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Senior Office Associate

Company: KIPP
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionKIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a national network of free, open enrollment, college preparatory public schools dedicated to preparing students for success in college and life. There are 270 KIPP schools across the nation and the District of Columbia, serving more than 160,000 students and alumni. Nationally, KIPP students are graduating at 4x the national average for low-income students.Founded in 2008 with 50 students in 5th grade, KIPP Columbus currently serves nearly 2,000 students in grades Kindergarten through twelfth. The mission of KIPP Columbus is together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choosecollege, career, and beyondso they can lead fulfilling lives and create a more just world. By establishing a rigorous, safe, and personalized learning environment, KIPP Columbus will foster a culture of responsibility and service and empower all students to become active and engaged citizens. KIPP Columbus continues to rank as one of the top five schools for academic growth of any school in the state of Ohio, and is a top performing urban school in the state for academic growth. 100% of our first two classes of seniors (class of 2020 and 2021) graduated on track and on time (with 100% accepted to college and/or military service, earning nearly $40 million in scholarships). In addition to academic excellence, KIPP Columbus also partners with more than 100 community organizations to provide extracurricular activities, programming, health and wellness services, meals, and more to KIPP students, families, and the broader community. KIPP is also a member of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, offering more than 10 varsity sports. The KIPP Columbus learning campus will continue to advance student learning, expand partnerships, enable superior programming, and serve as a teaching and leadership lab for schools nationwide, reimagining education through a deeper lens of antiracism, excellence, and joy. Interested in learning more about our school? Please check out our website: https://www.kippcolumbus.org/The OpportunityThe Senior Office Associate will serve on the School Support Team (SST)and will support the Superintendent and SST Leadership in administrative, scheduling, and other similar tasks. The Senior Office Associate must be a strong writer and communicator who is dependable and reliable, yet flexible and can easily shift gears to respond to the ever-changing needs of our rapidly growing organization. Job DescriptionSuperintendent Support Provide ongoing administrative support including welcoming and greeting guests, copy and print materials, arranging travel, process Superintendent receipts and reimbursements etc.Support scheduling of Superintendent calendar, including confirming, adjusting, and rescheduling as neededCollect information and resources for meeting preparation Develop systems to increase organizational efficiency (ex: creation of a system to support use of common meeting rooms)Assist with data entry, research and report development across the functions of the SSTOther projects, assignments, tasks and support as assigned by the Superintendent, including professional development, event preparation and logistics, and internal and external communications Completes all of the above items with the utmost confidentiality and integritySuperintendent Community Engagement Support Attend meetings as requested by the Superintendent to take notes and record takeawaysCoordinate, support, or manage events and visits for the SST, Superintendent, and organization (occasional evenings and weekends)Edit, update, and create communications (emails, documents, visitor guides etc.)General Office Management Maintain a warm office aesthetic that reflects the organization's core valuesManage SST finance processes including requisitions, procurement, and purchasing card managementWelcome all guests to the SST warmly and engage in conversation/share information about KIPP while they await their meetingManage day-to-day logistic operations of the office and play a critical role in the enhancement of organizational effectiveness and efficiencyOwn key shared office responsibilities such as ordering and taking inventory of office supplies, ordering catering for and planning in-office events, and supporting visits with community stakeholdersLead the SST Sunshine committee including the planning of annual events such as the holiday celebration, and 3rd grade lunch and readQualificationsBachelor's degree required and past experience in a non-profit setting preferredDetail-oriented and highly organized self-starter capable of seeing projects through from beginning to end Extreme flexibility, with a strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit to accommodate high levels of responsibility and multiple priorities with a high sense of confidentiality and integrityAbility to lead, influence, and hold others accountable to upholding high standards of operational excellenceExcellent written and verbal communication skills, with creative mindset and excellent technical skills within the Microsoft and Google SuitesOutgoing and warm when interacting with individuals and large groupsBelief in the KIPP Columbus mission and educational model Some limited weekend/evening work may be required Model the values of KIPP Columbus (Imagine, Navigate, Seek, Persevere, Integrity, Responsibility, and Empathy) Additional InformationCompensation and BenefitsKIPP Columbus offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit plan including medical and dental insurance, as well as group term life insurance, retirement plan and paid time off. Statement of Non-DisclosureKIPP Columbus is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying to the school for consideration of any position (admission, employment, etc.). KIPP Columbus does not discriminate on the basis of disability, gender, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic that is contained in the definition of hate crimes set forth in Section 4112.02 of the Ohio Revised Code.

Keywords: KIPP, Columbus , Senior Office Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Columbus, Ohio

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