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Administrative Assistant and Standardized Testing Coordinator (Part-time)

Job Description:

The College Counseling administrative assistant and Standardized Testing Coordinator will assist the department in the areas of data entry, scheduling of appointments, filing, internal and external communication and mailings, assembling of statistical reports, website updates, testing oversight and administration, along with general office support as assigned by the Dean of College Counseling.  This is a 10 month position. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, problem solve and manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, get along with coworkers and management, and deal effectively and professionally at all times.
  • Ability to gather data and analyze results.
  • Present a professional image as a representative of the School 

Qualifications:

Candidates for the position should have 5-10 years’ experience working in an office (preferably at a school or other educational setting).  You must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.  Experience with Naviance/Family Connection program, and Learning Management Systems are a plus.  Candidates must be meticulous in record keeping skills and in management of data, and be able to maintain the security of private and confidential information.

Salary and Benefits:

Francis Parker School is committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a substantial compensation plan, including competitive salary.  This position is approximately 20 hours per week and is eligible for pro-rated benefits.

Application Process:

A cover letter and resume should be submitted electronically to: 

Terri Devine, Dean of College Counseling
tdevine@francisparker.org

 

Database Systems Manager      

Job Description: 

The Database Systems Manager will provide support and assistance to the Parker Community in their use of Student Information Systems and other databases.  In conjunction with the systems vendor, the Database Systems Manager will develop, maintain and update the School's SIS and database systems to in accordance with the needs of the School. The Database Systems Manager will also provide database programming and other systems developments support to all departments.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain data integrity of the Student Information System (onProducts) and all associated databases
  • Assist the Technology Department in providing end user support to the Student Information Systems (onProducts), Financial Accounting Systems (Financial Edge, WebPurchasing), and other database support across all divisions and departments
  • Assist school staff with data analysis and data management
  • Advise department and division personnel on best practices and processes for maintenance of data integrity
  • Collaborate with power-users to establish and maintain proper procedures for data entry, maintenance, and use
  • Assist with the training for faculty and staff on the use of the Student Information System and related systems and databases
  • Present a professional image as a representative of the School
  • Assists with the maintenance of computer and network equipment
  • Perform other duties as advised by the Director of Technology 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and set priorities within time constraints
  • In depth knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge
  • In depth knowledge of Blackbaud onProducts Systems
  • In depth knowledge of SQL and relational database
  • Knowledge of web programming language and methods; PHP, REST, SOAP, Javascript, Java.
  • In depth knowledge of Crystal Reports
  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and Microsoft SQL Server
  • In depth knowledge of Linux, MySQL, Apache and other Open Source software packages
  • Knowledge of Filemaker Pro
  • Functional knowledge of Windows client and server operation system
  • Functional knowledge of macOS client operating system
  • Functional knowledge of network concepts such as TCP/IP and ethernet

Application Process:

A cover letter and resume should be submitted electronically to: 

Quoc Vo, Director of Technology 

qvo@francisparker.org


Weekend/Evening Facilities Assistant (Part-Time) 

Job Description:

Francis Parker has an immediate opening for a Weekend/Evening Facilities Assistant to provide support on its Linda Vista/Mission Hills campus. This position is scheduled currently to work Saturdays and Sundays, with the possibility of evenings during the week. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Perform general physical labor, including light handyman duties and event set-up
  • Perform custodial duties (i.e., restocking restrooms, emptying trash, etc.) on campus during events
  • Assist Facilities Rental and Sports Camps Coordinator with logistics of event
  • Complete projects as instructed by the Facilities Rental and Sports Camp Coordinator 

Qualifications:

  • Possess strong verbal communication
  • Able to work well with others
  • Professional demeanor in representing Francis Parker School
  • Good attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to perform general physical labor
  • Must be trustworthy, outgoing, and friendly

Salary and Benefits: 

This is a part-time position – Saturday, Sunday and occasional weekday evenings.  Hours will vary (from 2 to 8 per day) depending on event schedule.   The rate of pay is $12.00 per hour.  This position is not eligible for benefits.

