The Assistant Director will focus on special projects, as a primary function, that lead to efficient processes and systems within the PD department. This position has some cross-departmental communication, and assists with the organization and execution of the department as a whole. The Assistant Director works closely with the Vice President and Director on task that accelerate the performance of the department. The Assistant Director acts as Director in his/her absence to continue the work of the Director in a seamless fashion when called upon to do so. Top candidates for this position will demonstrate poise, tact, and diplomacy. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, anticipates needs, has a customer service orientation, and is committed to team success.
Summary of essential job functions
Bachelor’s degree and proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential. Must be available to work late if needed and do occasional travel when required.
Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to write effective business correspondence. An ability to present information effectively to various audiences and stakeholders is needed. Must display a high level of integrity and discretion. Strong decision-making skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential. Experience in and understanding of the K-12 education industry is a plus.
Potential for some management responsibilities
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.