Details: Commensurate with experience
Blue School is an independent school in the South Street Seaport that serves children from age 2 through 8th grade. Blue School seeks to both practice and model a dynamic balance between creative thinking, academic mastery and self and social learning, and to educate irrepressible innovators, and adaptable problem solvers. Please learn more about us at www.blueschool.org.
We are currently accepting resumes for a part-time Receptionist. Our ideal candidate is warm and friendly and acts as the face of Blue School. He/she is the first point of contact for all visitors, current families and students, and prospective families and students. This position serves as a member of the Operations Team and reports to the Director of Operations.
Responsibilities include: Administrative tasks such as data entry into the student database system, answering phones, maintaining visitor logs, placing orders, assisting with mailings, copying, filing and other office related tasks related to this position. This role involves some direct interaction with students as they arrive and exit the building, and while waiting if the parent/caregiver is late to pick up.
• 1-2 years of relevant experience in similar function
• High School Diploma required
Knowledge and Skills:
The ideal candidate is self-motivated with strong verbal and written communication skills, a positive energy, and a customer service orientation. Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel in a MAC based environment, be highly organized, a good decision maker and problem solver, and have the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities in a collaborative work environment that moves at a fast pace. This person must also possess sound judgment in situations that require discretion and/or immediate attention. Confidentiality is a must. CPR/First Aid certification and previous work in a school are a plus.
Hours are 1:00-6:00pm, Monday through Friday.
Blue School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minimum Education Required