Friends School is a Quaker, co-educational, college preparatory school, Pre-K through Grade 12, in Baltimore City, enrolling 880 students, 37% of whom identify as children of color. We are guided by the Quaker ideals of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and stewardship. We strive to be a purposefully inclusive community that reflects the racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic, and religious diversity of our city and our region.
Educators at Friends are expected to model and foster the habits of mind we believe are essential to an outstanding education: creativity, curiosity, empathy, reflection, and resilience. We seek educators whose teaching styles and experiences demonstrate:
A desire to understand diverse attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, and practices and to incorporate a culturally responsive lens into teaching and learning.
A record of successful collaboration with colleagues, families, and students.
A commitment to lifelong learning, and ongoing professional development.
An ability to infuse technology to enhance student learning.
An openness to interdisciplinary teaching.
An appreciation for and understanding of the social and emotional development of students.
Flexibility, optimism, and a sense of humor.
Context and Philosophy:
Friends School of Baltimore has an opening for an Upper School Registrar to begin in July for the 2021-21 school year. This is a 12-month, hourly position with key responsibilities and functions supporting the administration of the Upper School.
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:
Ability to learn quickly and work with a team, as well as independently
Ability to apply ingenuity and sound judgement to assigned tasks
Ability to develop and manage complex filing system and statistical data
Understanding of basic database management and processes
Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office Suite; including Outlook
Exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills
A positive and professional demeanor
Flexible and adaptable to a dynamic, fast paced environment and changing priorities within our organization
Familiarity with Whipple Hill/Blackbaud preferred but not mandatory
Open to learning new skills and software packages
Values the team-based approach to campus-wide work
Desire/skill to develop and maintain collaborative work relationships
Ability to maintain confidences/confidentiality
Works within priorities and deadlines, and set own work priorities
Working knowledge of spreadsheet software for data analysis required (including data functions)
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
Sampling of General Responsibilities:
Develop, implement and maintain student enrollment and scheduling procedures
Register students and create student schedules
Manage course selection and enrollment process
Manage report card and progress reporting and student transcripts
Manage ongoing student schedule modifications including adds/drops/changes
Develop systems for the capture and maintenance of critical compliance related student data (e.g. race/ ethnicity, DOB, ID Numbers, contact information)
Maintain comprehensive student records that are accurate and reliable.
Coordinate Exams, distribution of Report Cards, Progress Reports, Academic Watch/Warning Communications
Coordinate search and recruitment of new Upper School faculty and staff
Coordinate graduation events, senior awards, and Upper School Commencement
Support the Upper School Principal with scheduling of meetings, appointments, and communications
Support the Director of Student Support with scheduling family meetings for students with ISPs
Support the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with scheduling of meetings and appointments
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Candidates should demonstrate a willingness to understand and incorporate Quaker Principles and Quaker education into their work.
Friends School of Baltimore actively promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, and hiring. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends School of Baltimore is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of color and members of other underrepresented groups who might enrich and diversify the school community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should apply with their resume, cover letter, and supporting documents to the link on the school website. A search committee will review candidate information and will contact those candidates they are interested in having a conversation with about the position.