BRICK Education Network

School Office Manager

3+ months agoNewark, NJ
OUR MISSION
 
The BRICK Education Network (BEN) mission is to relentlessly knock down all barriers to students’ academic success. Our innovative model aligns an individualized excellent education with the necessary family supports to make sure each and every child can succeed. It’s our vision that each and every child will have an unimpeded path to unlocking their limitless potential.    
 
To learn more about BRICK, please visit http://www.bricknewark.org
 
Benefits

Joining the BRICK Education Network is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting entrepreneurial organization. BEN’s unique approach to transforming public education puts successful students and world-class schools at the center of vibrant communities. Powered by diverse leaders and a commitment to fighting the status quo, BRICK is building resilient, intelligent, creative kids by equipping them with a high-quality, nurturing education and thriving, engaged families to support their success from cradle to career.

Overview
The Office Manager works directly with the Director of Operations (DOO) to maintain effective operations within the school. The Office Manager serves and maintains strong relationships with the school community - both internally and externally.
 
The office manager plays a primary role in coordinating the school administrative systems and routines that allow the school to run on a daily basis including: financial management through placing orders and processing invoices, managing student enrollment, serving as the primary caretaker of student information, and maintaining school inventory systems. Additionally, the Office Manager functions as the primary contact for all of the school’s constituents. In this role, the Office Manager must be able to communicate effectively with students, teachers, families, trustees, donors, and visitors.

Responsibilities

  • 1-3 years of teaching or administrative office experience (preferred); 
  • Detailed-oriented, strong follow-through skills; 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage cash and cash intake;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain student records;
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, and work independently; 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; 
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Access; 
  • Displays maturity and ability to work independently;
  • Demonstrated flexibility, maturity and ability to juggle competing priorities; 
  • Communicates well with others and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with students, parents, colleagues and community members; 
  • Ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor in the face of competing demands and external pressures; 
  • Prior experience working in schools and/or urban communities is preferred; 
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor; 
  • Enjoys working with children of all ages; and 
  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelors preferred.

Salary, Goals and Employment Period

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university OR Two (2) years of systems and operations experience
  • Full Time
  • Fringe Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision 

BRICK is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. BRICK promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
Client-provided location(s): Newark, NJ, USA
Job ID: 7208d2d5-da23-4bbc-bc23-55eacb9578d4