Job Description

Lauren’s Institute for Education (L.I.F.E.) is a non-profit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities in the East Valley in an all-inclusive pediatric therapy center, day treatment center, and private school. We are looking for a full time Academy Administrative Assistant. Come be a part of a great cause & a family-like team, with competitive pay & growth potential. 

RATE: $15.00 - $19.00 DOE

Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, M-F

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and schedule meetings as needed with the Director of Academy Administration, or Director of Academy Student Services.
  • Perform copying, assembly, faxing and scanning of documents as requested by the Director of Academy Administration, Director of Academy Student Services or Senior Academy Administrator.
  • Assist and support Academy with communication to parents, team members and support team through desired means as directed by the Director of Academy Administration, Director of Academy Curriculum and Instruction, or Director of Academy Student Services.
  • Records attendance of Academy Students.
  • Parent contact on unexcused student absences.
  • Maintain Academy spreadsheets through excel and other computer systems as directed by the Director of Academy Administration, Director of Academy Curriculum and Instruction, or Director of Academy Student Services.  
    • Academy Parent Contact List (name, address, email, phone, custody information)
    • Volunteers
    • Spreadsheets Created to Ensure Parent Compliance
    • Paraprofessional Growth Plan
  • Maintain Academy Student Master Consumer File. 
  • Maintain Academy email distribution lists.
    • Academy Families
    • Academy Teacher
    • Academy Lead Para
    • Academy Para
  • Communicate Academy Payroll Error Report information to Lead Teachers.
  • Communicates the Payroll PTO Report to Lead Teachers.
  • Assists in the re-enrollment process of Academy students.
  • Assists in Academy Parent Teacher Conferences. 
  • Assist with Academy Event planning. 
  • Supports Back Office by covering Front Desk monthly.
  • Facilitate a translator as needed. 
  • Record information as needed by DAA and the DASS 
  • Assist with Extra Hands support calls in the Academy. – possible this individual could assist as well with Extra Hands calls – would depend on the new hire.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

· Perform other related duties as assigned.

    L.I.F.E. provides a robust benefits package, including:

    • 12 Paid Holidays - 
    • 2 Weeks of PTO - Following 90-day introductory period
    • Spring | Fall | Winter breaks 
    • Health | Vision | Dental
    • Wellness Program
    • 401K/Roth Retirement Plans 
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Employee appreciation activities

    "Working together to empower people through extraordinary services for developmental disabilities."

    Lauren’s Institute For Education (L.I.F.E.) is a non-profit organization serving people with disabilities in Gilbert, AZ in an all-inclusive transdisciplinary treatment center.

    Skills/ Requirements

    • Candidate must be a highly organized person able to multi-task different projects and requests.  Candidate must be able to take direction from Multiple Directors. Candidate must be able to prioritize projects and assignments based on dates, deadlines, and priority.  

       

      Needs; Strong Oral Communication Skills; Written Communication Skills; Strong computer skills and software knowledge such as excel and Word.; Telephone Etiquette; Customer Relations; Customer Service Skills; Diplomacy; Filing; Organization; Professionalism 

    Important Notes

    Fingerprint Clearance Card Required