Receptionist

American Academy (AA) has an opening for a full-time front office Receptionist for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Receptionist reports to the Office Manager and is responsible for managing visitors, volunteers, attendance, school messages, etc.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the mission and philosophy of American Academy with enthusiasm, commitment, and integrity
  • Uphold and model American Academy’s Character Program and Manners
  • Greet and check-in or assist visitors and volunteers (40%): Maintain a positive “face” for all visitors to American Academy; Maintain a safe environment within the school by electronically checking in all visitors through Easy Lobby
  • Manage attendance (20%): Record daily attendance and listen to attendance line; Maintain and record all attendance issues; Send daily message to parents of students not called in
  • Manage school messages (10%): Review all voicemails on a daily basis; Return all messages within 24 business hours; Answer phone calls professionally and courteously
  • Assist office manager, as required (20%): Assist in the health room; Assist with projects/PTO activities; Assist with student, parent and teacher requests and needs
  • Positive Contribution to the School Environment (10%): Provide timely and clear communication; Respond to staff and parent emails within 48 hours; Provide monthly updates to the Office Manager; Demonstrate initiative in personal achievements and team support; Maintain integrity with respect to hierarchy in the organization; Demonstrate professionalism; Demonstrate positive relationships with colleagues

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum job-related experience; Experience in an educational environment preferred
  • Computer skills: word processing/spreadsheets (Microsoft Office), email (Outlook)
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter. Applicants that attend a Prospective Employee Information Meeting at American Academy will be given priority for interview selection.

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