Operations Assistant

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Saturday Academy
position summary:

The Operations Assistant is responsible for support of SA programs, including enrollment, phone answering, data entry, software management, scheduling classrooms, purchasing, kit management, instructor support, and event logistics.

This position works closely with the Enrollment Coordinator and is supervised by the Director of Operations. On weekends, the Operations Assistant acts for the Enrollment Coordinator in providing service to parents, students, and instructors. Close coordination between this position and the Enrollment Coordinator is required.

Salary / Pay Rate:Friday–Tuesday, 8:30 AM – 5 PM, full time exempt; $24,000-27,000 annually; includes full health and dental benefits
Apply by:October 22, 2012
Required Skills and Abilities:To Apply: 1. Send a cover letter, a resume listing contact information for at least three references, and your answers to the supplemental questions below as a single document to Glenn Taylor, Director of Operations, Saturday Academy at email: [email protected] Use the subject line “SA Operations Assistant”. Confirmation of the receipt of your email will be sent to the email address you use to submit your application. 2. In addition to how your experience meets the required and preferred qualifications, answer the following questions: 1) Describe your experience working with hardware and software, both personally and in work environments. 2) Describe your data entry, word processing, and spreadsheet skills, including which databases you have used. 3) Explain how your career goals will be furthered by working for Saturday Academy, including skills you may bring and what things you expect to learn from us. 3. In your email, confirm both that you understand the position schedule, which includes weekends, and your access to a reliable vehicle for material delivery. 4. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the final date for submission is 12:00 noon on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012.
Qualifications:REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • College education, BA/BS or comparable degree • Enjoy helping people and have a commitment to education • Excellent administrative computer skills including data entry proficiency and word processing and spreadsheet experience • Experience installing, troubleshooting, and researching computer hardware and software • Ability to multitask and superior organizational skills • Commitment to provide excellence in customer service to both internal and external contacts • Experience interacting with diverse groups of people • High level of oral and written communication skills • Flexibility and an excellent sense of humor • Demonstrated interest in nonprofit missions and a commitment to Saturday Academy • Access to a reliable vehicle for material delivery • Must be able to lift and move boxes of books and supplies (up to 50 pounds each) and use handcarts to transport supplies in and out of vehicles, storage areas, or classrooms. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Experience with Access and other databases • Background in science, technology, engineering, or math • Excellent knowledge of the Portland metropolitan area
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer

Organization Link

Saturday Academy