Sr. Administrative Assistant - Independent School


Admin + Office Support


New York, New York

Employment Type



Administrative Assistant to a School Head for a prestigious independent school located on the UES. This role is in office 5 days a week during the school year and offers hybrid flexibility in the summers. Hours are 7:30am-4pm with some flexibility. Salary range is $68,000 - $80,000 commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. 

Compensation : $68000 - $80000
Job ID : 29355

Job Function

  • Will serve as the right hand to the School Division Head and perform required heavy calendar management and meeting planning and serve as the liaison and first point of contact for Division
  • Will manage daily attendance and dismissal
  • Will plan events
  • Will liaise with other departments on behalf of the Head and for the coordination of all events
  • Will handle interview coordinator for faculty and staff
  • Will communicate heavily with parents, students, faculty and staff Will draft communications on behalf of the Head to faculty, staff and parents
  • Will take on special projects as asked

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years administrative experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, Must be a collaborative worker and team player
  • Must be flexible and have a no task too small or big mentality Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be proficient in MS Office with ability to learn new programs including databases with ease. G-Suite experience highly preferred.
  • Experience working with children in a professional or volunteer capacity
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