Educator’s Ally, a New York based independent school search firm, seeks an Operations Assistant to support the EA Team’s recruitment and placement business connecting teachers and administrators with job opportunities at private schools throughout the country. This is a virtual position that can be done from anywhere in the US. While this is a full-time role, we are open to considering candidates who are interested in a part-time position. Work hours are Monday through Friday, with occasional night and weekend availability.
The ideal candidate is polished and professional with superb organizational and interpersonal skills. S/he must be detail-oriented and meticulous about accuracy and follow-through. Of critical importance, this person must be able to multi-task and prioritize within a fast-paced and high-energy environment.
Strong technological and proactive problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to use time productively, are essential. The successful candidate will want to be part of a highly productive team, be eager to learn new skills, and be willing to pitch in as needed.
Serve as a point person for EA’s customer relationship management (CRM) interface and configuration
Troubleshoot database issues
General database maintenance
Responsible for database management on both the candidate and client (school) side of our business
Manage online job sourcing
Generate weekly database reports
Assist with research and reporting projects as designated
In conjunction with the Operations Team, produce annual reports
General report & data analysis
Assist in the production and execution of virtual and live recruiting and conference events
Successful candidates must possess:
An energetic and positive can-do attitude
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work quickly and in a fast-paced environment
A high level of comfort with confidential information
Strong competence with Excel, Word, and database management
Interest in education
Sense of humor
Benefits available: Simple IRA with Company match, paid time off and friendly family-like work environment. Remote office computer and monitor provided.
Educator's Ally connects teachers and administrators with independent day and boarding schools throughout the U.S. Since 1975, EA's highly personalized and thoughtful approach to recruiting has been valued by schools and candidates alike. We appreciate and understand each of our schools' unique characters and the importance of making the right match. Known for our commitment to establishing trusted relationships with both candidates and school administrators, EA carries out each of its searches with care and diligence.