Employment Opportunities



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Scroll down to view all employment opportunities listed under the Program's contact person. We welcome your interest even if there are no positions immediately available. Please feel free to download the following employment applications and submit them to the appropriate person listed here.
 

Applications

Teaching

Non-Teaching


Applications may be mailed to:

St. Mary Academy – Bay View
3070 Pawtucket Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915

Or, use the applicable email addresses below.

Lower School
Margaret Cummings, Lower School Principal
mcummings@bayviewacademy.org

Middle and Upper School
Colleen Gribbin, Middle & Upper School Principal cgribbin@bayviewacademy.org

Administrative and Staff Positions
Rhonda Perry, Administrative Assistant
rperry@bayviewacademy.org

Athletic Department
Jennifer Wasson, Athletic Director
jwasson@bayviewacademy.org

Open Positions

Principal 

Reports to: President

The Principal is the Chief Operational Officer of the school, directly responsible to the President and is delegated by the President to be responsible for the academic operation of the school and all its programs. The Principal fosters the Mission and Objectives of the school and is responsible for facilitating a learning environment in which all members of the school community, students, administrators, faculty and staff can work together to achieve mutual understanding and respect.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Academics

  • Approves and implements policies and plans formulated in conjunction with the other members of the administration, faculty and student committees.
  • Recommends new programs, as needed, and directs long-range planning of curriculum and academics
  • Administers policies and plans in compliance with all of the laws of the state of Rhode Island pertaining to the education, health and welfare of students.
  • Oversees the development of the educational program of the school
  • Works in conjunction with the Director of Student Services regarding scheduling and the academic progress of all students. (Elementary, Middle/Secondary program)
  • Monitors students’ grades, progress and deficiency reports.
  • Coordinates Academic Council meetings with the Vice Principal of Academics
  • Works closely with the Academic Council/Team Leaders to ensure that Bay View’s vision, values and mission are pertinent and practical throughout the Academy. (Middle/Secondary program)

Faculty

  • Hires and terminates teachers after proper consultation with the President.
  • Oversees the orientation of new faculty.
  • Recommends to the President the renewal or non-renewal of contracts of faculty and assistant administrators
  • Hires short term substitute teachers.
  • Provides for the supervision and evaluation of teacher and staff performance.
  • Oversees teaching assignments and assigns other professional responsibilities as the needs of the school require, in conjunction with the Vice Principal of Academics and department chair persons.
  • Presides at general faculty meetings
  • Compiles and maintains faculty personnel files.
  • Works closely on a daily basis with faculty members to achieve optimum cooperation and communication in order to create a healthy, cohesive institution.

Encourages individual professional development and provides opportunities for department advancement.

  • Prepares an annual budget in conjunction with the President and Finance Director.

Student Life

  • Is responsible for the general order that exists in the school and the physical safety of all occupants of the building
  • Is responsible for the dismissals of students for academic and disciplinary reasons
  • Oversees the work of the Athletic Director
  • Coordinates student service meetings with the Vice Principal of Student Life

Additional Responsibilities

  • Oversees the development of school life and is involved with the recruitment and admission activities with the Admissions Director
  • Works on a daily basis with the Vice Principals regarding varied and multiple administrative responsibilities.
  • Serves as liaison to the Diocesan Office for Education
  • Attends student activities whenever possible.
  • Is available to all constituencies that form the Bay View community.
  • Approves any school-wide fund raising
  • Works with the Parents’ Association

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Willing to commit to Mercy tradition
  • Willing to commit to and promote single gender education
  • Master’s Degree or beyond
  • Skilled communicator- both writing and speaking
  • Strategic thinker and planner
  • Knowledgeable of problems facing young women in today’s society

TO APPLY

Go to bayviewacademy.org/about-bayview/employment-opportunities and download the “Non-Teaching Application.” 

Bay View Application, letter of interest and resume should be submitted via email to Sister Marybeth Beretta, President, at president.office@bayviewacademy.org.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Mary Academy – Bay View commits itself to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular to those who may be vulnerable to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military status or other legally protected status. 

St. Mary Academy – Bay View is an all-girl independent Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve and is located in Riverside, Rhode  Island. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, St. Mary Academy – Bay  View fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment while striving to empower each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious faith-filled young woman.

