Business Management, Development/Fund Raising, Head of School
4 Year Degree
Bishop Ireton High School, a co-educational high school serving over 800 students in Alexandria, seeks an Executive Assistant to the Head of School.
Executive Assistant to the Head of School will primarily provide high-level support to the Head of School and the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement. He or she will also serve as the central liaison among the Head of School’s Office and all senior leadership. This position will also provide support to the Board of Governors. This is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement.
Manage the Head of School’s calendar including coordination of internal meetings, external donor visits, and external relations events
Work with the Senior Director to expand relationships with internal stakeholders through monthly lunches and coffee outreach with specific groups
Manage the recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the Financial Aid process
Work with the finance office to manage the contract process for all School areas
Coordinate travel for the Head of School and Senior Director
Provide administrative support for the Board of Governors
Schedule, attend and provide minutes for the School’s Directors meetings
Prepare materials, remarks and letters at the direction of the Senior Director
Support the External Relations team under the guidance of the Senior Director
Other administrative duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
An understanding of and commitment to Bishop Ireton’s mission
High-level organizational skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Familiarity with hiring and human resources processes
Customer service orientation and positive attitude
Capacity to quickly assess and solve problems
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
Education and Experience
3 to 5 years of experience in an educational or nonprofit setting
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Familiarity with donor and prospect management software, particularly Raiser’s Edge
Proficient in Microsoft Office software, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Additional Salary Information: Start Date:On or about July 1, 2017 Salary: Commensurate with experienceContact:We invite qualified candidates to consider becoming part of our community by submitting a cover letter, including current salary, and a resume by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bishop Ireton High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school serving students from across the Washington Metropolitan area in grades 9 through 12. Founded in 1964 by the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, Bishop Ireton High School is owned by the Diocese of Arlington. As a Salesian community of scholarship and service, Bishop Ireton High School challenges students to Advance Always in the lov...e of God and one another. Graduates matriculate at the highest ranking national and international colleges and universities.