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Located on a 26-acre campus, Mercy High School provides a rigorous Catholic, college preparatory education to bright and promising girls from more than 68 zip codes in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Mercy knows how to prepare girls to lead and to excel in a dynamic global society. Our highly individualized approach to a college preparatory program challenges each Mercy Girl to become a young woman of intellect, faith, and service. As a school authorized by the International Baccalaureate to offer the Middle Years Programme, our curriculum in grades 9 and 10 features concept-based instruction and structured inquiry as a pedagogical tool. Mercy is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, which further cements our commitment to providing challenging and engaging courses.

Sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Mercy High School continues a 150-year legacy of Mercy excellence in education in Baltimore. Rooted in the charism and tradition of Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, we welcome girls from diverse backgrounds who, together, make Mercy an extraordinary learning community. If you are excited about providing an excellent educational experience for talented girls, and if you are passionate about the values of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy—hospitality, compassion for others, service, justice, and equality—we welcome you to join us!

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  • Alumnae Engagement Associate

    The Alumnae Engagement Associate is an integral part of the Advancement team and responsible for Alumnae Communications, Alumnae Activities, Alumnae Engagement & Volunteer Management, Alumnae Fundraising & Development, and other assigned duties to support the Advancement office.  


    Alumnae Communication 
    • Produce a variety of communications—from e-newsletters to social media posts—designed to engage alumnae with Mercy. 
    • Initiate communication with alumnae to offer congratulations, express condolences, explore their interests, and increase Mercy’s knowledge of these constituents. 
    • Inform faculty and staff of significant alumnae news, achievements, deaths, etc., for inclusion in newsletters, social media, the website, etc.  
    • Maintain an accurate database in Raiser’s Edge by entering and editing alumnae constituent database records.  
    Alumnae Activities 
    • Recruit, organize, and support class reunion committees. 
    • Plan and execute alumnae programs and activities, including young alumnae, family, and networking activities – Mercy Girls at the Beach, Theatre Nights, etc. 
    • Manage the Alumnae Awards process and presentation. 
    Alumnae Engagement & Volunteer Management 
    • Support enrollment, college counseling, and other strategic priorities of the school as related to Mercy alumnae by sharing information and making alumnae connections and contacts. 
    • Support the Alumnae Association, with particular attention to recruiting the Alumnae Association Executive Board members. 
    • Recruit and manage alumnae committee volunteer leaders for alumnae activities, including the Garnet Gala, Be a Gem Day of Giving, and other volunteer capacities within the larger Mercy community. 
    • Coordinates the annual Alumnae Memorial Liturgy
    • Reserve and set up space for alumnae activities, initiate conference calls, and provide Mercy hospitality for guests. 
    Alumnae Fundraising & Development 
    • Collaborate with the Director of Development to create and execute strategies to meet annual alumnae-giving goals and reunion-giving goals.  
    • Plan and manage a variety of social media fundraising campaigns designed to engage alumnae, including Be a Gem, Giving Tuesday, and the Alumnae Challenge. 
    • Support the Garnet Gala, Be A Gem Day of Giving, Alumnae Challenge, and other fundraising activities, as needed. 
    Required Qualifications:   
    Candidates must have the following skills and experience: 
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, communications, or English. 
    • Knowledge of fundraising principles and best practices. 
    • Excellent attention to detail and competency in prioritizing work and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
    • Exemplary interpersonal and oral communication skills. 
    • Strong writing skills including proficiency in grammar and spelling. 
    • A minimum of three to five years of relevant experience in non-profit alumnae engagement management. 
    • Experience working with volunteers for events and fundraising activities. 
    • Database management experience, Raiser’s Edge is a plus. 
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment and handle confidential matters with discretion. 
    • Ability to interact with a diverse constituency. 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.   
    • Strong social media skills, including the ability to take and edit photos. 
    • Some weekend and evening hours are required. 
    • Desire to take initiative and ability to problem solve. 
    • A positive, friendly, and hospitable disposition is required. 
    • Alumnae of Mercy High School are preferred. 
    • Must be able to lift 25-30 lbs. 
    • Must be able to walk, squat/kneel, sit on the floor, see, hear, and speak. 
    • Must be able to sit for extended periods in front of a computer. 
    • Candidates must pass a Background Check, including Fingerprinting. 
    The successful candidate will be proactive with a commitment to Mercy values, including dedication to excellence and service. 

    Mercy offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including tuition remission at Loyola University Maryland and Mercy High School Baltimore (based on years of service to Mercy High School), as described in the Mercy High School Employee Handbook.   

    Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contacts to Ms. Carolyn Panzer, Director of Advancement, at cpanzer@mercyhighschool.com 

    This position is exempt, full-time, in-person, twelve-month professional position, and reports to the Director of Advancement.  
  • Substitute Teachers

    Mercy High School seeks dynamic, student-centered individuals to become a part of our daily substitute list.  Mercy High School is an independent, Catholic, all-girls, college preparatory school for students in grades 9-12 located in Baltimore, MD.
    Substitutes will be contacted for daily assignments in any of Mercy High School’s academic areas on an as-needed basis. The length of an individual substitute teaching assignment varies but will generally be between the hours of 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. 

    Key duties:
    • Provide continuity in student learning
    • Adhere to the classroom teacher’s daily lesson plans
    • Effectively supervise the classroom
    • Collect and distribute assignments
    • Adhere to school policies and procedures
    • Supervise students during non-instructional time in accordance with absent teacher’s schedule
    • Other teaching duties as requested 
    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • Prior experience with students in grades 9-12 is strongly preferred, particularly in a classroom setting 
    Qualified candidates will be contacted and invited to begin the interview process.
    Interested candidates should contact Ms. Kathryn Adelsberger, Principal, at kadelsberger@mercyhighschool.com. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. 
  • Assistant Varsity Field Hockey Coach

    Mercy High School is seeking an assistant varsity field hockey coach. Candidates should possess excellent organization and communication skills. This position reports to the head coach of the varsity field hockey team. This is a paid, part-time position and a background check is required. The field hockey season begins in the middle of August and concludes in early November. 

    Interested candidates should send a resume and two to three professional references to Nick Gill, director of athletics, at ngill@mercyhighschool.com
  • Head JV Basketball Coach

    Mercy High School is seeking a head JV basketball coach. Candidates should possess excellent organization and communication skills. This position reports regularly to the director of athletics. This is a paid, part-time position and a background check is required. The basketball season begins in the middle of November and concludes in early February.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and two to three professional references to Nick Gill, director of athletics, at ngill@mercyhighschool.com.
Mercy High School Baltimore is a sponsored ministry of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and is a member of Mercy Education.