Director of Communications and Marketing 

Reports to: President

A direct report to the President of the Academy, the Director of Marketing and Communications is the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer of the school and oversees all aspects of communications and marketing. The Director is a member of the Senior Administrative Team, who works closely with the President, Director of Admissions, Director of Advancement and Academy Principals to support and manage all Academy communications and marketing initiatives. The Director will be committed to the school’s mission of educating girls and young women and to the Critical Concerns of the Academy’s sponsor, The Sisters of Mercy. This is a 12-month exempt administrative position. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Administration – 10%

  • Manage key vendor relationships, including but not limited to cloud-based martech tools, designers, writers, photographers and videographers, advertising media, printers and web designers
  • Manage communications and marketing budget
  • Analyze ROI on communications and marketing investments and make recommendations to leadership
  • Serve as a resource for faculty and staff on all questions related to communications and marketing

Marketing & Advertising – 20%

  • Develop and execute an annual integrated marketing plan (IMP) to promote the Academy and support events and recruitment efforts, including paid, earned and owned channels, traditional and digital/emerging media
  • Manage media planning and buying
  • Report to Academy leadership on IMP’s key performance indicators (KPIs)

Branding & Collateral – 15%

  • Manage the Academy brand to ensure that all stakeholders are adhering to brand standards in internal and external communications
  • Develop and manage brand tools in support of Academy operations, including communications toolbox, templates, training materials, etc.
  • Manage Academy asset collection using Lightbox and Flickr
  • Produce best-in-class branding and collateral materials for all Academy audiences, either in-house or by providing art direction to creative vendors

Communications & Media Relations – 15%

  • Develop and execute an annual communications plan to serve the needs of the Academy, including internal communications, external communications and media relations
  • Draft a variety of internal and external communications, including but not limited to speeches, newsletters, op-eds, social media, blog posts, presentations and board reports
  • Provide editorial review on all top-tier communications and marketing materials, including but not limited to recruitment materials, advancement materials, administration communications and collateral materials
  • Develop and distribute media releases, story pitches and other content/alerts to local and national media outlets
  • Serve as Academy contact to all media outlets, forging strong relationships with local press
  • Represent the Academy as spokesperson as needed
  • Monitor and report to leadership on media coverage and overall brand health

Content Marketing – 15%

  • Develop and execute an annual content calendar to serve the needs of all stakeholders, including social media, blogs, newsletters, Bay View Today magazine
  • In collaboration with Academy faculty, staff and students, develop content to support the annual calendar, including written content, photography and video
  • Oversee and manage social media accounts with ongoing, consistent engagement

Crisis Communications – 10%

  • Develop and maintain crisis communication plan, including sample crisis language and templates
  • Maintain larger crisis plan document and publish as needed
  • Coordinate communications in crisis situations

Digital Communications – 15%

  • Manage and maintain Academy website, including main site, targeted microsites, portals and mobile applications and integration with other tools
  • Build new web elements, pages, microsites as needed, including but not limited to forms, galleries, popups, calendars and blogs
  • Manage site architecture and SEO to improve customer experience (CX), site performance and organic search rank
  • Monitor, respond to and report on website analytics

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Seven or more years of experience, in communications, marketing, or public relations, preferably in an educational or non-profit setting.
  • Experience with executive-level and mission-critical communication strategies.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles and practices in crisis and emergency communications. Skill to establish an environment of and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate organizational priorities into structured, strategically aligned plans with objectives, strategies, tactics, timelines, resources, metrics, etc.  Comfort with conceptual thinking and scenario planning.
  • Expert judgment, analytical and decision-making skills and keen political acumen. Ability to think quickly and appropriately to effectively address potentially negative, sensitive or difficult situations.  Expert skill in problem recognition, avoidance and resolution.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to make people feel valued and motivated while accomplishing difficult tasks. Flexibility in the face of rapid change.
  • Must possess exceptional visual, verbal, and written communication skills. Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills are essential, with a talent for storytelling being key.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple and competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze, understand, and interpret data related to marketing, advertising, and enrollment.
  • Ability to perform intermediate photography, videography and design production as needed.
  • Must possess knowledge of current technology as related to marketing and social media trends and the ability and desire to learn emerging technology. Experience with G Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere), Ads Manager (Facebook, Spotify, Google, TikTok, etc.) and CMS experience required. Hootsuite, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS proficiency highly preferred.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Experience preparing and monitoring budgets; familiar with standard operating practices.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, marketing or related field, or an equivalent amount of education and applicable professional work experience.

TO APPLY

Go to bayviewacademy.org/about-bayview/employment-opportunities and download the “Non-Teaching Application.” 

Bay View Application, letter of interest and resume should be submitted via email to Sister Marybeth Beretta, President, at president.office@bayviewacademy.org.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Mary Academy – Bay View commits itself to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular to those who may be vulnerable to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military status or other legally protected status. 

St. Mary Academy – Bay View is an all-girl independent Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve and is located in Riverside, Rhode  Island. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, St. Mary Academy – Bay  View fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment while striving to empower each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious faith-filled young woman.

Director of Facilities 

Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations

St. Mary Academy – Bay View seeks a Director of Facilities to assist with planning, developing and implementing policies and procedures for the maintenance of campus buildings and infrastructure. The Director will also supervise and direct all Building Maintenance personnel, develop and implement procedures and operations for the effective, efficient and safe maintenance of all campus buildings and installation and regular care of the facility infrastructure. They will be responsible for the oversight of the physical plant, building maintenance, campus grounds, energy management, and campus security.

