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City on a Hill Charter Public School

Executive Intern

Office of the CEO – Boston, Massachusetts
Department Office of the CEO
Employment Type Part-time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

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About City on a Hill (CoaH):

City on a Hill graduates college and career-ready students that are responsible, resourceful and respectful democratic citizens, who are prepared to compete in 21st century community, culture and commerce. We do so by emphasizing academic achievement, citizenship, teacher leadership, and public accountability.

City on a Hill began with a single high school in Boston, opening its doors in 1995. Currently we have three locations: Circuit Street (Roxbury, MA) Dudley Square (Roxbury, MA) and New Bedford. We invite you to join our nationally recognized team of innovative and collegial educators who are fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.  

Role Overview:

The Executive Intern supports the Office of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) within the City on a Hill Network Office by adding crucial administrative capacity to the department. Under the supervision of the Executive Assistant, this position will take on a key role in the execution of major CoaH events, as well as drive forward day-to-day operations in the Network Office. This position is a temporary role and will run from date hired through August 2019.

Key Responsibilities:

Executive Support:

  • Ensure smooth logistics for meetings for the CEO - including Executive Leadership Meetings and Senior Leadership Team Meetings - by printing and organizing materials, securing rooms, and confirming A/V needs

  • Collect and reconcile expense reports for the Chief Executive Officer on a monthly basis

  • Assist the Executive Assistant in scheduling and confirming meetings with both internal and external stakeholders

Other Administrative Support:

  • Greet, direct and escort visiting guests, and provide coverage for additional related activities.

  • Order food and materials for organization-wide events, such as Senior Leadership Team retreats and staff orientation sessions

  • Assist with ensuring Board of Trustees compliance with Massachusetts Open Meeting Law by posting notices of meetings

  • Participate in weekly one-on-ones (O3s) with the Executive Assistant to ensure your work is aligned with priorities

  • Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Assistant

Required Qualifications:

  • A belief that every student, regardless of background, can and must achieve academically at high levels

  • Ability to perform complex tasks, meticulously organize, and prioritize multiple projects

  • Experience and proficiency in Google Suite (e.g. Google Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc).

  • A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills, preferably with Senior Leaders

  • Adaptability – ability to solve problems in a variety of areas and feel comfortable in promptly
    interchanging between tasks across different functions and/or departments

  • Accustomed to giving and receiving feedback and is a solution-oriented continuous learner

  • Discretion and ability to maintain strict confidentiality

The City on a Hill Instructional Philosophy and Background:

City on a Hill is a Network of teacher-centered charter public high schools in Boston and New Bedford dedicated to improving urban education and getting all of its graduates into and through college. As one of the original 14 charter public schools in the Commonwealth, City on a Hill schools have college-prep standards within a rigorous curriculum.

City on a Hill Charter Public Schools are high schools determined to teach each and every one of its students the academic skills he or she will need to succeed in college and beyond. Our school leaders, faculty, and students are committed and ready to dedicate the time, energy, and hard work to achieve the school’s mission. The school’s mission is predicated on the belief that not only can all students learn, but all students must learn in order to embrace their rights and responsibilities as American citizens and acquire the academic and cultural capital to improve their community.

Additional Information:

It is the policy of City on a Hill Charter Public Schools to obtain all available Federal and State background information through both SAFIS (Statewide Applicant Fingerprint Identification Services) and CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), as allowed by law, of all employees and prospective employees of the school.  

City on a Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, City on a Hill complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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