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Office Administrator

Posted 2014-06-27
Job Description

Office Administrator

Role: The Office Administrator plays a central role in ensuring a well-run, efficient, and responsive organization and network office. Responsibilities include developing, executing, and improving the organizations administrative systems and routines and providing administrative support to the network Leadership Team. In addition, the Office Administrator will support the networks organizational learning functions, including but not limited to coordinating and executing school evaluation days and professional development opportunities. As the face of the organization to external visitors to the network office and individuals providing professional development support to the organization, the Office Administrator must also be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, donors, board members, visitors, and more. The Office Administrator reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer and also meets weekly with other members of the Leadership Team.

Specific Responsibilities:
Maintain and improve the network offices administrative systems and routines;
Lead the set-up and maintenance of UP Education Network work spaces at each of our schools;
Support the Talent Team by coordinating logistics for site evaluations and all network-wide professional development events, and providing other administrative functions to the Talent Team as needed;
Provide administrative and logistical support to staff meetings, board meetings, and other meetings as needed;
Support UP Education Networks asset and inventory management;
Manage ordering of all supplies and materials for the network office;
Manage phones (answering calls, re-directing calls, taking messages, placing calls, etc.);
Support the Chief Operating Officer on managing the network office move to a new office space;
Maintain organizations calendar of events; and
Other projects and administrative tasks, including scheduling of meetings, as needed to support the Leadership Team.

A passionate belief in UP Education Networks mission, values, and educational model;
An eagerness to set ambitious, challenging, and tangible goals, and a relentless drive to achieve them;
An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and a capacity to remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong public speaking skills;
A sense of humility in the face of success;
Bachelors degree is required; and
Current authorization to work in the United States A candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment.

We offer a competitive compensation package and comprehensive health benefits.

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

UP Education Network 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


Tarah Mohika

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 2,500 students in Boston and Lawrence in fall 2014.

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