Lincoln School Providence

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Careers at Lincoln

Advancement & Database Specialist

Lincoln School is currently seeking a part-time (20hrs/week) Advancement & Database Specialist in the Advancement Office to assist in our engagement efforts with parents, alumnae, and donors of Lincoln School. This position complements and supports the work of the Advancement Office, by maintaining the Veracross constituent database and providing administrative support for office activities. The position reports to the director of alumnae and parent engagement.

Specifically, the Advancement & Database Specialist will:

  • Maintain the Advancement database (Veracross) to ensure accurate, updated, and relevant information for Lincoln’s constituents.
  • Records and acknowledges all gifts, pledges and pledge payments.
  • Generates output from the database including reports and queries to support good constituent management practices.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains guidelines and procedures for gift entry, coding, and acknowledgments.
  • Maintains donor pipeline and prospect rating system in the Veracross database.
  • Stays informed of Veracross database functionality and best practices to guide process improvement.
  • Provides administrative support to the Advancement Office including expense reports, mailing services, meeting material and event preparation, ordering supplies, and managing files.
  • Occasional night and weekend work for Advancement events.
  • Performs other duties, as needed and assigned.

Skills and knowledge:

  • Superior accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
  • Strong interpersonal/customer-service skills and a positive disposition
  • Knowledge and experience with databases, strong Excel skills and aptitude for learning new systems
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and practices
  • Demonstrates a collaborative approach through effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to uphold the highest standards of work including handling sensitive, confidential donor information

To be considered, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Julie Stafford | jstafford@lincolnschool.org
Human Resource, Benefits and Payroll Coordinator
Lincoln School
301 Butler Ave, Providence, RI 02906

*This role does not qualify for benefits

About Lincoln

Founded in 1884, Lincoln School is the only all girls, Quaker independent school for Grades 1 through 12 in the nation with a co-educational Early Childhood (Nursery through Kindergarten) program and the Little School for children from 6 weeks to 3 years.

Full-Time Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Lincoln School, an all-girls, Quaker, Pre-K-12 school on the East Side of Providence, RI, is seeking a full-time, permanent Assistant Teacher for its co-ed Early Childhood Three-Year-Old classroom and a full-time Assistant Teacher for one year in its co-ed Four-Year-Old classroom.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with coursework in Early Childhood Education
  • An understanding of and appreciation for the developmental range of the age group
  • A nurturing, compassionate and respectful approach with the children
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a kind spirit
  • Continuing interest in professional growth

In conjunction with the Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher will:

  • Create and implement a rich curriculum based on the needs and interests of the children in conjunction with the Lead Teacher
  • Interact frequently with children every day
  • Continuously assess the skills, abilities, interests, and needs of the children
  • Maintain a clean, safe, exciting, and organized environment for the students
  • Document children’s accomplishments through anecdotal notes, work sampling, and photographs
  • Build strong relationships with parents and respond to parents' comments and concerns with sensitivity, interest, and respect while maintaining confidentiality
  • Be an active member of the Lower School community

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and names of three references to Maureen Devlin at mdevlin@lincolnschool.org.

Grades 1—5 Art Teacher

Lincoln School, an all-girls, Quaker, Pre-K-12 school on the East Side of Providence, RI, is seeking an innovative and dynamic Art Teacher for Grades 1-5. This position is three-quarters time.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters degree and three years of teaching experience at the elementary level preferred
  • Expert teaching skills with elementary-aged students and an understanding of and appreciation for the developmental range
  • In-depth knowledge of content, current art education research, and best practice
  • The ability to design, implement, and assess an art program
  • A vision for an art program in the 21st century, with an eye toward innovation
  • Continuing interest in professional growth
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a kind spirit

The Art Teacher works with the Art Department to develop innovative curriculum that emphasizes

  • Hands-on, inquiry-based learning.
  • Creative risk-taking and generative thinking.
  • Collaborative problem-solving.
  • Experimentation and exploration with a wide range of art-making materials and processes.
  • Exposure to historical and contemporary artistic traditions.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and names of three references to Maureen Devlin at mdevlin@lincolnschool.org.

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