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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:

Faculty Positions

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  • Librarian, AA

    The Albany Academy is seeking a dynamic, collaborative educator to work with Upper and Middle School students in our Pre-K through Grade 12 Library. The Librarian must be comfortable with high-visibility and committed to educating creative and curious boys in a supportive yet rigorous atmosphere in order to instill a love of reading, research, and learning in all students.
     
    The ideal candidate will be vibrant and foster a synergetic atmosphere, assuming a progressive approach, especially in teaching principles of media literacy in schools. This team player will support faculty in order to promote a project-based, active learning curriculum, and will include creative outreach to students and parents, alike
     
    In addition, the Librarian will orchestrate day-to-day operations of the Library, including maintaining its budget and managing two-hundred year-old historical archives. S/he will advance the Library to be an active-learning-hub of the School that accommodates a range of learning approaches. These clearly include the promotion of current technology applications in research and project presentations. The Librarian teaches Upper School media seminars, Middle School research skills classes, and directs the Senior Honors Program, as well as serve on Administrative teams. S/he takes an active part in the life of the School community.
     
    The successful candidate will be passionate about educating boys and possess a positive outlook, imagination, and a good sense of humor. S/he will hold an MLS or MLIS degree, have excellent communication and organization skills, experience, and zest.
     
    Interested candidates should send the following material to jobs@albanyacademies.org:
    • Cover letter stating how you are a good fit with the School, its mission, and the core values of The Albany Academy.
    • Current resume
    • Salary requirements
    • Names and contact information of 3 references
    • Writing sample, preferably a Personal Philosophy of Education
    Please reference the position “Library” in the subject line.

Staff Positions

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  • Marketing and Communications Assistant

    The Albany Academies are seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual interested in working in the marketing and communications area of a prestigious educational institution. This position is entry-level and part of a team in the Office of Institutional Advancement.
     
    Responsibilities include assisting with design, development and production of marketing and communications materials such as event programs, invitations, email communications, newsletters and the School magazine. This position will assist in developing a weekly social media strategy for the promotion of the School and help maintain fresh content on the website. In addition, this position will assist with administrative duties as needed within the Office of Institutional Advancement.
     
    A qualified individual will have a strong attention to detail, be highly creative and the ability to generate original and exciting ideas for our marketing and communications strategy.
     
     
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree required (MFA or BFA is a plus); relevant coursework in marketing, communications, and graphic design preferred
    • 1-2 years of demonstrated work experience preferred; expereince in a non-profit or school is a plus
    • Ability to work with a diverse group of people including school-aged children
    • Strong time-management and organizational skills as well as an attention to detail
    • Able to multi-task and work flexibly with multiple projects at a time
    • Excellent communication skills—both writing and speaking
    • Mastery of Microsoft Office platforms and social media platforms with a working knowledge of social media strategy and reporting tools
    • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud programs and Canva
    • Still photography skills and photo editing skills required
    • Knowledge of basic video production and editing is a plus
    • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license required
    • Able to move about the campus between buildings and climb stairs with relative ease.
     
    Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest, resume, list of references and salary requirements in a PDF document to jobs@albanyacademies.org. Please reference position title in the subject line of the email.

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