KIPP Ascend Charter School is an open enrollment, tuition-free, public charter school located on Chicago’s West Side. KIPP Ascend educates students primarily from the neighborhoods of Austin, West Garfield, and North Lawndale. Students and their parents choose to attend KIPP from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM during the week, one Saturday per month, and for three weeks during the summer in preparation for outstanding high schools and colleges. Approximately 89% of the students are low income and 100% are African American or Hispanic. KIPP Ascend’s mission is to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and character traits required to succeed in top-quality high schools and universities, and to have a positive impact on their community.
KIPP Ascend is one of 109 KIPP schools nationwide. KIPP schools have received national acclaim for closing the achievement gap for traditionally underserved students. To learn more about KIPP, visit www.kipp.org.
Reporting to the School’s Principal, the Office Manager (OM) is the face of KIPP Ascend Charter School and delivers first class customer service to all constituents in the building, including but not limited to students, parents, staff, and guests. While gracefully juggling any number of key tasks, one of the OM’s primary responsibilities is to operate a welcoming and efficient main office and to serve as a gatekeeper to address questions and minimize interruptions to the school’s leadership team.
The responsibilities for the Office Manager will be, although not limited to, as follows:
An ideal candidate for KIPP Ascend’s Office Manager will possess:
KIPP Ascend employees receive a competitive salary and benefits package.
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KIPP is committed to equal treatment for all individuals. KIPP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.
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