Dwight School, an independent private school located on the Upper West Side, is seeking a dynamic, friendly and detail-oriented Global Program Assistant who will work closely with the Head of School on key administrative functions, including planning events, recruiting students and promoting Dwight Global, sending and editing school-wide communications, and assisting the Head of School on other tasks. The successful candidate will be a well-rounded self-starter and a seasoned problem-solver, and should have a strong interest in all areas of school administration.
Coordinate logistics for Dwight Global events, including booking space, researching activities, planning and ordering food, arranging transportation, and collecting RSVPs
Coordinate and process event reimbursements
Create and manage an annual communications calendar for Dwight Global emails
Draft, proofread, and send emails, and coordinate replies
Research new areas for marketing work (academies, homeschool)
Promote Dwight Global by making cold calls
Arrange and attend promotional events
Provide administrative assistance for the Head of School
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
High level of diplomacy and discretion, particularly with sensitive information
Strong team player, collaborative and flexible
Must be outgoing and personable
Qualified candidates should submit resumes to Louisa Childs Smaylovsky, Head of School Dwight Global, at email@example.com with the heading “Dwight Global Program Assistant.”
Dwight School’s goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities. It is also the policy of Dwight School to maintain a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status or other status protected by federal or state law, with regards to any term or condition of employment.
About Dwight School
Dwight is dedicated to igniting the spark of genius in every child. Kindling their interests, we develop inquisitive, knowledgeable, self-aware, and ethical citizens who will build a better world.
To foster the next generation of global leaders who can thrive anywhere in the world.
Our Three Pillars
Dwight embraces the individuality of each learner, as no two students are the same. Dwight supports these student journeys through a robust academic curriculum and after-school programs. Dwight makes it a priority to focus on and develop each child’s spark of genius. Whether connecting a student with an exceptional mentor, designing tailor-made enrichment, crafting a special study abroad opportunity, or providing an innovative program or tutorial, Dwight recognizes and fosters each student’s gifts and talents.
Dwight’s community is a family of diverse individuals whose collective goal is to build a better world. The power of our learning environment is enhanced by connecting and valuing the different contributions and talents of all members. Through unlimited service, leadership, programmatic, and scholarship opportuni...ties, we inspire students to find their own unique paths to action.
Dwight’s mission, vision, and pillars extend globally across our network of schools and is supported by the International Baccalaureate ethos. Students develop a sense of themselves, as well as the world around them. Dwight opens students’ hearts and minds through challenges and opportunities, inviting students to build bridges within and between cultures.