Choate Rosemary Hall — Director of Operations

Choate Rosemary Hall, a highly selective, co-educational boarding school located in Wallingford, CT, invites applications, nominations, and inquiries as it embarks upon a search for a Director of Operations, a key position overseeing risk management, community safety functions, campus support services (Mailroom, Sally Hart Lodge, and Choate Store), and other operational components of a complex portfolio. 

The Director of Operations works closely with the CFO and external stakeholders; provides strategic and operational leadership and advice; and is responsible for contributing to strategy decisions. The Director has one direct report in Community Safety and two direct reports in campus support services (mailroom supervisor and innkeeper), and indirectly oversees the work of approximately 15 Choate staff members and 5 contract staff. 


Ten or more years of directly related experience in a progressively responsible risk management position.  Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the full range of experience within an independent boarding school environment preferred.  Proven ability to affect and influence change through a communicative, collaborative, and inclusive style.  Excellent communication, problem solving, and project management skills.

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Evaluation of candidate materials will begin immediately and continue until a new Director of Operations is named. Inquiries, nominations, and letters of interest with a resume may be sent in confidence to:

Ruth Shoemaker Wood, Partner
Storbeck Search

Choate prohibits in all its programs discrimination against or harassment of any member or group based upon age, gender, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic predisposition, ancestry or other categories protected by Connecticut or federal law. It does not discriminate on these bases in the administration of its admission process, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, or other school-administered programs.