About Us

Employment

Welcome to Elizabeth Seton High School, the only all-girls Catholic High School in Prince George’s County.
For 60 years, Elizabeth Seton High School has been blessed with talented and dedicated men and women who offer the best of themselves to the school community for the fulfillment of our Vision and Mission.

Please note: All salaries at Seton are commensurate with experience and responsibilities.

If you are seeking employment and wish to consider serving our young women, please consider the information below and complete the application process.

Teaching Faculty & Administration

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  • Executive Assistant To the President

    The Executive Assistant to the President provides comprehensive support to the President, assists members of Seton Leadership Council (SLC) with administrative and coordination tasks, and manages the President’s office operations. This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. This position reports to the President, but works closely with other members of the SLC. Please send current resume and cover letter to Cynthia Woodard at cwoodard@setonhs.org.

    Responsibilities:
    • Screens all telephone calls for the President, schedules appointments, maintains the President's daily calendar, and acts as liaison to all visitors to the President;
    • Types and routes all correspondence and reports for the President;
    • Coordinates and executes various school- and business-related social functions hosted by the President;
    • Coordinates activities for and prepares the President’s Report for Board meetings;
    • Coordinates communication between the President and Board members;
    • Formats, collects, disseminates, and manages all documents related to strategic planning, Middle States accreditation, and other annual reports;
    • Works with the Director of Advancement and the Director of Alumnae Relations to execute mailings of all materials to alumni, parishes, media, and other schools;
    • Works with the Director of Alumnae Relations to maintain an accurate alumnae data base;
    • Works with the Director of Advancement with the management, distribution, assembly and reporting of grants.
    • Assists the Director of Athletics and Director of Admissions with data collection and reporting, and managing the technical aspects of the website and social media.
    Qualifications:

    1. An earned college degree
    2. Project management experience (PMP certification preferred)
    3. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    4. Strong collaboration and problem-solving skills
    5. Proven ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with individuals at all levels
    6. Demonstrate versatility and the ability to meet deadlines
    7. Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills
    8. Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    9. Knowledge of fundraising software
    10. Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel
  • Human Resources Specialist

    Job Summary:

    The Human Resource Specialist will be responsible for all functions of the Human Resources (HR) needs of the school, including planning, implementing, directing and maintaining Elizabeth Seton High School’s personnel services. This position will report directly to, and will and be supervised by, the President. Please send current resume and cover letter to Mary Lucian ‘86, Chief Financial Officer, at mlucian@setonhs.org.

    Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Acts as advisor to administrators on issues related to employee discipline and employment for the purpose of ensuring consistent application of policy.
    • Administers a wide variety of personnel policies for the purpose of conforming to relevant federal, state and local laws and being consistent with the Mission.
    • Advises the President on current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning to ensure he/she is current on relevant concerns.
    • Provides support and guidance in administering and executing routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
    • Directs and maintains employee background and fingerprint process along with the VIRTUS Child Protection program for all employees.
    • Prepares and distributes intent to return forms and the employee contracts and offers of employment.
    • Ensures all employees are evaluated in a timely manner.
    • Manages employee insurance programs (e.g. medical, dental, vision, etc) with assistance from the Bookkeeper for the purpose of ensuring open enrollment, billing and claims, COBRA conversions are processed in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Manages claims under any insurance programs (e.g. workers compensation, long term disability, etc)
    • Works with Bookkeeper to assist with payroll processing and reporting, including quarterly and annual filings.
    • Assists with recruitment functions (e.g. development of application, policies, procedures, training, supervisor orientations) for the purpose of ensuring the selection procedures comply with applicable federal and state regulations and consistency in interview and hiring process.
    • Implements personnel policies and programs for the purpose of conforming to relevant laws, contracts and agreements.
    • Consults with the Human Resource Director from the Daughters of Charity and with Elizabeth Seton’s Legal Counsel as needed.
    • Monitors continuing education and internal development opportunities for employees.
    • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
    • Advises the Diversity Program Coordinator as necessary.
    • Collaborates where necessary, with administration on Staff Orientations, Training and Meetings.
    • Maintains all Employee files to ensure proper supporting documentation is maintained confidentially.
    • Maintains employee leave and vacation records.
    • Reviews and distributes Employee Handbook, newsletters, emails, etc. for the purpose of ensuring accurate, timely communication on personnel related topics on an on-going basis.
    • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
    • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
    • Maintains State of Maryland employment documentation in each employee's file.
    • Maintains and updates certifications and degrees in each employee’s file.
    • Provides and completes documents, memos, etc. as requested by the President or Principal, and/or the Board of Directors of the school.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge and familiarity of the full employee cycle.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
    • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
    • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s structure and Private school reporting.

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
    • A minimum of three years of human resource management experience is preferred.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times. 
    • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.

Coaching Positions

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  • Assistant Crew Coach

    Elizabeth Seton High School seeks an energetic Assistant Crew Coach to serve as a member of its talented coaching staff. This position will be part-time and require a late afternoon and evening schedule. The ideal candidate will have rowing experience, preferably at the high school level. The candidate must communicate effectively with both students and adults and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. All candidates must be certified, or able to obtain certification in CPR. Please send a resume and cover letter to Candy Cage ‘81, Athletic Director, at ccage@setonhs.org.

Employment Application Form: Step I

Employment Application Process: Step II

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  • Maryland Employment Form

    Maryland House Bill 486 requires Elizabeth Seton High School to contact your current employer and all of your former employers by which you had contact with minors, to request information relating to child sexual abuse or sexual misconduct. Please note that an applicant's current employer will not be contacted until the final stages of our interview process. Applicants will be informed of this outreach in advance.

    Please complete and email the following form to Cindy Woodard, School Secretary at cwoodard@setonhs.org within 5 days of your application:
     
    Maryland State Department of Education Employment (MSDE) History Review Form - please download, print and complete the highlighted sections as stated below, sign the completed form, and email.
     
    Please note that your work history on your application and the number of forms must match in accordance to the requirements below or your application will be disqualified.
     
    One Form must be completed for your current employer whether you have had contact with a minor or not.
     
    -AND-
     
    One Form must be completed for all past employers for which you have had contact with minors.
     
    Learn more about the Maryland House Bill 486.
Elizabeth Seton High School, an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law in the administration of its employment practices.