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Aministrative Assistant to Head of Lower School

Administrative Assistant to Head of Lower School, 2013-14

Start Date: July 1, 2013

Head-Royce School:
Founded in 1887, Head-Royce is an independent, non-denominational, coeducational college-preparatory, K-12 school, which offers a challenging educational program to educate the whole child. The mission of the school is to inspire in our students a life-long love of learning and pursuit of academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for the diversity that makes our society strong, and to encourage active and responsible citizenship. More information about the school can be obtained on our website:

The Lower School Administrative Assistant works with the Lower School Head as the main support for the planning, scheduling and smooth operation of the Lower School. The Lower School Administrative Assistant is the primary link between the Lower School Head’s Office and the Lower School community of faculty, parents and students. This position requires strong communication skills, calendaring for the LS Head and LS activities, event planning and managing the LS office functions. This person is centrally involved in organizing Lower School events.

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Essential to this position is the ability to demonstrate strong communication skills; a warm, comforting manner with young children; a courteous and helpful demeanor when working with parents, faculty, administration and visitors; and the ability to maintain a smooth, efficient, professional tone in the Lower School Office. A minimum of 3-5 years experience supporting a high-energy multifaceted learning environment is preferred. Advanced technical skills, with both Mac and PC, in Blackbaud database management, and Microsoft Word and Excel is preferred. This position requires a detail-oriented, flexible work style, and the ability to uphold the highest standards of work and ethics, often with attention to confidential information.

Head-Royce is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a competitive compensation package. The school provides a strong professional development program including funding for conferences, advanced education and other unique professional opportunities.

Application Process:
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to: Suzanne Abbey, Lower School Head at Please note “LS Administrative Assistant” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

Head-Royce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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