Founded in 1906, the Madeira School is an independent, college preparatory, boarding and day school for girls grades 9-12. Located in McLean, Virginia on a 376-acre wooded campus, Madeira is 12 miles from the center of Washington, DC. Madeira’s ambitious academic curriculum emphasizes both content and skills in the context of a college-prep liberal arts education.
The Madeira School is seeking a part-time Project Manager/Business Office Associate to join its business office staff. The successful candidate will support the CFO on projects impacting all aspects of the institution.
- Project Management Act as project manager on special projects as assigned, working on an interdepartmental basis; identifies project tasks; oversees project budget; conducts cost analysis; acts as liaison with vendors and ensures compliance with best practices.
- Serve as a leader of the school’s risk management oversight function and steering committee; manages the enterprise risk management including risk assessments, reviewing market trends; establishing policies and mitigation recommendations
- Support the auxiliary program management in conjunction with the Director of Athletics and business office; help to ensure vendors follow policies and procedures; ensure appropriate contracts are in place.
- Prepare liability insurance bid specifications for the purpose of obtaining premium fees and updates on an ongoing basis. Identify property loss exposures and works with liability company on appropriate levels of insurance coverage.
- Manage budgeted expense items associated with initiatives, ensuring expenses do not exceed budgeted allocations.
- Bachelor’s degree required. Experience or training in Risk Management, Finance, Business Administration, or industry-related area/experience preferred.
- 2-4 years of related experience required.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Strong computer skills, including familiarity with databases, Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
- Appreciation of and commitment to boarding and/or single sex education, diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
- Ability to work independently and in a team setting at both the leader and staff levels.