Staff Openings

St. Andrew’s School is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds, faith, and persuasions, and seek to foster an inclusive, welcoming community environment.

The job descriptions are intended to describe the basic, critical elements of each job and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. A thorough background check, inclusive of fingerprinting, is required as a condition of employment.

Assistant Grounds Supervisor

Job Title: Assistant Grounds Supervisor
Department: Facilities
Reports to: Grounds Supervisor 
Status: 12 Month Staff Position
Posted: October 23, 2019

St. Andrew’s Facilities Department is recruiting for a full-time Assistant Grounds Supervisor working 40 hours a week, year-round with extra hours on a periodic basis. Eligible for staff benefits and competitive salary. 

Job Description
Under direction, the Assistant Grounds Supervisor performs advanced work in assigning and evaluating grounds keeping work and training others in the use and maintenance of equipment. Must be willing to work hands-on in the areas of turf management and care, landscaping, tree work, lining athletic fields, snow removal and equipment maintenance. Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • Train staff in a variety of duties, including safety, hazmat substance handling, irrigation repair and equipment operation and maintenance. 
  • Assist with on-site inspection of irrigation and landscaping. 
  • Oversee spraying operations. 
  • Maintain chemical use sheet and equipment maintenance records.
  • Troubleshoot broken equipment. 
  • May order tools, supplies and equipment. 

Position Requirements
Knowledge of:

  • Safety procedures, methods, supplies, and tools used in planting, cultivating, and caring for lawns, shrubs, and trees.
  • Gardening materials, tools, and equipment. 
  • Common plant diseases, ant insect pests, and approved method of materials used for controlling and eradication.
  • Plant cultivation, irrigation, spraying, and fertilization.
  • Operation and maintenance of motorized equipment used in grounds maintenance work. 
  • Using computer to input/update work orders.
  • Soil preparation. 

Ability to:

  • Perform skilled grounds maintenance work.
  • Operate and maintain power mowers and other grounds maintenance equipment.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the workplace.
  • Safely use the hand and power tools of gardening and grounds-keeping work.
  • Perform heavy physical labor.
  • Schedule, assign, and supervise work of crew members. 
  • Lift 50 lbs on a regular basis.
  • Work outdoors and comfortably at heights. 

Position Qualifications
Ten (10) years of professional experience performing grounds and landscaping duties, including five (5) years in a lead or supervisor role. 

Must possess herbicide and pesticide applicator’s license; must be familiar with nutrient plans and best management practices; must possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferential Requirement
Experience in the planning, design and maintenance of natural turf athletic fields, taking into account the specific maintenance requirements for each field and grass type. A certificate, associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a program like turf grass management or science preferred.

This job description is intended to describe the basic, critical elements of the job and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and efforts associated with the job.  

To Apply
St. Andrew’s School is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds, faith, and persuasions, and seek to foster an inclusive, welcoming community environment.

A thorough background check, inclusive of fingerprinting, is required as a condition of employment.  A physical and drug screen is also required.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and references to:

St. Andrew’s School
David McKelvey
350 Noxontown Road
Middletown, DE  19709
dmckelvey@standrews-de.org 

Director of Information Technology

Job Title: Director of Information Technology
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Status: 12 Month Staff Position
Posted: October 2019

Position Description
St. Andrew’s School seeks a visionary, accomplished, creative, and transformative IT leader to be the Director of Information Technology. The Director will be responsible for providing leadership in the planning, development, integration, and administration of all technology in the School. The Director will have excellent communication skills and the ability to support and collaborate with faculty, students, and staff of varied technical skills. The Director is expected to be a working manager and in collaboration with the IT staff, articulate and execute operational procedures to provide excellent technical support. The position reports to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and works closely with the Head of School and other senior leaders to meet the School’s information technology needs in support of the overall mission of the School. In collaboration with other senior leaders, the Director also will assist in major emerging areas of concern such as data governance and data and network security. 
 
Major Responsibilities

  • Work with all the School’s constituents to ensure technology is being used appropriately and efficiently within the academic community; serve as a visible ambassador of the use of technology across all constituents; promote a “client-centered” support atmosphere. 
  • Define and communicate IT department plans, policies, and standards for the School for acquiring, implementing, and operating IT systems; establish IT department goals, objectives, and operating procedures. 
  • Provide leadership and supervision to IT staff and develop collaborations with other faculty and staff in the various departments. 
  • Provide support for all software, hardware, network, telecommunication, and copier/printers in the School with the IT staff and in coordination with external vendors. 
  • Manage technology budget(s) and be fiscally responsible; identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development. 
  • Assess and communicate risks associated with IT investments; develop cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and capital initiatives. 
  • Participate in strategic and operational governance processes of the organization as a member of the COO’s leadership team.  
  • Manage technology-related contracts and vendor relationships, ensuring continuous delivery of IT services through oversight of service level agreements. 

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate for this position or a related degree is strongly preferred; or an equivalent combination of work experience and training.  A minimum of ten years relevant experience in a senior IT role in a complex setting.  
  • Current and in-depth knowledge of network architecture, telecommunication, wireless, mobile, and cloud technologies.     
  • Experience with Microsoft and Apple operating systems and devices, Microsoft Active Directory Management, VoIP, and BYOD; knowledge of administrative and academic database systems would be strongly preferred.