Application Process:

A cover letter and resume should be submitted electronically to: 

Vianney Yamada
Coordinator, Facilities Rentals and Sports Camps

vyamada@francisparker.org 


Senior Administrative Assistant

Job Description:

The Senior Administrative Assistant manages the school-wide calendar, plans and coordinates all major events, and serves as the liaison for all groups who use the School’s facilities.  The Senior Administrative Assistant also works closely with the Head of School in supporting the Board of Trustees.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

School-wide Calendar:

  • Plan, coordinate, and maintain the school-wide master calendar
  • Enter, update and maintain all calendar data on the website as a comprehensive information tool for the entire school community
  • Oversee the school-wide facility scheduling and reservation system (Dynacal), including working with all system users to ensure that all events and activities are entered in a timely and consistent manner
  • Lend assistance to the Parents Association and other volunteer constituencies with Dynacal data entry
  • Collaborate with all key stakeholders (e.g., Director of Risk Management, Director of Maintenance, Director of Athletics, Head of Advancement, Director of Admissions, Division Heads, President of the Parents Association, etc.) to resolve scheduling conflicts

Event Planning:

  • Plan, administer and execute Board of Trustees events and meetings
  • Plan, administer and execute Faculty and Staff events, including but not limited to: professional development weeks, new employee orientation, holiday and end-of-year celebrations
  • Coordinate all event details including food, space layout, recognition materials, etc.
  • Ensure that all event related needs or requests are fulfilled (i.e., maintenance, technology, security, food, etc.) and events are appropriately staffed
  • Provide planning and other logistical assistance to various departments and groups with key events, such as Commencement, Grandparents’ Day, and Homecoming

Facilities Oversight:

  • Serve as the liaison for all external groups renting or using the School’s facilities
  • Handle all pre and post-event communication, payments and documentation
  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee event set-up and support
  • Hire and schedule event supervisors to oversee event execution and clean-up

  • Work proactively to avoid facility usage conflicts

General:

  • Manage the budget for Board of Trustees and all major Faculty and Staff events
  • Work collaboratively with all constituents, including alumni, parents, grandparents, students, faculty and staff, and leadership volunteers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

In addition to the duties listed above, Francis Parker School expects the following of each employee:  adheres to Francis Parker policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Parker events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proclivity to work with a variety of people
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrates tact, patience, professionalism, and a sense of humor in all settings
  • Comfortable in social situations
  • Possesses a high-level of social and emotional intelligence
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Conscientious, self-motivated, diplomatic, and collaborative
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Creative thinker who seeks to engage the School community and beyond
  • Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately and strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficient using the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or other similar applications (e.g., Google Docs)
  • Knowledge of Dynacal or a similar facility reservation system a plus
  • Ability to manage several projects concurrently with frequent interruptions

Application Process:

A cover letter and resume should be submitted electronically to: 

Kevin Yaley, Head of School
fpsjobs@francisparker.org 

Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line 

  

About Francis Parker School

Francis Parker School is a coeducational independent day school in San Diego, California with 1200+ students in grades JK-12. Founded in 1912, the school’s mission is “to provide a superior college preparatory education in a diverse, family-oriented environment that meets the academic, social, creative, emotional and physical needs of individual students.”

Overlooking Mission Valley, two separate campuses serve students in Lower School–junior kindergarten through 5th grade; Middle School–6th grade through 8th grade and Upper School– 9th grade through 12th grade. As a college preparatory school Parker offers a comprehensive program that includes twenty-five advanced placement courses as well as a rich palette of electives, all designed to meet the individual needs of our students.

While students are central always, the faculty and staff who deliver our programs are no less important. Not only are they qualified professionally, but staff also share a deep commitment to the development of children, to professional growth, and to the larger communities in which they teach and learn. A positive and purposeful spirit abides at Parker. Adults who believe in the students, school, and school mission promote this tone in both substance and style. 

Salary and Benefits

Francis Parker School is committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a substantial compensation plan, including competitive salary, TIAA-CREF retirement benefits and full medical/dental coverage. Individual salary is negotiable depending on years of experience and educational background. 

Non-Discrimination Policy

Francis Parker School values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds.  All employment decisions are made without regard to unlawful considerations of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

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Lower School
4201 Randolph Street
San Diego, CA 92103
619 / 298-9110
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Middle/Upper School
6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111
858 / 569-7900
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