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Executive Assistant

Employer
Saga Education
Location
Remote, US
Salary
Competitive

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Job Details

Employment Status : Part-time; Remote

Reports to: Chief People & Culture Officer

Start date : March 2023

Anticipated compensation: Starting at $32.11/hour to $36.92/hour; c ommensurate with experience

Who We Are

Saga Education is a national leader in high-impact, in-school tutoring. We leverage the power of human capital and technology to accelerate student outcomes and create more equitable learning for students.

Since our founding in 2014, we have reached more than 30,000 students and counting. With our proven-to-work tutoring model and focus on relationship building, we have been able to reach students who need it most and support families, educators, and districts through our services. Whether that be through our work in providing direct solutions, building cutting edge products, or advocating for impact, our vision to make education equitable for all students is realized daily.

For more information about Saga Education's mission, vision, and services, please visit us at www.sagaeducation.org .

What We Do

Inside each student lives a story waiting to unfold. We know every student is capable of shaping a story of success-in school, and in life. But not every student has had a fair chance to see it. Saga Education envisions a world where students-especially Black and Latinx students-have equitable access to economic and social mobility. To achieve this, Saga seeks to establish high-impact, in-school-day math tutoring as an integrated part of a student's education, as a proven response to accelerating educational equity.

Our research shows our program works-not only to raise math scores but to foster the confidence and sense of belonging that underpin all academic success. As a trusted leader in building powerful tutoring programs, Saga provides the resources and tools to enable all districts to take advantage of our expertise. Saga has the evidence and experience to know what works.

What You'll Do

The Executive Assistant will provide a full range of administrative and organizational support for two members of the Executive Leadership Team. This role will tentatively spend 50% of its time with each member. The Executive Assistant will interact with a diverse group of high-level external contacts, including the Board of Directors, donors, and external representatives. Your responsibilities will include the following:
  • Accompany Executive travel 15% - 20% of the time
  • Handle confidential and sensitive correspondence that requires ex ercising a high degree of professionalism, discretion, tact, resourcefulness, and initiative
  • Manage schedules, calendars, travel, and receipts for the Executive Leadership Team
  • Compose confidential and sensitive correspondence dealing with issues and subject matters
  • Create presentations that support the work of the Executive Leadership Team
  • Manage communication for external stakeholders, board members, and internal cross-functional teams
  • Document, and maintain leadership meeting minutes
  • Design, implement, and support departmental policies and procedures
What We'll Use To Measure Success
  • Action-Oriented - You take on new opportunities and have a solutions-oriented approach
  • Communicates Effectively - You deliver clear, multi-mode communication to various audiences
  • Interpersonal Savvy - You relate opening and comfortably with diverse groups
  • Nimble Learning - You use both successes and failures to actively learn new lessons
What You Bring
  • You have 3-5 years experience supporting executive leadership teams, required
  • Proficiency in G-Suite, Office tools, and applications, required
  • Project management experience, preferred
  • Experience using or knowledge of Robert's Rules of Order, preferred
What We'll Provide

Saga Education offers competitive compensation and part-time benefits including 7 days of PTO, a paid Winter Wellness Break, opt-in 401k with discretionary match, and company provided technology. Saga Education also provides access to our Saga 360 Wellness Program, DEIB events and initiatives, a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program and a remote and flexible work schedule when applicable.

Saga Education provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.

To remain at the cutting edge of educational innovation and impact, we celebrate and leverage our diversity in all of its intersectional identities and nurture a sense of belonging at all levels of the organization. We welcome ideas and perspectives from all employees to fulfill the full promise of our mission. Our diversity is our strength. W e encourage people of all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this and all available roles.

Thank you for applying to Saga Education.

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Company

Who We Are

Saga Education is a national nonprofit that works to accelerate educational equity through the proven power of high-impact tutoring. Saga Education has dedicated itself to providing high-dosage, in-school-day math tutoring in partnership with public schools since our founding in 2014. We have served 25,000 students across Chicago, New York City, Washington, D.C, Providence, RI, Charleston, SC, and Broward County, FL, and now have expanded our impact by supporting others to launch and sustain high impact tutoring by being hired as their trusted partner. We are currently working with the City of Chicago and the states of New Mexico, Rhode Island, and Maryland.

For more information about Saga Education’s mission, please visit us at www.sagaeducation.org.

The Work and Why it Matters 

Educational inequity doesn’t have to be a fact. We know every student is capable of earning success in school and in life, but often do not receive the individualized support they deserve. Implementing academic interventions that address the inequities faced by historically marginalized students continues to be one of our nation’s most urgent challenges. While educators, and students alike, have experienced many unprecedented challenges recently, educators continue to report that their top concern is students falling behind in math. This concern is heightened for educators in high-poverty districts who predominantly teach Black or Latinx students.

At Saga Education, we leverage the best of technology and human instruction to maximize learning, to improve student confidence, and to help students feel connected to a caring adult in school. Now more than ever, we need talented, caring, and capable people, committed to supporting our students in their academic and social development.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
7733705034
Location
1016 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago
IL
60618
US
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