Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, DC, and Bethesda, MD, seeks an Associate to join its Auxiliary Programs team. Auxiliary Programs encompasses a diverse array of programs and services including before and after school programs, enrichment workshops, facility rentals, school store and cafe, intra-campus shuttle, Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC), and comprehensive summer programs for over 2500 campers annually. Reporting to the Director of Auxiliary Programs and Director of Summer Programs, the Auxiliary Programs Associate will be responsible for providing a broad range of administrative duties within the department and supporting key aspects of the various programs during the school year and summer.
Office administrative tasks include managing online registrations, email, phones, LiveChat for summer programs, enrollment tracking, and processing payments/invoices. Program specific tasks may include assisting with Lower or Middle School after-school programs, subbing in the ECLC, serving as a monitor on the shuttle between campuses, and assisting with special events or inventory in the school store/cafe. Summer Programs responsibilities could include assisting with hiring, updating program budgets, and marketing and recruitment activities.
This opportunity requires someone energetic, personable, collaborative, flexible, and able to adapt to the needs of multiple programs operating simultaneously. She/he must be able to work as part of a team in a busy office atmosphere as well as independently; have the ability to deal effectively with parents, children, summer employees, and colleagues throughout the school; and be adept at identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner. Strong interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to communicate clearly, both in writing and orally. A passion for customer service and working with children of a variety of ages is also required, along with the ability to accurately complete assignments with attention to detail.
A minimum of 1-2 years of related work experience, preferably in camp or educational settings, is required, as is a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent amount of professional experience.
Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter explaining how he or she would be a good match for these criteria, as well as three professional references via our online application.
About Sidwell Friends School
Sidwell Friends School (SFS) is a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1883, the School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
A Sidwell Friends education aims to help students become the leaders of the future. To that end, the School seeks qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.
Sidwell Friends maintains a generous salary and benefits package that supports and rewards our employees while helping them to deepen their professional expertise and grow as individuals.
For teaching positions, a master’s degree and teaching experience in the field are preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required. For staff positions, we seek candidates with relevant experience, a commitment to excellence, and an enthusiasm for being a member of our vibrant and diverse community.