About the School
Ransom Everglades School, an independent, co-educational day school in Coconut Grove, Florida was officially founded in 1974 through the merger of Ransom School and The Everglades School for Girls. Today the school enrolls 1136 students in grades 6-12 on two campuses.
The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence, and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural, and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student’s sense of identity, community, personal integrity, and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and contribute to society.
Ransom Everglades is an inclusive community that welcomes and benefits from diverse experiences and perspectives. Their students and faculty embrace multiculturalism and appreciate the unique potential of each individual. During their time at RE, everyone benefits from the contributions of each member, while honing skills and sensitivities that prepare them to excel and lead in a global community.
The commitment to diversity at Ransom Everglades informs the hiring process, curriculum development, community outreach, co-curricular activities, and admission process. RE is committed to looking for candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences in the school’s effort to build a diverse faculty in which all social groups are represented.
About the Position
The Chief Human Resources Officer reports directly to the Head of School and is a member of the senior leadership team. This position is designed to allow Ransom Everglades to function to the highest levels possible with regard to recruitment, development of culture, and retention of high-performing employees while being certain that all interactions with employees are strategically aligned with the mission and values of Ransom Everglades School, completed according to all state and federal laws, and implement best practices as it relates to independent schools. See full job description here.
A competitive compensation is based on the experience and qualifications of the person selected. Ransom Everglades offers a comprehensive benefits package including retirement, health and dental insurance, disability and life insurance, and other benefits. Florida has no state or local income taxes.
How to Apply
Candidates interested in this position are asked to submit the following materials to Marcus Hurlbut:
- Letter of interest addressed to the Search Committee
- A list of five references with contact information (including phone numbers and e-mail addresses)
- Up to three letters of reference (optional)