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Employment Opportunities

Are you looking to become part of an exciting and positive school environment offering a rewarding experience?

The Albany Academies -- Albany Academy for Girls & The Albany Academy -- practice a leadership model of education combining individual attention to students with project-based learning and demanding academics. We also combine single-gender education through the Tenth Grade with a co-educational program for juniors and seniors. For more than 200 years, the Academies have led the way in the Capital Region.

The Albany Academies, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, value diversity and seek applications from all qualified individuals.

The Albany Academies are currently seeking the following positions:

To apply email your resume and letter of interest, with the position title in the subject line, to jobs@albanyacademies.org.

Faculty Positions

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  • Albany Academies Upper School Dean

    Summary - The AA Upper School Dean of Students is accountable for all aspects of the boys Upper School student life.

    Reports to – Hilary King, Upper School Division Director

    Essential Duties
    In collaboration with the Upper School Division Director and the Academic Leadership Team is responsible for the following.
    • Maintain congruency between student activities and The Albany Academies mission
    • Monitor daily attendance and address student lateness, absences, and truancies, and provide daily feedback to faculty regarding student attendance
    • Ensure effective and efficient daily operations
    • Articulate the student programs, expectations, behavioral guidelines, necessary to ensure that constituencies are fully informed, such that they are able to perform their individual roles
    • Provide an orderly, controlled, supportive environment in a way that fosters high morale, so that learning can take place
    • Meet the educational, physical, social, and psychological needs of the students
    • Oversee and direct the activities of those sponsoring student organizations, Leadership and House activities
    • In conjunction with student life team and student leaders, plan, implement, and supervise spirit building/community building activities before and during home athletic events, as well as community service days and field days and other special occasions
    • Maintain all manner of student adherence to expectations
    • Follow-through with correspondence and maintain records relating to disciplinary actions
    • Coordinate new student orientation and new student homeroom responsibilities
    • Schedule parent/teacher conferences and maintain related records and correspondence
    • Counsel students, working closely with the Center for Teaching and Learning
    • Schedule special programs and gatherings, such as community service days, wellness assemblies, alcohol awareness, and the like
    • Keep the Division Director informed of student issues and all other relevant matters
    • Assist in mentoring new faculty in their transition to the Upper School and/or The Albany Academies
    • Supervise and manage Upper School faculty regarding the advising program
    • Assist in preparing and maintaining the school's master calendar for Student Life Events.
    • Assist in building student schedules
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Upper School Division Director
    • Support the school and its leadership
    • Be a visible presence on campus
    • Strive for unity, harmony, and cooperation and work toward resolution of routine and unique problems as they arise
    • Oversee the coordination of co-curricular and extra-curricular activity programs
    Capabilities/Knowledge
    • Demonstrated leadership skills necessary for working with students and parents and collaborating with members of the Professional Community
    • Understands the social, emotional, and psychological needs of Upper Schoolchildren
    • Leading project teams
    • Prioritizing, organizing, and managing time
    Characteristics
    • Cares deeply about developing children
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day
    • Enthusiasm for contributing to the students, the Division and the School
    • Recognizes individual differences and the special abilities and strengths of each student
    • Agile problem-solver
    • Exceptional communication skills
    • Role model for students and other community members with regard to professional demeanor, attendance, and punctuality, teamwork, relationships, accepting constructive feedback, communication
    Experience
    • Engaging with students as a teacher or administrator (required)
    • K-12 Administrative experience (preferred)
    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree (required)
    • Master’s degree (preferred)
    Schedule
    • This is a Full-time, 12-month position
    • The typical workday is 7:45 am–4:15 pm, with events taking place after hours and on weekends
    FLSA Classification: Exempt
     
    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled classroom/office environment
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others via speaking, listening, and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers, and the like
    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing all duties described herein, either without or with reasonable accommodation
    • The Albany Academies reserves the right to alter this job description
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will
    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion - At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive,
    equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Athletic Director

    Overview
    The Albany Academies, a Pre-School through 12, independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers. We are seeking an Athletic Director to lead the program for the Albany Academy for Girls.

