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Texas Connections Academy - Event Coordinator Administrative Assistant

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Region: 4
School District/Employer: Texas Connections Academy
District Category/Employer:
Position: Administrative Assistant
Assignment Level:
Job Title: Event Coordinator Administrative Assistant
School: Texas Connections Academy @ Houston
Campus Description: Texas Connections Academy @ Houston (TCAH) is a Texas Online School that offers 100% virtual instruction to public school students across Texas in grades 3-12 who are not physically present on a campus during instruction. The TxVSN OLS program is authorized by Texas Education Code (TEC) Chapter 30A and administered through TEA. For the 2019-2020 school year, TCAH has a 8,000 student enrollment cap. Connections Education, LLC is in partnership with Houston ISD to provide this high quality and rigorous virtual instruction through TCAH.
Date Posted: 1/14/2020
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Working from our office in Houston, the Event Coordinator Administrative Assistant (Events, Travel & Business) will be responsible for a variety of daily administrative tasks such as managing contracts for testing sites, invoices, expense reports, answering phones and email, receiving visitors, travel and event planning, assisting administration and teachers with administrative tasks, filing and other duties as assigned.


Event Planning Responsibilities
Reserve venues for staff and student events (state testing, awards ceremonies, meetings, etc.)
Provide guidance and support to improve events
Travel Responsibilities
Make flight, hotel and rental car arrangements for traveling staff
Budgeting Responsibilities
Plan and track expenditures against budget
Review expense reports and verify against policy
Prepare requisitions/purchasing of supplies and materials
Generating and analyzing reports;
Answering phones and promptly returning calls; Scheduling appointments; Working individually and within a team to accomplish projects and tasks
Assisting school administration team and teachers with a wide variety of daily responsibilities
Additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Must report to office in Houston
Prepared to handle heavy amounts of dynamic travel and reservation requirements for in-state travel and occasional out-of-state travel
Customer focused approach
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, especially Microsoft Excel, and web-based applications is essential
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
High degree of organization and time management skills
High degree of flexibility
Demonstrate ability to work well in fast paced environment
Salary Range: Full-time, non-exempt, and hourly position. Expected starting rate for level I assistant: $13.25-$14.25 an hour (based on experience, skills, etc.)
Benefits: https://www.connectionsacademy.com/careers/benefits

Annual merit increase and bonus program
Career advancement opportunities
Comprehensive, competitive, and affordable medical, vision, and dental benefits
Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year
401(k) plan with employer match potential
Additional employer-paid and voluntary benefits
How To Apply: Please complete online application here (copy and paste):


Contact Person:

Name: Christina Boer
Email: careers@connectionseducation.com
Address: 10550 Richomond Ave, Suite 140
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip: 77042
Phone: (443) 718-9872