12 Jun 2018

Full-Time Executive Assistant

Lawrence, New York, United States

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About the Job:

Founded in 1978, the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR) sets the standard of excellence for American Jewish yeshiva education on both the lower and secondary levels.  HAFTR is a co-educational Modern Orthodox yeshiva with a rigorous dual curricular education in Limudei Kodesh and general studies.  We facilitate our students’ pursuit of academic excellence, both in secular and Judaic studies, in a caring learning environment.

We are currently accepting job applications for an Executive Assistant to work in the Administrative Office.


Greet visitors and parents to the Administrative Office.

Performs general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, filing, preparing letters and emails.

Coordinates and maintains phones, emails, taking messages.

Manages financial aid applications and records.

Assists Board of Directors with various clerical tasks including managing meetings and correspondence.

Provide additional administrative support as needed.


Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of two years administrative support experience in an academic setting preferred.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering a wonderful mission driven environment, competitive salary and benefits including a 403(b) retirement plan. HAFTR is committed to an inclusive faculty therefore candidates from diverse backgrounds who want to make a real impact on the future of education are encouraged to apply.

Duration: Full Time

Benefits:  paid vacation, sick leave, medical, retirement plan, leave early for Shabbat/ Jewish Holidays

Preferred Experience: 2 Years

Preferred Degree: Bachelors

Job Location: Lawrence, NY

Job Categories: General. Job Types: Full-Time.

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