Bishop Ireton High School, a co-educational high school serving over 800 students in Alexandria, seeks an Executive Assistant to the Head of School. Executive Assistant to the Head of School will primarily provide high-level support to the Head of School and the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement. He or she will also serve as the central liaison among the Head of School’s Office and all senior leadership. This position will also provide support to the Board of Governors. This is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement. Responsibilities:•Manage the Head of School’s calendar including coordination of internal meetings, external donor visits, and external relations events •Work with the Senior Director to expand relationships with internal stakeholders through monthly lunches and coffee outreach with specific groups •Manage the recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the Financial Aid process •Work with the finance office to manage the contract process for all School areas •Coordinate travel for the Head of School and Senior Director •Provide administrative support for the Board of Governors •Schedule, attend and provide minutes for the School’s Directors meetings •Prepare materials, remarks and letters at the direction of the Senior Director•Support the External Relations team under the guidance of the Senior Director •Other administrative duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will demonstrate: •An understanding of and commitment to Bishop Ireton’s mission•High-level organizational skills •Ability to maintain confidentiality •Familiarity with hiring and human resources processes •Customer service orientation and positive attitude•Capacity to quickly assess and solve problems•Outstanding written and oral communication skillsEducation and Experience: •3 to 5 years of experience in an educational or nonprofit setting•Bachelor’s degree preferred •Familiarity with donor and prospect management software, particularly Raiser’s Edge•Proficient in Microsoft Office software, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Additional Salary Information: Start Date:On or about July 1, 2017 Salary: Commensurate with experienceContact:We invite qualified candidates to consider becoming part of our community by submitting a cover letter, including current salary, and a resume by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bishop Ireton is a college preparatory, co-educational high school serving students from across the Washington Metropolitan area in grades 9 through 12. Founded in 1964, Bishop Ireton is one of four high school's in the Diocese of Arlington, and is rooted in the tradition of Salesian spirituality taught by the Religious Congregation of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, our founding religious or...der. Following our Live Jesus! Charter, the School continues an affiliation with the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales.
Bishop Ireton is located near historic Old Town Alexandria and has an entirely college prep curriculum. There are AP and honors courses in all disciplines and an Academic Enrichment program provides daily support for those who need it. Seventy percent of students participate in the athletic program and there are more than 50 co-curricular clubs and activities. BI is home to an internationally renowned music and award-wining drama program. There is a four-year comprehensive community service program. Bishop Ireton students earn millions in scholarship money and attain top SAT scores and 99% college placement.
Bishop Ireton is fortunate to have dedicated lay faculty and staff, 80% of which have advanced degrees, as well as a full time chaplain from the Diocese of Arlington and teachers and administrators from the Franciscan and Holy Cross Religious Communities. Faculty teach their students according to the unique spirit of St. Francis de Sales, teacher, missionary, bishop, and gentle saint.