Rudolf Steiner School seeks a Part-Time Upper School Evening Receptionist. The Receptionist is responsible for managing the lobby area, including greeting and directing all visitors, enforcing safety and security policies and procedures. The person best suited for this position will bring a professional presence, energy, and enthusiasm and will be able to maintain a professional level of decorum in the entranceway and lobby with all community constituents which include, faculty/staff, parents and students. Success in this position will require a willingness to learn and to be flexible according to the fast pace and quickly shifting priorities. The Front Desk Receptionist must be good with families and children, understand their needs and respect confidentiality.
Rudolf Steiner School (“Steiner”), an independent nursery to 12 school and the first Waldorf School in North America, is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The school is committed to building a healthy, inclusive community that reflects the diversity of NYC. We value an interest in diversity and multi-cultural competence. Steiner is accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS).
Duties and Responsibilities
Greet and direct all visitors, including parents, prospective students/families, delivery persons, vendors, and other school guests
Manage lobby area by controlling traffic flow and ensuring an environment conducive to learning
Answer and direct all incoming calls, including retrieving messages from voicemail and routing messages to appropriate faculty and staff
Managing outgoing/incoming mail, including posting, sorting and signing for deliveries
Communicate with facilities team regarding any maintenance requests or concerns
Assist with additional administrative projects as needed and/or directed by the Executive Director and the Upper School Chair
High School Diploma
Knowledge and experience working with Blackbaud and Microsoft Office Suite platforms
Organization and attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Professional discretion and good judgement
To be considered for the Part-Time Receptionist position, please submit a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three references to our employment page. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Rudolf Steiner School, Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization incorporated under the laws of New York State and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, religion, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity, gender expression, predisposing genetic characteristics, disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.?