Employment Opportunities

Equal Employment Opportunity

Villa Maria Academy is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or membership in any other protected classification as defined under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Villa Maria Academy is committed to ensuring opportunities within all employment practices without discrimination in recruitment, hiring, transfer, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, or other terms or conditions of employment in any manner that violates any applicable federal, state or local law.

Villa Maria Academy High School is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community for all students, faculty, staff, families, and alumnae.  We support an inclusive and equitable learning environment where diversity and individual differences are understood, respected, appreciated, and recognized as a source of strength.  This commitment flows from our mission statement, core values, and the I.H.M. charism.

Current employment opportunities

Professional

Director of College Counseling

Qualifications

Recognizing that Villa Maria Academy High School is grounded in the Catholic faith, candidates will be expected to subscribe to and embrace the school’s mission and values. Preference will be given to individuals who meet the following requirements:

  • Five-plus years of experience in college counseling, preferably an independent school, and/or in a college admissions office
  • Extensive and current knowledge of the college application and admission process, the financial aid process, and the NCAA eligibility and recruitment regulations
  • Familiarity with and a willingness to continue to learn about a wide range of colleges and universities both in the United States and abroad
  • Leadership experience to manage and motivate the college counseling team and to have a visible presence in the school community, developing good working relationships with faculty, staff, students, parents, alumnae, and the extended community
  • Strong technology/computer skills including familiarity with Scoir, or similar college and career readiness software provider. This individual should also be familiar with various on-line search engines and on-line forms.
  • Excellent organizational skills, flexibility, and a willingness to collaborate with other members of the team
  • Highly effective listening, writing and public speaking skills
  • Involved in related professional organizations
  • Willingness to travel to conferences and college visits throughout the year
  • High level of integrity, strong work ethic, and confidence
Roles and Responsibilities

The Director of College Counseling is the chief coordinator of the college counseling section of the department, which seeks to assist all students in gaining mature self-understanding, responsible decision-making skills, and the ability to make informed college and career choices.

As such, the duties include the following:

  • Plans, implements, and supervises the college counseling section of the counseling department; collaborate with the Director of the Counseling Services, communicates with School/College counselors, administrators, faculty in all areas concerning college-related topics
  • Updates the College Counseling Handbook
  • Oversees standardized testing prep and administration, AP exams, SAT, ACT
  • Invites and hosts college admissions representatives throughout the school year; stays current with trends in college admission, higher education, and national testing
  • Visits college campuses to help establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with college admissions.
  • Attends professional development workshops and conferences, including but not limited to, NACAC, The National College Board forum, PACAC workshops, ICC meetings
  • Speaks with college representatives about applicants for the ED/EA/Rolling Admission round in December and for the Regular Admission round in February/March
  • Collaborates with Principal’s core administration team, representing academics, admission, students life, and programs that maintain the high quality of college acceptances of the school’s students
  • Reviews, adjusts and teaches seminar curriculum to junior and senior year students
  • Utilizes and educates students and parents on effective use of SCOIR
  • Hosts/co-hosts Parent Information Nights and meets with parents about their student’s college process
  • Oversees and guides the letter of recommendation writing workshops for faculty
  • Disseminates appropriate information regarding scholarships, financial aid and special academic programs to faculty and students; helps senior students understand and decide among their financial aid packages
  • Oversees college application progress throughout the fall semester, helps students finalize application lists and ensures submission of supporting documentation for applications in a timely manner
  • Meets individually with students on caseload throughout the year and assists juniors with course selection
  • Co-facilitates department meetings
  • Attends weekly CORE and monthly Academic Council meetings
  • Works with the Director of Counseling Services on a yearly budget
  • Works with Markcom team for college counseling pages on school website/ newsletters
All applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and completed employment application to:

Sr. Regina Ryan, IHM
Principal
Villa Maria Academy High School
370 Central Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355
(610)644-2866 Fax
srryan@vmahs.org

Staff

Assistant Director of Business Operations

Villa Maria Academy High School is seeking an Assistant Director of Business Operations. The position’s primary responsibilities are accounting and finance, with other business responsibilities assigned by the Director of Business Operations as required.

  • In addition to the application, cover letter, and resume, please submit examples of two or three accomplishments where your collaboration was the main driver in achieving an objective, either as a member of a team or as a team leader.
  • Application Deadline: July 30, 2021

The position’s primary responsibilities are accounting and finance, with other business responsibilities assigned by the Director of Business Operations as required. Responsibilities include:

  • Managing all accounting functions
  • Enforcing internal controls
  • Accounts receivable billing and collection
  • Maintaining general ledger data that meaningfully supports the financial reporting needs of VMAHS
  • Performing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Collaborating with all constituents and providing oversight as required on fiscal initiatives
  • Maintaining effective working relationships and rapport with all bank account owners (e.g., Alum and Parent Associations).
  • Controlling annual audit functions and preparing for the annual audit
  • Participating with audit staff during the year and the onsite audit
  • Performing additional functions as assigned by the Director of Business Operations
Required Education and Experience
  • BS in Business Administration; Major in Accounting required.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) a plus.
  • Audit experience, preferably non-profit, a plus.
All applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and completed employment application to:

Sr. Mary Smith, IHM
Director of Personnel
Villa Maria Academy HS
370 Central Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355
(610)644-2866 Fax
smsmith@vmahs.org

Part Time Food Service Worker

Kitchen staff member will perform kitchen duties and interact with students.

  • 10 month, part-time position for the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Knowledge of point-of-sale system helpful but not necessary.
  • Will need to provide background check and child abuse clearances.
All applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and completed employment application to:

Sr. Mary Smith, IHM
Director of Personnel
Villa Maria Academy HS
370 Central Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355
(610)644-2866 Fax
smsmith@vmahs.org

Athletics

Assistant/JV Coaches

Villa Maria is seeking assistant/JV coaches for field hockey and soccer.

Please contact Stephanie Taylor, Athletic Director, at staylor@vmahs.org.

Administrative

No openings at this time.