embrace change and growth individually and institutionally.  Expected to participate in professional development training and the annual employee retreat.
     
    Physical and Environmental Conditions:
    • Must be able to walk hills, stairs, and stand for long period of time, or for long distances.  Work requires considerable walking to complete tours. Works primarily outdoors often in inclement weather.
    • Requires a majority of time (over 60%) to be spent walking or standing.
    • Requires some driving, in a sitting posture, for at least 1 hour.
    • Able to lift and twist at least 50 pounds.
     
     Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer. They encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply. They evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 
     
  • Data Systems Administrator

    Summary:   

    The Data Systems Administrator is responsible for the administration of school databases including maintaining the integrity and continuity of constituent records and testing records, using information in the databases for reports, directories and other projects as needed by the school, and assisting other database users with access and use. He/she is also charged with overseeing gift processing and donor acknowledgement receipts and letters and supporting the Advancement team’s data and reporting needs. He/she will ensure that records are well-maintained and up-to-date, and will collaborate with members of the Advancement team to identify ways that they can most effectively use the database to support their roles.  This position will report to the Director of Advancement.
     
    Essential Job Functions:

    Data Integrity and Enrichment; System Integration
    • System administration for school databases
    • Manages the flow and integrity of constituent data in all major school systems including, but not limited to, all Blackbaud products - including the Education Management modules (TologNet), Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge; also Magnus, Naviance, BrightArrow, Odin, MyKidsSpending, and Sportswareonline
    • Imports and exports student testing data throughout relevant data systems
    • Manages the preparation, distribution and collection of annual forms and agreements sent to families. Uses collected information to update data systems.
    • Monitors effectiveness of data management policies; implements data system security measures
    • Supports departments, parent groups, and alumnae groups with management of Blackbaud Education Management groups and features
    • Manages the operations and integration of ongoing imports of data
    • Performs regular database administration procedures, maintains security system and other configuration setting required for smooth functioning of all databases;  manages database codes
    • Works to ensure data integrity and that appropriate backups are performed
    • Manages utilization and creates online framework of event software and other software to support Advancement events and programs (event sales, registration, processing, mobile bidding, etc)

    Constituent Record Management
    • Maintains codes of all constituents so that information can be retrieved in a predictable manner
    • Assists in updating all constituent information in Raiser’s Edge, including prospect information, wealth research, etc, in cooperation with the Director of Advancement
    • Sets up and updates school community, activity, and athletic group membership
    • Enters and maintains emergency contact information for student records
    • Creates, updates and purges constituent records throughout the data systems through the use of imports, exports as well as manual data entry; polishes data
    Data Output, Mailing Lists, and Direct Mail Coordination
    • Fulfills requests for information and provide timely and accurate records, reports, and lists
    • Exports various lists for annual report and NAIS survey
    • Researches returned mail
    • Prepares constituent information for registration and enrollment forms and directories and other forms as needed by the academy
    • Provides contact information for general high school communications
    Reporting, Analysis and Revenue Reconciliation
    • Responsible for monthly and year-end revenue reconciliations and audit requests with the Business Office
    • Provides information to Academy Administrators (Advancement, Marketing & Communications, Admissions, Business Office, etc) to produce fundraising, statistical and demographic reports in addition to dashboards and data extracts
    • Works with database managers in other departments to ensure accuracy and consistency of data in all systems
    Schoolwide Support
    • Works with the Technology department/committee to research, plan and coordinate data systems upgrades and policies
    • Member of the Helpdesk Team 
    • Provides staff training on data systems as needed
    • Assists Digital Communications Manager with Flintridge Sacred Heart website content management and internal/external communication as needed
    • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Director of Technology, Director of Advancement or President
    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
    • 5+ years experience with Blackbaud database management and/or other database systems administration
    • Exceptional Excel skills to manipulate data and import/export data between systems
    • Basic principles of computer system analysis, principles of organization and project management
    • Database integration on the Web
    • Microsoft SQL, Access, or other relational database systems experience a plus
    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge software preferred
    • Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms
    •  Interact with users and office staff in non-technical, clear terms
    • Work independently and as a team member; set priorities and organize work to meet strict deadlines
    • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
    • Conceptualization of basic financial statements and nonprofit accounting basics
    • High level of integrity, responsibility, professionalism, patience and attention to detail
    • Strong customer service, problem-solving, and organizational skills 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
    • Make decisions on a variety of complex matters
    • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships 
    • Research and evaluate computer applications and database server hardware and software
    • Experience with both hardware and software support
    • Ability to adapt to changes in technology
    • Available for occasional night and weekend events
     
    Supervision:  None
     
    We offer a rich and supportive environment, and a chance to make a difference in this important position.  To learn more about Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, visit our website at www.fsha.org.  If this sounds like the career move you’ve been looking for, send your cover letter and resume to humanresources@fsha.org.  Please put the job title in the subject line. 
     
