Employment Opportunities at Williston

Recognized as an exemplary secondary school by the United States Department of Education, the Williston Northampton School has been cited for its excellence in many areas, including "exemplary teaching, wide range of academic offerings, safe and attractive campus."

Williston is committed to the professional growth of faculty and to the development of a diverse, inclusive community. The school has been described as "warm, friendly, supportive and caring, as well as purposeful and challenging ... a model boarding school."

The Williston Northampton School combines the academic traditions of Williston Academy, founded in 1841, and Northampton School for Girls, established in 1924. The merger of these two schools in 1971 resulted in a 125-acre independent, coeducational boarding school with 550 boarding and day students including 80 day students in a 7th and 8th grade Middle School.

Students come to Williston from far and wide, from nearby neighborhoods and from countries around the world. Our graduates go on to pursue a broad range of disciplines at the nation's finest colleges and universities. 

The Williston Northampton School is an equal opportunity employer.


Admission Office Visit Coordinator (staff)

The Admission Office Visit Coordinator is an integral member of the Admission Office Team and serves as the key point of contact for welcoming visitors to campus and coordinating prospective students/families with Williston faculty and students for tours, interviews and re-visits.

Academic year, September through May, 30 hours per week Monday-Friday, plus Class Saturday’s, Open House, Second Visit Days and special event coverage as necessary.The primary responsibilities for this position are: greeting prospective families, students and visitors; scheduling and coordinating tours of the campus; maintaining weekly visitor schedule; providing general information about the School and the Admission process; assist with special event coordination, such as Open House, and Admitted Student Days; maintaining the appearance of the Admission Office Reception area; answering and directing calls to the appropriate parties.

The qualified candidate will have 5 years similar experience preferably with direct experience/knowledge of independent schools. Must have the ability to work intuitively and independently as well as part of a team, demonstrated writing and interpersonal skills.Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel; the Internet, knowledge of Blackbaud/Veracross a plus. Positive appearance, attitude and presentation with a strict sense of confidentiality. Must be able to successfully pass a CORI, (Criminal Offender Record Information check), a fingerprint based criminal background check and general background check. Full job description available upon request.

Interested/qualified candidates may reply with cover letter and resume to Kathie Morrison, Admission Office Manager via email to kmorrison@williston.com . There is no health benefit offered with this position. Pro-rated earned time and 403b retirement plan benefits available. Non-smoking campus. EOE

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The Williston Northampton School
19 Payson Avenue, Easthampton, MA 01027 | Phone: (413) 529-3000 | Fax: (413) 527-9494

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Founded in 1841, Williston is a student-centered, coeducational institution comprising a Middle School of day students and an Upper School of boarding and day students from 25 states and 27 countries.
Williston is a good fit for motivated students who want to be challenged by a variety of academic, athletic, and extracurricular opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!
Williston classes are discussion based and collaborative, and we have developed outstanding programs that inspire students to excel. Our faculty members provide a model of critical thinking and enthusiastic engagement.

Williston offers the opportunity to pursue your passions and explore your independence in a community of adults there to guide you. Live and learn on a campus where leadership skills and lifelong friendships take root. 

Williston offers an academic arts program complemented by parallel extracurricular arts activities—all taught by faculty members who are practicing musicians, actors, and visual artists.
Williston fields 67 interscholastic teams at the varsity, junior varsity, and beginner levels in 35 sports to give students a full range of opportunities to play. We also offer recreational options and fitness training.
The Middle School at Williston is a close community of 80 seventh- and eighth-graders. The relationships formed here support a powerful, collaborative learning experience that prepares students for the Upper School.
Giving to Williston supports the ongoing life and mission of the school. We invite you to explore how to help advance and sustain our special learning environment.
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