Job opening: Executive Assistant, Leadership Public Schools (SF)
- Organization: Leadership Public Schools
Position: Executive Assistant
Location: San Francisco
About Leadership Public Schools
Come and join Leadership Public Schools, a not-for-profit school
development organization based in San Francisco. Our mission is to
open outstanding, small charter high schools in low-income
California neighborhoods. You will be part of a dedicated, hard
working Home Office team that supports two growing and two new
schools. A number of leading foundations support Leadership Public
Schools, including the NewSchools Venture Fund, the Pisces
Foundation, and the Walton Family Foundation. For further info,
please see www.leadps.org.
We are seeking a full-time administrative assistant to support 3-4
executives and provide general administrative support to our Home
Office in San Francisco. This position reports to the Director of
Operations. You will have the opportunity to work directly with the
CEO, Mark Kushner, and our board chairman.
CEO and Board Support
Schedules and coordinates meetings for the CEO as well as all
Board and committee meetings.
Maintains Board documentation including agendas, resolutions
and minutes; ensures compliance with Brown Act open meeting
Designs, composes and develops written communications,
presentations and reports.
Home Office Management
Manages office including supplies procurement. Finds cost
effective systems and sources for ordering and procurement.
Organizes and maintains files for the CEO's office and the
Board of Trustees, and supervises maintenance of general
organizational files and records.
Transcribes minutes of meetings, conferences, and policy-making
bodies as directed.
Receives incoming calls and visitors to the office, and directs
callers to the appropriate persons.
Communicates effectively, orally, and in writing in both Spanish
and English and composes correspondence effectively and
Performs various administrative tasks, special projects, and
other responsibilities as needed.
Fluent in written and spoken Spanish.
Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal.
Excellent organizational skills. Extremely high attention to
Experience as an administrative assistant or executive
assistant highly preferred.
Proven initiative and leadership to be a proactive project
manager and anticipate needs.
Highly efficient. Strong ability to prioritize, manage time and
oversee multiple tasks/projects.
Positive professional demeanor as first contact for most to
Leadership Public Schools. Good interpersonal and customer service
skills needed to interact effectively with board members, senior
management, staff, vendors, parents and students.
Flexible, with willingness to play multiple roles in a start-up
Experience in a fast-paced start up or corporate environment.
Excellent computer skills, including strong command of MS
Excellent business writing skills, grammar, and spelling.
Experience developing or managing office files and record
Must be able to maintain confidentiality without exception.
Change and adapt office procedures and details to changing
needs and requirements.
Team player - works and communicates well with others.
We are committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff. We
encourage applications from African-American, Latino/a, and others
from traditionally under-represented backgrounds. We offer
competitive salary & benefits.
To apply please send a resume and cover letter via email or fax to
hiring manager Leena Ved, Director of Operations, Leadership Public
Schools, at lved@.... Our jobs fax number is 415-651-9080.
Our Home Office is located at 2601 Mission St, 9th Floor, San
Francisco, CA 94110. Questions? Please call Leena at (415) 695-0669