    Position Summary
    To lead by activity and example, to develop, organize, supervise and evaluate the entire program of interscholastic athletics for the AAG school program, preschool through grade 12.

    Role Model for students and other community members with regard to ;
    • Professional demeanor 
    • Attendance and punctuality 
    • Forming positive relationships 
    • Accepting constructive feedback 
    • Teamwork, communication, and collaboration
    Responsibilities
    • Ensure that all coaching, physical education teaching, and staff positions are filled with competent individuals, who are properly trained in all organizational and philosophical aspects of the athletic program. In this connection he or she will participate with the Chief Academic Officer, Division Directors, and the administrative team in employment decisions and faculty assignments. 
    • Arrange and execute the onboarding for all new coaches and conduct annual meetings with current coaches to review policies and procedures.
    • Assist the admissions department in presenting the school to prospective student-athletes and parents.
    • Ensure the maintenance and security of all athletic equipment and athletic facilities, fields and courts, working in coordination with the Director of Facilities and Site Services.
    • Participate in all Academic Policies and Procedures Committee and Academic Leadership Team meetings.
    • Observe, train, supervise, and evaluate coaches in the development and implementation of the coaching process, and the overall girls athletic program.
    • Ensure that all coaches and other staff personnel are performing their duties at the very highest level of professionalism.
    • Record accurate records of attendance.
    • Routinely, prepare and submit to the internal marketing group, information on the various programs for public recognition of athletic achievements.
    • Prepare and administer a budget each year to support the athletic programs of the school.
    • Provide the scheduling of all athletic contests, arrange for athlete transportation, and hire all game officials.
    • Represent the school at various league, section, state (NYSPHSAA and/or NYSAIS), and NEPSAC associations.
    • Maintain records of team and individual athletic accomplishments and submit copies of same to the Institutional Advancement office, for historical purposes.
    • Maintain and revise the coaches' manual each year and set up appropriate meetings with the coaches to review the information and standards in detail.
    • Organize and coordinate, in conjunction with the Director of Alumni relations, on- and off-campus events for Alumni/ae, including but not limited to, homecoming.
    • Collaborate with the parent association's Athletic Council. 
    • Oversee the distribution, collection, cleaning, repair, and storage of all athletic uniforms and equipment.
    • Ensure the health and safety of all students in the athletic programs
    • Maintain accurate records of all safety issues in coordination with the school nurse.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Academic Officer.
    • Support the school and its leadership

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a closely related field
    • Experience in the Physical Education Department (K-12 school system preferred)
    • Leadership of an athletic department

    Reporting Structure - The position reports to the Chief Academic Officer and is a member of the Academic Leadership Team.

    Travel – Local day travel is required occasionally, with more extensive travel during the coaching season.

    Status – Exempt, Full time, 11-month position Schedule – 7:45 am-4:15 pm, with nights and weekends required on competition days.

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • The work is done sitting, standing and moving about the facilities and on the indoor and outdoor courts and fields. 
    • Frequent interaction with others through listening and communicating via speaking and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers, and the like
    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion
    At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Director – The Center for Teaching and Learning

    Position Summary – Lead the Center for Teaching and Learning, in a way that ensures every student receives the support needed to be successful at The Albany Academies.
     
    The School - The Albany Academies has been in existence for more than 200 years. Today, The Albany Academies is a Pre-School through grade 12, independent school that coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers. The School has more than 700 students across the Lower, Middle, and Upper School Divisions. For more information about the School go to albanyacademies.org
     
    The Area - Albany is the capital city of New York State. It is known for its rich history, commerce, culture, architecture, and institutions of higher learning. Albany constitutes the economic and cultural core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany- Schenectady-Troy metropolitan area. With a population of 1.1 million, the Capital District is the third-most populous metropolitan region in the state. Albany offers an affordable, family-friendly environment. Downtown’s huge Empire State Plaza has reflecting pools, an art-filled underground shopping concourse, and The Egg, a striking performing arts center. The plaza is bookended by the New York State Capitol and the New York State Museum and connects to the Times-Union Arena. To the north is Saratoga Springs, with a vibrant downtown and the famous horse racecourse. To the south is the hiking and skiing of the Catskill Mountains. Commuting by car from the School to the suburbs and many outlying areas is facilitated by the New York State Thruway.

