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New York Edge Administrative Assistant in Queens, New York

New York Edge is the largest provider of after-school and summer camp programs in New York City public schools. Each year, programs in academics--including STEM, the arts, sports & wellness, and college access help 40,000 students develop leadership skills and succeed in school. Working parents count on our programs to provide safe and enriching environments for their children.


New York Edge is seeking a qualified and highly motivated candidate to fill the role of Administrative Assistant. In this part-time role, you will perform a variety of administrative tasks in support of our Executive Department and Chief Advancement and Communications Officer. To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized, have good judgment, discretion, and enjoy working as part of a team. Ultimately, you will contribute to the impact of our organization by providing personalized and timely support to our leadership.

This position will begin on a remote basis and will be required to work in person when New York Edge returns in-person to the office.

Job Type:

Part-Time, Year-Round


Monday - Friday, 25 hours a week


  • Schedule meetings, both remote and in person, primarily for the CEO, and also for the Chief Advancement and Communications Officer, and other team members as requested.

  • Coordinate travel and restaurant reservations; anticipate and resolve calendar conflicts; circulate meeting confirmations and materials

  • Handle expenses and prepare reports

  • Screen and direct phone calls and distribute correspondence

  • Work closely with the CEO's Executive Administrator to provide top-notch, seamless support to the CEO and executive team.

  • Support CEO’s Executive Administrator as needed

  • Support the Advancement and Communications Department with projects as requested, including but not limited to data entry and mailings.

  • Represent the organization in a professional manner during internal and external interactions

    Required Skills:

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Professional discretion

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, Gmail and Google Suite, and Salesforce preferred

  • Strong organization skills; the ability to manage competing priorities

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Time management skills

  • Great interpersonal skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in an office setting.

COVID-19 Related Requirements:

  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination required

  • Must be willing to follow all Federal, State, and Local guidelines and mandates regarding COVID-19 such as wearing PPE and remaining socially distant.

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    At time of offer and acceptance, the job requires safety and security clearances through the Department of Education and Department of Health.

    New York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.