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Lake Highland Employment Opportunities

Thank you for visiting this LHPS employment page. We invite you to send us your resume, even if you do not see a job listing especially for you. We accept resumes for all positions at any time, even if we do not have a current opening and will maintain your resume on file for one year. Send your cover letter and resume in PDF format to jobs@lhps.org

Background Screening: LHPS conducts background checks, including fingerprinting, and drug testing and may use a third party administrator. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Lake Highland is a drug-free workplace.

Lake Highland Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

Lower School Director

College Advisor

Summary

Lake Highland is seeking a qualified and motivated College Advisor to provide college and academic advising to approximately 45 to 50 students, beginning with the junior class in December through graduation. This is a 12 month position reporting to the Dean of College Counseling and Guidance. The candidate will be joining a dedicated team of professionals including two college counselors, three school counselors, two assistants and a registrar.

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Embrace the mission, vision and culture of Lake Highland Preparatory School.
  • Partner with parents to help students navigate the college process which includes initial family meetings with students and parents, followed by multiple meetings with students.
  • Serve as primary advocate for students which includes, reviewing academic schedules, writing letters of recommendation and reaching out to college representatives when appropriate.
  • Collaborates with counseling team to plan college advising events for juniors and seniors.
  • Support school counselor initiatives and programs for freshmen and sophomores including Freshmen Focus, a one semester foundation course for ninth graders.
  • Proficient in standard technology including Naviance and SLATE.
  • Enthusiastically engage in professional development opportunities including college tours, as well as local and regional organizations.
  • Participate in faculty and grade-level meetings.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned, including occasional evening and weekend programs (e.g. Senior Kick-off meeting, Back to School Night, College Application Night).

Education/Experience

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and at least 3-5 years of experience in selective college admissions and/or high school college counseling. A Master’s degree is preferred.

The ideal candidate possesses the following qualities:

  • Genuine enthusiasm for working with students and helping them navigate a constantly evolving college landscape.
  • Desire and ability to establish a trusting relationship with students, parents, and college admission professionals.
  • Spirit of collaboration and willingness to support the initiatives of other team members, faculty and administration.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Commitment to supporting a growth mindset and continued ongoing professional development.
  • Professional integrity and commitment to developing cultural competencies.


How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position, a current resume, and three professional references with at least one immediate supervisor (preferably current). All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to jobs@lhps.org specifying "College Advisor“ in the subject line.

This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.

Campaign Gift Officer

Summary

We recently created the position of Campaign Gift Officer in order to attract an advancement professional with demonstrated success in gift cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. The Officer will support the execution of LHP’s exciting new educational vision represented in the 50th anniversary campaign. He/she will work closely with the Vice President of Advancement, the Campaign Cabinet, and the development team to design and advance the campaign plan. The Officer will clearly communicate the school’s mission, support and energize volunteer leadership, and persuade prospects to invest in the campaign’s compelling case for support. An integral member of the Advancement team, he/she will work collaboratively and independently in efforts to build relationships, solicit, and close gifts. The Officer will manage a portfolio of 75-100 major gift prospects and donors for the campaign.

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Help donors accomplish their philanthropic goals and ambitions through their relationship with LHP and their gifts to campaign.
  • Develop and execute a solicitation plan for major gift prospects and donors identified and prioritized by the campaign team.
  • Help design and execute a communications timeline for the campaign.
  • In collaboration with the VP of Advancement, plan and create campaign collateral materials for print, email, and web.
  • Utilize Raisers Edge donor database and wealth screening tools and software to track and cultivate donors and prospects (moves management model).
  • Track campaign progress using established metrics, and provide weekly reports to VP of Advancement and Campaign Cabinet as needed for preparation and reporting at campaign meetings. Analyze results and develop strategies in order to secure gifts, meet goals, and maximize campaign success.
  • Participate in regular prospecting meetings and collaborate with development team and Campaign Cabinet to manage relationships and the solicitation calendar.
  • Support fellow development staff, campaign volunteers, and trustees in their efforts to cultivate, solicit, and steward prospects and donors, including creating prospect profiles and prospect management reports.
  • Write personalized, timely, and thoughtful communications to prospects and donors.
  • Acknowledge donors through public and private recognition means as part of stewardship efforts.
  • Build and strengthen relationships between LHP and identified constituents in all phases of the donor cycle.
  • Collaborate with campus partners including the Lake Highland Parent Association, Athletic Department, Booster Club, Arts League, and academic divisions on campaign events and strategies.
  • Attend school functions and events as needed/assigned.
  • Participate in other duties as assigned by the VP of Advancement and school leadership.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Five or more years successful experience in major gift or campaign fundraising, preferably in independent schools and/or higher education.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Superb organization and project management skills, with the ability to create long-term strategies and execute on short term deliverables.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge or comparable development database software.
  • Proven success in networking, relationship building, soliciting and closing major gifts, and stewardship. Sales skills may also be considered qualifying experience.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Google’s G-Suite.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position, a current resume, and three professional references with at least one immediate supervisor (preferably current). The application deadline is December 4, 2019. All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to jobs@lhps.org specifying "Campaign Gift Officer'“ in the subject line.

This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.

Head Tennis Coach

Summary

The Head Tennis coach shall coordinate the Tennis program of the school. He/ She shall coordinate the program in a manner in keeping with the the school philosophies, goals, and objectives. The Head Tennis Coach shall provide creative leadership for the boys and girls tennis programs.

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Attend required meetings, practices, and matches.
  • Coordinate practice and match schedules.
  • Oversee student-athlete eligibility for their sport.
  • Conduct pre and post season conditioning programs.
  • Provide Athletic Department with up to date inventory of all equipment.
  • Provide representation for the Booster Club.
  • Make Recommendations to the Athletic Director for improvements in the Tennis program.

Education/Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years Tennis Head Coaching experience.
  • Demonstrate leadership, management, and team-building skills.
  • Strong work ethic, ability to solve problems, attention to detail, and ability to maintain a culture of integrity.
  • Working knowledge of computer system functions including Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position, a current resume, and three professional references with at least one immediate supervisor (preferably current). All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to jobs@lhps.org specifying "Head Tennis Coach“ in the subject line.

This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.


Assistant Swim Coach and Swim Lesson Instructor

Part time (non-benefited), assistant age group swimming coaches and swim lesson instructors for Highlander Aquatics. Looking for qualified individuals who love the sport of swimming and enjoy working with children in a competitive and fun atmosphere. Hours: Monday – Thursday from 3:30 – 6:15 pm. To apply, send resume to: jobs@lhps.org

None at this time.

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