    Responsibilities
    • Manage a staff of learning and mental health professionals
    • Develop and deliver faculty development programs
    • Reviewing admissions reports for incoming students
    • Support students with and IEP or 504 status
    • Support students identified as Gifted and Talented
    • Evaluate psycho-educational testing for all age group
    Qualifications
    • Education - Advanced degree in a related field
    • Experience supporting of students with learning differences
    • Leadership of a team of people

    Characteristics
    • An expert in their field and is continuously learning
    • Brings new approaches to their work and encourages their team to do likewise
    • Engages others in a way that energizes and empowers
    • Thinks deeply about, and implements approaches to address issues that affect the long term health of each student
    • Participates in dialogue with colleagues and direct reports in a way that leads to the best possible decisions and fosters positive team relationships
    • Communicates effectively to students, teachers, administrators, and parents
    • Is calm under challenging circumstances
    • Advocates for the good of the institution
    • Has enthusiasm for the work
    FLSA Status – Exempt
     
    Assignment type: Full time, 11 month

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled classroom/office environment
    • Most of the work is done sitting or standing
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others speaking, listening, and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers, and the like
    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing all duties described herein, either without or with reasonable accommodation
    • The Albany Academies reserves the right to alter this job description
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will

    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • English Teacher – Middle School

    Overview
    The Albany Academies, a Pre-School through 12, independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers. The School has been in existence for more than 200 years. Today, The Albany Academies is a Pre-School through grade 12, independent school that coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers. The School has more than 700 students across the Lower, Middle, and Upper School Divisions. For more information about the School go to albanyacademies.org
     
    The Area
    Albany is the capital city of New York State. It is known for its rich history, commerce, culture, architecture, and institutions of higher learning. Albany constitutes the economic and cultural core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany- Schenectady-Troy metropolitan area. With a population of 1.1 million, the Capital District is the third-most populous metropolitan region in the state. Albany offers an affordable, family-friendly environment. Downtown’s huge Empire State Plaza has reflecting pools, an art-filled underground shopping concourse, and The Egg, a striking performing arts center. The plaza is bookended by the New York State Capitol and the New York State Museum and connects to the Times-Union Arena. To the north is Saratoga Springs, with a vibrant downtown and the famous horse racecourse. To the south is the hiking and skiing of the Catskill Mountains. Commuting by car from the School to the suburbs and many outlying areas is facilitated by the New York State Thruway.
     
    Position Summary
    • Plan, prepare and deliver English lessons to middle school students.
    Essential Duties
    • Plan and deliver English curriculum
    • Assign and grade student work
    • Engage parents to create positive relations
    • Maintain a healthy environment and good order in the classroom
    • Contribute to the common good of the department
    • Contribute to the common good of the School by taking on other duties as assigned such as, student advising, student clubs, coaching, mentoring a new faculty member, and the like
    Capabilities/Knowledge
    • Ability to provide appropriate educational content
    • Time management
    Characteristics
    • Cares about developing children
    • Passion for teaching English
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day
    • Enthusiasm for contributing to the students, the department, and the school
    Experience
    • Teaching middle or upper school English (required)
    • Teaching in an independent school (preferred)
    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree (required)
    • Master’s degree (preferred)
    Schedule
    • This is a 10-month position with summers off
    • The typical workday is 7:45 am – 4:15 pm, with occasional assignments to special events taking place after the core hours and on weekends
    FLSA Classification: Exempt

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled classroom/office environment
    • Most of the work is done sitting or standing
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others speaking, listening, and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers, and the like
    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing all duties described herein, either without or with reasonable accommodation
    • The Albany Academies reserves the right to alter this job description
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will
    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Lower School Science Teacher

