Employment

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.

Available Positions

Spanish Teacher

Brooks School seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative Spanish Teacher for the 2017-2018 academic year. The ideal candidate should be able to teach all levels of Spanish language. This full-time faculty position will include teaching four sections and contributing to the campus community by coaching or the equivalent, supporting the residential life program, and being an advisor.

COMPETENCIES
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching from a full immersion approach that includes reading, writing, speaking, listening, and culture
  • Ability to use technology as a vehicle for learning gains
  • Apply engaging and innovative student centered teaching practices
  • Work collaboratively with the members of the department
  • Self-directed with a strong work ethic
  • Committed to school-wide initiatives, campus involvement, and the lives of our students outside of the classroom
  • A sense of humor and patience and empathy for adolescents
  • Excellent communication skills
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Teaching four sections of Spanish, which may include introductory, advanced, and AP.
  • Advising four-six students
  • Serve as dorm parent with related duties
  • Coach or the equivalent of two seasons in the afternoon program
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Innovative teaching practices and a focus on skills-centered learning
  • Interest and practice of using technology for instruction
  • Native or near native fluency in Spanish
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within the department to enhance our curriculum
  • Bachelor's degree required in Spanish education, literature and/or culture; Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of teaching experience in a 9-12 world language program (or applicable practicum experience)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
  • Strong writing skills
If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to hr@brooksschool.org

French Teacher, Part-Time

Brooks School seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative French Teacher for the 2017-2018 academic year. The ideal candidate should be able to teach all levels of French language. This part-time faculty position will include teaching four sections and contributing to the campus community by coaching or the equivalent, supporting the residential life program, and being an advisor.

COMPETENCIES
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching from a full immersion approach that includes reading, writing, speaking, listening, and culture
  • Ability to use technology as a vehicle for learning gains
  • Apply engaging and innovative student centered teaching practices
  • Work collaboratively with the members of the department
  • Self-directed with a strong work ethic
  • Committed to school-wide initiatives, campus involvement, and the lives of our students outside of the classroom
  • A sense of humor and patience and empathy for adolescents
  • Excellent communication skills
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Teaching four sections of French, which may include introductory, advanced, and AP.
  • Advising four-six students
  • Serve as dorm parent with related duties
  • Coach or the equivalent of two seasons in the afternoon program
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Innovative teaching practices and a focus on skills-centered learning
  • Interest and practice of using technology for instruction
  • Native or near native fluency in French
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within the department to enhance our curriculum
  • Bachelor's degree required in French education, literature and/or culture; Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of teaching experience in a 9-12 world language program (or applicable practicum experience)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
  • Strong writing skills
Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to hr@brooksschool.org

Assistant Crew Coach

Title: Assistant Crew Coach
Supervisor: Director of Athletics/Director of Rowing
Start Date: March 2017
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Director of Rowing and Head Coach (girls or boys) in all aspects of the rowing program. This includes developing and mentoring athletes on and off the water, supervising daily operations, maintenance of equipment, planning and arranging for travel for athletes and equipment, supervising storage, care, and inventory of all equipment and supplies. Coach will have direct daily interaction and primary supervision of up to two coxed fours.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assume responsibility for safely and effectively coaching Brooks School crews on Lake Cochichewick Monday through Saturday from late March to late May. Practices are typically in the late afternoon.
  • Communicate and collaborate daily with other coaches on topics of technique, training plans and dynamic boat lineups throughout the season
  • Encourage and motivate students individually, as a boat and as members of the Brooks Crew
  • Assist the Director of Rowing with the administration of practices, regattas and trips, including attending rowing events throughout the season
  • Attend to First Aid requirements, escalating any problems as necessary
  • Possess and maintain a coaching philosophy that is in accordance with the mission of Brooks School
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
  • A positive outlook with enthusiasm for the sport of rowing
  • A college degree with relevant experience coaching at the high school or college level and/or a successful personal background in competitive rowing
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with secondary school students
  • Experience (or readiness to learn) in operating launches with outboard engines
  • A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept
  • Strong technical understanding of the rowing stroke
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • A valid driver’s license and ability (or readiness to learn) to haul a boat trailer
  • Pass background check and other references, as needed
If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to hr@brooksschool.org.

