Administrative Assistant to the Community & Citywide Education Council Vacancies

Vacancy Details
Position Type:
Administrative and Central Office
Office Title/Functional Title:
Administrative Assistant to the Community & Citywide Education Council – 21967
Civil Service Title:
Administrative Assistant to Community Education Council (DOE)
Division of Family and Community Engagement and External Affairs
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island
Posting End Date:
Position Summary: 
Under the direct supervision of an Education Council President or designee, serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Education Council in a manner that is consistent with New York State laws, Chancellor’s Regulations governing the Council and DOE Standard Operating Procedures. Performs related work. 

Reports to:  Education Council President 

Direct Reports:  N/A 

Key Relationships:  Serves as primary day-to-day liaison between the council and Department of Education staff. 

Responsibilities Coordinates logistics related to council meetings and related events.  Secures necessary building permits, makes arrangements for school safety agents, etc. Prepares council meeting notices, agendas and minutes.  Prepares briefing materials and other related informational materials for meetings. Takes notes and makes transcriptions of important and/or confidential material and correspondence. Maintains office coverage based on council meeting schedules. Processes council expenditures and maintains records of reimbursable expenses of council members. 

Qualification Requirements: 

A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and three years of office experience, including evidence of typing ability.  College education may be substituted for office experience on a year for year basis; however, evidence of typing ability is required. 

Preferred Familiarity with the New York City public school system. Experience with organizing and convening meetings. Bilingual. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. 

NOTE:  Position will require flexibility with respect to work hours in order to meet the needs of the education council, including early mornings, evenings and weekends.  This position may also require occasional assignment to different work sites such as during the summer months. Salary: $43,726 (New Hire Rate)$50,287 – $68,645 (Incumbent – 2 years of full-time continuous City service) (Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not earn less than their current salary.) 

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding. 

* New York City Residency is NOT Required *

We encourage all applicants from the New York City tri-state area to apply.

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