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Strategic Education Research Partnership


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Published 14 days ago

January 31, 2020

The SERP Institute is seeking a Special Assistant to join our non-profit organization. SERP partners with school districts on research and development, targeted at critical problems of educational practice. The Special Assistant’s responsibilities will involve supporting the Executive Director and other senior staff on a variety of administrative and research-related tasks. The position will provide an opportunity to learn about many aspects of a non-profit organization. The job will offer opportunities for growth of responsibility. Specific tasks will include:

·      Serving as assistant to the Executive Director, including calendar management, taking notes during meetings, communicating with the Board, document editing, etc.

·      Editing and formatting for presentations, academic papers, grant proposals, and curricular resources.

·      Preparing and processing financial documents, including expense reports and receipt records.

·      Scheduling and event planning for meetings and conference calls.

·      Coordinating travel and lodging for the staff, Board, and for project-related meetings.

·      Serving as administrative liaison with others inside and outside the organization.

·      Researching potential partners, funders, and education topics.


A qualified candidate must: 

·      Have a Bachelor’s Degree.

·      Be a well-organized, detail-oriented individual.

·      Be able to learn quickly and efficiently multi-task.

·      Have excellent written and oral skills.

·      Be entrepreneurial and able to work independently in a small organization.

·      Have excellent interpersonal skills and follow through.

·      Have the ability to prioritize work and the flexibility to change directions as the job dictates.

·      Be comfortable on an Apple computer.

·      Written Spanish skills are a plus but not required.

·      Social media skills are a plus but not required.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package.

Send a one-page cover letter and resume to: hr@serpinstitute.org 

The SERP Institute is seeking a Special Assistant to join our non-profit organization. SERP partners with school districts on research and development, targeted at critical problems of educational practice. The Special Assistant’s…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Written Spanish skills are a plus but not required.

Written Spanish skills are a plus but not required.

How to Apply

Send a one-page cover letter and resume to: hr@serpinstitute.org 

Send a one-page cover letter and resume to: hr@serpinstitute.org 

Location

Washington, DC

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