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.

Groundskeeper

Founded in 1929 with a historically unprecedented commitment to financial aid, St. Andrew’s is an Episcopal, co-educational, all-boarding high school situated on 2200 acres in Middletown, Delaware.

St. Andrew’s Facilities Department is recruiting for a full-time Groundskeeper 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: landscaping, lawn and athletic field maintenance, tree work, operation and maintenance of lawn and field equipment and ability to use manual (i.e., rakes, garden tools) and power equipment (i.e., tractors and mowers, grass blowers), as well as the ability to perform automotive vehicle and small engine maintenance (basic). Snow removal and emergency call-ins may be required.

Position Requirements: Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment; ability to accomplish small and large tasks in a timely fashion; ability to lift 50LB regularly; sustained stooping, bending and carrying; ability and willingness to work from heights; willingness to work in all types of weather conditions. Pesticide Applicator Certification preferred or agreement to obtain license within 90 days of hire.

Position Qualifications: Career oriented, self-motivated and dependable; specific job experience and technical knowledge in agronomy, landscaping and/or tree work; mechanically inclined.

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, skills, efforts or working conditions 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, resume and references to:

St. Andrew’s School
Phillip Pensinger
350 Noxontown Road
Middletown, DE 19709
ppensinger@standrews-de.org

Security Officer

Founded in 1929 with a historically unprecedented commitment to financial aid, St. Andrew’s is an Episcopal, co-educational, all-boarding high school situated on 2200 acres in Middletown, Delaware.

St. Andrew’s Security Department is currently accepting applications for the role of Security Officer. The successful candidates will operate the Welcome Center by providing surveillance of campus grounds and protection of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Multiple part-time vacancies exist with varying shifts. Including one weekend shift and one night shift.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and authorize entrance of vehicles or people on the property.
  • Secure premises by patrolling regularly.
  • Monitor surveillance equipment.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Adhere to all St. Andrew’s operating procedures.
  • Immediately respond to emergencies to provide necessary assistance to students, employees and customers.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a high school equivalency certificate.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen at time of appointment.
  • Must pass a medical examination.
  • Must be of excellent moral character.
  • Ability to work on all shifts, during various hours, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work in an environment involving considerable exposure to unusual weather elements.
  • No felony or serious misdemeanor convictions.

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, skills, efforts or working conditions 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:

St. Andrew’s School
Human Resources Office
350 Noxontown Road
Middletown, DE 19709
hr@standrews-de.org


Advancement Office Position Available

St. Andrew's School seeks to build an advancement team that can fully support the highest aspirations of the School community. The Advancement team is growing to position the School to maximize the impact from philanthropy in the short, medium, and long term.

In support of this vision, the Advancement Office now seeks to identify candidates for a Major Gift Officer position.

The School has retained Lambert & Associates to assist in this search. For inquiries, nominations, and applications, please contact Marie O'Riordan at 610-924-9100 or moriordan@lambertassoc.com.

Major Gifts Officer

Department: Advancement
Reports to: Director of Advancement
FSLA Status: Exempt (salaried)
Status: Full-time year-round staff position
Updated: July 2018


As St. Andrew's School enters the quiet phase of an ambitious comprehensive campaign, the School seeks to build an advancement team that can fully support the highest aspirations of the School community. With three new operational and frontline positions already added in 2017, the Advancement Office now seeks to identify candidates for a new major gift officer position to help maximize the impact from philanthropy in the short, medium, and long term.

Position Description

The Major Gifts Officer maximizes giving to the School by establishing long-term relationships with a group of assigned, qualified prospects to help them fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to St. Andrew’s School and, in doing so, assures that the School achieves its strategic goals and priorities. The Major Gifts Officer reports directly to the Director of Advancement.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop a thorough knowledge of St. Andrew’s School history, mission, academic and extracurricular programs and its faculty, students and administration; maintain a thorough understanding of the School’s current priorities and initiatives of the faculty and administration.
  • Qualify a group of major gift prospects ($100,000 capacity and above), managing a pool of approximately 125-150. Significant travel is expected. A variety of gift officer metrics and activity are used to support success, including visits and close rates.
  • Create individual goals and a solicitation plan for each prospect based on the donor's history of giving and the School’s knowledge of that donor's potential.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Advancement, Head of School and the entire advancement team to successfully implement St. Andrew’s comprehensive campaign.
  • Prepare reports, briefing materials, correspondence, proposals and related documents for solicitation of major gift prospects.
  • Schedule joint visits with the Head of School, volunteers, administrative faculty and teaching faculty when appropriate.
  • Solicit prospects so that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to the School and are upgraded in their giving and involvement.
  • Support volunteer networks and assist in the identification, recruitment, and training of volunteers as needed.
  • Attend and support appropriate alumni and donor engagement events related to assigned responsibilities; including some weekend and evening work.
  • Participate in departmental and professional training programs to increase expertise in the profession.
  • Perform other major donor activities as may be required.

  • Qualifications

  • An appreciation and passion for St. Andrew’s School and a commitment to promote the mission, values and vision of the School.
  • Five (5) or more years of successful major gift fundraising experience, preferably in a nonprofit or educational environment. Capital campaign experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated success qualifying major gift prospects combined with the ability and confidence to cultivate, solicit and artfully ask to secure major gifts.
  • Proven success creating personal contact and solicitation plans for prospects that takes into account the individual donors interest, motivations, giving patterns, capacity and preferences along with the ability to implement that plan in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build, foster and maintain positive relationships with both internal and external constituencies including administrators, faculty, trustees, volunteer leadership, students, donors and prospects.
  • Superior communication skills which will be utilized to express orally and in writing St. Andrew’s mission and fundraising goals with passion and persuasion developing effective proposals, presentations and asks.
  • Ability to manage people, process deadlines and budget while adhering to the policies and procedures of St. Andrew’s School.
  • Strong work-ethic, self-motivation and stamina, evidence of good judgement, attention to detail, demonstrated personal integrity and a sense of humor.
  • Ability to serve as a trusted advisor to the Director of Advancement, Head of School and the Board of Trustees on matters related to advancement and external relations.
  • Demonstrated aptitude with new and emerging technologies and familiarity with database functionality and social media.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Must be willing and able to work some evenings and weekends and travel 30 to 40 percent.