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Office Manager 2014-2015 School Year

Posted 2014-06-27
Job Description

Office Manager
2014-2015 School Year

Role:
The Office Manager plays a central role in ensuring a well-run, efficient, and responsive school. In addition to maintaining the schools administrative systems and routines, the Office Manager functions as the primary contact person for all of the schools constituents. The Office Manager must be able to communicate effectively with students, teachers, families, trustees, donors, and visitors.

Specific Responsibilities:
Oversee the day to day activities of the school;
Serve as the main point of contact in the school reception area;
Manage phones (answering calls, re-directing calls, taking messages, placing calls, creating school announcements, etc.);
Manage the collection and maintenance of student, personnel, and school information (receiving forms and paperwork, tracking missing forms, managing databases, updating contact information, maintaining records, etc.);
Manage school-wide daily systems (managing student attendance, tracking the student discipline system, etc.);
Plan and manage logistics and preparations for school events and activities as needed;
Support staff meetings, staff retreats, and staff orientation;
Greet and document all visitors;
Manage school maintenance and supply systems;
Maintain office equipment and furnishings;
Maintain school calendar of events;
Process student and faculty applications; and
Participate in an intensive staff orientation and training for up to four weeks prior to the school year.

Qualifications:
A passionate belief in UP Academys mission, values, and educational model;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
A sense of humility in the face of success;
Minimum two years clerical experience;
Proficiency in word-processing, email, and database programming;
Bachelors degree is preferred;
Proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred; and
Current authorization to work in the United States A candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment.

Compensation:
We offer a competitive compensation package, including, when relevant, a salary equal to (and in some cases above) the district scale and comprehensive health benefits.

To Apply:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit http://www.upeducationnetwork.org/careers and formally apply for this position through our on-line application system.

UP Academy Charter School of Boston is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or qualified job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. This policy extends to, but is not limited to, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination.

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Job

Contact

Tarah Mohika
857-208-1403
post@UPeducationnetwork.org

Company Description

UP Education Network is a nonprofit school management organization whose mission is to rapidly transform chronically underperforming district schools into extraordinary schools that sustain high achievement over time. Our turnaround schools ensure that students acquire the knowledge, skills, and strength of character necessary to succeed on the path to college and to achieve their full potential. UP Education Network currently operates four schools, UP Academy Charter School of Boston (grades 6-8), UP Academy Leonard Middle School (grades 6-8), UP Academy Charter School of Dorchester (grades K1-5), and UP Academy Oliver (grade 6). Across our network, we will serve more than 2500 students in Boston and Lawrence in fall 2014.

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