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply.  We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.    
  • Director of Marketing and Communications

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy (www.fsha.org), a Catholic, Dominican, college-preparatory day and boarding high school for girls is seeking applications for a full-time Director of Marketing and Communications. Founded in 1931 by the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, Flintridge Sacred Heart offers cutting-edge academic opportunities, unparalleled co-curricular experiences and a dedicated and talented faculty.
     
    We are looking for an experienced Director of Marketing and Communications to join our team. You will lead us in our digital marketing strategy to achieve our growth goals for admissions, retention, outreach and fundraising. You will identify current needs and new opportunities while aspiring to increase engagement from all the school’s constituents.
     
    If you’re a tech-savvy trendsetter who has innovative ideas to engage prospective families and improve constituent experience, we would like to meet you. For this position, you should be able to think creatively, keep up with cutting-edge digital marketing strategies, and comfortable working collaboratively with a team. Additionally, you should be able to manage multiple projects from a variety of departments, overseeing and collaborating with vendors, outside subcontractors and colleagues.
     
    Ultimately, you should be able to effectively connect Flintridge Sacred Heart with past, present and future students and families, as well as donors and stakeholders in our community.
     
    Reports to the Director of Advancement and supervises the Digital Communications Manager.
     
    Essential Job Responsibilities:
     
    Marketing and Communications
    • Develops, updates and implements Marketing Strategic Plan to include print and digital marketing strategies using all necessary tools (website, email, social media, blogs, and print)
    • Implements school marketing, PR and communications activities as articulated in the Marketing Strategic Plan
    • Oversees all external communications
    • Establishes best practices in digital marketing
    • Manages Marketing and Communications budget
    • Collaborates with the Digital Communications Manager to maintain consistent, ongoing communications to build strong relationships with a wide range of key constituencies, including current and past parents and grandparents, prospective students and families, feeder school administrators and families, school faculty and staff, Board of Directors, donors and alumnae
    • Partner with Academy Administration, especially Advancement, Admissions, and High School teams, as well as Parent Support Groups to optimize stakeholder experience and ensure brand consistency across all external and internal communications
    • Works with the Director of Advancement and President to produce all communications and collateral materials for capital campaigns, including donor proposals, stewardship newsletters, cultivation videos, etc.
    • Conducts qualitative and quantitative market research studies including, but not limited to: demographic studies, assessment of competitor knowledge and perception of the school among current, past and prospective families and feeder schools
    • Researches products, services and current strategies to identify new opportunities and keeps up-to-date with our audiences preferences to proactively suggest new campaigns
    • Monitors, analyzes and makes recommendations for SEO/ SEM, marketing, sales and email performance metrics to forecast trends
    • Ensures use of key messaging, value statements and branding in all school communications, including publications, recruitment materials and media
    • Is staff liaison to the Admissions Marketing Committee of the Board of Directors, working with the Director of Advancement and the Digital Communications Manager
    • Is a key member of the Crisis Communications Team, handling all media and PR crises, internally and externally
    • Manages relationship with third-party advertising, marketing and public relations agencies
     
    Media and Press Relations
    • Crafts media strategy and maintains good working relationships with news media organizations; serves as the primary liaison between the school and news media, and manages media calls and inquiries; advises and assists school administration in matters involving the media, determines the appropriateness of requests for information and formulates content, timing and manner of release
    • Writes and prepares press releases and proactively pitches stories that highlight our mission, activities on campus, fundraising activities and supports recruitment of new students
    • Ensures that all communications from the school are accurate, consistent with our key messaging and reflect our core values
    • As needed, creates background and position statements for the school by interviewing faculty, Board and admin, and by reviewing core strategic and planning documents
     
    Publications
    • Directs and oversees all marketing communication services, especially with the Admissions and Advancement departments
    • Works with outside subcontractors for the timely design and printing production of all printed materials
    • Edits and writes, as needed, feature articles for View from the Top annual magazine, annual report, and brochures
    • Provides editing support and review of brochures, newsletters, promo materials, event programs and invitations
    • Oversees the planning and production of all marketing and collateral materials, including publications, invitations and advertisements
     
    • All other responsibilities assigned by Director of Advancement
     
    Qualifications:
     
    • Successful work experience as a Digital Marketing Professional
    • Experience with SEO/SEM and CRM software
    • Experience implementing and optimizing Google Adwords campaigns
    • Solid understanding of web analytics tools like Google Analytics
    • Experience with online marketing tools and practices
    • Familiarity with web design and HTML
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong analytical and project management skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or relevant field
     
    Flintridge Sacred Heart offers a competitive benefits package.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.
    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to humanresources@fsha.org
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer. They encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply. They evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 
     
     
     
  • Theatre Teacher

    Theatre Teacher – High School

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory, day and boarding school, which educates young women for a life of faith, integrity, and truth. We are currently seeking a full-time high school theatre teacher/director to start in August 2021 who is collaborative, adaptive, creative and passionate about education in the arts. The position is a temporary position for the 2021-2022 school year. The Theatre Teacher will teach 3 classes and work on two shows during the school year.

