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Front Desk Clerk (Lafayette)

Alexander Dawson School

10455 Dawson Drive, Lafayette, CO, USA

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compensation: The hourly salary range for this full-time, non-exempt position is $19.00 to $21.00. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, and 401k and generous time off.
employment type: full-time
job title: Front Desk Clerk
Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 535 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks a Front Desk Clerk position. The focus of this position is to greet visitors, provide routine administrative and clerical support, and assist with special projects as needed. This position interacts both in person and over the phone with students, faculty, staff, and parents. The School is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.


Dawson School Mission Statement:
Dawson School is dedicated to excellence of mind, body, and character. We prepare students through challenging and relevant learning, to become creative, resilient problem-solvers who bring their best to the world.

Education and Experience:
-High School Diploma required.
-At least three years prior experience in reception/customer service.
-Must be organized, detail oriented, and able to manage assigned processes with minimal supervision
-Must be flexible to the needs/schedules of various departments
-Must have thorough working knowledge and experience in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Google

Professional and Personal Qualifications:
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Demonstrate an attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility.
-Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity.
-Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters.
-Personal warmth and friendliness.

Performs Front Desk Clerk duties:
-Opens and closes the switchboard daily from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.; summer hours may vary
-Answers daily incoming calls and directs calls to appropriate person as well as monitoring and checking the general voice mailbox
-Provides information to callers including: directions to the school, busing information, and sporting events
-Works with the administrative staff to document their movements on and off campus
-Monitors visitor access and supports the security and safety team
-Handles main board for fire alarms and calls emergency numbers when necessary
-s responsible for all incoming and outgoing mail on a daily basis including: metering of outgoing mail, sorting and distributing mail to mail boxes, managing the postage machine, and adding postage to meter as needed
-Assists with incoming and outgoing package deliveries such as Fedex, Amazon, etc.
-Assists with Leadership Team travel requests as necessary
-Orders flowers for special occasions and prepares birthday cards for students and staff

Performs general administrative and clerical support:
-Assists the Development Office with mailings and other projects as needed
-Assists the Human Resource Director with projects as needed
-Assists Innovation Center Team with projects as needed
-Assists the Business Office by: maintaining Certificates of Insurance, W9, and contract files; completing purchase order entries in Sage Intacct; ordering supplies from Amazon; opening Business and Development office mail and logging checks received.
-Assists Communications Director by scanning daily all local newspapers for Dawson mentions or anything related to Dawson families and students , or local area school articles
-Additional duties as deemed necessary by the Head of School

The hourly salary range for this full-time, non-exempt position is $19.00 to $21.00. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, and 401k and generous time off.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org). Benefits include medical, dental, 401(k), and generous time off. Click on ABOUT at the top of the page, click on Careers, scroll to the middle of the page, click the link View Current Job Openings, and select the Front Desk Clerk posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. No phone calls please.


Dawson School Diversity Statement:
Dawson actively promotes and embraces the exchange of diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds through curricular design, community involvement, and the integration of our four virtues –- respect, compassion, courage, and integrity — into every aspect of our community life. It is our responsibility to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment for all members of our community, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, ability, or religion, as well as to cultivate in each student the ability to make empathetic, socially responsible decisions.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7762467352

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