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We are Aspire Living & Learning, a non-profit human services agency making a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with autism and other disabilities.

Aspire Living & Learning is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist to work in our Stamford Location. This position will report to the Project Director/School Principal.  The Administrative Assistant will provide support to the school as well as to ongoing projects within the division of Education and Applied Behavioral Services.

What’s in it for you? 

  • 8weeks of PTO annually, including personal time, mental health days, and school vacations
  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • 403(b) Deferred Compensation Plan with company match 
  • Tuition reimbursement for up to $500 per year for professional development opportunities (full-time employees only)
  • Full-time licensed employees and those seeking licensure or advance degrees may be eligible for enhanced tuition reimbursement for up to $3,000 per year
  • Mentorship and supervision for aspiring teachers, BCBAs, speech and language pathologists, and social workers
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Options for Supplemental Insurance

Essential Functions of this role will be, but not limited to:

  • Provides administrative support to the to the Leadership Team (Program Director, Administration, Clinical Supervisors)
  • Assists with scheduling related to ongoing projects using Teams and Microsoft Outlook platforms
  • Initiates or responds to correspondence with relevant parties as assigned
  • Assists with the maintenance of records and databases
  • Assists with scheduling of PPT’s, team meetings, tours of school, and interviews
  • Answers phones and communicates daily with parents, districts, medical personnel, and related services
  • Maintains inventory or ordering of supplies as needed
  • Welcomes visitors to school and helps ensure safety by screening visitors at entry ways
  • Manages copying and organization of files
  • Prepares necessary materials for meetings and sends out reminders to staff
  • Maintains data bases for tracking and generating reports as assigned
  • Manages systems for collecting and tracking cash and expenses
  • Prepares materials for beginning and end of school year

Requirements

  • Associates Degree preferred plus two years experience providing Administrative Support or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience using multiple functions of Microsoft Word and Excel. I.e., formatting correspondence, utilizing mail merge, formatting spreadsheets utilizing various calculation methods, charting, and knowledge of organizing various modes of data
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills
  • Previous customer service experience

Salary range for this position is $40,000 – $55,000

If you want to join us in making a difference and positively impact the lives of others while charting your own path of development, then we at the Aspire team would love to hear from you.

Aspire Living & Learning believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

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