• Office Assistant

    Job Locations US-CA-Sylmar
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/21/2018 1:17 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1322
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

    Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) is a non-profit charter school management organization designed to significantly increase college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.

    Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that result in college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.

    Responsibilities

    Job Purpose

     

    The ideal assistant believes in and is passionate about the mission and commitments of PUC Schools and exhibits this through their development, reflection, implementation of school culture and collaboration to ensure student success.

     

    Essential Duties and responsibilities, listed but not limited, below:

    • Greet and assist parents, students, and visitors in a friendly and professional manner
    • Answer phones in a professional and courteous manner. Route calls appropriately. Take messages and distribute in a timely manner
    • Reply to general information requests with the accurate information
    • Attendance: Assist Office Manager with proper documentation and accuracy
    • Fax and make copies. Assist with typing and composing correspondence and letters
    • Responsible for making phone calls to parents
    • Assist with collecting the lunch count
    • Flyer distribution
    • Supervision during lunch and recess (policy and procedures)
    • Assist with the preparation of parent meetings
    • Sort and distribute mail
    • Translate for teachers, parents and counselors
    • Create and organize student files
    • Regular attendance, dependability and punctuality in conformance with the standards is essential to the successful performance of this position
    • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.

     

    Qualifications

    Experience, Education & Skills Qualifications

     

    • Enrolled in college or possess a BA/BS degree strongly preferred
    • Must have prior experience working with students in a learning environment
    • Strong Math skills is strongly preferred
    • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
    • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Must be flexible, positive, detail-oriented, team player patient and willing to learn.
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.

    Salary & Benefits

    • Depends on experience
    • Full benefits are offered (medical, dental, vision, and life)
    • Voluntary benefits are offered to all employees

    Please Note:Due to the high volume of applicants please avoid additional calls and/or emails. We will reach out to the candidates that best meet our needs at this time. 

     

     DISCLAIMER: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required. Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Institution and its employees.

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