Employment Opportunities

Mercy High School provides young women in grades nine through 12 a challenging college-preparatory education with a strong foundation of Catholic teachings. Guided by the traditions and values of the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy High School promotes service, confidence, ethical leadership and respect, encouraging each student to flourish individually while rooted in community.

We are accepting applications for the following positions:

Mercy High School provides a challenging college preparatory academic experience with a strong foundation of Catholic teachings, and traditions and values of the Sisters of Mercy, in a safe and nurturing environment that promotes service, confidence, ethical leadership and respect, encouraging each student to flourish individually while rooted in community.

Mercy High School is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join our Development Team as the Coordinator of Alumnae Relations and Annual Giving. In this key role, this person will be responsible for cultivating and sustaining strong relationships with our alumnae community while also driving the annual giving program to support the school's mission and vision.

Key Responsibilities:

· Develop and execute comprehensive alumnae engagement strategies to strengthen connections with graduates.

· Plan and coordinate alumnae events, reunions, annual golf tournament and networking opportunities to engage the alumnae community.

· Implement and oversee an annual giving program, including the creation and execution of targeted fundraising campaigns.

· Collaborate with the Director of Marketing and Communications to develop compelling fundraising materials and communication strategies for alumnae engagement.

· Work closely with volunteers, community members and other stakeholders to enlist their support in fundraising efforts and alumnae engagement initiatives.

· Utilize data and analytics to track and evaluate the success of alumnae relations and annual giving programs, making data-driven decisions to enhance performance.

o Track fundraising progress specifically related to annual fund and other annual giving programs.

o Coordinate with the Director of Development on strategies to meet or exceed goals.

o Plan additional outreach to prospects as needed to meet goals.

o Identify and manage matching gift prospects; and identify potential major donors.

o Set up personal visits with prospects to discuss giving opportunities and track progress in our contact database.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred.

· Proven experience in alumnae/i relations, annual giving, or related fundraising roles.

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.

· Experience managing fundraising campaigns, including direct mail, online giving, and events.

· Familiarity with fundraising software and databases (i.e. Raisers Edge, Constant Contact, CauseVox).

· Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

Job Specifics:

This is a 12-month, full-time position. The Coordinator of Alumnae Engagement and Annual Giving reports to the Director of Development. Salary and benefits are commensurate with education and professional experience. Anticipated starting date is Spring/Summer 2024, depending upon applicant’s availability.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references by March 1, 2024 to mbergan@mercyhigh.com. Please include "Coordinator of Alumnae Relations and Annual Giving" in the subject line.

Mercy High School is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply.
Mercy High School is seeking applicants for a full-time Athletic Trainer.

The Athletic Trainer is accountable to the Director of Athletics.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Athletic Training; ATC (BOC) Certification and Professional CT Licensure in Good Standing; Maintain Professional Rescuer CPR/AED Certification


RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Establish daily hours of operation for the athletic training room as indicated by the Athletic Director

• Provide injury assessment, treatment, and preventative taping & wrapping before sports practices during after school hours
• Provide medical coverage and injury treatment during practices
• Devise individual injury management and rehabilitation plans as needed for each athlete, and determine appropriate return to play
• Determine proper referrals to other medical professionals as needed
• EMTs, orthopedic or primary care physicians, chiropractors, physical therapists
• Provide medical coverage at all home athletic events identified by the Athletic Director
• Includes some weekend and holiday coverage, as well as traveling to tournament games
• Provide acute injury assessment and treatment of both home and visiting team athletes
• Establish a working relationship with the designated School Physician and update/sign the school’s Standing Orders annually
• Execute athletic training services independently and comply with all policies regarding health care delivery as outlined on the school’s Standing Orders
• Establish a working relationship with the coaches and the school nurse
• Communicate regularly regarding the welfare of the student-athletes and proper return to play following an injury
• Update the school’s Emergency Action Plan annually and communicate policies and procedures with the coaches and administration
• Ensure proper emergency equipment is available at all games and practices
• Establish pre-season management
• Prepare medical travel kits
• Set up sport registrations online
• Organize impact testing
• Hold preseason meetings with the coaches and teams to discuss concussion education and injury expectations
• Ensure physical clearance for each athlete
• Maintain adequate medical records on all injuries and rehabilitation procedures
• Establish and maintain an annual budget for athletic training supplies/equipment
• Oversee an Athletic Training Aide program for Mercy students interested in a medical career
• Establish and oversee proper management of duties for the students to carry out in the athletic training room

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITY:
• Support the Mercy Athletics social media accounts by taking photos and providing context of the attended athletic events


WORK SCHEDULE:
Full time during the Academic Year

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Mrs. Maria Bergan at mbergan@mercyhigh.com: resume, cover letter, transcripts and three letters of recommendation.



 

 

 

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