Career Opportunities

Located in the heart of Houston, off the grassy banks of Buffalo Bayou, St. Thomas High School is the oldest Catholic boy's school in Texas. St. Thomas is a premier college preparatory high school with an outstanding work environment and is always looking for dedicated faculty, administrators and staff.

Resumes for any position are always welcome; they will be kept on file and should we feel that your qualifications meet the needs of a specific position, we will contact you. St. Thomas has excellent employee benefits, competitive salaries and educational opportunities as well as a truly congenial atmosphere.

2014 - 2015 SCHOOL YEAR

Alumni Relations & Annual Fund

Accountability: Immediately responsible to the Vice President for Advancement.
Duties in Alumni Relations:

  • Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with St. Thomas alumni, including growing their involvement with and commitment to the school.
  • Serve as liaison between the school and Alumni Association for reunions, social events, board activities, etc.
  • Attend monthly Alumni Association board meetings to represent the school’s interests.
  • Cultivate alumni individuals as benefactors for the school in conjunction with the President, Vice President for Advancement and Director of Planned Giving & Major Gifts.
  • Coordinate the annual St. Thomas Golf Tournament with the Tournament chairs, the Director of Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator and the Business Office.
  • Assist the Alumni Association and the Director of Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator with planning and executing Casino Night, Reunion Weekend and other events that bring alumni to campus.
  • Work with the Director of Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator to plan new and fresh events for Alumni both local and in key cities.
  • Maintain an up-to-date mailing list and current files for all alumni.
  • Research and share information on alumni and alumni family deaths, representing the school at wakes and funerals of alumni and/or their immediate family members.
  • Provide information to assist the Director of Communications with content for a variety of communication mediums.
  • Manage the school’s brick paver program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Duties for Annual Fund:

  • Develop an Annual Fund calendar by April 30th of the prior year for approval by the Vice President for Advancement. The calendar plans Annual Fund events, mailings, collections, etc.
  • Participate in the selection process for Annual Fund chairs for parents, alumni and others.
  • Provide leadership to Annual Fund volunteers through recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation.
  • Execute direct mailings for Annual Fund; prepare specific letters for each segment.
  • Coordinate Annual Fund current parent and alumni phon-a-thon solicitations and strategies.
  • Make a number of solicitation or stewardship calls each month and manage the stewardship process of the Annual Fund.
  • Coordinate with Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator to assist with Basilian Tradition Breakfast, July 4th Block Party, Goodness Discipline & Knowledge dinner and other events associated with Annual Fund.
  • Prepare weekly reports for Vice President of Advancement.
  • Analyze Annual Fund by segment and prepare end-of-year report by June 30 of each year.
  • Assist in other advancement-related events and programs as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Relations, Human Resources or related field of study or commensurate experience.
  • A minimum of four years of experience in alumni relations, public affairs or external affairs preferred.
  • Demonstrated accomplishment in fostering relationships with volunteers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and courteously with many constituents.
  • Proven ability to develop strategy, implement programs and build consensus and involvement.
  • Ability to organize events, handle multiple details and complete many tasks simultaneously.
  • Capable of prioritizing to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently but more importantly in a team environment.
  • High professional and ethical standards, ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Required events include Auction, Round Up, Golf Tournament, Hall of Honor/Sports Hall of Fame Induction, Alumni Weekend events, and a variety of other Advancement Office and school events.
  • Strong written, verbal and organizational skills.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge fund raising software a plus
This is a full-time, year-round non-exempt position.


Help Desk Specialist


Responsible to: Associate Director of Technology

Job Summary:
The Help Desk Specialist’s primary responsibility is to support St. Thomas High School students and faculty with the Tablet (1-to-1) Program and to fulfill Help Desk tickets. Secondary responsibilities include providing support to the school’s other technology programs including the network, desktops, copiers, telephone system, projectors, smart boards and printers.

Strong interest in technology and desire to learn while contributing is essential. Strong customer service skills are a must. The person will be trained to provide front-line support for software and hardware troubleshooting for faculty and students. Duties also include diagnosis, repair, and record-keeping for technology incidents, issues and assets.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in customer-service environment preferred
  • Desire to learn and be taught technology
  • Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team and department
  • Strong documentation skills and attention to detail in creating and tracking work orders
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt as needed
  • College degree preferred but not required

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the IT Help Desk and electronic help ticketing system
  • Maintain hardware inventory levels for tablet program
  • Oversee the daily operations of the tablet program including configuration, user support, asset tracking and assignment of inventory.
  • Provide support to students, faculty and staff with school systems
  • Maintain, manage and coordinate services for teachers and students in the Open Computer Lab
  • Provide damaged tablet equipment assessment and warranty / RMA replacement
  • Repair and testing of computer and tablet hardware (parts based replacement)
  • Serve as the school webmaster, overseeing weekly maintenance schedule of content for the school website and coordinating and soliciting content updates from the Communications Director, Director of Technology, administrators and other stakeholders including volunteer support groups
  • Willing to maintain prescribed hours in a formal Help Desk environment
  • Setup and support of Audio/Visual equipment such as projectors, sound and screens
  • Assist with installation and maintenance of computers, tablets, printers, peripherals, and AV
  • Distribute consumable inventory, such as printer toner and batteries, to users
  • Accurately track all service issues and identify recurring issues, patterns, and systemic problems
  • Provide complete and accurate resolution of problems in a timely manner, deferring or escalating problems to next level of support when necessary
  • Provide accurate reports on all service orders and issues as required by the department
  • Make recommendations for improvements to support systems and other procedures
  • Maintain highest confidentiality of passwords and other sensitive and/or private information
  • Be available by e-mail, phone, and/or cell phone for emergencies and work as needed during non-school hours
  • Support important school events occurring on weekends and evenings, including (but not limited to) Round Up, Auction, Theater Productions, Open House, Registration, etc.
  • Perform other jobs and tasks as assigned by the Associate Director or Assistant Director of Technology

This is a full-time, year-round non-exempt position.

