Preschool through IB Middle School
For nearly 30 years Boulder Country Day School has been at the forefront of education in the Boulder Valley. The hallmarks of our school - Community, Character, Academic Excellence, and Small Class Sizes - are the keys to our success and allow us to create an educational experience where children innovate, create, grow and thrive. We believe our children are our future, and, to that end, we offer a broad-based liberal arts education that focuses on developing lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. The Boulder Country Day challenge, Discover Your Excellence, recognizes that excellence is teachable, personal, and can be achieved in a variety of different disciplines - academic, athletic, community service, leadership, and more. We seek to provide just the right amount of nurture, structure, and latitude to live up to this challenge.

Ideal candidates for employment at BCD share our beliefs and, above all, love working with children. We look for evidence of these traits in a candidate’s education, work, and volunteer experience. We believe everything we do is curriculum, and, as a result, we consider all BCD employees important members of our community. We look for employees who have intellectual lives outside of their classrooms or work spaces, believe intelligence is teachable and achievable and not inborn, are data driven, and ask great questions both of our school and our students.
Members of BCD’s Professional Staff:
  • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward.
  • Are passionate about their work; they are optimistic about and love working in a school environment.
  • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote trust and character in our school and its community.
  • Employ innovative practices in their fields; they are curious, creative, and enthusiastic.
  • Are eager to collaborate with multiple constituencies, including employees, parents, students, and members of the greater BCD community.
  • Have a growth mindset; they are open minded, flexible, and reflective.
  • Believe in and are committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.
  • Model balance, are deeply curious, and share their interests within and outside of school.
Boulder Country Day School celebrates, honors, and appreciates all forms of diversity in an environment of inclusivity. Individual differences are highly regarded, nurturing the human dignity of each member of our community.  Our intentional work to embrace and understand the value of diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals. Boulder Country Day does not discriminate against any employee, student, applicant for employment, or applicant for admission on the basis of age, disability, culture, ethnic origin, nationality, race, color, religion, creed, family, marital status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, military service, socioeconomic status or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Available Positions

Facilities Maintenance Manager  
Full Time 12-month position - salary exempt
Hours – 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM 
 
• Collaborative team member and enjoys being around children
• Responsible for various budgets as they relate to facilities
• Supervise the day custodian, and the night cleaning crew
• General facility maintenance and building experience with a variety of skills; must be able to apply those skills to effectively evaluate problems, determine solutions and coordinate response actions
• Basic understanding of facility equipment including HVAC, elevator operations, electrical and other mechanical systems
• Experience with hand tools, power tools, plumbing, drain cleaning, electrical and carpentry
• Inspect the property on a daily basis and notify management of deficiencies or items requiring attention  
• Maintain schedule and record keeping for operational equipment and flooring according to recommended preventative maintenance schedules (weekly, monthly, quarterly and biannually)
• Perform scheduled inspections of all areas of the campus including the playground structures, elevators, fire extinguishers etc.  
• Ability and willingness to respond to emergencies as required which may require after hours, holidays or week-end response  
• Address all emergency maintenance and security issues and be on call  
• Willingness to be flexible for school schedules and functions which could include some evenings and weekends
• One of the schools Safety Officers with regard to exterior fencing, secured doors, lockdown buttons, gates, drills etc.
• Responsible for programming and maintaining the security and door lock systems • Responsible for control and distribution of all exterior and interior master, sub master and individual door keys
• Liaison to applicable regulatory, law enforcement and security agencies
• Coordinate inspections as required by regulatory agencies
• Supervise and monitor all landscaping and ground maintenance contractors and perform minor ground maintenance work as needed including snow and ice removal
• Programming and maintenance of all hand-held two-way radios, bell and clock systems, outdoor and indoor lighting  
• Coordinate work of various contractors and vendors rendering services as required -Snow removal, elevator work
• Responsible for set-up and take-down of school events and functions 
 
Competitive Salary based on experience  
Competitive Benefit Package  



Assistant Director - Preschool, Extended Day and Summer Programs
 
Reports to: Head of Preschool, Extended Day and Summer Programs                          
Status: Full-time (12 month), salaried, includes benefits
Start date: Summer 2021
 
The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • Demonstrated passion for working with preschool-age children;
  • Bachelor’s in early childhood education or elementary education, Master’s preferred;
  • At least 3-5 years teaching and working in an early childhood setting;
  • Knowledge of or background in independent schools;
  • Demonstrated use of current best practices in early childhood education;
  • Flexibility, ability to work with change, and strengths in innovation;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills; and
  • A willingness and ability to speak in public and serve as a forward-facing representative of BCD’s Preschool Program.
 
