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Employment Opportunities

As faculty and staff openings occur, they will be posted here. Our openings are also regularly posted in the Jobs in Education listings of the Sunday Week in Review section of the New York Times.
The Brearley School values diversity and is an inclusive community with respect to age, race, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference and gender identity.  Our hiring practices are consistent with our values.

Current Openings

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  • Director of Finance/Budget

    The Brearley School seeks to fill the position of Director of Finance/Budget, responsible for assisting the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer (CFO/COO) in the management of the financial and operational aspects of the school. The Director of Finance will be involved in all matters relating to the School’s budget, including strategic financial planning, forecasts and analysis. This role requires a financial professional capable of effectively addressing budgetary and financial issues while maintaining the mission and purpose of the nationally prominent independent K-XII school for girls.

    Primary Duties Include:
    Preparation, analysis and entry of the annual budget, as well as monthly, quarterly and annual budgetary and management reports including reconciliations and forecasts

    Direct work with over 20 budget managers, monitoring balances and expenditures for academic and auxiliary programs

    Responsible for charts, graphs, and related materials for reports and presentations to be viewed by the CFO/COO, Head of School and Board of Trustees

    Coordination with Architects, Owner’s Representatives and Bank to ensure proper filing and keeping to deadlines associated with the financing for the School’s current building project, the largest capital project in the School’s history

    Main point of contact for insurance brokers, attorneys in regards to school wide risk management

    Coordination with the Director of Financial Aid in regards to outside tutoring and scholarship expenses

    Preparation of audit documents as needed by the Controller/Assistant CFO during the annual audit process

    Management of other school wide programs as needed

    Knowledge, skills and qualities:
    Bachelor’s degree- accounting, finance, or economics majors preferred; MBA, CPA or Controller experience a plus, as is nonprofit experience

    Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with all sorts of constituents and present analytical data in an articulate manner

    Calm under pressure and able to effectively manage many tasks and projects simultaneously while adhering to deadlines and commitments

    Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, especially with regards to sensitive or confidential personnel or organizational matters

    Technical Skills – Proficient/advanced computer skills with strong knowledge of Excel
    (spreadsheets) and working knowledge of other Microsoft products such as Word and PowerPoint. Experience with automated accounting systems (Blackbaud and/or Senior Systems a plus)
Submitting Your Résumé 
Unless specified otherwise, please submit your cover letter and résumé to registrar@brearley.org
or by mail to Registrar, The Brearley School, 610 East 83rd Street, New York, NY 10028. No phone calls please.

Faculty Benefits

The School offers many benefits to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement annuity plans, long-term disability insurance, a flexible spending plan, a computer purchase loan plan, the City’s TransitChek program, and lunch and snacks for all employees without charge. New faculty may apply for housing in a Brearley-owned building on East 77th Street.
The Brearley School
610 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-8582
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