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Associate Systems Administrator


Job Description:

The Associate Systems Administrator’s main goal is to provide uptime and usability for students, faculty, and staff at a school with 1600 users across 2 locations in San Diego. The candidate should have a strong mix of professionalism, technical skills, and experience working in a diverse environment. The candidate should also be able to collaborate and work within a team environment.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

The Associate Systems Administrator is responsible safeguarding the school’s data as well as providing a managed user experience at the desktop/mobile device level.

  • Answer support calls in a timely fashion
  • Provide Tier 1, 2, and 3 level support
  • Research and learn new technologies and implement them successfully
  • Create/modify/delete accounts, groups, and permissions
  • Create documentation that can be followed by peers
  • Create workstation images and deploy to multiple computers at once
  • Deploy iPads or similar devices to many users with many configurations
  • View logs, diagnose problems, provide solutions
  • Understand disaster recovery and maintain backups
  • Able to manage switches, routers, and firewalls
  • Manage phone switch and voicemail system
  • Monitor all networked devices and be able to respond to changes quickly
  • Setup and troubleshoot AV equipment such as LCD projectors.


  • 3+ years of experience in a professional environment (Education sector preferred but not required)
  • Windows Server, Windows XP/Vista/7/8
  • Mac OS X
  • iOS/iPad
  • Hyper-V/Virtualbox/VMWare virtualization
  • AppAssure backup solutions
  • Nagios/MRTG or similar monitoring software
  • Nortel/Avaya or similar phone switches
  • Spiceworks or similar call-tracking system
  • Active Directory/Group Policy/DHCP/DNS
  • Microsoft WSUS/System Center
  • Google Apps for Business or Education
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Application Process:

A cover letter, resume and salary requirements/history should be submitted electronically to: 


Quoc Vo, Director of Technology

Francis Parker School



Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Development


Job Description:

The Francis Parker School Advancement Office cultivates, inspires and supports the School’s culture of philanthropy from parents, alumni, grandparents, parents of alumni, faculty and staff, students and friends to advance the mission of the School. Parker is 103-years-strong and prides itself on the over 3,000 alumni graduates and 1,235 current students who will one day be alumni. The Associate Director (AD) builds, strengthens and grows our life-long connection to alumni.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Alumni Programs:

  • Foster and promote alumni involvement and engagement in School events and fundraising activities
  • Plan, coordinate, implement and execute all major alumni programs including multi-class Reunion Weekend, regional events, Homecoming, and assist with Alumni & Parent Networking
  • Recruit, train and support alumni volunteers to serve as Reunion Committee and/or Class Advocate Committee members
  • Work closely with alumni volunteers to provide consistent and thoughtful support
  • Develop and implement programs and strategies to increase alumni annual giving participation
  • Support and promote alumni programming with current students and engagement of student in Parker's annual giving campaign
  • Provide support for the Alumni Relations Committee (ARC) of the Board of Trustees
  • Maintain communication with faculty who have retired or transitioned from the School and invite them to be involved with alumni programs

Cultivation and Solicitation:

  • Enthusiastically cultivate and solicit alumni and alumni gifts at all levels
  • Increase overall alumni giving participation to support the School; provide and execute strategy to increase reunion giving and participation
  • Identify and prospect alumni and alumni parents for major gifts
  • Assist with alumni stewardship 


  • Create informative and interesting materials (i.e., newsletters or e-bulletins) to engage the Parker community
  • Work collaboratively with the Communications Office to write content for alumni-directed stories and updates; ensure alumni information is incorporated in all School outreach and on the website
  • Manage alumni areas of the website, including the class notes; actively seek updates
  • Commit to daily alumni outreach through social media platforms (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, EverTrue, etc.) to maximize engagement; create new ways to incorporate the School's Archives collection
  • Provide creative insight for digital and mailed event invitations and other communication pieces as needed

Administrative Support:

  • Update and maintain alumni mobile application data; conduct annual review of mobile application effectiveness
  • Maintain integrity and accuracy of alumni data
  • Ensure alumni information from paper records, student published works (i.e., yearbooks, newspaper, etc.) are inputted into Raiser's Edge
  • Active, frequent and effective use of Raiser's Edge software; work closely with the Advancement Services Coordinator in the Advancement Office 


  • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 3-5 years of experience or combination of education and work experience in related field
  • Proven track record of growing engagement programs
  • Experience in event planning and coordination, and working with multiple vendors
  • A genuine care for people, and interest for and knowledge of volunteer management
  • Efficiency in managing multiple projects at once
  • Ability to set goals, institute timelines and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, solid decision making skills, and problem solving when they arise
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge (or comparable database) a plus
  • Familiarity with office software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, E-mail; on-line calendar management (Dynacal); and social media tools
  • bility to professionally interact with all members of the School community; excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Strong customer service and organizational skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility to travel off campus for events and meetings as needed
  • Alumna/nus of Parker or working knowledge of institutions similar to Francis Parker School preferred

Salary and Benefits:

Francis Parker School is committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a substantial compensation plan, including competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits and full medical/dental coverage. Individual salary is negotiable depending on years of experience and educational background.


Application Process:

A cover letter, resume and salary requirements/history* should be submitted electronically to:


Shara Freeman, Head of Advancement



Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line. 


Maintenance Person – Linda Vista Campus

Job Description

The Maintenance Crew performs manual work necessary to maintain cleanliness and appearance of the School grounds, roads, walks and buildings.  The Maintenance Crew provides technical expertise and manual skill in the servicing and repair of the buildings, grounds, equipment, and furnishings. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs maintenance duties, including building maintenance (i.e., repair/replace locks, doors and light fittings, repair broken windows, touch-up painting, etc.) and grounds maintenance (mowing grass, trimming trees/shrubs, general landscaping duties, etc.)
  • Assist in equipment installation and with School improvements, such as building renovations, fencing, lands maintenance, etc.
  • Performs repairs, including structures, windows, doors, equipment, and furnishings
  • Cleans, moves, and arranges furnishings, supplies, and equipment as directed
  • Recommends areas needing repairs or other services
  • May perform minor maintenance jobs not requiring a skilled tradesperson 


  • High school diploma. Post-secondary training in a trade is desirable
  • Previous landscaping experience
  • Skill/experience in general maintenance/repair procedures (e.g., mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, etc.).
  • Basic skill and/or knowledge of building systems (e.g., HVAC, fire suppression, security, communication, etc.).
  • Basic understanding of the operation of machinery and equipment relative to building maintenance (i.e., pumps, A/C, etc.)
  • Time management skills to ensure workload is managed and deadlines met
  • Ability to work at heights or in confined spaces and perform physically demanding work

Salary and Benefits:

This is a Full-Time position (Monday – Friday; 6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.).  The rate of pay is $9-$9.50 per hour.  This position is eligible for benefits. 


Application Process:

A cover letter and resume should be submitted electronically to:


Polly Ronquillo, Human Resources Administrator



About Francis Parker School

Francis Parker School is a coeducational independent day school in San Diego, California with 1200+ students in grades JK-12. Founded in 1912, the school’s mission is “to provide a superior college preparatory education in a diverse, family-oriented environment that meets the academic, social, creative, emotional and physical needs of individual students.”

Overlooking Mission Valley, two separate campuses serve students in Lower School–junior kindergarten through 5th grade; Middle School–6th grade through 8th grade and Upper School– 9th grade through 12th grade. As a college preparatory school Parker offers a comprehensive program that includes twenty-five advanced placement courses as well as a rich palette of electives, all designed to meet the individual needs of our students.

While students are central always, the faculty and staff who deliver our programs are no less important. Not only are they qualified professionally, but staff also share a deep commitment to the development of children, to professional growth, and to the larger communities in which they teach and learn. A positive and purposeful spirit abides at Parker. Adults who believe in the students, school, and school mission promote this tone in both substance and style. 

Salary and Benefits

Francis Parker School is committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a substantial compensation plan, including competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits and full medical/dental coverage. Individual salary is negotiable depending on years of experience and educational background. 

Non-Discrimination Policy

Francis Parker School values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds.  All employment decisions are made without regard to unlawful considerations of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

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Mission Hills Campus
Lower School
4201 Randolph Street
San Diego, CA 92103
619 / 298-9110
Linda Vista Campus
Middle/Upper School
6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111
858 / 569-7900
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