Assistant Wrestling Coach

Supervisor: Director of Athletics/Head Wrestling Coach
Start Date: November 2016
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Wrestling Coach in all aspects of the wrestling program. This includes developing and mentoring athletes on and off the mat, supervising daily practices, and contributing technique instruction.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assume responsibility for safely and effectively coaching Brooks School wrestling Monday through Saturday from mid-November to March 1. Practices are typically from 4 to 6pm
  • Communicate and collaborate daily with other coaches on topics of technique and training.
  • Encourage and motivate students individually and as a team
  • Assist the Head Coach with the administration of practices, matches, and tournaments
  • Attend to First Aid requirements as necessary
  • Possess and maintain a coaching philosophy that is in accordance with the mission of Brooks School
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
  • A positive outlook with enthusiasm for the sport of wrestling
  • A college degree with relevant experience coaching at the high school or college level and/or a successful personal background in competitive wrestling
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with secondary school students
  • A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept
  • Strong technical understanding of high school wrestling technique
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • A valid driver’s license and willingness to drive 14 passenger school busettes
  • Pass background check and other references, as needed
If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to Beth McNeff, Director of Human Resources at bmcneff@brooksschool.org

Senior Director of Facilities Management and Planning

Employment Category: Staff
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Exempt/Non-exempt: Exempt
Schedule: Full time
Benefits Eligible: Yes

Summary
Brooks School is searching for an Senior Director for Facilities Management and Planning to be responsible for the leadership of all physical planning (including developing design standards and leading space planning efforts), new construction and renovation, and the efficient operation and maintenance of the campus buildings and grounds. This position works directly for the Chief Financial Officer and works closely with the Head of School, Human Resources, Director of Athletics, Dean of Faculty, Dean of Students, Academic Dean, Director of Auxiliary Program and others to meet the School’s day to day operational needs and support the overall mission of the School.

Essential Functions and Key Objectives:
  • Leading development of strategies related to physical facilities operations and maintenance, including the landscape, buildings, utility infrastructure and the central utility plant, as well as overseeing sustainability and environmental health and safety.
  • As the department’s lead planner, design and lead a sustained planning function in the department and for the campus, establish design guidelines, produce and update long-range plans, including the financial plans to support them – and regularly monitor those plans during implementation through to completion.
  • Setting standards and providing leadership for the Facilities department to ensure proper functioning, superior condition and aesthetic excellence of the campus.
  • Developing and managing strategic partnerships to deliver campus renewal and evaluating optimal delivery methods for both capital renewal and facilities operations initiatives.
  • Utilizing her/his knowledge of the regulatory environment required for the physical plant, including construction permitting requirements, workplace safety requirements, and environmental regulations.
  • Oversee the Director of Facilities’ management of the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the campus, including custodial services, maintenance services (the trade shops), the central utility plant, grounds, and motor pool. Establish and monitor performance targets for operational effectiveness, financial efficiency, and continuous improvement.
  • Oversee the analysis, development, implementation, and monitoring of all facilities budgets, including operations, maintenance, and capital projects budgets, ensuring that the department is delivering services in the most cost-effective way. Deliver facilities’ budget targets and agreed financial performance objectives.
  • Deliver new construction and renovation projects that accomplish the agreed program and scope within, or below, budget and on schedule, with a level of quality that meets standards and enhances the campus.
  • Develop, build support for and execute a plan to address deferred maintenance and implement a comprehensive planned and preventive maintenance program.
  • Pro-actively identify and pursue new methods for delivering services at lower cost. Enhance the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of the entire Facilities Management department and its operations. Build a culture that seeks out new ways of achieving objectives at lower total cost and with greater efficiency. Reliably deliver (or come in under) agreed-upon operating and capital budgets. Strengthen the department’s procurement and supplier management processes and procedures.
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration within the Facilities department. Strengthen management and development of the entire department. Better leverage technology, knowledge and process management.
  • Works with the CFO to prepare and present board materials as needed.
  • Serves as contact person for emergency situations occurring on campus.
  • A strong understanding of OSHA and other government agencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related field and equivalent work experience is required.
  • Relevant Master’s degree and/or applicable licensure or certification is preferred.
Qualifications and Skills Required for Position:
  • Minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible experience in facilities management, design and construction, and/or real estate development.
  • Significant expertise in development, capital planning, design, and construction, and the ability to successfully introduce more efficient development practices from outside. Deep knowledge of regulatory environment, including construction permitting requirements, workplace safety requirements, and environmental regulations.
  • Experienced executive who can lead the development of complex projects and budgets, critically assess legitimacy of budgets and costs estimates, and can drive implementation of the most cost-effective methods for project delivery
  • High level of integrity and ethics.
  • High emotional intelligence
If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to hr@brooksschool.org.

