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Brooks School provides a co-educational, college preparatory program for roughly 380 students on a 251-acre campus overlooking Lake Cochichewick.

Small classes allow students to work closely with teachers, fostering a relationship that is at the core of the warm, close-knit community. With a challenging academic curriculum that includes 17 advanced placement courses, Brooks also offers opportunities to study abroad in Africa, Europe and South America. A unique summer science program places fifth-formers in labs at Massachusetts General Hospital and Tufts Medical Center, as well as in the wilds of Tanzania and on the coast of Canada in Labrador. On the stage and in the gallery, visual and performing arts are an integral part of school life, while on the athletic fields, numerous teams have won New England or league championships in recent years.

The average faculty tenure of approximately 10 years reflects an atmosphere and culture that recognizes the importance of exceptional teachers. Brooks is a great place to work.
Nondiscrimination Policy
Brooks School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, sexual orientation, disability or religion in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, employment policies, financial aid and loan programs, athletic programs and other school administered programs and activities.

Available Positions

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  • Administrative Assistant to the Health Center

    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Position Title: Administrative Assistant to the Health Center
    Employment Category:  Part Time 
    Permanent/Temporary:  Permanent
    Reports to:  Director of the Health Center 
    Exempt/Non-exempt:  Non-exempt 
    Schedule (hours and weeks):  Academic year, 3 hours per day, Monday thru Friday 3:00-6:00 pm, with some flexibility preferred 
    Benefits Eligible:  No 
    Prepared by:  Tracey Costantino
    Date:  June 2016
     
    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
    The Administrative Assistant will manage phone and electronic communications; set up student appointments on and off campus; manage files, records and inventory and assist with general office management and housekeeping duties as needed.
     
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES
    • Manage phone and electronic communications in a discreet and confidential way answering questions and resolving or referring calls to the appropriate parties promptly and efficiently
    • Arrange student appointments with health care providers on and off campus; arrange for transportation if necessary
    • Manage electronic and paper student health records
    • Communicate with student health insurance providers regarding coverage
    • Assist with finding coverage for open nurse shifts
    • Process requisitions and invoices according to procedures established by the Business Office
    • Maintain department supplies, inventory and equipment
    • Take initiative to identify and perform other duties to help the Health Center run as smoothly as possible including, but not limited to obtaining meals for students, running errands, making beds, or driving students to medical appointments

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience
    • Experience working in the health care field is desirable
    • Microsoft Office data base expertise required

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills
    • Comfort working with adolescents and their families
    • Energetic and well-organized initiative-taker
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a constantly changing set of demands
    • Ability to perform the work with attention to and respect of the need for confidentiality
    • Current driver’s license
    • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation check

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Ability to lift 40 pounds
    • Ability to bend and twist to make beds
    • Ability to sit for 3 hours at a time at a computer
    • Ability to drive a car with a passenger in the back seat

    CONTACT: hr@brooksschool.org
  • Director of Auxiliary Programs

    Position Title: Director of Auxiliary Programs
    Permanent/Temporary:  Permanent
    Reports to:  Paul Griffin, CFO
    Exempt/Non-exempt:  Exempt
    Schedule (hours and weeks):  Full-time, 40+ hours, 52 weeks. Evening and weekend hours may be required.
    Basic schedule:  Vary based on event
    Benefits Eligible: Yes
    Prepared by:  Beth McNeff
    Date:  August 23, 2016
     
    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
    Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Auxiliary Programs is responsible for overseeing the coordination and administration of all aspects of on-campus summer programs including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES
    • Plan the delivery of the overall program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the School.
    • Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the School.
    • Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program
    • Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the program
    • Develop a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement
    • Develop funding proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services
     
    Organize the program
    • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the School
    • Ensure that program activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards
    • Develop forms and records to document program activities
    • Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the clients of the program for statistical purposes according to the confidentiality/privacy policy of the organization
    Staff the program
    • Recruit, interview and select well-qualified program staff
    • Ensure all staff members receive orientation and appropriate training in accordance with organizational standards
    • Supervise program staff by providing direction, input and feedback
    Manage the program
    • Work with Director of Facilities to make sure the appropriate set-up and buildings are accessible to attendees.
    • Respond to inquiries and resolve customer issues/complaints.
    • Work closely with other team members to ensure successful execution of directives; coordinate expense management; prepare final billing and reconciliation.
    • Serve as “on-call” point of contact for residential programs. Also act as point of contact in the event of injury during the Vogelsinger soccer camps.
    • Maintain consistent communication internally and externally throughout the event planning process.
    • Develop manageable work flow timelines based on important deadlines to ensure that commitments are met accurately and on-schedule.
    • Ensure guests are happy and needs are met, providing assistance when needed.
    • Coordinate the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency
    Control the program
    • Ensure that the program operate within the approved budget
    • Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditures
    • Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to the CFO on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
    • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
    • Monitor the program activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation
    • Report evaluation findings to the CFO and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate
    QUALIFICATION

    1. Education
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

    2. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge of program management
    Proficiency in the use of computers for:
    • Word processing
    • Simple accounting
    • Databases
    • Spreadsheets
    • E-mail
    • Internet
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Ability to walk for long periods of time around campus  
    • Ability to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds
    • Ability to climb stairs to reach the office
    • Ability to sit at a desk for much of the work day working on the computer
    Ability to work independently in a busy and sometimes noisy office environment
  • Part-Time Rink Attendant

