Employment

Office Assistant

12/03/19

POSITION: Office Assistant
SUMMARY: The office assistant at The Oxbow School will provide consistent, confidential, and professional administrative support for the office staff in order to maintain the well-being of the school. By partnering with key administrators, the office assistant plays an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the school. This is an entry level, part-time position.
HOURS: 20 hours/week
PAY: $18-20/hour

Please email resume and cover letter to Jennifer Jordan, Head of School, at jjordan@oxbowschool.org. No phone calls please.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The office assistant will:

  • Provide general clerical duties and administrative support to the school and its administrative departments, including admissions, advancement, and finance. These duties include: photocopying, scanning, filing, data entry, sending emails, collecting and delivering mail, first class bulk mailings, receipting, and calendaring.
  • Support the school’s mission and values in all work related decisions and actions, fostering an atmosphere of trust and openness among teachers, students, and parents.
  • Organize and fulfill tasks that are daily priorities for the office staff.
  • Schedule, maintain, and confirm the head of school’s appointments and calendar activities.
  • Record meeting minutes as needed.
  • Support communication between parents and faculty/staff, including general office reception, screening phone calls, taking messages, and tracking required student forms.
  • Complete occasional errands.
  • Support logistics of co-curricular and enrichment programs, including field trips and community-wide programs.
  • Assist in production of campus-wide events.
  • Compile information as requested, formatting reports, graphs, tables, records, and presentations.
  • Assume responsibility for other projects as needed.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Associate’s degree
  • Experience in education or as an assistant to a high-level school administrator preferred
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Dedication to a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills while still exhibiting a high degree of flexibility
  • Technologically savvy
  • Proven success at working collaboratively and efficiently on a creative and goal-oriented team
  • Able to make quick decisions, take initiative, and prioritize tasks
  • Passionate about the mission and vision of the school
  • Warm and personable with a good sense of humor and considerable patience
  • High-energy and enthusiastic about working in an academic atmosphere
  • Familiarity with FileMaker Pro, Mailchimp, MS Word, Excel, Google platform a plus
  • Valid driver’s license

POSITION: Office Assistant

SUMMARY: The office assistant at The Oxbow School will provide consistent, confidential, and professional administrative support for the office staff in order to maintain the well-being of the school. By partnering with key administrators, the office assistant plays an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the school. This is an entry level, part-time position.

HOURS: 20 hours/week

PAY: $18-20/hour

Please email resume and cover letter to Jennifer Jordan, Head of School, at jjordan@oxbowschool.org. No phone calls please.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The office assistant will:

  • Provide general clerical duties and administrative support to the school and its administrative departments, including admissions, advancement, and finance. These duties include: photocopying, scanning, filing, data entry, sending emails, collecting and delivering mail, first class bulk mailings, receipting, and calendaring.
  • Support the school’s mission and values in all work related decisions and actions, fostering an atmosphere of trust and openness among teachers, students, and parents.
  • Organize and fulfill tasks that are daily priorities for the office staff.
  • Schedule, maintain, and confirm the head of school’s appointments and calendar activities.
  • Record meeting minutes as needed.
  • Support communication between parents and faculty/staff, including general office reception, screening phone calls, taking messages, and tracking required student forms.
  • Complete occasional errands.
  • Support logistics of co-curricular and enrichment programs, including field trips and community-wide programs.
  • Assist in production of campus-wide events.
  • Compile information as requested, formatting reports, graphs, tables, records, and presentations.
  • Assume responsibility for other projects as needed.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Associate’s degree
  • Experience in education or as an assistant to a high-level school administrator preferred
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Dedication to a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills while still exhibiting a high degree of flexibility
  • Technologically savvy
  • Proven success at working collaboratively and efficiently on a creative and goal-oriented team
  • Able to make quick decisions, take initiative, and prioritize tasks
  • Passionate about the mission and vision of the school
  • Warm and personable with a good sense of humor and considerable patience
  • High-energy and enthusiastic about working in an academic atmosphere
  • Familiarity with FileMaker Pro, Mailchimp, MS Word, Excel, Google platform a plus
  • Valid driver’s license
Employment

Employment Opportunities: Summer Camp

11/26/19

Since 1999, The Oxbow School has offered a one-semester, visual art-based program for high school juniors and seniors. In 2004, Oxbow added a unique summer camp program, Oxbow Summer Art Camp, for rising 9-12 graders. The camp features high-level professional art instruction using an interdisciplinary approach consisting of short-term projects, field trips, a personal final project, and co-curricular activities.

Job Descriptions:
Teaching Fellow Job Description
Faculty Job Description (Open Positions: Printmaking & Painting)

Preference will be given to applicants who meet the following:
• You are passionate about art!
• You enjoy working with teens and have prior teaching or leadership experience in a school or camp setting.
• You are able to make a full-time commitment to the program and bring a high level of participation to camp for the duration of the program.
• You have (or are working towards) a college degree in art, youth development, education, and/or have a career in the arts.
• You thrive in intense environments, are conscientious, willing to work and play hard, and are committed to the safety, well-being, and growth of each member of the camp community.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email to:

Susan Lynn Smith, Camp Director, ssmith@oxbowschool.org. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until each position is filled. We encourage you to apply by the priority deadline of 1/1/2020.

•Please write the subject line of the email as follows:
OSAC 2020 - "Position Applying For" Application - "Your Full Name." (I.e. OSAC 2020 - Faculty Application - Sarah Clarke)

•Please submit your resume and cover letter according to the following conventions:
"Last Name-Resume" and "Last Name-Cover Letter" (I.e. Clark-Resume & Clark-Cover Letter)

*Please Note: Only applicants who follow these application instructions will be considered. Please do not call.

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