Administrative Assistant to the Admission Office

Employment Category: Staff
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Reports to: Director of Admission
Exempt/Non-exempt: Non-exempt
Schedule (hours and weeks): 37.5 hours per week from mid-August through mid-April, 8:30 - 4:30 (with 30 minutes unpaid lunch), and 20 hours per week mid-April through mid-August. Some additional required work on 5 or 6 Saturdays during the interviewing season
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Date: April 18, 2017

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

The Administrative Assistant is the first point of contact for many prospective students and their families. The person in this position must be able to work in an office that moves at a fast and at times stressful pace. The Administrative Assistant will come into daily contact with adolescents and their parents so communication skills and a genuine interest in working with families is essential. He or she must have excellent technology and office support skills. This person needs to be detail oriented, flexible and patient as admission work is variable.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Schedule appointments and answer general questions about Brooks and the admission process
  • Populate and maintain the admission database (inquiries, appointments, applications, reports/lists, letters)
  • Respond to requests for admissions statistics required for Board Reports.
  • Troubleshoot issues related to the database and work with software vendor to resolve issues.
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Manage the general admission email account and respond to inquiries in a timely fashion.
  • Develop individual records for prospective students and ensure required application materials are attached to the record, including inputting SSAT scores.
  • Manage the international inquiries, specifically the Chinese inquiries, and coordinate the required pre-interview in China.
  • Process all admission invoices and obtain required approval.
  • Work with Accounts Payable to coordinate check requests.
  • Perform other routine office tasks include filing, photocopying, creating folders, spearheading large mailings, including coordination of the Spring mailing.
  • Cover for the other administrative assistant in her absence

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Experience
      • Knowledge of student record keeping and the workings of an admission cycle is desirable as a background for this position
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Strong organization skills, excellent interpersonal skills (Greeting families, handling phone calls)
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel), FileMaker Pro
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • The ability to occasionally lift and move boxes in a storage area
  • The ability to move about the office to welcome applicants, their families and tour guides
  • The ability to sit at the computer and enter information for long periods of time
If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to hr@brooksschool.org

Librarian, Part-Time

The part-time Librarian works 20 hours a week during the academic year (33 weeks.) Position starts in September. Hours will include Saturday mornings and other day-time hours during the week. This position reports to the Library Director and is a key employee assisting with information literacy instruction and cataloging. Other duties include assisting students, faculty, staff and community members with all library services including circulation, reference, and technology support.

Essential Functions
  • Teach students, in a classroom setting, information literacy skills using a variety of methods and resources.
  • Assist students/faculty/others with checking items in and out as well as helping locate resources in online catalog, library databases, and web products.
  • Assist in selecting materials, print and digital, which support the curriculum and enrich the community.
  • Assist Library Director with cataloging of new materials.
  • Help to manage reserve items.
  • Assist patrons with and troubleshoot, as needed, all library equipment and applications.
  • Promote the library though traditional means as well as with social media.
  • Create and update digital research guides.
  • Other duties as detailed in full job description.
Qualifications
Candidate must have an MLS from an ALA accredited program (or be licensed as a school media specialist.) Prior library experience desired. Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency and comfort working with computers and emerging technologies. The candidate must genuinely enjoy working with high school aged students and be willing to work the hours associated with a boarding school setting. The ideal candidate will have a solid working knowledge of current library operations, preferably in a school setting or in Young Adult services, as well as the vision and enthusiasm to embrace new and future trends in library services.

Physical Qualifications
The Part-time Librarian must have the following physical qualifications:
  • Ability to sit at desk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use keyboard for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to regularly move throughout large building.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.
To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume by May 24th to Library Director Ann Massoth at amassoth@brooksschool.org

No phone calls.