    Overview
    The Albany Academies, a Pre-School through 12, independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers. The School has been in existence for more than 200 years. Today, The Albany Academies is a Pre-School through grade 12, independent school that coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers. The School has more than 700 students across the Lower, Middle and Upper School Divisions. For more information about the School go to albanyacademies.org
     
    The Area - Albany is the capital city of New York State. It is known for its rich history, commerce, culture, architecture, and institutions of higher learning. Albany constitutes the economic and cultural core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany- Schenectady-Troy metropolitan area. With a population of 1.1 million, the Capital District is the third-most populous metropolitan region in the state. Albany offers an affordable, family-friendly environment. Downtown’s huge Empire State Plaza has reflecting pools, an art-filled underground shopping concourse, and The Egg, a striking performing arts center. The plaza is bookended by the New York State Capitol and the New York State Museum and connects to the Times-Union Arena. To the north is Saratoga Springs, with a vibrant downtown and the famous horse racecourse. To the south is the hiking and skiing of the Catskill Mountains. Commuting by car from the School to the suburbs and many outlying areas is facilitated by the New York State Thruway.
     
    Summary: Albany Academies Lower School Science Teacher
    The Lower School Science Program at The Academies ignites the curiosity that young children naturally have about the natural world and its phenomena while building foundational knowledge and skills for science learning. Through hands-on and experiential learning the emphasis of our science curriculum is on doing science, rather than passively learning about it. The Next Generation Science Standards inform the sequence and approaches we take to the curriculum in tandem with developmentally appropriate practices.

    Essential Duties
    • Plan, prepare, and deliver science lessons to Lower School students.
    • Assign and grade student work
    • Engage parents to create positive relations
    • Maintain a healthy environment and good order in the classroom
    • Contribute to the common good of the Science Department and the Lower School
    • Contribute to the common good of the School by taking on other duties as assigned such as, student advising, student clubs, coaching, mentoring a new faculty member, and the like
    • Work respectfully and collaboratively with teachers and administration in implementing a rich and consistent science program to students in Grades Pk – 4
    • Plan, organize, implement, and document the science curriculum
    • Employ developmentally appropriate practices in teaching: language, activities, concepts, and expectations utilized are tailored to the developmental stages of the students.
    • Maintain an orderly and safe science room that offers opportunities for discovery.
    • Participate in the larger life of the school, including events, professional development, and other duties.
    Capabilities/Knowledge
    • Ability to provide appropriate educational content
    • Science knowledge
    • Time management
    Characteristics
    • Cares about developing children
    • Passion for science
    • Flexible and imaginative problem solver to adjust to whatever comes up each day
    • Enthusiasm for contributing to the student experience, the department, and the school
    Experience
    • Three years teaching at the lower school level (required)
    • Teaching science at the lower school level (preferred)
    • Teaching in an independent school (desired)
    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree in K-6 or science or environmental education (required)
    • Master’s degree (preferred)
    Schedule
    • This is a 10-month position with summers off
    • The typical workday is 7:45 am – 4:15 pm, with occasional assignments to special events taking place after the core hours and on weekends
    FLSA Classification: Exempt

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled classroom/office environment
    • Most of the work is done sitting or standing
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others speaking, listening, and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers, and the like
    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing all duties described herein, either without or with reasonable accommodation
    • The Albany Academies reserves the right to alter this job description
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will
    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework
    dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Upper School Photography Visual Arts Teacher

    Overview
    The Albany Academies, a Pre-Kindergarten through 12, independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.

    We are seeking an Upper School Photography Visual Arts Teacher.

    The Role
    • Teach Photography to upper school coed students, may include some middle school
    • Ability to scope and sequence a multi-year photography visual art program: Courses to/may include Film Photography, Digital Photography, Advanced Photography, and AP Photography
    • Attend department meetings, annual fundraiser events, student art shows & performances.
    • May include being an advisor to a group of students
    Capabilities/Knowledge
    • Ability to provide appropriate educational content for each course
    • Planning annual curriculums for each age group
    • Photography skills required: knowledge of digital and traditional film camera operation, utilizing phone cameras and apps, digital darkroom Adobe Photoshop software, and wet darkroom techniques.
    • Able to cover art history, studio demonstrations/experiences, critiques, and delivery of lessons in a fun, engaging, and relevant way.
    Characteristics
    • Cares about developing children
    • Passion for visual arts
    • Flexible to adjust to whatever comes up each day
    Experience
    • Teaching groups of up to 12-16 students
    • Worked in photography/as a photographer
    • Worked in other fine art mediums a plus
    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree
    Status – Exempt, Full time, 10-month position

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements

    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled office environment
    • Most of the work may be done sitting or standing
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others through speaking, listening, and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers, and the like

    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others.

