Minnehaha Academy is a Christian school and a ministry of the Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Our mission is to provide a high-quality education integrating Christian faith and learning.
Executive Assistant to the President: (full-time, 12-month per year position)
The executive assistant to the president supports and promotes the mission of Minnehaha Academy and supports Minnehaha Academy’s president and the Board of Trustees in their strategic leadership and management of the school. The executive assistant to the president of school provides administrative and operational support to the president and the Board of Trustees that is confidential, professional and timely. Possessing excellent organizational, writing, and editing skills and an ability to anticipate the needs of the president’s office, the executive assistant takes initiative to make the work of the president and board more efficient.
The executive assistant brings five or more years experience in supporting executive-level leaders, is able to work flexible hours as needed, including some evenings and weekends. Past experience in a private school environment or other non-profit is a plus.
Ability to create and maintain a warm, welcoming and positive atmosphere in the president’s office
Excellent verbal and written communication skills (impeccable grammar and punctuation), including business telephone etiquette
Expert proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and keyboarding, and familiarity with PC and MAC environments
Superior technology skills, including use of social media tools
General knowledge of a working budget
Excellent organizational skills, attention to details and superb follow-through
Accessibility and approachability
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Ability to be a strong team player and independent worker
Ability to anticipate needs and formulate solutions
Excellent communication, writing and editing skills
Minnehaha Academy is a PreK - 12th Grade Christian school and a ministry of the Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church of America. Our mission is to provide a high quality education integrating faith and learning. Our school is recognized for its excellence in education and commitment to the whole student including academics, athletics and the arts. Minnehaha’s core values reinf...orce that we are Distinctively Christian and have Exceptional Academics while Cultivating Potential of each student’s unique gifts and talents within a Caring Community.