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Current Openings:

Advanced Placement Exam Proctor (6 Positions Available)
Associate Systems Administrator
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management Administration

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About Francis Parker School
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Non-Discrimination Policy

Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer   



Advanced Placement Exam Proctor (6 Positions Available)


Job Description:

The Francis Parker School Office of College Counseling seeks qualified and experienced proctors for Advanced Placement (AP) Exams administered in May 2015. This is a temporary position with varied hours depending on the number of exams given. The AP exam schedule for May 2015 is May 4 – 8 and May 11 – 15. The AP Late-Testing exam schedule is May 20-22.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Must be reliable and able to commit to a set schedule
  • Attend a brief mandatory proctor training session in the month of April
  • Comply to the rules of the administration of exams and accept and rigorously follow the security policies mandated by the AP Program
  • Must be comfortable interacting with students and managing both small and large groups
  • Bring exam materials and supplies to testing rooms and set up exam equipment (CD players, tape recorders, etc.) as necessary
  • Admit and seat students and report attendance to AP Coordinator
  • Frequently monitor students during testing
  • Guard against attempts at cheating and report any incidents of suspected cheating to the AP Coordinator immediately
  • Collect, organize and deliver all testing materials to AP Coordinator after each exam



Must be 18 years of age or older; excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and problem solving skills; experience working independently and as a team member; must be able to stand, reach, kneel, lift and transport a minimum of 15 lbs; must be able to navigate testing area over a period of four hours; must be able to see, read and speak clearly (English required); must be able to hear and respond accordingly.

Please note: Persons who are teachers (including AP teachers) may proctor exams only in subject areas they do not teach and individuals may not proctor an AP exam or handle materials for an exam in the year in which an immediate family or household member may be taking that exam.

Salary and Benefits: 

This position is temporary and is not eligible for benefits. The rate of pay is $15/hour.


Application Process:


A cover letter and resume should be submitted electronically to:


Denise Flynn, AP Coordinator




Associate Systems Administrator


Job Description:

The Associate Systems Administrator is primarily responsible for: (1) managing and safeguarding the information systems used by approximately 1,600 students, faculty and staff at Francis Parker School across two campus locations in San Diego, California; and (2) providing assistance to users when support issues arise. This position requires a person who not only possesses the requisite technical skills and experience but also has the interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a diverse team environment.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Answer support calls in a timely fashion
  • Provide Tier 1, 2, and 3 level support
  • Research, implement, and deploy new technologies
  • Create, modify, and delete user accounts and groups, including access permissions
  • Document processes and procedures that can be followed by peers
  • Produce workstation images for simultaneous deployment to multiple computers
  • Deploy iPads or similar devices to many users with many configurations
  • View logs, diagnose problems, and provide solutions to resolve issues
  • Understand disaster recovery protocols and maintain backups
  • Manage switches, routers, and firewalls
  • Administer the telephone switch and voicemail system
  • Monitor all networked devices and respond to changes quickly
  • Setup and troubleshoot miscellaneous audio visual 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
  • Excellent 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



Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management Administration 

Job Description:

Francis Parker School seeks a qualified and experienced Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management to lead the School’s JK-12 recruitment efforts and admissions program, including outreach, recruitment, enrollment, and financial aid. She/he will be responsible for establishing goals, work plans, work flow, operations, and budget to meet the School’s enrollment goals. The Director reports to the Head of School; works closely with the Head of School, the Head of Finance and Operations, and the Director of Communications; serves on the Administrative Leadership Team; and participates fully in professional organizations. She/he collaborates with the division heads and teachers in all three divisions and inspires all School constituencies to participate in student recruitment and retention.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively lead and manage the admission and enrollment process.
  • Exhibit the ability to coordinate and facilitate committees and work effectively with volunteers.
  • Collaborate effectively with all key constituencies to advance the mission of the school.
  • Demonstrate the ability to engage the faculty and the entire school community in the admission process.
  • Present Francis Parker School and its mission and program compellingly and enthusiastically to prospective students, parents and the community.
  • Ensure that the admission process is a smooth, positive, and family-friendly one for prospective students and families.
  • Demonstrate the ability to place the school’s advantages and benefits within the context of a family’s wants and needs.
  • Exercise tact, discretion, and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive circumstances.
  • Establish and maintain a process to support recruitment and retention of mission- appropriate students.
  • Determine suitable assessment tools to evaluate an applicant’s readiness for admission.
  • Understand the proper administration and uses of standardized tests and be able to analyze other relevant data for students, parents, educators, institutions, and the public.
  • Communicate effectively with students and families from a variety of social, cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Identify and utilize research tools to better understand the experience of currently enrolled students and alumni.
  • Understand market trends to maintain the school’s relevance in a broader educational context and use this knowledge to enhance recruitment, retention, revenue generation, and constituent relations.
  • Work with the Director of Communications to develop and maintain a strategic marketing plan that differentiates the school’s unique brand.
  • Evaluate continually and redesign where appropriate, all aspects of the admissions and marketing program with the goal of maintaining a capacity enrollment of qualified students.
  • Work closely with the Director of the Summer and Extended Programs to identify mission-appropriate students through summer programming and other initiatives.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with area feeder schools, community organizations, and educational referral services that can contribute to a robust enrollment.
  • Participate actively and seek presentation and leadership opportunities in professional organizations, read professional publications, and maintain personal networks.
  • Manage the re-enrollment of current students for the succeeding year.
  • Keep relevant statistics on all aspects of the admission and re-enrollment program, updating the Head of School and Board of Trustees on key admissions trends and benchmarks. Create and manage the admissions budget.
  • Adhere to the standards of applicable state, regional, and national accrediting associations and guidelines of admissions associations and other appropriate professional organizations.
  • Understand the school’s economic context, revenue streams, and financial management and their implications for admission and enrollment management.
  • Understand the influence of the local, regional, national, and global economic forces on the school.
  • Convey critical data and trends to the head of school and the board to understand access and affordability and to inform budgetary decisions.
  • Understand the school’s commitment to financial aid relative to other priorities.
  • Establish mission driven financial aid philosophy, policies, and procedures.
  • Understand systems and tools to determine financial need and demonstrate the ability to analyze financial aid data.
  • Represent Parker at various gatherings and conferences. 


  • Bachelor's degree required; Advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5-7 years independent (K-12) school admissions experience required - ideally in a director role
  • Proven record of success as an admissions director in an independent school; Upper School admissions experience preferred
  • Strong background in education and a knowledge of marketing strategies and outreach in independent schools
  • Experience analyzing statistics and data trends
  • Superior skills in communication and technology, including outstanding writing and public speaking skills
  • A warm collaborative nature, positive energy, sense of humor, and ability to be calm under pressure
  • A deep investment in Parker’s mission, values and practices

Application Process:

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


Kevin Yaley, Head of School



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. The School has adopted the California Association of Independent Schools Principles of Good Practice for Schools.  As such, the School will not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, gender identity, genetic information, sex or sexual orientation or any other protected category in its hiring and employment practices and policies, or in any other aspect of the employment relationship.

Francis Parker School is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversifying its workforce.

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Mission Hills Campus
Lower School
4201 Randolph St.
San Diego, CA 92103
  Linda Vista Campus
Middle/Upper School
6501 Linda Vista Rd.
San Diego, CA 92111

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