Job Description - responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • The Assistant Director holds a valid Large Center Childcare Director Certificate for the State of Colorado and works in partnership and collaboration with the Head of Preschool, Extended Day and Summer Programs (Program Head) regarding all aspects of programs run under BCD’s childcare license.
  • The Assistant Director works closely with the Program Head to ensure compliance with all State of Colorado Department of Social Services rules and regulations governing licensed childcare facilities, summer, and after school programs.
  • The Assistant Director models for other faculty members high standards of professional behavior and communication.
  • The Assistant Director has a thorough knowledge and experience in the field, and actively works to stay abreast of recent developments in ECE.
  • The Assistant Director works in partnership with the Program Head and communicates with the Head regarding any problems that arise.
  • The Assistant Director works in partnership with the Program Head to ensure that faculty members new to the school receive orientation and support sufficient to them to work effectively and with confidence that they are carrying out the educational mission, policies, procedures, and traditions of the school.
  • The Assistant Director uses positive language with other faculty members and provides praise and constructive feedback of their work. The Assistant Director supports other faculty members in their classrooms as needed or requested.
  • The Assistant Director notifies the Program Head immediately if a situation occurs that is harmful to children, other faculty members, or BCD school community or is in violation of the rules and regulations governing licensed childcare centers.
  • The Assistant Director works in partnership with the Program Head to support students and families who are new to BCD information on school mission, policies, and procedures as they enter the school community. This includes attending open house events (when requested) and speaking at school events.
  • The Assistant Director work in partnership with the Program Head to ensure that BCD’s Preschool, Extended Day and Summer Programs remain “best in class” and offer outstanding programming and customer service.
 Professional Expectations – All BCD employees must:
  • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward.
  • Are passionate about their work; they are optimistic about and love working in a school environment.
  • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote trust and character in our school and its community.
  • Employ innovative practices in their fields; they are curious, creative, and enthusiastic.
  • Are eager to collaborate with multiple constituencies, including employees, parents, students, and members of the greater BCD community.
  • Have a growth mindset; they are open minded, flexible, and reflective.
  • Believe in and are committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.
  • Model balance - are deeply curious and share their interests within and outside of school.


Assistant to the Director of Development & Database Coordinator
 
Reports to: Director of Development       
Status: 30 hours per week and includes benefits
Start date: Immediate                                 
 
Database Coordinator
As a member of the BCD Development team, the Development Assistant supports all initiatives relating to our philanthropic goals, offering support to the Development Office in all fundraising efforts. The successful candidate must be an independently motivated, goal-oriented, strategic thinker who can execute among multiple priorities and succeed in a dynamic, team oriented, results-driven environment.
Reporting to the Director of Development, this position supports all development program areas.  Focus is primarily on donation gift recording and acknowledgment, Raiser’s Edge database maintenance, and report generation as well as creating all necessary mailing and email lists for Appeals and general Development Office support.  This is a part-time, twelve-month position.

