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Administrative Assistant - IDEA Carver College Prep (Immediate Opening)

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School Year: 2023-2024
Location: IDEA Carver College Prep
Region: San Antonio, TX
Category: Instructional
Job Type: Full-Time

Description

Role Mission: IDEA Administrative Assistants provide clerical support to the principal(s), so that the principal can maximize his/her time due to reliable, efficient administrative support. By prioritized scheduling, streamlined communication, and thorough logistical preparation for events, the administrative assistant enables the principal(s) to maximize their impact in helping make college for all children a reality.

What We Offer

Compensation:

Compensation for this role is set at an hourly rate ranging between $16.57 for 0 years of experienceand $23.30.

Other Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Some of the special benefits we offer at IDEA include:

  • Paid Family Leave: Eligible staff may receive up to 8 weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child, based on their tenure with the organization and caregiver designation.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Staff members may apply for up to 50% of tuition paid toward a qualifying degree program, up to $5,250 maximum per year subject to manager discretion and budget availability.
  • Employer-Paid Mental/Behavioral Health: 5 face-to-face counseling sessions within a year, unlimited 24/7 telephonic counseling, and other work-life services available at no cost.

Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. IDEA may offer a relocation allowance to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.

What You Bring -- Competencies

Qualifications:

  • Education: High school diploma required, associates or bachelors degree preferred
  • Experience: 2+ years experience working in an administrative support position

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Proficient keyboarding skills
  • Effective organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to follow written instructions
  • Experience working in an administrative support position
  • Ability to think proactively and work with minimal direction
  • Ability to pleasantly communicate with all levels of staff and the public

What Youll Do -- Accountabilities

Responsibilities

  • Manage principals correspondence, including answering incoming phone calls, emails, and letters
  • Plan, prepare, and update principals calendar
  • Schedule events and plan logistics for meetings
  • Reconcile credit cards and prepare monthly expense reports
  • Other duties as they arise

We look for Team and Family who embody the followingvaluesand characteristics:

  • Believes and is committed to our missionand being an agent of change: that all studentsare capable of gettingto and through college
  • Has demonstrated effectiveoutcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
  • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improvequickly
  • Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
  • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationshipsin order toachieve outcomes
  • We believe in education asa professionand hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students

About IDEA Public Schools

At IDEA Public Schools, we believeeach and everychild can go to college.Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States.

IDEA Public Schools boasts national rankings on The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Reports top highschoolslists. IDEA serves nearly 75,000 college-bound students in 137 schools across Texas, Southern Louisiana and Florida and is on-track to maintain its legacy of sending 100% of its graduates to college.Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near youwith new launches inJacksonville, FL (2022). Cincinnati, OH (2022),and Arkansas (2023)!

When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.

Staff Culture and Belonging

At IDEA the Staff Culture and Belonging Team uses our Core Values to promote human connection and a culture of integrity, respect, and belonging for all Team and Family members. Learn more about our Commitment to Core Values here!

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