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Administrative Assistant / Receptionist

Company/organization: The Summit Preparatory School
Contact: Kristin Walker
Phone: (417) 869-8077
Website: https://www.thesummitprep.org/employment-opportunities/

The Summit, located in Springfield, Mo, is a fully accredited, independent, non-profit, co-educational day school meeting the learning needs of 160+ students, Early Learners through High School.  The Summit is characterized by its progressive, student-centered philosophy, academically challenging curriculum, personalized, “deeper learning” approach, motivated students, small class sizes, close-knit community of parents, and talented, dedicated faculty and staff.  

The Summit offers a regionally competitive salary in a collaborative and engaging work environment. This position is full-time and year-round. Benefits include 100% of health & life insurance premiums covered by the employer, matching retirement, FLEX plan, generous paid time off, and tuition remission for employees’ children. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Passion for working in a non-profit and educational environment
  • Previous experience with customer service in an administrative office
  • Professional attitude and demeanor
  • Outgoing and comfortable with meeting new people
  • Superb written and verbal communication with strong interpersonal skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • The ability to summarize and simplify complex information and communicate it to different groups
  • Time management, organizational, and planning skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Basic first aid knowledge
  • Adaptable and open-minded
  • Accurate and efficient
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Consistent when dealing with staff, clients, and members of the public
  • Able to keep information private
  • Technologically competent and confident
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft suite or Google Suite, including Word/Docs, Excel/Sheets and PowerPoint/Slides
  • Basic knowledge or willingness to learn group information systems and accounting software

Interested candidates should send a current résumé and letter of interest to Kristin Walker, Finance and Operations Officer, at kwalker@thesummitprep.org.  Application is open until position is filled. The Summit reserves the right to close the application process at any time.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Summit Preparatory School does not discriminate in the employment of personnel because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, or handicapped status in violation of existing state or federal law or regulations.

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