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Administrative Assistant (Part Time 10 months) - Parker, CO

Company: Leman Academy of Excellence
Location: Parker
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Administrative Assistant (Part Time 10 months) - Parker, CO

OUR MISSION

Leman Academy of Excellence offers a rigorous, classical education based on the traditions of Western culture where all disciplines are interrelated allowing scholars the ability to think independently and critically. We purpose to partner with supportive parents, pursue excellence, provide a safe and challenging environment, and instill morals and values in order to produce tomorrows leaders today.

CORE VALUES

Core Values are the key to defining our culture. They drive our decisions and shape our behavior. Below are the Core Values for Leman Academy of Excellence:

CARE: Every precaution is taken to ensure a safe and secure environment for every scholar, staff and guests.

CIVILITY: Every scholar, family and employee is treated with respect and as a valued individual.

COMMUNITY: We strive to build a community where all stakeholders are motivated to be involved and feel connected and valued.

CLASSICAL EDUCATION: Oversight and training is in place to ensure we are offering a rigorous, scholar-centered, classical education program including high expectations, values and virtues and providing scholars an environment of engaged learning.

General Job Description

The Administrative Assistant serves as a member of the Office Staff of Leman Academy of Excellence to help meet the needs of the community of the school. The Administrative Assistant serves visitors to Leman Academy by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; will notify appropriate Administrative Team members or faculty and staff of visitor arrival; maintains security and telecommunications system. Will supply appropriate information regarding Leman Academy to our families, community, and surrounding groups of interest.

Line of Authority/Reports to: The Administrative Assistant shall be directly responsible to the Office Manager and the Principal and will work closely with the Office Staff to assure the smooth, efficient operation of the K-7 school office.

Job Goal: To perform such actions as required to establish a warm and welcoming atmosphere as the Administrative Assistant will often be the first impression of our school to families and visitors as well as providing the necessary clerical responsibilities required for the administration of the school in order to assure the smooth, efficient operation of the K-8 school office.

Qualifications/Minimum Requirements:

* Minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent.


* Colorado Fingerprint Clearance and background check.


* First Aid and CPR Certification.


* Prior experience working in a schools front office preferred with a working knowledge of school organization and procedures.


* Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to positively impact the school community with an ability to build strong relationships.


* Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with scholars, parents, co-workers and the public at large.


* Strong commitment to supporting the principles of excellence in education.


* Ability to manage conflict resolution with an attitude of humility and service.


* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products (Excel, Word, etc.) and familiar with other related software programs.


* Working knowledge of Information Technology related to the scholar Accountability Information System (SAIS) software program OR- a willingness to learn and effectively understand such a software program.


* Ability to work independently prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.


* Ability to operate office equipment as required on assignment; i.e. fax machine, copier, computer, etc.


* Ability to set-up and use an efficient filing system.


* Ability to compile information, prepare reports, maintain confidentiality in performing assigned tasks, adopt effective courses of action, and deal effectively with parents, staff, and the general public requiring knowledge of school policies and procedures.


* Ability to perform secretarial and administrative support functions requiring independent judgment, decision-making and problem solving.


* Ability to lift boxes and packages of varying weights and move them to other locations.



Duties and Areas of Responsibility:

* Answer and manage incoming calls / take and relay messages.


* Receive and interact professionally with parents, scholars and visitors.


* Greet all persons entering school office of Leman Academy by name if possible.


* Monitor visitor access and maintain security awareness.


* Direct persons to correct destination.


* Provide general administrative and clerical support.


* Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations, and other documents.


* Review Attendance and call absent scholar families


* General Administrative & clerical support to Administration, Faculty & Staff


* Receive and distribute mail and maintain postal supplies.


* Record, transcribe, and distribute incoming communications.


* Receive and help process records requests (if needed) in a timely manner.


* Collect fees and issue receipts to parents as needed.


* Assist faculty with copying and other class preparation.


* Assist with scheduling appointments.


* Maintain front office area related to appearance.


* Maintain confidentiality per FERPA.


* Support administration by performing other related duties as assigned.



Work Habits and Attitudes:

* Be a self-starter with an ownership attitude.


* Have a strong sense of drive to meet goals.


* Shows initiative and resourcefulness.


* Performs accurate work in a timely manner.


* Meets deadlines and sets priorities.


* Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability.


* Works well with minimum supervision.


* Is dependable and accepts responsibility.


* Shows sensitivity and tact in dealing with others.


* Accepts direction and constructive criticism.


* Cooperates with fellow workers and other departments.


* Follows school policies and safety rules.


* Demonstrates a professional appearance on a daily basis.


* Demonstrates a willingness to work as a team player.


* Excellent organization, time management and follow-up skills.


* Maintains a professional environment at all times.



Position Type: Full Time

Campus: Parker, CO

Essential functions, as defined under the American with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is illustrative only and is not a complete listing of all functions and tasks performed.

Compensation

Salary Range: $13-16 per hour

Additional Stipends May be Available.

Leman Academy offers a very competitive benefits package and overall compensation will be commensurate with talent, experience and education.

As a Leman Academy of Excellence Employee, you shall be afforded benefits if you work thirty (30) hours or more each week, all as prescribed in the Personnel Policies of the School, and such revision thereof as are made and approved by the Board of Directors of the School all of which have been adopted by the School. Benefits eligibility and enrollment for Employees working thirty (30) hours or more per week include but are not limited to:

* Voluntary medical insurance, vision plan, and dental plan; enrollment for Employees beginning employment are effective the first of the month following start date of full time employment unless agreed upon by administration.


* Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Long and Short Term Disability benefits are effective the first day of the month following start date of full time employment.


* Leman is a PERA Employer.


* If the Employee is terminated, the Employee will be covered with all benefits described above until the last day of the month in which they terminate.


* Benefits eligibility and enrollment continue for current admin/Employees who sign a new Agreement. Retirement plan and long-term disability eligibility and enrollment are based on the beginning date of employment in the initial Agreement.



Leman Academy of Excellence is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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