Executive Administrator, Atlanta Girl’s School

Executive Administrator, Atlanta Girl's School

Job Title Executive Administrator, Atlanta Girl’s School
Salary Depends on Qualifications
Job Type Full-Time
Location Atlanta, GA
Department Atlanta Girl’s School

Job Description
About the Position: The Executive Administrator (EA) reports to the Head of School (HOS) and serves on the Senior Leadership Team. The EA provides critical support to the HOS, serving as the first point of contact for parents, faculty, staff, the Board, and the community. The ideal candidate will bring a professional, service-oriented, and friendly demeanor to the role and have a track record as a resourceful thinker who consistently demonstrates integrity, takes proactive steps to manage responsibilities, and is able to anticipate and effectively deal with challenges.

Specific competencies and responsibilities include:

coordinate and help execute the work of the HOS, while also managing the day-to-day administrative work of the office;
demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills by drafting speeches and other communication for the HOS and handling inquiries from all constituents;
be an effective and organized administrator with experience managing multiple different tasks, projects, and priorities simultaneously;
have extensive experience in meeting planning, managing correspondence, record keeping, scheduling, and tracking budgets;
be a customer service driven professional who is responsive to the needs of the Board, parents, faculty, staff, and external constituents;
be a flexible, results oriented, self-starter who understands the academic-year cycle and prioritizes work accordingly, facilitating the work of the HOS to meet critical deadlines;
manage challenging situations and interactions while maintaining confidentiality and solving problems to achieve the best outcomes for all;
supervise two other assistants and the school receptionist and,
be a knowledgeable and proficient user of Google Suite and Microsoft Office.
Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree and three (3) years of experience as an administrative assistant.

Preferred Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree, experience working with a Board, supervisory experience, and Executive Assistant or Executive Administrator experience are strongly preferred.

Additional Information
Salary/Benefits: Atlanta Girls’ School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a comprehensive package that includes a highly competitive salary that is well above National Association of Independent Schools recommended salary for an EA position and the national average for this type of position. The employee benefits package includes medical, dental, life, disability, 403b, professional development, paid holidays and vacation time. This is an exempt position.

To apply, please go to and click on the Atlanta Girls School link. All applications and materials must be submitted online. No emailed or paper applications will be accepted. Application review begins October 25, 2018 with campus visits scheduled for December 10-14. All inquiries should be emailed to [email protected]. Atlanta Girls’ School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Search and selection services for this position are being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.

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