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New York Edge Executive Assistant to Vice President 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.

Summary:

New York Edge is seeking a qualified and highly motivated candidate to fill the executive assistant role. In this full-time role, you will perform various administrative tasks supporting VP Curriculum & Instruction and Curriculum Design . 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 department of curriculum and instruction.

Job Type:

Full-Time, Year-Round

Salary:

$60,000 - $65,000 - Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the point of contact between the VP Curriculum & Instruction and Curriculum Design, Senior leadership, staff, and external contacts

  • 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

  • Strategic thinking and strong problem-solving skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Great interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum of at least two (3) years of experience working in an office setting

  • Certification in Office Management is a plus

    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.

    Resume without cover letter will no be considered

    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.

    To apply, please visit our website at https://newyorkedge.org/careers/

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