This position is as a working supervisor position and designated as Essential Personnel during emergency situations. The Director of Facilities reports to the Director of Finance and Operations. It is a full-time benefited 12-month position.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the physical operation of the entire school and its programs.
  • Manage the careful maintenance of buildings and grounds and cleaning programs that keep the school’s appearance in exemplary condition.
  • Ensure facility readiness for day-to-day events as well as special events.
  • Plan, schedule and assign work for the maintenance staff to ensure proper distribution of assignments, conformance with established standards of care, and adequate personnel and equipment for performance of duties.
  • Ensure accountability on assigned work for follow up and completion.
  • Plan, direct and control buildings and services and review and inspect equipment and processes to insure efficiency, safety and sustainability of operations. Direct corrective actions wherever required.
  • Arrange bids and develop specifications for all outside contractual work.
  • Coordinate contractors and materials to ensure deadlines on projects are met while adhering to all safety and technical specifications.
  • Maintain HVAC systems based upon ASHRAE recommendations and best practices.
  • Review, inspect and evaluate work in progress at appropriate intervals to ensure completion as directed and scheduled. Continually assess, audit and evaluate the physical condition and performance of school buildings and systems. Troubleshoot, develop and direct prioritized corrective actions as required.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory and records for all building maintenance supplies and equipment.
  • Assign, track and follow-up on work orders.
  • Establish policies and protocol that meet all required environment, health, and maintenance standards as required by law and work with the administration to ensure compliance with all regional, state, and federal regulations and laws as they impact the school.
  • Research and maintain an up-to-date knowledge base of Best Practices within the Facilities Management Industry. Implement new procedures and practices for the School’s benefit and train employees in new techniques and programs. Enforce life safety regulations and requirements.
  • Must be flexible as position may require, from time to time, working when school is not in session (early mornings, nights, weekends, spring break/portions of holiday break, etc.) to conduct required work while students are not in the buildings.
  • Perform other necessary Physical Plant duties, as assigned.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or related discipline
  • 5–10 years of comparable supervisory/management role in construction, maintenance/repair: working knowledge of a least three trades is required. (maintenance, plumbing, electrical, HVAC systems, carpentry, construction)
  • Strong supervisory, organizations, technical, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills with high attention to clarity and detail with ability to explain complex information/fact patterns in understandable terms to all levels of personnel.
  • Proven success developing and balancing an annual budget.
  • Ability to give direction, provide follow-up, give feedback and ensure accountability on task done.
  • Experience with blueprints and building specifications
  • Knowledge of, and prior training involving, federal, state and local occupational hazard identification, prevention and control.
  • Asbestos Awareness and Safety Training.
  • Serve on the administrative team supporting the board of trustees
  • Valid Rhode Island Driver’s License.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Manual coordination including finger dexterity, eye/hand/foot coordination, be able to distinguish between colors, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, depth perception and hearing.
  • Must be able to lift, lower, carry, push and pull objects up to 50 lbs. unassisted.
  • May be subject to extreme heat and cold temperatures.
  • Will be subjected to motor and/or machine noise
  • Ability to work in a variety of environments, including indoors, outdoors, on roofs or elevated areas.

TO APPLY

Go to bayviewacademy.org/about-bayview/employment-opportunities and download the “Non-Teaching Application.” 

Bay View Application, letter of interest and resume should be submitted via email to employment@bayviewacademy.org.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Mary Academy – Bay View commits itself to maintaining a welcoming environment for all people and extends its welcome in particular to those who may be vulnerable to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military status or other legally protected status. 

St. Mary Academy – Bay View is an all-girl independent Catholic school serving a diverse population of girls from pre-school through grade twelve and is located in Riverside, Rhode  Island. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, St. Mary Academy – Bay  View fosters academic excellence in an innovative and creative learning environment while striving to empower each student to be a confident, independent, compassionate and socially conscious faith-filled young woman.

Information for Volunteers and New Employees

All adults who work or volunteer with children in any capacity at St. Mary Academy – Bay View are required to complete Safe Environment Training once every three years. In order to qualify, your initial training must take place at the academy in the presence of a member of the administration. Should there be any questions after the viewing they are to be directed to the Head of Human Resources.

The documents you must read and understand are listed below.

Diocesan Safe Environment Training
Sexual Misconduct Extract
Code of Ethical Conduct
Disclaimer Form
This form MUST be completed and returned with a copy of both sides...front and back...of your driver's license in order for it to be notarized.

Once you have read these documents, print out the Certificate of Completion. Fill out these forms completely and according to the directions, then return them to the Academy:

Office of the President
St. Mary Academy - Bay View
3070 Pawtucket Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915

Once you have been notified that the entire packet has been received and accepted, you will be able to volunteer at Bay View Academy.

Thank you for your service and for your help and support in keeping our girls and young women safe!