Staff Positions

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  • Admissions & Enrollment Office Assistant

    Overview
    The Albany Academies are independent, Pre-School through Grade 12 and Post-graduate, educational institutions located in Albany, New York that coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.

    At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate dedicated to inclusive excellence. For more information about the school go to albanyacademies.org

    Summary
    The Admissions &Enrollment Office Assistant reports to the Director of Admissions & Enrollment and supports the day-to-day operations of the office. This part-time position contributes to meeting the enrollment goals of The Albany Academies. To be successful the individual must be warm and professional in representing the School to prospective students and families, and highly organized to work with them throughout the admissions process.

    Qualifications
    • Education: Associates degree required
    • Experience: 3 years of office administrative experience required
    • Demonstrated ability to master databases
    • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel
    Characteristics
    • Follow through and attention to detail
    • Highly organized
    • Focused on the success of the team
    • Articulate communicator
    • Flexible
    • Inspired by the mission of the school

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Manage all admissions related information
    • Organize and schedule events and tours
    • Support the communications with prospective students/families
    • Process incoming and outgoing mail
    • Support Admissions initiatives as needed
    Reporting Structure – This position reports to the Director of Admissions & Enrollment, within the Institutional Advancement Office.

    Travel – Not required

    Schedule – Part-time, Monday to Friday, up to 20 hours per week throughout the year, with the option for some of the work to be done from home

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled office environment
    • Most of the work can be done sitting
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others through speaking, listening, and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers, and the like
  • Assistant Director of Admissions

    Overview
    The Albany Academies are independent, Pre-School through Grade 12 and Post-graduate, educational institutions located in Albany, New York that coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.

    At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate dedicated to inclusive excellence. For more information about the school go to albanyacademies.org

    Summary
    The Assistant Director of Admissions reports to the Director of Admissions & Enrollment and is a leader in recruiting and enrolling students in the Upper School. The position plays a key role in meeting the enrollment goals of The Albany Academies by collaborating with their marketing colleagues to present the school to prospects and by bringing personal energy to every engagement. To be successful the individual must be warm, outgoing, and professional in representing the School to prospective students and families, and highly organized to work with them throughout the admissions process.

    Responsibilities
    • Recruit and enroll students to the Upper School
    • Maintain complete and accurate admission records
    • Assist with organizing and hosting in-person and virtual events, such as open houses, informational sessions, and coffees
    • Conduct tours and interviews with prospective students and their families
    • Follow through with prospective students/families, from the point of inquiry through enrollment
    • Maintain frequent communication with prospective students/families throughout the process
    • Complete other assignments as may be necessary from time to time, as assigned by the Director of Admissions and Enrollment
    • Work collaboratively with marketing colleagues to plan and execute campaigns
    Characteristics
    • Approachable
    • Highly professional
    • Enthusiastic about promoting the school’s value proposition
    • A role model for the school in the community The Albany Academies Position Posting
    • Excited to work with a diverse group of prospective students/families
    • Thoughtful about using their own time effectively
    • Able to organize and track multiple priorities
    • Excellent communication skills, both writing and speaking.

    Qualifications
    • Several years of school admissions experience
    • Independent school experience (preferred)
    • Mastery of Microsoft Office, Excel, database systems
    • Familiarity with traditional and modern marketing techniques and tools
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    Reporting Structure – This position reports to the Director of Admissions & Enrollment, within the Institutional Advancement Office.

