School Office Manager

Accel Schools

ACCEL Schools is seeking a friendly, energetic, and ethical School Office Manager to manage all office functions and act as the first point of contact for students, parents, and the general public in Cincinnati, OH.

With a network of 50 charter schools and growing, ACCEL Schools employs a diverse staff of passionate administrators and educators who value research-based practices and a desire to grow as professionals. We work tirelessly to raise student achievement, regardless of historical barriers, while committed to participating in ongoing professional development, job-embedded instructional coaching, and embracing a growth mindset.

The School Office Manager reports to and works collaboratively with the Principal to receive inquiries about the school, maintain accurate student records, assist with human resource needs, and fulfill all clerical needs.  All duties are carried out in full compliance with Federal Educational Records Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations. 

The School Office Manager will:

  • Work with school leadership to meet goals, create a welcoming and team-oriented atmosphere, and build an open and honest culture in line with company values.
  • Manage school-wide phone, email, and in-person communications including Answer phones
  • Greet/direct visitors and students arriving at the office
  • Implement registration, badging and visiting procedures for parents and guests
  • Help create and distribute school newsletters, surveys, and other notifications
  • Assist with school events such as Parent Orientation, Open House, school outings, and field trips
  • Ensure a clean and welcoming environment is maintained
  • Support student enrollment goal and retention processes including Participate in information sessions
  • Produce welcome packets and mailers
  • Conduct tours and student/parent orientations
  • Input student and staff data into the appropriate systems
  • Request and obtain records for newly enrolled students
  • Achieve compliance with all federal, state, local, and school students record-keeping requirements such as to: Ensure 100% on-time and complete daily attendance submissions
  • Complete all required steps of the truancy process
  • Process student withdrawals
  • Prepare and maintain transcripts
  • Fulfill records requests within policy guidelines
  • Establish and maintain student cumulative files and other records securely and confidentially per federal, state, and local regulations
  • Participate in annual student record audits
  • Perform administrative support functions such as Preparing reports
  • Filing
  • Processing incoming and outgoing mail and packages
  • Coordinating meetings and events
  • Maintaining calendars
  • Maintain appropriate levels of office supplies and other material inventory
  • Log and report issues pertaining to office equipment, technology, custodial, and facilities
  • Maintain up-to-date transportation logs and coordinate with transportation officer and vendor as needed
  • Maintain meal count lists and communicate monthly food calendars
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of human resource processes including I-9 verification for new hires
  • Weekly time & attendance submissions for 100% of staff
  • Offboarding
  • Actively participate in school staff meetings, committee meetings, and professional development events
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years’ office management experience
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Experience learning and mastering new computer programs
  • High quality, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team
  • Professional, punctual, and self-motivated
  • Understanding and ability to manage confidential information
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to pass federal and state criminal background checks (FBI/BCI)
  • Experience working in an educational setting preferred

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists

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