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Executive Assistant- Home Support Office

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: July 27, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
Executive Assistant


The Organization
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) is a network of charter schools serving students across the PK-Post Secondary continuum in the Greater MacArthur Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Pueblo Nuevo Education Development Group (EDG) is CNCA's resource development and capacity building arm. PN-EDG invests in young people to foster personal transformation and generational social change. PN-EDG staff support and build capacity for CNCA schools in achieving their vision. The organizations are grounded in the beliefs that public education is a civil right and all students deserve an excellent education that will prepare them for success in life. At CNCA/PN-EDG, we recognize that lower income and immigrant communities often face institutional and cultural barriers that create impediments to students' success, and that an excellent education must eliminate these barriers. We integrate a strong focus on progressive, research-based academics with a holistic, place-based approach to serving our students. Since opening its doors in 2001, CNCA has grown to 8 schools and nearly 3,500 students. Our goal is that by 2022, 2,000 CNCA graduates will be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and worldview necessary to be literate, critical thinkers and independent problem solvers. As a result of this success, 90% will have been accepted to, 80% will have attended and 60% will have graduated from a 4-year college within 6 years.

Organizational Leadership Capacities
We believe that every individual who works at the Camino Nuevo Charter Academy Home Support Office must embody key mindsets and possess foundational skills to contribute to the organizational leadership of the organization.

Mindsets
+ Commitment to and belief in CNCA's mission and vision
+ Belief in and embodiment the CNCA Anchors in all aspects of the work
+ Commitment to the vision of a progressive, socially-just education and is able to inspire others towards that vision
+ Solution orientation and belief in supporting others to be the same
+ Commitment to an asset-based, capacity-building approach
+ Commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Skills
+ Ability to support an inclusive, positive and high performing culture
+ Ability to take ownership in the day-to-day and overall success of the organization
+ Ability to think critically, use sound judgment and problem solve
+ Ability to work independently and proactively and to seek support and guidance when appropriate
+ Strong organizational and time management skills, with an ability to prioritize competing projects in a fast-paced, fluid environment
+ Effective collaboration with individuals at all levels of the organization
+ Respect, humility and discretion to work effectively with all stakeholders, including colleagues, families and members of the community
+ Strong self-awareness and ability to reflect


The Opportunity: Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Assistant will provide a wide range of highly skilled administrative assistance in a one-on-one working relationship with the CEO. The Executive Assistant will also support the Chief Operations and Strategy Officer as well as the Strategy and Operations Group as directed by the COSO. The Executive Assistant will anticipate the daily needs of the CEO and COSO, respond to internal and external requests for information; act as a liaison between the CEO and various stakeholders, including Board Members. The Executive Assistant will perform personalized and confidential administrative duties with discretion and independent judgment. He/she will act independently, solve problems, and will be relied on to represent the organization with a professional demeanor.

Essential Functions:
Strategy and Vision Setting
+ Collaborate with the CEO and COSO in the development of structures and processes to increase the level of excellence across the organization
+ Elevate challenges that arise within area of responsibility and work with the CEO to inform and improve the work
+ Strategize to anticipate organizational needs/issues and prepare for real-time problem solving.

Administrative Management and Compliance
+ Ensure that all functions and projects are effectively carried out and meet high expectations
+ Ensure compliance related to scope of responsibilities
+ Keep the CEO and COSO organized and informed on a daily basis
+ Manage the calendar for CEO and COSO, including negotiation of complex scheduling conflicts, and meeting logistics, conference calls; make travel arrangements for the CEO when needed
+ Arrange comprehensive travel itineraries including reservations, meetings, and other preparatory materials
+ Manage Board compliance requirements, meeting coordination and logistics
+ Prepare all invoices by obtaining and providing back up, obtaining signature approvals and completing recap summary for ExEd to process payment
+ Compose, edit and coordinate the presentation and publishing of reports, bulletins, reference lists, correspondence, research documents and procedures; review reports prepared by others prior to forwarding to internal and external stakeholders
+ Create and maintain relevant resources, contact lists and databases
+ Investigate and obtain explanations of problematic situations and discrepancies, managing follow up on important projects and assignments
+ Monitor timely responses to all verbal and written correspondence received by CEO and COSO as needed
+ Establish relationships with outside agencies in support of the CEO and COSO as needed
+ Accompany the CEO at school site and community meetings, events and functions
+ Coordinate and/or assist with special events and meeting logistics such as site visits and HSO/organization wide events
+ Manage and contribute to the preparation and presentation of regular status reports as requested by the CEO
+ Collaborate with program directors and school leaders to execute meetings and special projects
+ Communicate effectively orally and in writing
+ Other duties as assigned


Experience:
+ Bachelor or Associates Degree preferred
+ Spanish and English fluency preferred
+ At least 2 years work experience
+ Experience or commitment to working on a team as well as across teams
Location: HSO
Supervisor: CEO (COSO)
Work Periods: Full Time, 12 Month
Direct Supervision Exercised: None
Class: Classified, Exempt
Salary range: $45,000-$56,666

To apply please send resume and letter of interest to: https://careers-caminonuevo.icims.com
For more information www.caminonuevo.org
* Camino Nuevo Charter Academy intends that all qualified persons shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, military status or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Camino Nuevo Charter Academy requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying, equity or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to Margarita Domingo at (213) 417-3410 or 3435 W Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026

ID: 2019-2058
External Company URL: http://www.caminonuevo.org/
Street: 3435 W. Temple St.

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Los Angeles, CA
90006 USA