Polished and professional, Lincoln School's part-time receptionist will greet guests, answer phones and provide general administrative and clerical support as outlined below. Hours are Monday–Friday 7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on school days and school vacation weeks. Every other week in the summer.
Lincoln School values working with a diverse faculty and staff and seeks applications from individuals who share our commitment to educating girls to fearlessly embrace the opportunities and responsibilities of full citizenship in a complex world: Lincoln School's Statement on Diversity and Inclusion
Greet individuals entering the building (visitors, parents, students, vendors)
Answer, screen, and forward phone calls while providing basic information as needed
Receive, sort, and distribute mail and deliveries
Maintain security by following procedures as they relate to logging visitors and managing the student sign in and out process
Maintain attendance records for Middle and Upper School students
Perform clerical duties as needed (faxes, mailings, data entry, etc.)
Participate in required professional development opportunities
Self-starter with a positive attitude
Model behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible
Exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to make quick and accurate decisions, exuding a mature demeanor while multitasking in a deadline-oriented environment with accuracy and consistency
Demonstrated ability working with diverse personalities
Ability to work collaboratively with a team and as an independent contributor
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretionary skills in determining when to act independently and when to consult Administration prior to taking action
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
1-3 years of proven work experience as a receptionist, front office representative, or similar role
Experience working in schools preferred
Operational knowledge of general office machines and telephone systems
Excellent phone etiquette and communication skills
Oral and written fluency in Spanish preferred but not required
Strong written, grammatical, presentation, and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability in utilizing computer software, such as the Google Suite or the Microsoft Office Suite
Proven ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a diverse team of teachers and administrators
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3-5 references to Julie Stafford, Human Resources Manager at email@example.com. Lincoln School is committed to building an equitable and inclusive educational community. Applicants are requested to address in their cover letter how they will work with us to further this goal.
Lincoln School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Members of groups historically underrepresented in independent schools are strongly encouraged to apply.
About Lincoln School
Lincoln is an independent school in Providence, Rhode Island offering a rigorous and exciting learning experience that blends tradition with innovation. As the nation’s only independent school for girls rooted in Quaker values, we provide a unique educational community for grades 1 through 12. We also offer a coed program from six weeks through kindergarten. Our students come from the greater Providence area and beyond, and represent diverse backgrounds and religious traditions.