Office Coordinator

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Office Coordinator

The mission of Equitas Academy Charter Schools is to provide a structured, achievement-based community that prepares students to graduate from four-year colleges and universities. We currently serve over 1,800 students and operate four elementary schools and two middle schools in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles, with a growth plan to open two additional schools and serve over 3,000 students by 2022. The Office Coordinator is responsible for the daily operations of the front office, under the general supervision of the School Operations Manager.

Responsibilities:
- General reception including answering phones, opening mail, and greeting visitors
- Collect and enter data into administrative databases Intake and direct students coming to office for medical, behavioral, and other reasons 
- Assist School Operations Manager with managing and maintaining inventory of school supplies
- Coordinate school mailings
- Maintain student information files and other filing systems
- Ensure confidentiality regarding school and student records 
- Support recruitment and enrollment efforts for students
- Translate meetings 
- Help coordinate special events 
- Follow policies and procedures for health, safety, and nutrition
- Maintain open lines of communication with staff, parents, and other stakeholders
- Assist School Operations Manager and School Director with special projects
- Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Ability to manage several projects and demands simultaneously
- Experience working in a school setting preferred
- Strong technological proficiency in Microsoft Office; comfortable using a Mac and learning new technologies
- Strong commitment to our mission of preparing all of our scholars to attend and graduate from four-year colleges and universities

Qualifications and Experience
- Bilingual-Spanish required
- High School Diploma required; some college preferred
- Experience working in a school setting preferred
- Demonstrated ability to work well in fast-paced environment, with changing responsibilities
- Typing Speed 40 WPM minimum
Salary and benefits
This is a full-time position. Competitive hourly wage. Benefits include medical/dental/vision coverage and paid sick and vacation time off.

Commitment to Diversity 
Equitas Academy is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced team of educators. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are an equal opportunity employer.

More information can be found on our website at www.equitasacademy.org