Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the Bishop McNamara High School Online Employment Opportunities and Application Process. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Employment Office at Employment@bmhs.org.

Bishop McNamara High School, a college preparatory school in the Holy Cross tradition, exists to educate and to form young men and women in and through the Catholic faith. The school challenges its students to think with Christ: a thought animated by the gospel, manifested in service, and informed by academic excellence.

Bishop McNamara High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status.

Below are the Bishop McNamara High School employment opportunities available at this time.

Application for Employment

Applications for Employment for all positions may be completed online at Application for Employment

Administrative Assistant

The administrative assistant candidate will perform administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors.

Duties include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, filing and faxing. Extensive software skills are required, including Excel, Publisher and n-design (desirable), Senior Systems as well as data base entry skills.

Along with storing, organizing and managing files, the administrative assistant candidate will type, edit and proofread documents, including brochures, programs and flyers. Keen attention to detail is required.

This position requires flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination expe- rience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, cur- rent and future students and parents. Sensitivity to confidential matters required. Strong verbal and written communication necessary.

Additional duties include drafting and distributing student mailings, filing student infor- mation, scheduling appointments and processing transcript requests. Assist in the coordi- nation of student events. Website information updates as necessary. The administrative assistant candidate will monitor and record expenditures as well as the box office and cash receipts for school fine arts performances. Some weekends/evenings are required.

To apply, complete the online Application for Employment along with a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references.

After School Study Hall Program Assistant

The After School Study Hall Program Assistant monitors student activity to account for presence and whereabouts of all remaining on campus who are not a part of a sanctioned after-school activity. This may include a sports team, fine arts activity or a club monitored by an adult. Duties also include helping students with homework, projects or other endeavors. Program Assistants should help keep students on task so they can finish their work in the time assigned. This might require going over instructions with students, mediating disagreements, and reminding students to quiet down or concentrate on completing their homework. Because Program Assitants must also be vigilant about the safety of all students, some first aid and CPR training is preferred.

Program staff must enjoy working with school aged teens. They are responsible for ensuring the safety of all students in the program, interacting with students and their families, working independently as well as with a team, and creating an enriching and safe environment. The candidate must have a positive attitude and serve as a role model to participants in the program.

The candidate must also be able to assist students with the completion of their homework. Areas of study include one or more the following: Mathematics (algebra, geometry and trigonometry), Science (biology, physics, chemistry), foreign language (Spanish, French, Arabic, Latin, American Sign Language), Literature, Theology and Computer Science.

This position is ideal for someone who is looking to work a few hours in the afternoon, is creative, child oriented, responsible, and dedicated. The candidate must also be willing to be assertive and firm when interacting with students who are in their formative years and have ideas and opinions which may differ from those in authority.


  • This person must be able to work at 5 days a week from 3:00 p.m. until at least 6:00 p.m. (you may be required to stay later if parents arrive after 6:00 pm.)
  • A college level degree is required (Associates degree or Bachelor of Arts).
  • A background in education and/or college course in education (either completed or in progress) are preferred but not required.
  • Child care work experience is preferred but not required.
  • CPR certification is preferred but not required.
  • Fingerprinting is required.
  • To Apply:
  • Please submit the online Application for Employment along with a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references.
  • Gift Processor/Database Manager

    The Gift Processor/Database Manager is directly responsible for the comprehensive management of the donor database (Raiser’s Edge/Senior Systems), all gifts processing and acknowledgments and direct mail coordination. The position will work to transition the Advancement Office database management system from Raiser’s Edge to Senior Systems. This position reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement and supports the fundraising activities of Bishop McNamara High School.

    Position Duties

    Comprehensive Management of the Donor Database

      • Manage the operation, maintenance, data input, data integrity and accuracy of the constituent database management system.
      • Manage integration and ongoing imports of data between Raiser’s Edge and Senior Systems.
      • Maintain accurate constituent records in the constituent database management system in a timely manner.
      • Coordinate periodic training of all advancement staff on current and new applications of databases.
      • Prioritize and accommodate competing requests for data and reports according to established priorities.
      • Manage the creation of donor reports. Develop additional reports and lists that are responsive to the needs of the various internal constituents, including all Advancement office staff and the President.

    Gifts Processing and Acknowledgements

      • Process all gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and organizations in a timely manner.
      • Generate gift acknowledgement letters, receipts, and pledge reminders.
      • Manage and coordinate monthly reconciliation and annual audit requests with the Business Office.
      • Respond to requests for information from donors, volunteers, and staff in a professional and timely manner.
      • Assist with event activities, particularly by processing gifts, recording RSVPs, and providing staff support at events as requested.
      • Coordinate production and mailing logistics of solicitations and stewardship mailings as directed by Director of Institutional Advancement.

    Position Requirements

    • Extensive experience and proficiency using Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge and/or Senior Systems software, Microsoft Windows, and MS Office (Word and Excel)
    • Requires a minimum of 3-5 years of related professional experience
    • Interpersonal Skills Required:
      • Time-management skills, the ability to multi-task under pressure
      • Work with minimal supervision and direction
      • Work effectively with others and support organizational goals
      • Provide timely response to requests for information, service, and assistance
      • Strive for continuous improvement and solicit feedback to improve service.
      • Maintain confidentiality
      • Demonstrate a positive and productive attitude

    Apply to: Please submit a cover letter, resume and two (2) professional references to L’oreal Edmondson, Director of Institutional Advancement at Loreal.Edmondson@bmhs.org.

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