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FIRST PROGRAM - ASSISTANT TO DIRECTOR

The First Program at The Dalton School seeks a dedicated, professional administrative assistant to provide support to the Director and serve as a representative of the division.
 
 
Responsibilities include:
 
Administrative support for Director of First Program (FP)
  • Manage Director’s calendar, telephone calls, and correspondence
  • Reconcile Director’s school-related expenses and submit for reimbursement
Communications
  • Update division information on the appropriate portals, calendars, webpages and Weekly Blast
  • Participate in monthly School-wide meetings with Director of Communications
 Scheduling
  • Oversee morning arrival and afternoon dismissal of FP students
  • Maintain Substitute Teachers list, manage classroom schedules, and provide coverage as needed
  • Coordinate schedules for consultants and other outside service providers
  • Cover Front Desk for lunch and as needed 
Events Management
  • Coordinate logistics, handle catering requests, and maintain recordkeeping for FP meetings, visitors, tours, and special events
Other Division tasks
  • Serve as liaison/point of contact for various FP activities and programs
  • Coordinate personnel activities with Human Resources, including recruitment, new hires, status changes, and terminations
  • Other tasks as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of three years of experience providing executive assistant level support, preferably in a similar school setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Excel, Word, and Google docs
  • A high level of discretion and good judgment in making decisions
  • Personable, team player attitude
  • Commitment to The Dalton School’s mission and a passion for working with younger students
The Dalton School actively seeks to forward the equity and diversity of our community in our admissions, programs, and hiring. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, ethnic origin, age, physical disability or sexual orientation in administration of our educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics and other school-administered programs.
 
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: employment@dalton.org. Please include “FP assistant” in the subject line of your email.
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