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Maur Hill - Mount Academy's mission as a Catholic, boarding, college preparatory school is to educate young men and women in the Benedictine tradition and to become one of the top Catholic boarding schools in the country. We are committed to surrounding our students with exceptional faculty, staff, and administrators who further this mission.

Administration Openings

  • Residential Life Interim Director/Director
    Maur Hill – Mount Academy in Atchison, Kansas seeks candidates with an interest in mentoring international and domestic high school students in a private Catholic college preparatory day and boarding high school, sponsored by the Benedictine Order. Maur Hill – Mount Academy works in close association with Benedictine College.
    The director of residential life is responsible for the educational leadership, direction, budget management, supervision, and overall operation of a 100-student residence life program. This role includes supervision of seven professional staff and liaisons with facilities and housekeeping staff. The role also includes oversight of the student conduct process in the residence halls and liaisons with the residential dining program.
    The director of residential life supervises the work of others, including planning, assigning, scheduling, and reviewing work of the staff, ensuring quality standards. They are responsible for hiring, terminating, training, and developing the residential life staff. They are also responsible for reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff. They plan the organizational structure and position content for the office. The residential life staff initiates, plans, and coordinates weekend activities and coordinates transportation for residence.
    This position is responsible for working with the president to report physical needs and to determine costs associated with needed and planned improvements. This position also helps to facilitate resource allocation in securing dormitory supplies, administers student allowance and weekend meal money.
    The successful candidate will have a servant heart and be in concert with all teachings of the Catholic Church. We require a Bachelor’s degree. A Master’s degree (or desire to obtain one) in the field of study in education, counseling, higher education, or student affairs strengthens the application. We require a minimum of two years of related work experience and management experience. This posting is for an interim director and/or director. We expect the position to start as soon as possible. If Interim, we seek a candidate with significant experience in a similar role to help transition to the new director. The search will remain ongoing until we name a director.
    Job responsibilities include working with the residential life team to:
    • Serve as in loco parentis to ensure that residents are safe, nurtured, and supported
    • Create a welcoming, supportive, and respectful living community, while ensuring that boarding school policies are communicated and followed
    • Ensures all medications are administered
    • Encourage and support student leadership opportunities and participation in community service events
    • Support and celebrate the ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds of the boarding students
    • Interpret, enforce, and review policies and procedures that relate to student conduct concerns
    • Provide transportation to Residential Life for school events and activities in school vehicles
    • Help students navigate life as a boarding student as it relates to personal well-being, academics, and environment
    • Authorize student departures for activities off-campus
    • Oversee the proper operation of the physical dorm, report maintenance issues to the head of maintenance, and co-create an environment conducive to improving education.
    • Foster relationships by building community with boarding students, parents, and colleagues
    • Offer creative after-school, evening, and weekend activities and programs
    • Authenticate travel plans during break times and college visits
    • Upon employment, completion of Virtus: Protecting God’s Children training and successful completion of criminal offender record information and sexual offender registry information checks
    • Other duties as assigned
    The review of applications will begin immediately. To apply, please submit the following application materials via email to the Director of HR, Debbie Schneider.
    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • Contact information for three professional references
    Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. We offer no visa sponsorship for this position.

Staff Openings

  • Administrative Assistant
    Maur Hill - Mount Academy is seeking qualified applicants for an operations administrative assistant reporting directly to the school principal. The successful candidate will work daily from 7:10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Primary responsibilities include: a demonstrated ability to manage front office communications with multiple stakeholder groups, prioritize work and workflows, maintain databases, and manage written communication and internal reporting. Desired skills include: excellent communication skills, managing multiple prior. Compensation is competitive and based upon qualifications and experience.
  • Residence Life Prefects (2nd and 3rd Shift)
    Maur Hill - Mount Academy seeks qualified applicants for residence hall prefects. Under general supervision, in coordination with the residence life director and other residence hall staff, the prefect guides and supports the development of life skills; works with students to increase strong and positive academic strategies; ensures a safe, healthy, and rewarding experience for all Maur Hill - Mount Academy boarding students. This position maintains flexible hours and works four to eight hour shifts typically from 3:00 to 11:30 p.m. and/or from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (or parts thereof). Hour structure varies on the weekends. Staff members provide direct and ongoing supervision, support, and instruction to all students while assisting in the coordination of day-to-day operations of the residence halls.

For full consideration, interested applicants will submit a letter of application addressing each of the areas provided above and current resume with three references to Debbie Schneider via email. Position will remain open until filled.