Administrative Assistant - REACH

Associated Talmud Torahs of Chicago
Associated Talmud Torahs of Chicago
Job Functions:
Administration
Employment Types:
Full-time
Locations:
Chicago, IL, USA; Skokie, IL, USA
Posted on:
06/22/2022

REACH seeks an administrative assistant to support a growing staff of teachers, therapists, and directors. This person will work closely with the Executive Director, Operations Manager, and other staff members to streamline the day-to-day events and tasks of the organization, and will communicate with schools, administrators, parents, organizations, and other community members.

Responsibilities include:

General

  • Monitors main office email account, phone and voicemail
  • Serves as a liaison for IT
  • Orders office supplies as needed
  • Provides support for workshops/events (prepares materials and manages logistics)
  • Schedules meetings for leadership team members
  • Assists with management of REACH master calendar

Schools and students

  • Oversees REACH student enrollment details
  • Collects information annually from schools

Database

  • Inputs data
  • Communicates with and trains staff

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3+ years administrative support experience

The ideal candidate will have flexibility, excellent communication skills, superb multitasking skills, be a team player, and be comfortable with culturally diverse settings.

TO APPLY:

Send your 1) cover letter 2) resume and 3) completed application to careers@reachchicago.org.

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY:

REACH was founded in 2011 by the Chicago’s Jewish United Fund and Associated Talmud Torahs (ATT) to fill the need in Chicago’s Jewish Day Schools for capacity and expertise in serving children with diverse learning needs. REACH is an organization that values continuous learning and improvement, aligned with the philosophy of neurodiversity it brings to its consulting and teaching work in schools.

REACH’s mission is to support Jewish day schools in meeting the needs of all their students, including those with a wide range of learning styles, abilities, and challenges. Students can then access a Jewish education that is reflective of their families' values.

REACH achieves this by providing school administrators and teachers with innovative tools and best practices, and through a combination of teacher professional development, coaching, consultation, and ancillary services to students.

REACH believes in creating a community of inclusion with the tenets that neurodiversity is normal, all individuals do well if they can, and learning should be approached from a strength-based perspective.

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