    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
    Brooks School is looking for an individual to work 20-30 hours plus per week from mid-August through mid-March supporting and maintaining the ice rink and operating the ice rink in a safe and clean manner that provides an excellent experience for the Brooks community and all other users.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES
    • General awareness of operational needs, student and adult behavior, and other risk management issues;
    • Address all operational, behavior and risk management issues requesting assistance as appropriate:
    • Operate and maintain Zamboni ice resurfacing machine. Training will be provided as required;
    • Clean all areas of the rink including common areas, locker rooms and the parking lot;
    • Remove any accumulated trash to a disposal location;
    • Maintain the cleanliness of the ice rink boards and glass system;
    • Restocking of vending machines; 
    • Weekly ice maintenance via the use of hand tools and an ice edging machine; 
    • Changing of filters on heating unit; 
    • Be on the look-out for any ice rink building system abnormalities;
    • Ice installation and removal; 
    • The employee must maintain a functional awareness of the typical hazards of the workplace; this includes but is not limited to OSHA regulations pertaining to workplace safety and chemical use; read and understand related safety documents;
    • Understand and follow the regulations in the "Brooks Handbook";
    • Other duties as assigned.
    QUALIFICATIONS
    Education: High School graduate or GED preferred
    Experience: Ice rink operation experience preferred

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    The work performed by ice rink attendants is physical and requires 8 hours or more a day of physical activity including but not limited to performing the following tasks:
    • Bend, lift, twist, kneel, reach and perform other movements to fully maintain the ice rink;
    • Read and understand employment-related safety information;
    • Lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly;
    • Work in temperature ranging from below zero to fifty degrees. 
    • Be capable of safely operating indoor and outdoor rink maintenance and ice maintenance equipment;
    • Be capable of shoveling snow during snowstorms to keep walkways to rink clear
    CONTACT: hr@brooksschool.org
  • Staff Nurse

    POSITION DESCRIPTION
    Position Title:                               Staff Nurse
    Permanent/Temporary:                 16 hours / week
    Reports to:                                   Director of Health Services
    Exempt/Non-exempt:                    Exempt
    Schedule (hours and weeks):         Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 7AM-11AM, and as needed on a per diem basis.
    Benefits Eligible:                           No
    Date:                                           August 23, 2016

    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
    This position‘s primary responsibility will be that of medication management. This RN will be responsible for the daily administration of medication, monitoring for side effects, managing medications as per the 5 Rights of medication, assuring that orders are up to date and supply is kept current based on student’s needs.

    In addition the nurse may be asked to assist with other duties such as, but not limited to, episodic care, wellness needs and all associated documentation.  This also entails all appropriate communications regarding the student’s care. 
     
    This position requires availability, on weekends and nights 16 hours/week, this could include some holidays.  This is an academic year position.  This nurse will be asked to fill open shifts including holidays.
     
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES
    • Being up to date and knowledgeable of the proper handling, storage, administration and management of medications. 
    • Follow specific shift duties as assigned being flexible in meeting the needs of the Health Center while recognizing that the position involves duties not solely confined to nursing
    • Obtains health history, performs physical assessment and delivers care to student per Brooks Health Center policies, procedures, and guidelines
    • Identifies and treats health disorders of students according to the standing orders
    • Communicates effectively with other members of the nursing staff, to assure continuity of care; consults with Nurse Practitioner or School Physician regarding student’s care, as appropriate
    • Follows through with orders provided by School Physician or Nurse Practitioner
    • Collaborates with students outside physicians to establish plans of care
    • Assures that student health records are up to date in accordance with the Commonwealth of MA requirements for school health; documents all aspects of care appropriately
    • Maintains appropriate confidentiality and a professional approach towards students, their families, faculty, staff, and all others involved in the wellbeing of the student
    • Provides appropriate student health education related to plan of care
    • Communicates, as necessary with family members
    • Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases; reports communicable diseases according to guidelines
    • Serves as a resource on health issues
    • Follows universal precautions when providing care
    • Administers medication according to the 5 Rights and documents appropriately
    • Administers vaccines and documents appropriately
    • Counsels students concerning problems such as pregnancy, STDs and substance abuse, in order to facilitate responsible decision making
    • Arranges to have needed supplies and equipment stocked and on hand
    • Coordination of outside appointments related to the students health care needs
    • Urgent care to Brooks Employees, as needed, including appropriate documentation of care provided
    • Willingness to be subjected to a background check
    • Other related duties as assigned
    ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBLILITES
    • Various tasks as requested by manager
    • Maintain continuing educations requirements, as required by licensing board
    • Maintain continuing education credits, related to the field of adolescent medicine and school nursing
    • CPR certified
    • Maintain yearly Blood Borne Pathogen Training, as per OSHA guidelines, and annual concussion training
     
     
    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of MA
    • Bachelor prepared nurse
    • Minimum two year nursing experience
    • Experience working with adolescent population, preferred
    • School nursing experience, preferred
    • Basic Microsoft Office (Excel) skills are required
    • Communicate effectively with all school personnel
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    The work performed by the school nurse is physical and requires physical activity including but not limited to performing the following tasks:
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to climb stairs to and from the Health Center
    • Ability to be on one’s feet for several hours at a time
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