Pinecrest School is currently seeking
- a full-time Administrative Assistant - this is a M-F, 8:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m., full-time position beginning this summer.
- a part-time Admissions Associate - this is a part-time, somewhat flexible position requiring approximately 20 hours per week, including occasional attendance at events during weekend or evening hours.
About the Administrative Assistant Position: The administrative assistant greets the school community and our visitors and is the first line of contact for questions, information and concerns. She/he answers the main telephone, orders supplies and materials for the school and camp, handles the mail, works on school and student related projects, and works on camp projects. This individual assists with the admissions process, responding to inquiries, and preparing mailings and information packets. The administrative assistant assists in maintaining school and admissions databases, maintains student and camper health and emergency forms, provides basic first aid, helps coordinate arrival and dismissal of students and campers, and coordinates the general maintenance and repair of the building and grounds and the bus. The administrative assistant provides direct support to the Head of School as well as to the Camp Director, Business Manager and Admissions Associate. Ideal candidates will have competencies to handle all of the above as well as have experience working in school settings and/or with children, strong organization and communication skills, good attention to detail, the ability to multitask and stay calm in a sometimes hectic setting, computer literacy, and desire to be a contributing member of a nurturing school community. This position reports directly to the Head of School. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Proficiency with office equipment, Word and Excel required. Must be able to lift and carry boxes of office supplies. Previous administrative assistant experience a plus. The successful candidate must be calm, professional, organized and maintain a positive outlook.
About the Admissions Associate Position: The ideal candidate will be a creative, resourceful individual with the skills and desire to help develop a marketing/public relations plan to increase our visibility in the community and attract prospective families. Duties include interacting with prospective families; giving tours of the school; handling details of the admissions process; coordinating logistics for open house or other admissions events; creating brochures, flyers, newsletters and other promotional materials; cultivating and maintaining media relationships; developing mailing lists; utilizing social media; and assisting with community outreach efforts. Bachelor’s degree preferred. The successful candidate must be professional and organized with strong communicative, outreach, and computer literacy skills; social media knowledge; marketing and/or advertising experience; and a general understanding of independent/private schools. The Admissions Associate will report directly to the Head of School and will provide collaborative leadership in articulating the school mission, philosophy, and programs in ways that showcase the school and attract new families to the school community.
Please send resume, references, and other relevant materials to firstname.lastname@example.org – attention: Ms. Nicole McDermott, Head of School.
References must accompany all resumes.
Please, no phone calls and no dropping in/dropping by the school.