Road Mapping Research Assistant

Staff / Temporary

Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

Reporting to the Assistant Head of School for Strategic Planning, the research assistant will support the work of Phillips Academy’s road mapping process. The research assistant will work with the Assistant Head of School for Strategic Planning, the Learning Steering Committee, and the Assistant Head of School for Analytic Support and Assessment.

The research assistant will be responsible for:

•    Engaging in research into innovation in education and other educational topics like AI, schedule and calendar, project-based learning, etc.

•    Scheduling school visits with other schools

•    Performing literature reviews

•    Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree, ideally in the social sciences.

High proficiency with use of Excel, Word, and a willingness to learn new technology or applications to complete assigned work.

Experience with qualitative data analysis.

Experience performing and/or writing literature reviews

Strong writing and analytical skills.

Ability to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Background or past experience in education research

•    Familiarity with independent schools

•    Familiarity with Qualtrics

Remote work is possible.

This is a temporary, part-time staff position with a schedule of 15-20 hours a week with the possibility of some weeks being more and some weeks being far less; no more than 1000 hours/year.  The expected duration of this position is through the end of the 2023-2024 academic year. This is a non-benefits eligible position except for those benefits required by law.

Phillips Academy is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service or any other characteristic protected by law. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI, and fingerprinting background checks as well as unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Phillips Academy

Andover, MA
High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender