Administrative Assistant / Center Coordinator - Chicago

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Administrative Assistant / Center Coordinator - Chicago

Posted date
March 22, 2023
School level

Chicago, IL

Employment Type

Pathways In Education (PIE) is an Alternative Learning Opportunities Program (ALOP) serving grades 9-12 in the Chicago community. Pathways considers the unique needs of every student, allowing access to small group classes, guided independent study, online courses, and experiential learning, to address each student's individual strengths and needs.

Do you believe that every student should have the opportunity for success? If so, Pathways is the place for you! PIE is looking for educators and staff that are warm, outgoing, authentic, passionate and inspiring. PIE places great emphasis on the student-teacher relationship, a critical component to the development of students’ personal, emotional, and academic well-being.

Pathways In Education is looking for an Administrative Assistant / Center Coordinator with strong administrative/support skills to work at the Brighton Park center. The Center Coordinator will have the following responsibilities:

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following:*
*Take all incoming phone calls
*Coordinate student attendance reports
*Assist in the scheduling and enrollment of new students
*Maintain and Update all filing systems
*Order Office supplies including Student Curriculum
*Coordinate Travel, Meetings and other functions as assigned by supervisor
*Participates in related activities, such as student organizations or committees
*Assist with State-mandated student testing
*Assist with bi-monthly and year-end audits
*Assist in maintaining a clean, inviting, professional center for students to attend
*Perform other administrative functions and duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
*Ability to Type 60 wpm
*Excellent follow up and attention to detail required
*Ability to work effectively under pressure and demonstrate problem-solving skills, while maintaining courtesy, professionalism, and a customer service attitude
*Strong interpersonal relationship skills
*Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with students, parents, co-workers, and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner
*Working knowledge of MS Office and database management
*Ability to speak, read and write in Spanish (preferred)

Education and Experience:
Minimum high school diploma
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Previous experience in an administrative capacity, preferable in a school setting.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to full-time staff that includes paid time off, holiday and sick time, medical, vision and dental coverage, incentives and an employer-matched 403(b) plan. PIE provides our staff opportunities to chaperone students on experiential learning trips to amazing places like Italy, Cuba and China as well as U.S. based trips to DC, a ranch in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and a farm in Northern California. We regularly hold social functions to foster a genuine camaraderie that enhances teamwork. At our company-wide award functions, we take time to recognize the talent and dedication of the people who make PIE and our students successful. To learn more about our schools, visit us at in

Pathways In Education embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Please use the following link to complete our online application.…