Associate, Enterprise Services & Board Relations Vacancy In Success Academy Charter Schools

Hiring Organization / Company: Success Academy Charter Schools
Basic Salary: To Be Discussed
Employement Type: Full-Time

Job Details:

We're redefining what's possible in public education. We set out to tackle this education crisis with a groundbreaking school design that delivers a rigorous, whole-child education to students from all backgrounds. Today, as the fastest growing, highest-performing charter school network in New York, our network of 47 K-12 schools outperforms every district in the state, proving irrefutably that all children are capable of excellence.

Job Description

We are seeking an Associate, Enterprise Services & Board Relations to play a critical role in supporting the daily priorities of our organization. Reporting directly to the Head, Enterprise Strategy & Planning (ES&P), the Associate, Enterprise Services & Board Relations is the primary resource for supporting a broad range of initiatives across Success Academies.


This role is for a thoughtful, extremely organized person experienced at managing competing responsibilities with resilience, discretion, diplomacy, and accuracy. This role requires interacting with some of the most senior people in the organization, and our Board of Directors, and therefore requires maturity and strong communication skills.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing excellent administrative support to the Head of Enterprise Strategy & Planning and Head, Board Relations and Enterprise Projects(EP)

  • Maintain an accurate and detailed calendar, manage and log incoming scheduling requests, re-schedule meetings upon request, proactively communicate changes, and anticipate and respond to scheduling conflicts

  • Representing the Head of ES&P and Head, Board Relations & EP in key communications with internal and external constituents, and building crucial relationships at all levels of the organization and beyond

  • Track tasks and projects to ensure appropriate prioritization of projects with respect to deadlines and organizational developments

  • Organize internal and external meetings, including logistical and substantive preparation

  • Organizing and setting priorities among a variety of complex tasks, including a high volume of regularly occurring work and a constantly changing array of special projects and calendar demands.

In support of Board Relations, responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate all logistics and materials necessary for board meetings and committee calls with precision and accuracy;

  • Execute research and briefings for board recruitment efforts;

  • Act as liaison on behalf of the Head, Board Relations within the organization, as well as with external stakeholders, employing diplomacy in all interactions;

  • Coordinate meetings with the CEO and external stakeholders

  • Prepare briefings for meetings

  • Create and maintain board compliance trackers and content on the board compliance platform

  • Facilitate school tours and meetings for trustees

  • Assist in the planning and operationalizing Board of Trustee events

To achieve these responsibilities, you will:

  • Schedule a complex and dynamic calendar, supervising the response to requests, which can be complicated, time-sensitive, highly confidential, and can necessitate an appropriate setting of expectations

  • Act as liaison between the Enterprise Services and departments/staff within the organization, as well as key external constituents

  • Identify, prepare and compile necessary materials to ensure that the Head of ES&P has the appropriate information for meetings, reports, presentations, events, and projects

  • Organize, manage, plan, develop and support special projects; undertake research projects; and collect and analyze data as background for meetings and special projects

  • Manage administrative procedures, workflow, and communications, including monitoring and approving expenses for the department accounts

We would be excited to hear from you if:

  • You think at the goal (versus task) level and demonstrate good logic; you anchor your work in the high-level goals and priorities

  • You exhibit excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, and the ability to handle multiple urgent priorities with high attention to detail in a dynamic environment

  • You build strong relationships with diverse audiences, and can effectively manage communications with constituents at all levels of an organization

  • You possess a high degree of discernment, tact, and integrity as well as a profound respect for the confidentiality of the documents and communications involving the office

  • You are comfortable in an environment where flexibility, resourcefulness, and adaptability to changing needs and demands are required, as well as the need to work longer hours as circumstances require

  • You demonstrate initiative and can plan ahead to anticipate needs; you are comfortable working independently and can do so with accuracy

  • You have a Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of experience supporting a high-level executive in a fast-paced environment

  • You are highly proficient with MAC, iPhone and iPad, Google Suite applications and interested in learning new supporting technologies

  • You believe in the power of education to transform lives

  • You are looking for a job where you can learn and grow, where interesting career paths into more responsibility are possible

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to flourish in a multicultural world. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth. Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and team at .

Job Location Information:
City: New York
State: Ny
Country: Us
Location: New York, Ny

Date Posted: 2021-11-25
Job Listing No# : 136027

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