    Travel – Local day travel and occasional overnight travel is required

    Status – Exempt, Full time, 12-month position Schedule – 8:00am-4:30pm with some nights and weekends required

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled classroom/office environment
    • Most of the work is done sitting or standing
    • Routinely move about inside the building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others speaking, listening, and typing
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers, and the like

    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing all duties described herein, either without or with reasonable accommodation
    • The Albany Academies reserves the right to alter this job description
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will
  • Mental Health Counselor

    Summary
    The Mental Health Counselor provides education and support to students in one on one, small group, and classroom settings.
     
    Responsibilities
    • Provide short-term counseling to students in individual and group settings
    • Communicate effectively with parents and teachers regarding counseling efforts
    • Develop and implement division-wide student wellness programs
    • Plan and Teach psychology elective
    • Consult with and educate faculty and parents on student behavioral and psychological wellbeing and challenges
    • Refer students to outside providers
    • Work with faculty committees that address initiatives pertaining to the challenges students face (diversity, SEL, physical and mental health topics, etc.)
    • Understand neuropsychological assessments and assist in implementing recommendations
    Qualifications
    • Education: Master’s degree
    • Certification: New York State counseling certification e.g. Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    Characteristics
    • Active listening with acceptance
    • Likes young people and is able to develop rapport
    • Can interact effectively with client parents
    • Remains calm in high-intensity situations
    • Communicates compassionately
    • Advocates for client
    • Able to move the client from initial state to a treatment plan
    • Engaged in continuous professional growth
    • Able to teach coping skills
    Assignment Type – Full time, 10-month, Exempt
     
    Reports to: Director, Center for Teaching and Learning

    Working Environment & Physical Requirements
    • Generally, the role is conducted in a heated and cooled environment
    • Routine interaction with students
    • Currently requires wearing personal protective equipment when interacting with students
    • The work is done sitting or standing and routinely requires movement inside the assigned building and occasionally outside from building to building
    • Frequent interaction with others
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, copiers, and the like
    Disclaimer
    • The employee must be capable of fully performing all duties described herein, either without or with reasonable accommodation
    • The Albany Academies reserves the right to alter this job description
    • Employment with The Albany Academies is at-will

    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through a Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.

Coaching Positions

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  • AAG Varsity Golf Assistant Coach

    The Albany Academies, a Pre-School through 12 independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.
     
    The Girls Golf Program
    We offer a wide range of athletic teams for students starting in grade 7. Student-athletes are expected to participate in multiple sports. Our coaches focus on the development of each individual and are passionate about their sport.
     
    Varsity sports, including the girls golf team, are part of our key to our mission of preparing students for a successful college experience by developing teamwork, goal setting, leadership, and sportsmanship that sets these athletes apart.
     
    The Role
    The Assistant AAG Varsity Golf Coach is responsible, in collaboration with the Head Coach for the success of the team. The time commitment starts in August and runs through the fall season, wrapping up in mid-October.

    Experience
    • Recreational golf
    • Coaching experience preferred, but not required.
    Qualifications
    • First Aid and CPR
    • Successful background check
    • New York State harassment prevention certification (will train)
    Characteristics
    • Leader of others
    • Developer of young women
    • Passionate about golf
    Reports to: Head Coach and Athletic Director

    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Boys Head Junior Varsity Soccer Coach

    The Albany Academies, a Pre-School through 12 independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.

    The Soccer Program
    We offer a wide range of athletic teams for students starting in grade 7. Student-athletes are expected to participate in multiple sports. Our coaches focus on the development of each individual and are passionate about their sport.
     
    Within the soccer program, we field a modified team, which serves as a training ground for skill-building, enjoyment, competition, and dedication to the work required to produce rewards. At the high school level, the key to our mission is preparing students for a successful college experience and the junior varsity and varsity soccer teams play a role by developing teamwork, goal setting, leadership, and sportsmanship that sets these athletes apart.

