Hiring: Administrative Assistant
Job Opening: Administrative Assistant
The Highlander Institute is an education non-profit organization focused on researching, developing and disseminating innovative educational methods to improve outcomes for all learners. Highlander Institute focuses on methods that work to create student-centered, personalized learning environments through various models and outreach efforts, improving teaching and learning across the region.
We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our dynamic team of educators and professionals committed to support schools and districts across RI and beyond. Primarily, this role will support our growing organization by providing the backbone functions needed for our continued excellence and growth. Functions include not only providing administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors, but helping us to develop these systems through the organization. Fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, supporting special projects, event planning and execution, establishing filing systems, and keeping the office running are of utmost importance. Strong communication skills are required, as are software skills, internet research abilities and a willingness to support website maintenance and social media.
Willingness to learn
Good written and oral communication skills
Administrative assistant experience of 2-4 years
Based on skills and/or experience, position will start at $33,000-$35,000/year.
FT position, includes medical/dental, retirement, and other benefits
Building on its success across RI and New England, the Highlander Institute is growing rapidly and is committed to hiring a staff that is a reflection of the population that it serves. To this end, the Highlander Institute is looking for talented applicants from diverse and underrepresented communities to join the team and help remodel our national education system.
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Please send cover letter and resume to Erin Brouillette, Director of Finance at firstname.lastname@example.org. Direct all questions to the Highlander Institute, 401-831-7323 or email@example.com.