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    Organization: Leadership Public Schools Position: Executive Assistant Location: San Francisco About Leadership Public Schools Come and join Leadership Public
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 28, 2005
      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.

      Job Summary
      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.

      Administrative Responsibilities
      • 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.

      Ideal Qualifications:
      • College graduate.
      • 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
      keeping systems.
      • 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
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