Preferential Requirement: The successful candidate should possess knowledge and experience in Google Suite Administration with the ability to fully administer the G Suite in an environment utilizing Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Forms, Drive and Vault.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability to build relationships. Previous experience in staff supervision, project management, expanding and enhancing the use of technology to support the needs of an organization and prioritizing work projects are important. Strong leadership, interpersonal and customer service skills are necessary to work effectively with a variety of constituents, including students, faculty, staff, and the Board of Trustees. 

The ideal candidate can rapidly identify and address critical IT issues; react quickly and calmly in times of emergency, prepare and present effective written and oral reports; navigate a project from concept to completion on a timely basis, and ensure proper management and operation of the campus network and related infrastructure. Primary residence must be within 50 miles of campus; campus housing is not provided. 
 
Essential Physical Requirements
The position requires an extensive amount of walking around campus and through buildings, climbing stairs, and driving. Lifting and carrying objects is limited but may be necessary from time to time. The ability to be attentive and contribute during meetings with members of the community and project planning meetings is essential. 

To Apply
St. Andrew’s School is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds, faith, and persuasions, and seek to foster an inclusive, welcoming community environment.  
 
This job description is intended to describe the basic, critical elements of the job and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, or skills associated with the job. A thorough background check, inclusive of fingerprinting, is required as a condition of employment.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to: 
 
Denise Robbins
Director of HR
St. Andrew’s School 
350 Noxontown Road
Middletown DE 19709 
hr@standrews-de.org

Facilities Care Technician

Job Title: Facilities Care Technician
Department: Facilities
Reports to: Facility Care Supervisor 
Status: 12 Month Staff Position
Posted: June 20, 2019

St. Andrew’s Facilities Department is recruiting for a full-time Facilities Care Technician, working 40-hours a week, year-round with extra hours on a periodic basis. Eligible for staff benefits and competitive salary. 

Job Description: 
Responsibilities include a variety of tasks, including but not limited to the following: cleaning bathrooms, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning screens and windows, removing garbage, sweeping and mopping floors – working independently or assisting other housekeepers as assigned. Also assist in setting up for special events, which will include moving tables, chairs and furniture. During summer breaks, work involves cleaning dorms and faculty apartments, which may include cleaning refrigerators, ovens, shampooing carpets and scrubbing of tubs and showers. 

Position Requirements:
Must be self-motivated and able to follow directions and work with little to no supervision. Ability to move furniture and lift up to 40 pounds. Requires sustained stooping, bending, lifting and the ability to climb and work on ladders. Ability to work well with others as a team player; pleasant personality essential. 
 
Position Qualifications:
Some prior experience in housekeeping. Ability to work cleaning machines.   

This job description is intended to describe the basic, critical elements of the job and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and efforts associated with the job.  

To Apply:
St. Andrew’s School is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds, faith, and persuasions, and seek to foster an inclusive, welcoming community environment.

A thorough background check, inclusive of fingerprinting, is required as a condition of employment.  A physical and drug screen is also required.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and references to:

St. Andrew’s School
Julia Huffman
350 Noxontown Road
Middletown, DE  19709
jhuffman@standrews-de.org

Assistant Coach, Boys Varsity Lacrosse

St. Andrew’s Athletic Department is recruiting for a part-time Assistant Coach for our boys varsity lacrosse team. The position reports to the Athletic Director. The successful coach will instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to realize a high level of individual and team success. Instruction should lead to improved ability in the sport as well as good sportsmanship, self-discipline, self-confidence, and a sense of pride in the student-athlete’s accomplishments. 

Candidates are expected to have coaching or playing experience at the high school level or beyond. Duties include practice planning, training, game strategy, and administration. Weekday and weekend practices as well as games will be required. 

This job description is intended to describe the basic critical elements of the job and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. 

St. Andrew’s School is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds, faith, and persuasions, and seek to foster an inclusive, welcoming community environment. A thorough background check, inclusive of fingerprinting, is required as a condition of employment. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume detailing educational, professional, coaching and athletic experience, and references to:

St. Andrew’s School
Heidi Pearce
350 Noxontown Road
Middletown, DE  19709
hpearce@standrews-de.org

Head Coach, Boys JV Lacrosse

St. Andrew’s Athletic Department is recruiting for a part-time Head Coach for our boys junior varsity lacrosse team. The position reports to the Athletic Director. The successful coach will instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy, and physical training necessary to realize a high level of individual and team success. Instruction should lead to improved ability in the sport as well as good sportsmanship, self-discipline, self-confidence, and a sense of pride in the student-athlete’s accomplishments. 

Candidates are expected to have coaching or playing experience at the high school level or beyond. Duties include practice planning, training, game strategy, and administration. Weekday and weekend practices as well as games will be required. 

This job description is intended to describe the basic critical elements of the job and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. 

St. Andrew’s School is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds, faith, and persuasions, and seek to foster an inclusive, welcoming community environment. A thorough background check, inclusive of fingerprinting, is required as a condition of employment. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume detailing educational, professional, coaching and athletic experience, and references to:

St. Andrew’s School
Heidi Pearce
350 Noxontown Road
Middletown, DE  19709
hpearce@standrews-de.org