Recruitment Operations Coordinator

Administrator / Full-Time

St. Mark’s School, Southborough, MA

Position Title: Recruitment Operations Coordinator 

First commitment: August 28th, 2023

Contract type: Yearly; 12-month 

School Type: Boarding 

Position Summary: St. Mark’s School (Southborough, MA) seeks a Recruitment Operations Coordinator for the 2023-24 academic year to manage faculty recruitment and support our efforts to build an adult community that reflects the diversity of our student body. Successful candidates will demonstrate the skills necessary to manage and communicate with a high volume of applicants and work collaboratively with members of the Dean of Faculty office and hiring team. The position also includes teaching two classes and contributing to St. Mark’s vibrant boarding school community through advising, residential life responsibilities, and community responsibilities. The Recruitment Operations Coordinator is a member of the Dean of Faculty Office and reports to the Assistant Head/ Dean of Faculty. 

We invite interested candidates to apply by completing an application on the St. Mark’s School Employment page

What You’ll Do as the Recruitment Operations Coordinator: 

As the Recruitment Operations Coordinator, you will work closely with the Dean of Faculty Office to attract and retain best-in-class faculty. This includes, but is not limited to, heading the review and management of faculty applications, creating job descriptions, and hosting candidates for finalist visits. Other key responsibilities are as follows: 


  • Work with the Associate Dean of Faculty for Equity and Inclusion to ensure St. Mark’s continued commitment to equitable and inclusive hiring practices
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of the Farmer UPenn Fellowship and the Associate Dean of Faculty for Equity and Inclusion to recruit, interview, and onboard two teaching fellows per year
  • Exercise creative vision to develop and pilot practices to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of St. Mark’s hiring practices
  • Oversee, strengthen, and develop professional relationships with placement agencies, professional education associations (AISNE, TABS, etc.), graduate schools, and universities
  • Partner with the Facilities Department to coordinate newly hired faculty’s move to campus housing (if applicable) 


What You’ll Do as a St. Mark’s Faculty Member: 

As a St. Mark’s faculty member, you will teach two academic courses, advise three to seven students, attend all school and faculty required events, and coach two seasons of sports. Other key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Supervise a dorm during evening hours once weekly and five Saturdays per year
  • Participate in community life through Social Duty (four weekends per year)
  • Give up to six admission tours per year
  • Participate in St. Mark’s Experiential Learning Programming 


Required Skills and Abilities

  • Strong leadership, collaboration, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Outstanding task and time management skills with high attention to detail
  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient with computer applications such as Google Suite including Docs, Slides, and Sheets
  • Ability to craft clear, well-written communications 
  • Solution-oriented thinker who can tackle problems with little or no direction

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Two or more years of hiring or recruiting experience
  • Two or more years of teaching or equivalent experience
  • Experience in an educational setting, including familiarity with residential communities and the needs of adolescents 
  • Demonstrated success in working with culturally diverse populations as well as a demonstrated commitment to inclusive pedagogy
  • Commitment to continuous self-reflection and professional growth 

Things You’ll Love: 

  • On-campus housing; health, dental, and vision coverage; tuition remission (100%); retirement contribution – after one year of service, the school contributes 10% of your annual salary to a 403 (b) retirement plan (100% immediate vesting); three meals a day are available at the dining hall during the school year for you and your family; use of facilities for you and your immediate family: weight rooms, outdoor pool, ice rink, basketball courts, nature trails, etc.; annual financial planning services available; parental leave: 8 weeks at full pay, and 4 weeks at a quarter pay; Health Assistance Program; Employee Assistance Program; Child Day Care financial assistance program; William A. Coolidge Fund – annual financial assistance for each employee’s child attending tuition-charging schools, etc. 


  • Pay is commensurate with experience. For reference, please find the base salary bands for faculty members whose primary responsibilities are in the classroom below: 
  • Years of experience between 31 and 42 years: $84,240 – $94,340
  • Years of experience between 21 and 30 years: $65,000 – $83,752
  • Years of experience between 11 and 20 years: $52,000 – $63,200
  • Years of experience between 0 and 10 years: $27,000 – $50,700

About St. Mark’s School: 

St. Mark’s School is a coed, private boarding high school of approximately 375 students with a strong, college preparatory curriculum located 22 miles west of Boston and 12 miles east of Worcester. St. Mark’s School educates young people for lives of leadership and service. Founded in 1865 as an intentionally small residential community, the School challenges its students to develop their particular analytic and creative capabilities by both inspiring their academic and spiritual curiosity and kindling their passion for discovery. We value cooperation over self-interest, and we encourage all members of our community to explore their place in the larger world beyond our campus.

St. Mark’s School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or genetics, and any other characteristic or status protected by law.

St. Mark’s School

Southborough, MA
High School
Boarding, Day
All Gender