Administrative Assistant

Accountability:    Immediately responsible to the Director of Athletics

Duties:   

  • Reads incoming mail and routes phone calls and messages for Athletic Director.
  • Composes and sends routine correspondence via email, mailings or hard copies to                                                                teachers.
  • Files student records, schedules appointments and keeps the director’s calendar.
  • Assists in updates to the Athletic Department website in the areas of game schedules, date changes, rosters, coaching staff information and other items as assigned by the director.
  • Maintains team rosters and group email lists such as students by class, by sport, etc.
  • Organizes team travel arrangements with head coach and Athletic Director, ensuring school vehicle access or alternative arrangement through log system and hotel/airline reservations.
  • Delivers and retrieves occasional game equipment, rentals, printing materials, etc.
  • Creates materials for various sports registrations, special events, notices, parent mailings, banquets etc.
  • Coordinates/organizes sports banquets, senior nights, and other special events.
  • Coordinates/organizes gates workers.  Requests money boxes from Business Office for all home games.
  • Handles assigned duties for programs and events.
  • Schedules necessary officials, coaches and camp payrolls, etc. as requested by the director and in conjunction with the Business Office.
  • Assures the business and financial affairs of the Athletic Department are in compliance with Operating Processes & Procedures. 
  • Reviews monthly Profit & Loss statements by department and reports discrepancies to the Business Office in a timely manner.
  • Reviews 2401 account monthly with the Business Office to assure accuracy of income and expenses.
  • Attends meetings and records minutes as assigned by Director.
  • Manages athlete registration and records necessary for TAPPS compliance.
  • Represents Athletic Department in compliance with Magnus Health and student athlete clearance to play.
  • Manages purchase order, check request, deposits & invoice payment processes for Athletic Dept.
  • Coordinates collection of all necessary paperwork and forms for summer camps.
  • Manages supply inventory for entire athletic department. 
  • Works with Business Office assure compliance of coaching contracts and associated hire paperwork for all sports, along with VIRTUS.
  • Assists Booster Club with all printed material needs for monthly meetings.
  • Provides back-up and cross-trained assistance to other departments as requested (Front Office, Dean’s Office, Business Office, etc.)
  • Participates with all Faculty and Staff in supporting Round-Up, Auction, July 4th, Freshman Orientation, Open House, and other events as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Note:  This is a 12-month, 40 hour per week position.

HOW TO APPLY

Individual positions may have specific instructions on how to apply. If so, follow those directions. If you are applying for a teaching position, download a St. Thomas Teacher Application form. If you are applying for a staff position, download a St. Thomas Staff Application for employment. Both applications are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Mail your completed application along with your cover letter, resume, and salary history to the address below. No Phone calls accepted.

CONTACT

Career Opportunity
St. Thomas High School
4500 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007
careers@sths.org

St. Thomas High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all candidates for employment equally regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or handicap. Because of its status as a religious entity, the school may consider the candidate's religious affiliation in its employment decisions, consistent with State and Federal law.

Administrative Assistant

 

Accountability:     Immediately responsible to the Director of Athletics

 

Duties:

 

·         Reads incoming mail and routes phone calls and messages for Athletic Director.

 

·         Composes and sends routine correspondence via email, mailings or hard copies to                                                                teachers.

 

·         Files student records, schedules appointments and keeps the director’s calendar.

 

·         Assists in updates to the Athletic Department website in the areas of game schedules, date changes, rosters, coaching staff information and other items as assigned by the director.

 

·         Maintains team rosters and group email lists such as students by class, by sport, etc.

 

·         Organizes team travel arrangements with head coach and Athletic Director, ensuring school vehicle access or alternative arrangement through log system and hotel/airline reservations.

 

·         Delivers and retrieves occasional game equipment, rentals, printing materials, etc.

 

·         Creates materials for various sports registrations, special events, notices, parent mailings, banquets etc.

 

·         Coordinates/organizes sports banquets, senior nights, and other special events.

 

·         Coordinates/organizes gates workers.  Requests money boxes from Business Office for all home games.

 

·         Handles assigned duties for programs and events.

 

·         Schedules necessary officials, coaches and camp payrolls, etc. as requested by the director and in conjunction with the Business Office.

 

·         Assures the business and financial affairs of the Athletic Department are in compliance with Operating Processes & Procedures. 

 

·         Reviews monthly Profit & Loss statements by department and reports discrepancies to the Business Office in a timely manner.

 

·         Reviews 2401 account monthly with the Business Office to assure accuracy of income and expenses.

 

·         Attends meetings and records minutes as assigned by Director.

 

·         Manages athlete registration and records necessary for TAPPS compliance.

 

·         Represents Athletic Department in compliance with Magnus Health and student athlete clearance to play.

 

·         Manages purchase order, check request, deposits & invoice payment processes for Athletic Dept.

 

·         Coordinates collection of all necessary paperwork and forms for summer camps.

 

·         Manages supply inventory for entire athletic department. 

 

·         Works with Business Office assure compliance of coaching contracts and associated hire paperwork for all sports, along with VIRTUS.

 

·         Assists Booster Club with all printed material needs for monthly meetings.

 

·         Provides back-up and cross-trained assistance to other departments as requested (Front Office, Dean’s Office, Business Office, etc.)

 

·         Participates with all Faculty and Staff in supporting Round-Up, Auction, July 4th, Freshman Orientation, Open House, and other events as requested.

 

·         Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Note:  This is a 12-month, 40 hour per week position.

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