    The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic and skillful teacher/director who is excited to maintain and continue a vision that supports and highlights our talented students, and our new art center and theatre. They must possess strong interpersonal skills in order to create cohesive performance communities that are collaborative and nurturing, while also maintaining high, yet achievable, standards. The candidate should be eager to work collaboratively to create meaningful interdisciplinary experiences and work closely with other members of the department and school community to meet the goals and needs of all stakeholders.  
      
    Responsibilities and expectations:
    • Teach three theatre performance classes:  beginning, intermediate and advanced.
    • Directs two major productions per year, fall play and spring musical, which includes rehearsals 4 days/week (M, T, Th, F) from 3:15-5:30 and Saturday mornings.
    • Manages theatre class and production budgets
    • Evening and weekend work required
    • Selects materials to be produced, schedules and runs auditions, rehearsals and productions
    • Responsible for advertising and gathering photos and information for programs
    • Maintains effective communication with parents and students
    • Attends all faculty and department meetings, along with other related events
    • Creates a variety of student-centered learning experiences using a variety of instructional methods, reflective of best teaching and theatre practices
    • Plans, revises, and develops course content, and develops new courses and curriculum that reflect the mission and curricular goals of the school and department 
    This position requires: 
    • Bachelor’s degree in theatre; advanced degree(s) and/or teaching credential preferred
    • 5+ years of teaching experience required; preferably at the high school level
    • Previous professional experience directing high-quality plays and musicals
    • Flexibility with work schedule is necessary as day, evening and weekend hours will be periodically required 
    • Ability to work closely with the technical director 
    • Hire and manage design personnel
    • Proficiency with technology and a willingness to integrate technology within the classroom 
    • Familiarity with a broad range of theatrical styles and pedagogies
    • Commitment to excellent teaching and lifelong learning through ongoing participation in professional development 

    We seek educators who are able and eager to collaborate with colleagues and students on interdisciplinary research projects and have experience with instructional technology and innovative teaching strategies.  All faculty are involved in co-curricular programs and should share in a commitment to a holistic approach to educating our young women.
    We offer a rich and supportive environment, and a chance to make a difference in this important position.  To learn more about Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, visit our website at www.fsha.org.  If this sounds like the position you’ve been looking for, send your cover letter and resume to humanresources@fsha.org.  Please put the job title in the subject line. 

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply.  We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 
  • Employment Inquiries

    Flintridge Sacred Heart welcomes inquiries about employment whether or not we have a specific opening that suits your qualifications. We encourage you as a potential candidate to email your resume to humanresources@fsha.org and include in the subject line the subject matter you are interested in teaching or include staff in the subject line if you are interested in a staff position.

Benefits

  • Friendly environment located on a beautiful hilltop-campus in La Cañada
  • Daily, complimentary lunch
  • Full-time employees are offered medical, dental and vision benefits (employee and school each pay a portion)
  • Full-time employees are offered a 403B plan after one year of employment, school contributes 5% of salary per quarter
  • Professional development opportunities

Contact

Arlene Samore-Sanchez

Director of Human Resources
626-685-8586 
humanresources@fsha.org

Flintridge Sacred Heart Values

Open Arms

We are a school community that accepts, embraces, and honors every girl for who she is.

Folded Hands

We are committed to providing a faith-based education rooted in the Church's teachings while welcoming all religious traditions.

Compassionate Hearts

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We are a community that responds open-heartedly to human need with words and actions.

Engaged Minds


We are committed to inspiring our students to wonder, be curious, and seek truth with voraciousness and determination.

Healthy Bodies


We do all in our power to provide extraordinary emotional support as a balance for high academic expectations.

Vibrant Spirits

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Our students develop into dynamic women whose presence and reach extend beyond themselves.

Our Mission Focused Faculty & Staff

Our exceptional team of employees dedicate their time, talent, energy and resources to nurturing faith, integrity and truth in all members of the school.
Flintridge Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

FLINTRIDGE SACRED HEART

440 St. Katherine Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
626-685-8300

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Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory, day and boarding school, educates young women for a life of faith, integrity, and truth.

Flintridge Sacred Heart admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid, and athletic and other school-administered programs.