Drew School is an independent, college preparatory school in San Francisco enrolling 280 students in grades 9 through 12. Our student community is 38% self-identified people of color. Students come to Drew from over forty different middle schools. Of our students, 40% are supported by some level of tuition assistance. We are an urban campus located in the beautiful Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. Our students take advantage of our full athletics program, visual and performing arts opportunities, community service, and a spirited student life program.
Drew School offers a competitive compensation package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage candidates of color and candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.
Summary Job Description
The Executive Assistant to the Head of School will be the first line of communication between the head of school and the wider community, providing confidential, consistent, positive, and professional support. Candidates should possess excellent organizational, writing, and oral communication skills. Candidates need to be able to manage projects and multiple constituencies, organize and analyze data, follow through on agenda items, and keep track of strategic initiatives. This is a full-time, exempt position.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Organize and review daily priorities and long-term projects for the head of school. • Schedule, maintain, and confirm the head of school’s appointments and calendar activities. • Screen the head of school’s phone calls and take messages. • Edit all of the head of school’s written communication. • Make travel arrangements for the head of school and for other administrators. • Manage expenses for the head of school’s budget.
Provide full administrative support to the Board of Trustees – organize meetings, ensure reports are submitted, help coordinate agendas. • Communicate and collaborate extensively with the administrative leadership team, the board, staff, faculty, parent leaders, partners, consultants, and the public. • Attend Board and Leadership Team meetings, record meeting minutes, and track agenda items. • Provide administrative support to the Advancement Office. • Assist in planning campus-wide events. • Compile information as requested, formatting reports, graphs, tables, records, and presentations.
Essential Skills and Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree. • 5+ years' prior experience in education or as an executive assistant to a high-level school administrator or corporate executive. • Outstanding interpersonal skills, high level of professional discretion and confidentiality. • Exceptionally capable in both written and oral communication. • Precise attention to detail. • Proficient with MS Office Suite and Google suite and a proven ability to learn and use relevant and new technology quickly.
To Apply: Please email a letter of intent, salary expectations, and current resume
Founded in 1908, Drew School is a strong independent urban high school in San Francisco enrolling 280 students in grades 9 through 12. Our school community is centered on experienced, dedicated, and passionate faculty and engaged, committed students. Drew combines its academically-rigorous curriculum with a focus on experiential learning, global awareness, local community involvement, citizenshi...p, and support of individual talents and strengths. Class sizes are relatively small, ranging from 14 to 18 students per section.