Worcester Preparatory School seeks an experienced full-time Information Specialist.
This position reports to the Director of Technology.
What You’ll Do
The Information Specialist is in charge of the school’s information systems. You will provide proficient support and administrative or technology assistance to all school departments and divisions while working closely with the Director of Technology to produce/provide schedules for all school divisions; class lists, report cards, and academic honors lists. You will also provide updated permanent records as needed; produce the School Directory; and control the input and export of confidential data into and our of information systems (i.e. Blackbaud and other data bases) as needed. You will prepare and maintain the official school records for digital storage. You will be the manager for both the learning management system and website for the distribution of information on the school’s (SIS) website including the main calendar, local announcements, emergency announcements, and updated content. You will construct and maintain digital displays on the school campus when required. Additionally, you will assist in the general operation and marketing of the school as needed.
What You’ll Need to Succeed
Associates Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field
Knowledge of Active Directory Systems Software, most popular internet browsers, Microsoft Office Suite, G Suite
Understanding of HTML is essential
Computer word-processing skills and experienced data-entry with manipulation
Ability to maintain confidentiality, organize and prioritize work tasks, and multi-task projects with equal priority
Ability to demonstrate social skills by engaging agreeably in work activities and on teams
What Would Be “an extra plus” to Have
Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
Experience with Blackbaud software, Raider’s Edge/Education Edge/Financial Edge/Blackbaud (SIS)
Experience working in an Educational Setting
Applications received by March 9 will receive full consideration; the position is open until filled.
About Worcester Preparatory School
Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in Berlin just fifteen minutes from the Ocean City beaches, Worcester Preparatory School is a co-ed independent day school with an average of 500 students in grades pre-K – 12. The school has comprehensive facilities on a 45-acre campus just a mile from the vibrant town center in Berlin. Governed by an independent board of trustees, WPS was founded in 1970 and enjoyed rapid growth in the decades that followed. It is the premier independent school on the Eastern Shore, drawing students from Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware; some travelling over an hour to reach campus. All graduates matriculate to four-year colleges or universities, many among the most selective in the nation.
WPS strives to keep its curriculum relevant to the dynamic world of the 21st Century, while remaining true to its values as a traditional college prep school. WPS is accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools (AIMS) and is a member of NAIS.
In the spirit of “bricks & mortar do not a school make”, WPS’s greatest strength is the tremendous passion the educators, students, parents, friends, and trustees have for the school. It is a wonderful s...chool and community in which to work and a great opportunity for new faculty.
Worcester Preparatory School is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Compensation and benefits are competitive with other area private schools and are adjusted based on experience level and credentials. Interested persons should send a letter of interest, employment application, and resume to Heather Parsons, Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org.