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Special Projects Coordinator (Troy)
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Special Projects Coordinator

POSITION
The School Special Projects Coordinator will support the School Leadership Team by completing various school-wide projects related to operations, school assessment and accountability, instruction, community relations and strategic planning. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a fast paced environment, can manage many competing priorities and constituents, and can work efficiently under deadlines. The Special Projects Coordinator will report to the Director of Operations.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2-3 years of teaching or office experience (preferably with an education agency);
  • Detailed-oriented, strong follow-through skills;
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, and work independently;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Access;
  • Displays maturity and ability to work independently;
  • Demonstrated flexibility, maturity and ability to juggle competing priorities;
  • Communicates well with others and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with students, parents, colleagues and community members;
  • Ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor in the face of competing demands and external pressures;
  • Strong time management skills; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet tight deadlines;
  • Prior project planning experience preferred;
  • Prior experience working in schools and/or urban communities is preferred;
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor;
  • Enjoys working with children of all ages; and  
  • Bachelor’s degree required
 
COMPENSATION
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Aside from extensive professional development, all our staff members are equipped with a laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary supplies.

The foregoing information is requested for mandatory government reporting purposes only. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by applicable law.

Please note that your application will not be saved until you click “submit” at the end of the application question set. Unfortunately, you will not be able to save your resume or answers as you go along.  Please take this into consideration. You are welcome to open the application, copy and paste the questions into a Word Document, and then copy and paste your answers into our application once they are complete. Additionally, if you leave your application before beginning the question set, you will need to upload your resume again in order to move forward with the process upon returning. Thanks in advance for the time you are taking to apply to Uncommon Schools.

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