A JK-12 pluralistic school that engages students in an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education.

Upper School Administrative Assistant - Part-Time

Rockville, MD
Job Code: AA500

Come make a difference at this prestigious community day school! The School seeks qualified candidates for the position of part-time Administrative Assistant at our Upper School campus working M-F, 10 hours/week (2 hours/day).

Job Purpose:

  • Provide administrative support to members of the Upper School Administrative Team, faculty and staff.
  • Serve as a responsive resource and point of contact for guests, staff members and students.
  • Be knowledgeable about Upper School and all school policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to a welcoming and collaborative environment, which promotes comfort and confidence in those we support.
  • Work as one member of an essential team where continual communication, planning, collaboration and mutual support are key to the department's success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily coverage at the front desk of main office for the receptionist's lunch break. Create and provide a welcoming space to visitors, students and staff, ensuring the Upper School front office, reception area, and waiting area are kept in a neat and welcoming condition.
  • Provide full-day coverage for front desk when receptionist is out sick.
  • Serve as a responsive resource and point of contact for guests, staff members and students.
  • Document daily Student Attendance, late arrivals and early dismissal information in PowerSchool.
  • Monitor Room Reservation Requests for classrooms and shared spaces.
  • Distribute and post mail, log packages, and coordinate package delivery through maintenance.
  • Attend scheduled meetings and participate in assigned Administrative Assistant team tasks.
  • Collaborate and meet with Upper School Administrators as needed to support projects and planning within the different curriculum areas.
  • Participate, as assigned, in all safety drills and actual events.
  • Contribute to the continued improvement of professional practice through training, professional development, best practices, feedback and innovative solutions.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required based on prior successful work experience.

Qualified candidates should submit letter of interest, resume and references to www.cesjds.org/careers Job Code AA500.


The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.