Office Assistant (Immediate Start)

Summit Public Schools - Seattle, WA - Full time

Summit Public Schools - Seattle, WA - Full time

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We're looking for a dynamic Office Assistant to join us at Summit Sierra in Seattle, WA. Interested in learning more? Read on!

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Office Assistant (OA) supports the school leadership team to provide a warm, welcoming and organized environment. As the first person that people see when they arrive, the OA is the face of the school and delivers first-class customer service to families, students, and other visitors. The OA also keeps the office neat, helping to ensure that daily operations run smoothly.

The ideal candidate is locally based in Seattle, WA, and can start immediately.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Commitment to uphold Summit’s values, belief that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares them for college and for life
  • Fit with values and culture. Displays core characteristics of compassion, courage, curiosity, respect, responsibility, and integrity; demonstrates a growth mindset; able to give and receive honest, actionable and timely feedback
  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills. Can effectively communicate verbally and in writing with diverse stakeholders including teachers, families, and students; shows empathy; demonstrates customer-service mindset
  • Outstanding organizational skills and obsession with detail. Sweats the small stuff- Strong track record of execution. Gets things done in a timely manner while balancing multiple tasks at the same time; is reliable; follows through without follow-up
  • Positive and flexible attitude. Is adaptable; open to changes and new ideas; enjoy fast-paced environment

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fluency in Somali is strongly preferred
  • School and/or office experience highly preferred
  • Comfort with Google Apps and Microsoft Office highly preferred
  • Meet health clearance, and pass the reference, background/criminal checks, per education code.

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Role

Operations

Experience Level

Entry Level

Summit Public Schools

 Summit is a leading charter management organization serving heterogeneous communities in the Bay Area and Washington state. We operate 11 schools serving over 3,600 students.

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