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New York Edge Executive Assistant to Chief Operating Officer in Queens, New York

About Us:

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 Executive Assistant. In this part-time role, you will perform a variety of administrative tasks in support of our Chief Operating Officer. To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized, have great time management skills, and be able to act with minimal guidance. Ultimately, you will contribute to the efficiency of our organization by providing personalized and timely support to our operations.

Job Type:

Part-Time, Year-Round


Monday - Friday, 25 hours a week


  • Act as the point of contact between the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and leadership, staff, and external contacts

  • Manage scheduling and projects

  • Manage information flow in a timely and accurate manner

  • Manage calendars, set up meetings and take meeting minutes

  • Handle expenses and prepare reports

  • Prepare and format information for internal and external communication – memos, emails, presentations, reports, etc.

  • Screen and direct phone calls and distribute correspondence

  • Organize and maintain the office files primarily electronically but also hard files

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

    Required Skills:

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and other databases

  • Strong organization skills; the ability to manage competing priorities such as with daily interactions, scheduling and projects

  • Thinker and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Great interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Professional discretion


  • High School Diploma Required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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

    COVID-19 Related Requirments:

  • 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.

    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.

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