Employment Opportunities

Maryvale, located in Lutherville, Md., is a Catholic, independent school for girls in grades six through 12. Affiliated with the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Maryvale combines tradition with the latest trends in technology and education to offer an invaluable 21st century, college preparatory learning experience.

Check here often to learn more about the latest employment opportunities available at Maryvale.

Did You Know?

In the spring of 2017, Maryvale was named a finalist in the Baltimore Business Journal’s competitive “Best Places to Work” contest, which is based on anonymous employee feedback.


Available Job Openings

Director of Plant Operations

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic, independent school for girls in grades six through 12, is accepting applications for a Director of Plant Operations. This position is available immediately, and is a full-time, 12-month position with occasional weekend and additional hours required. Hours needed are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. This is an exempt position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b), life insurance, paid vacation, holidays and more. This position will report to the Director of Finance and Facilities.

Essential Job Functions

Oversight and Maintenance of Physical Plant/Campus:

  • Assess and monitor facility repairs to ensure cost effectiveness; establish criteria for repair vs. replacement of systems and equipment.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Finance and Facilities, recommend an operating and capital budget for facilities to the Board of Trustees; ensure expenditures are within approved budget parameters.
  • Review and assess all facilities-related contracts and purchases for cost-effectiveness, need and quality of services/products; actively seek bids annually, or as appropriate, from other vendors to ensure best service at best cost is received.
  • Develop, maintain/update and implement a 10-year master campus plan that is both corrective and preventive for the upkeep of all facilities, grounds and the major facilities systems (HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and structural).
  • Manage current facilities work order system to order, prioritize, track and report on the repairs of facilities, equipment and grounds as well as requests for housekeeping items, and set-up and tear-down of furniture and equipment for internal and external (rental) events; coordinate and monitor status of work orders and delegate requests to appropriate facilities staff.
  • Monitor school’s master calendar for all scheduled internal and external events to plan staffing and work for set-ups and tear-downs of furniture and equipment, clean-up of events, security and parking needs, etc., in collaboration with designated event planners.
  • Organize, motivate ad support staff and volunteers with respect to all planned events for traffic, parking and other facilities-related matters, for all planned evets, including but not limited to, the Commencement Ceremony, Baccalaureate Liturgy, Open House, Grandparents’ Day and other visitation days, the Bull & Oyster Roast, Gym Meet, athletic games and miscellaneous events.
  • Plan work/staff schedules and adjust them accordingly to meet the needs of events, project completion, etc.
  • Verify and approve hours worked, including overtime, for all direct reports in a timely fashion for payroll processing within the electronic time and attendance system.
  • Track and approve time off for facilities personnel using the time and attendance system, according to school policy and procedure.
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate all facilities staff, including, but not limited to, one (1) lead maintenance supervisor, two (2) maintenance technicians, one (1) housekeeper and one (1) dining services coordinator.
  • Coordinate day-to-day facility operations and needs for any long-term campus rental contracts.

Housekeeping:

  • Develop a custodial services plan for each building that outlines the tasks and expectations for custodial employees (both employed and contracted) indicating a detailed daily, weekly and periodic schedule for cleaning and basic repairs of the facilities.
  • Establish and implement an effective summer, holiday break and non-school-day program of specialized cleaning and repairs.

Groundskeeping:

  • Develop, implement and monitor an effective grounds maintenance program to ensure the grounds are attractive and safe.
  • Supervise removal of snow and ice (by staff and contractors) so that safe conditions exist and school can be opened in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that the natural grass athletic fields are lined prior to games, in coordination with the Athletic Director.
  • Ensure indoor and outdoor athletic facilities are maintained and in appropriate condition for games and events.

Security and Campus Safety:

  • Ensure compliance with applicable building and safety codes, hazardous materials handling and hazardous waste disposal requirements, OSHA, etc.
  • Monitor physical plant emergencies, including equipment breakdowns, malfunctions and alarm calls.
  • Ensure proper maintenance and operation of the campus fire alarm systems and fire protection systems.
  • Monitor systems to ensure security of the campus (security cameras, locks, access, etc.).
  • Act as the school’s liaison for contracted security personnel; develop a monthly schedule for security; respond to calls and questions from security personnel; approve and process monthly invoices for payment.
  • Actively participate on the Crisis Management Committee, making recommendations and acting to ensure the safety and well-being of the school community, including identifying and rectifying unsafe conditions; and assisting with maintaining and updating, as needed, a comprehensive safety plan, a process for facilities opening and lockdown and an emergency notification procedure.
  • Ensure routine and scheduled foot or vehicular patrols of campus buildings, grounds and parking lots are completed.
  • Provide crowd control and oversee logistics of parking and traffic flow, especially during times of high traffic.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information exposed in the course of business regarding students and other employees; use discretion when sharing such information within legal confines.
  • Contribute to a safe educational and working environment by participating in all drills and training and being prepared to act should a health or safety emergency occur.

Maintenance of Auto Fleet:

  • Maintain all school-owned vehicles, including, but not limited to, two 14-passenger buses, a pick-up truck, an all-terrain vehicle and a golf cart, ensuring good working condition, including scheduling and contracting regular, preventive maintenance.
  • Ensure required state inspections are kept up-to-date.
  • Evaluate the fleet and recommend current and future needs and planned replacement of fleet.