Responsibilities:
Database, Reporting, & Tracking
  • Manage daily administrative duties and data support for the Development Office including gift and pledge processing, tracking, acknowledgment, reporting, research, stewardship, prospect management, and events.
  • Oversees Raiser’s Edge database entries, maintenance and manages database on an ongoing basis while researching and participating in new software implementation.
  • Communicate database changes (name/address/phone/email) changes via appropriate administrative staff at CA.
  • Review all current database fields and add/edit/delete fields as appropriate; perform global changes as needed to the database.
  • Develop and follow protocols for new records and record maintenance; campaign, fund and appeal management; hard/soft credits and matching gifts.
  • Accurately account for all monies passing through Advancement Office using established procedures.
  • Act as the school liaison to external development databases for events and matching gifts as well as work across BCD to ensure data integrity (i.e., Greater Giving, Colorado Gives, Benevity, etc.).
  • Annually draft all gift acknowledgement templates, manage proofing and approval process ensuring accuracy and authenticity, as well as ensure the appropriate structure across all levels of school responsibility.
  • Manage and track all current constituents, alumni, current students, and alumni families to ensure accurate reporting of giving.
        Prospect Management
        • Develop and provide regular reporting pertaining to prospect portfolio management.
        • Work with gift officers to ensure accurate and timely maintenance of prospect records to reflect movement of prospects through stages of cultivation and systematic tracking of anticipated philanthropic gifts.
        • Conduct prospect research and prepare briefings for donor meetings and strategy sessions.
          Event Execution/Management
          • Act as project manager for all Development Office events managing schedule, action items, and reporting responsibilities.
          • For the annual Gala, hold responsibility for procurement process, all auction donation entries into Greater Giving program, development of the Gala catalog and signage, provide administrative support for the committee, and other administrative duties as assigned.
          • Aid with set up and execution of events
            Capital Campaign
            • Set up zoom and/or in-person weekly meetings with Campaign consultants and Campaign team. 
            • Take notes at weekly meetings and assign action items in Raiser’s Edge.
            • Track all cultivation and solicitation in Raiser’s Edge.
            • Keep track of all Prospect management as it relates to the Capital Campaign.
             
            Other Responsibilities
            • Support the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees, and alumni relations efforts as needed.
            • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.
            Qualifications:
            • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
            • One to three years of related development experience in non-profits preferred.
            • Strong proficiency with Blackbaud products/Raiser’s Edge or comparable CRM preferred.
            • Strong proficiency in MS Office suite, Google suite, especially Excel.
            • Demonstrated ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
            • Demonstrated ability to maintain a computer recordkeeping system, conduct and manage data input with a high degree of accuracy, analyze data to inform management decisions, and provide timely and useful reports.
            • Demonstrated proficiency in writing and editing letters and proposals.
            • Demonstrated proficiency in drafting and preparing professional correspondence.
            • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills, including high level of comfort while working with donors, volunteers, trustees, and other community members.
            • Demonstrated ability to work independently and see tasks through completion in a fast-paced, sometimes loud, and open office environment.
            • Ability to handle challenging situations diplomatically and maintain collaborative working relationships with colleagues, senior-level executives, and trustee-level volunteer leaders.
            • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information and maintaining integrity of data and reports.
            • Track record of demonstrating initiative, innovation, and flexibility.
            • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends, early mornings, and evenings as needed.
            • Leads from a place of inclusivity and community-building.
            Salary and Benefits:
            • BCD offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience with a range from $18 to $23 per hour.  A benefits package that includes health, dental and vision coverage, a retirement program, long and short-term disability, life insurance, and paid time off.   
            Members of BCD’s Professional Staff:
            • Find joy in taking risks and failing forward.
            • Are passionate about their work; they are optimistic about and love working in a school environment.
            • Possess a strong sense of integrity; they embody and promote trust and character in our school and its community.
            • Employ innovative practices in their fields; they are curious, creative, and enthusiastic.
            • Are eager to collaborate with multiple constituencies, including employees, parents, students, and members of the greater BCD community.
            • Have a growth mindset; they are open minded, flexible, and reflective.
            • Believe in and are committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.
            • Model balance, are deeply curious, and share their interests within and outside of school.
            Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Commitment
            Boulder Country Day School recognizes, and values all forms of diversity and is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment which honors each member for their individual differences, experiences and strengths. Our intentional commitment to embracing and exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusivity in support of social justice affords the freedom for all members of our school community to flourish as unique, confident, compassionate, and ethical individuals.
             
            The Assistant to the Director of Development & Database Coordinator follows the normal 12-month school calendar. All interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest along with a current resume and at least three professional references to jobs@bouldercountryday.org.
            Boulder Country Day School    4820 Nautilus Court North • Boulder, Colorado 80301 • Phone - 303.527.4931 • info@bouldercountryday.org
            Boulder Country Day School, where academic distinction meets education with character. BCD is a top rated, accredited private school in Boulder, Colorado where every child has the opportunity to discover their own unique excellence. Distinguished by small class sizes, outstanding faculty, engaging academics and a focus on community, our preschool, elementary and IB middle school teachers strive to create a well-rounded educational environment that balances traditional subjects with the arts, world languages, athletics and project-based learning.

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