Staff / Full-Time

Xaverian Brothers High School, Westwood, MA

Title:               Receptionist


Department:  Administration


Reports to:     Principal


Xaverian is an independent Catholic school for boys in grades 7-12, sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers. Located in Westwood, Massachusetts, this college-prep school welcomes students from approximately 90 communities across Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Xaverian was established in 1963 and presently enrolls over 960 students.


General Expectations: Xaverian is seeking applications for a full-time receptionist. This is a 12-month position with flexible summer hours. The receptionist works closely with the administration and main office staff as well as campus ministry. As the first point of encounter for many at Xaverian, the receptionist should ensure that phones are properly answered and that all are greeted in a respectful and prompt manner.


Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all phone calls are answered and that all guests, students, parents, and staff are warmly received in the main office.
  • Monitors who may enter the main doors and determines the purpose of their visit.
  • Provides secretarial support to the campus ministry department.
  • Sorts mail each day and makes necessary PA announcements.
  • Works collaboratively with the main office staff and helps with projects as needed.
  • Trains and supervises student main office workers on procedures and phone manners.


Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • A mission driven individual with a thorough appreciation of Xaverian and Catholic education.
  • An effective communicator who can connect with a broad range of constituencies including students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni.
  • Technologically adept with a willingness to learn Xaverian’s student information system.
  • A worthy role model for both students and staff who epitomizes a positive, welcoming, open, and optimistic approach to all matters.


How to Apply:

Resume, cover letter, and three references should be submitted electronically to Jane McCarthy ( Please indicate RECEPTIONIST in the subject line. Salary commensurate with experience; excellent benefits. Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.


Xaverian Brothers High School

Westwood, MA
Middle School, High School