Business Office Associate (New Position 11/15/18)
Open Window School is looking for someone with strong analytical skills to join our Business Office team. If you like working collaboratively, are detail-oriented, enjoy problem solving, and are dedicated to keeping our school a safe, efficient, and inclusive community, you may be the person we’re looking for! Expectations:
This position reports primarily to the Controller. Primary duties include:
Risk Management Review
Review school event proposals and contracts to mitigate potential risks to staff and student safety, school property, and verify coverage with existing insurance policies. Work with our risk management advisor to remain compliant with industry standards. Coordinate the forwarding of event details to other responsible departments.
School Safety & Emergency Preparedness
Stay informed about best practices, and provide staff training to ensure we remain compliant with state laws and regulations. Participate in the school safety committee.
Payroll and Benefits Support
Enter payroll and benefits changes, review timecards for accuracy and completion, run reports, and reconcile benefit invoices. Assist with extracurricular and summer program agreements, preparation, and payroll review. Assist with open enrollment.
Research, develop, implement, and train the staff on school record retention policies. Work with individual departments and school database administrator to design and develop filing (electronic and/or paper-based) systems for storage, retention, retrieval, and disposal. Administer fixed asset management program.
Work with our transportation providers to establish morning bus routes, enroll families, and help ensure a successful morning transportation program. Coordinate transportation needs with the Auxiliary Programs Director, Middle School Special Programs Coordinator, or other staff for field trips, after school activities, and community events.
Compensation and Benefits: This is a non-exempt position, eligible for overtime compensation. Rate of Pay: $23.00 - $25.00 per hour, depending upon experience
Hours: Full time, year-round position. 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday Start Date: Immediate opening
This position qualifies for a comprehensive benefits package which includes Open Window paid medical, dental, and vision insurance. In addition, a generous amount of paid leave is provided annually; including: 11 holidays; 12 sick/personal days; and, 5 weeks of vacation. Vacation is to be taken during the school’s regular breaks (spring break, winter break, mid-winter break, and summer). Requirements: Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for the position.
The following skills, knowledge, and abilities may enhance an applicant’s candidacy.
To Apply: Submit a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position, your resume, and have three professional and one personal reference available upon request. If you are unable to apply on line, you are welcome to fax your resume and cover letter to 425-644-6320 or email the documents to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
We will be reviewing applications as they are submitted, with priority given to applications submitted by November 25, 2018. Initial phone interviews will begin the week of November 26. The position will remain on our website career page until it is filled.
At Open Window School, we value a diverse and talented workforce guided by a common mission and identity. We are committed to building a community that is welcoming, inclusive, and respectful. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national or ethnic origin, or other status legally protected by local, state, or federal law.