    The Role
    The Head Junior Varsity Soccer Coach is responsible, in collaboration with the Varsity Head Coach and the Athletic Director, for the success of the boy’s soccer program.
    • Coach the AA junior varsity soccer team, including daily in-season practices and regular competitions in the Colonial Council.
    • Align with the varsity soccer coach around a unified mindset and approach to the game
    Experience
    • Head soccer coaching
    Qualifications
    First Aid and CPR
    • Successful background check
    • New York State harassment prevention certification (will train)
    • Concussion management (will train)
    Characteristics
    • Leader of others
    • Developer of young men
    • Passionate about soccer
    Reports to: Athletic Director

    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Head Swim Coach - Albany Academy for Girls

    The School
    The Albany Academies, a Pre-School through 12 independent school located in Albany, New York, coordinates single-sex and coeducational learning environments to develop diligent students of high character who become curious, critical thinkers.
    The AAG Swimming and Diving Program
    We offer a wide range of athletic teams for students starting in grade 7. Student-athletes are expected to participate in multiple sports. Our coaches focus on the development of each individual and are passionate about their sport.
     
    Within the swimming and diving program at AAG, we field a modified team, which serves as a training ground for skill-building, enjoyment, competition, and dedication to the work required to produce rewards. At the high school level, the key to our mission is preparing students for a successful college experience and the junior varsity and varsity swim teams play a role by developing teamwork, goal setting, leadership, and sportsmanship that sets these athletes apart.

    The Role
    The Head Swimming and Diving Coach is responsible, in collaboration with the Athletic Director, for the success of the swimming and diving program.
    • Daily in-season practices and regular competitions in the Colonial Council.
    • Assist in the selection and management of varsity assistant coach(es)
    • Align coaches at the middle school and high school levels around a unified mindset and approach to the sport
    • Support admissions of prospective student athletes at all grade levels into AAG
    • Support the AAG College Counselor and the student-athletes in the college placement process
    Experience
    • ·Head or Assistant swimming and diving coaching
    Qualifications
    • First Aid and CPR
    • Successful background check
    • New York State harassment prevention certification (will train)
    • Concussion management (will train)
    Characteristics
    • Leader of others
    • Developer of student-athletes
    • Passionate about swimming and diving
    Reports to: Athletic Director
     
    Statement of Diversity & Inclusion: At The Albany Academies, the active expression of different perspectives and life experiences plays a vital role in the life of the school. In harmony with our Mission Statement and reflective of our Core Values, the Academies is committed to a safe, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just school climate within a Preschool through Postgraduate curricular framework dedicated to inclusive excellence. We actively strive to respect, affirm, and protect the dignity and worth of each member of our learning community and cultivate an environment where all members of the Academies’ community experience a true sense of belonging and are empowered to fully participate in the life of the school. We also recognize that diversity of thought and expression is integral to developing learners who are culturally agile, adept at thinking critically, and effective when collaborating with others. Maintaining a truly inclusive community is an ongoing process that requires us to be open, reflective, and proactive. We accept this challenge in the knowledge that our varied perspectives strengthen our community and prepare our students to learn, lead, and pursue inclusive excellence at The Albany Academies and beyond.
  • Modified Volleyball Coach

    The Role
    • Head coach of the Girls Modified Volleyball team 
    • Generate enthusiasm for girls to participate in the volleyball program 
    • Design and execute practices 
    • Provide basic medical treatment for non-life-threatening injuries 
    • Execute emergency plan for athletic facilities 
    • Meet department coaching standards and season planning expectations 
    Characteristics
    • Positive, caring and dedicated to the development of student athletes 
    • Supportive of the school’s mission 
    • Works collaboratively with coaches, students, faculty, parents, and administrators 
    • Role models behaviors consistent with the School’s culture and high expectations 
    • Possesses strong communication skills 
    • Well organized 
    • Passion for volleyball  
    Experience 
    • Coaching volleyball at the middle school, high school or club level 
    • Background as a competitive player 
    Education 
    • High school diploma (required) College Degree (preferred) 
    • NYS Coaching Certification achieved or in-progress 
    Contact 
    Interested candidates should contact the AAG Director of Athletics, Jennifer Murphy via email at murphyj@albanyacademies.org or office phone, (518) 429-2300.  

Please note Summer Camp counselor positions have been filled for the 2020 season.

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