Oversight of School Dining Services:

  • Act as the school’s liaison for this contracted service.
  • Maintain, and ensure the contractor maintains, the kitchen and serving areas per the standards required in the contract and by local and state regulators.
  • Supervise both school-employed and contracted dining services personnel, in collaboration with the contracted vendor’s District Manager.
Job Specifications

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Mechanical systems, electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems
  • Hold a Driver’s License in the state of Maryland, with no serious violations.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in construction and facilities management with a minimum of three (3) years in a supervisory capacity or possess transferrable skills from another similar industry.
  • Effective contract negotiation skills and ability to assess and evaluate bids.
  • Ability to communicate effectively utilizing interpersonal skills to maintain effective relationships with other department staff, faculty, students and the public.
  • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely in presenting ideas and concepts both in oral and written form.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word and Excel).
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills and the ability to motivate a diverse team of employees.
  • Exceptional integrity and demonstration of good moral character and initiative.
  • Flexibility and ability to cope with several tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to react effectively and with composure in emergency situations.

Management:

The Director of Plant Operations supervises a team of five, including, but not limited to: one (1) lead maintenance supervisor, two (2) maintenance technicians, one (1) housekeeper and one (1) dining services coordinator. Position also provides general oversight of all independent contractors working on the campus which includes, but is not limited to, mechanical, groundskeepers, housekeeping, dining and security services.

Physical Requirements:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS DOCUMENTATION LIST

How much daily/weekly on-the-job time is spent on the following physical activities?

(mark an ‘X” in the box that applies for each activity)

Amount of Time

NONE

Under 1/3

Up to 2/3

Over 2/3

Stand

X

Walk

X

Sit

X

Use hands to finger, handle or feel

X

Reach with hands and arms

X

Climb or balance

X

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

X

Talk or hear

X

Does this job require that weight be lifted or force be exerted? If so, how much and how often?

Amount of Time

NONE

Under 1/3

Up to 2/3

Over 2/3

Up to 10 pounds

X

Up to 25 pounds

X

Up to 50 pounds

X

Up to 100 pounds

X

More than 100 pounds

X

Does this job have any special vision requirements?

Mark with an “X” if it is a vision requirement of the position.

Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

X

Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)

X

Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

X

Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

X

No special vision requirements

Any special physical demands required to be performed by the employee in this position:

  • Given the nature of the work, there may be times where pushing/pulling loaded carts, working from heights and lifting is required.
  • Able to work from ladders and scaffolding, as needed.
  • Able to stand and walk for up to two (2) hours at a time.
  • Able to kneel and squat for up to 30 minutes at a time.
  • Able to climb stairs and walk on uneven terrain.
  • Able to work in an uncontrolled environment for extended periods of time (cold, heat, rain, snow).
  • Exposure to buildings in which a variety of chemical substances are used for cleaning, instruction and/or operation of equipment.

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to meet a flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends and available on-call 24 hours for emergencies by telephone and/or cell phone; may need to be onsite for emergencies as well.
  • Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Subject to drug screening prior to employment.

*NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands that may be required.*

How to Apply

Please send your resume with a letter of interest, including three professional references and salary requirements, to employment@maryvale.com. No calls please. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Spanish Teacher

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic, independent school for girls in grades six through 12, is seeking a full-time Spanish Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Experience teaching Advanced Placement Spanish is a plus. The ideal candidate will be fluent in Spanish and will have a strong academic record in Spanish language and literature with an understanding of the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching various levels of Spanish, AP preferred
  • Serving as an Advisor in the Student Advisory Program
  • Participating in the school community with other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish required; Master’s Degree preferred; MSDE certification preferred
  • Experience working in an independent school setting preferred
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with administration, faculty and parents
  • Eagerness to embrace the mission and values of Maryvale and our connection to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
  • Commitment to single gender education for young women
  • Genuine enthusiasm, personal warmth and high energy level

Please send a resume and cover letter to Debbie Shaw at 11300 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093 or shawd@maryvale.com.


Athletic Department Openings

Head JV Lacrosse Coach

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic, independent school for girls in grades six through 12, is accepting applications for a Head JV Lacrosse Coach for the upcoming 2018 season.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • at least one year of coaching experience or substantial playing experience; and
  • excellent organization and communication skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • planning and attending all practices and games;
  • communicating with parents and students; and
  • motivating the student-athletes.

The lacrosse season begins in late February and concludes in early May. This is a paid, part-time position. A background check is required.

Interested candidates should send a resume and two to three professional references to Athletic Director Terri Moeser at moesert@maryvale.com.

Head JV Volleyball Coach

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic, independent school for girls in grades six through 12, is accepting applications for a Head JV Volleyball Coach for the 2018 fall season.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • at least one year of coaching experience or substantial playing experience; and
  • excellent organization and communication skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • planning and attending all practices and games;
  • communicating with parents and students; and
  • motivating the student-athletes.

The volleyball season begins in late August and concludes in early November. This is a paid, part-time position. A background check is required.

Interested candidates should send a resume and two to three professional references to Athletic Director Terri Moeser at moesert@maryvale.com.

Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach

Maryvale Preparatory School, a Catholic, independent school for girls in grades six through 12,
is accepting applications for a Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach for the 2018 season.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • playing and coaching experience, preferably at the high school or college level; and
  • excellent organization, leadership and communication skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • integrating the Varsity program into the Middle School and JV programs;
  • planning and attending all practices and games;
  • communicating with parents and students in a timely manner;
  • facilitating recruitment for students interested in playing at all collegiate levels
  • assisting the Maryvale Admissions staff;
  • motivating the student-athletes;
  • attending pre- and post-season league coaches' meetings; and
  • participating actively in other school functions throughout the school year.

This is a paid stipend position. A background check is required.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume three professional references and their coaching philosophy to Athletic Director Terri Moeser at moesert@maryvale.com.

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