Nevada Connections Academy School Administrative Assistant I in Salt Lake City, Utah
Utah Connections Academy (UCA) is a tuition-free, online public school that serves students in grades K–12 throughout Utah. UCA is authorized under state law by the Utah State Charter School Board and governed by an independent Board of Directors. The school is operated by Utah Connections Academy, a nonprofit corporation, through a contract with Connections Academy of Utah, LLC, to provide its educational program and other services. UCA is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission, an accrediting division of AdvancED.
Utah Connections Academy strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.
Position Summary and Responsibilities:
Working from the school office in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Administrative Assistant will be a part of an energetic and thriving community. An online school has an environment conducive to supporting the various needs of teachers, administrators, students, and parents – all while being part of an organization that will value and support you. The Administrative Assistant will be instrumental in supporting: student and family transitions to the UCA model, student enrollment and retention services, cultivating communication between UCA families and staff, and supporting the Special Education Department.
Entering data into the school information system;
Answering questions from schools, fa;milies, and students;
Scheduling meetings and venues
Assisting the school principal and office manager with a wide variety of daily responsibilities; and
Additional duties as assigned.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Forward thinking problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both oral and written
Strong attention to detail and follow through
Customer focused approach
High degree of flexibility
Experience in a school environment preferred but not necessary