Per Diem Nurse Practitioner

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Brooks School is seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner (NP) to cover one weekday and one weekend per month for a busy health and wellness center located on campus. The NP will work autonomously and be responsible for the oversight of the center along with the care and treatment of the students. The NP will conduct physical assessments, perform and interpret diagnostic tests. Diagnose and treat common conditions, provide screenings, interventions, counseling and prescribe medications as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES
  • Comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment
  • Prescribing and performance of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions
  • Supervise protocols and insure compliance
  • Development, evaluation and modifications of treatment plans as patient condition warrants
  • Review/prescribe therapeutic orders for patients
  • Participate in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as indicated by patient condition
  • The NP practices in collaboration with the supervising physician and other members of the multidisciplinary team to insure optimal patient outcomes
  • The NP works in conjunction with the Director of the Health and Wellness Center to provide patient care, providing psycho-emotional support, educational support and discharge planning that is individualized and comprehensive
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBLILITES
  • Various tasks as requested by Director of Health and Wellness Center
  • 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
Education
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of MA
  • Current National Board Certification
  • State of Employment license to practice as Advanced Practice Nurse
Experience
  • 5 years of nursing experience
  • Experience working with adolescent population, preferred
  • School nursing experience, preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills are required
  • Basic Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all school personnel
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The work performed by the NP 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
  • Ability to move across campus quickly in the event of an emergency

If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to hr@brooksschool.org.

Per Diem Staff Nurse

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Brooks School is seeking a Per diem Staff Nurse, reporting to the Director of Health Services.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Responsible for the management of student health needs including medications, 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 24 hours per week, this could include some holidays. This is an academic year position. This nurse will be asked to fill open shifts including holidays

Schedule (hours and weeks): Saturday and Sunday shift 3:00 PM- 7:00 AM and either 7:00 AM -3:00 PM or 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES

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; urgent care or ER experience preferred

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


Date: May 2, 2017

Medical Assistant to the Health and Wellness Center

Employment Category: Full Time
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Reports to: Director of the Health and Wellness Center
Exempt/Non-exempt: Non-exempt
Schedule (hours and weeks): Academic year, 8 hours per day, Monday thru Friday 10:00AM-6:00 pm, with some flexibility preferred
Benefits Eligible: Yes

Date: March 2017

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for assisting the nursing staff and students by providing information, services, and support. In this highly versatile role, the MA will be responsible for measuring vital signs, performing lab tests, securing medical records; maintaining medical supplies inventory; performing preventive maintenance to keep equipment operating. Additionally, the MA also will be responsible for greeting students, tracking student attendance, and scheduling appointments.

This is an integral position for the Brooks Health and Wellness Center. The MA’s primary responsibility is to ensure that everything is working smoothly. In this role, you’ll communicate with doctors, nurses, students, parents, insurance representatives and pharmacists.

The MA is expected to be able to follow prescribed policies and procedures, and work independently with a minimum of supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY OBJECTIVES

Medical Responsibilities
  • Verifies student information by interviewing student; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit.
  • Prepares students for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Administrative Responsibilities
  • 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
    • 2 years of relevant experience preferred. Experience in another healthcare environment helpful, but not 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
If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to hr@brooksschool.org

Administrative Assistant to the Health and Wellness Center

Employment Category: Full Time
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Reports to: Director of the Health and Wellness Center
Exempt/Non-exempt: Non-exempt
Schedule (hours and weeks): Academic year, 8 hours per day, Monday thru Friday 10:00AM-6:00 pm, with some flexibility preferred
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Date: March 2017

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
The Administrative Assistant will manage phone and electronic communications; set up student appointments on and off campus; manage files, interface with the pharmacy to obtain prescriptions, gather and record required student information, obtain necessary authorizations, and assist with general office management and housekeeping duties as needed.

The Assistant is expected to be able to follow prescribed policies and procedures, and work independently with a minimum of supervision.

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
    • 2 years of relevant experience preferred. Experience in another healthcare environment helpful, but not 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
If interested, please send a short letter of introduction and a resume to hr@brooksschool.org

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.