Rudolf Steiner School seeks an Executive Assistant to the School Administrator. The Executive Assistant supports and participates in the mission, work, and daily activities of the school. The person best suited for this position will bring a professional presence, energy, and enthusiasm and will be able to work with the Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, students, and parents while directly supporting the School Administrator. This person should also be comfortable with elementary school students, and support Waldorf value in practice. Success in this position will require a willingness to learn and to be flexible according to the demands of the job and the needs of the School Administrator, Leadership Council, faculty, and parents.
Rudolf Steiner School (“Steiner”), an independent nursery to 12 school and the first Waldorf School in North America, is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The school is committed to building a healthy, inclusive community that reflects the diversity of NYC. We value an interest in diversity and multi-cultural competence. Steiner is accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS).
Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as liaison between the School Administrator and all school constituents
Organize and maintain the School Administrator’s schedule and arrange details
Assist in drafting and editing official School communications to be distributed via email or to be posted to the School website
Attend and keeps minutes at Administrative Team meetings
Collaborate on special projects including, but not limited to, events, fundraising, human resources, governance, admissions, and CapEx/facilities
Prepare reports, presentations, and other materials for Board and Finance Committee meetings
Board of Trustees
Organize and set up all Board events, including scheduling of meetings
Prepare materials and presentations for distribution
Coordinate food orders for Board Meetings with Executive Chef
Attend Board Meetings and take minutes
Collaborate with the Special Events Coordinator regarding beginning and end-of-year events
Manage and serve as liaison for school membership such as NYSAIS, AWSNA, and WECAN
Knowledge and experience working with Blackbaud, WordPress, Google Suite and Microsoft Office Suite platforms
Organization and attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Professional discretion and good judgement
To be considered for the Executive Assistant to the School Administrator position, please send a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be accepting applications until the position is filled.
Rudolf Steiner School is an equal opportunity employer. The School is committed to working earnestly to sustain a welcoming community that reflects the diverse range of cultures and nationalities in New York City. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, predisposing genetic characteristics, actual or perceived domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other category protected by law. The School takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance all qualified candidates.