Executive Assistant at Saga Education

Title: Executive Assistant

Location: US National


Employment StatusPart-time; Remote

Reports to: Chief People & Culture Officer

Start date: March 2023

Anticipated compensation: Starting at $32.11/hour to $36.92/hour; commensurate with experience

Who We Are

Saga Education is a national leader in high-impact, in-school tutoring. We leverage the power of human capital and technology to accelerate student outcomes and create more equitable learning for students.

Since our founding in 2014, we have reached more than 30,000 students and counting. With our proven-to-work tutoring model and focus on relationship building, we have been able to reach students who need it most and support families, educators, and districts through our services. Whether that be through our work in providing direct solutions, building cutting edge products, or advocating for impact, our vision to make education equitable for all students is realized daily.

What We Do

Inside each student lives a story waiting to unfold. We know every student is capable of shaping a story of successin school, and in life. But not every student has had a fair chance to see it. Saga Education envisions a world where studentsespecially Black and Latinx studentshave equitable access to economic and social mobility. To achieve this, Saga seeks to establish high-impact, in-school-day math tutoring as an integrated part of a student’s education, as a proven response to accelerating educational equity.

Our research shows our program worksnot only to raise math scores but to foster the confidence and sense of belonging that underpin all academic success. As a trusted leader in building powerful tutoring programs, Saga provides the resources and tools to enable all districts to take advantage of our expertise. Saga has the evidence and experience to know what works.

What You’ll Do

The Executive Assistant will provide a full range of administrative and organizational support for two members of the Executive Leadership Team. This role will tentatively spend 50% of its time with each member. The Executive Assistant will interact with a diverse group of high-level external contacts, including the Board of Directors, donors, and external representatives. Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Accompany Executive travel 15% – 20% of the time
  • Handle confidential and sensitive correspondence that requires exercising a high degree of professionalism, discretion, tact, resourcefulness, and initiative
  • Manage schedules, calendars, travel, and receipts for the Executive Leadership Team
  • Compose confidential and sensitive correspondence dealing with issues and subject matters
  • Create presentations that support the work of the Executive Leadership Team
  • Manage communication for external stakeholders, board members, and internal cross-functional teams
  • Document, and maintain leadership meeting minutes
  • Design, implement, and support departmental policies and procedures

What We’ll Use To Measure Success

  • Action-Oriented – You take on new opportunities and have a solutions-oriented approach
  • Communicates Effectively – You deliver clear, multi-mode communication to various audiences
  • Interpersonal Savvy – You relate opening and comfortably with diverse groups
  • Nimble Learning – You use both successes and failures to actively learn new lessons

What You Bring

  • You have 3-5 years experience supporting executive leadership teams, required
  • Proficiency in G-Suite, Office tools, and applications, required
  • Project management experience, preferred
  • Experience using or knowledge of Robert’s Rules of Order, preferred

What We’ll Provide

Saga Education offers competitive compensation and part-time benefits including 7 days of PTO, a paid Winter Wellness Break, opt-in 401k with discretionary match, and company provided technology. Saga Education also provides access to our Saga 360 Wellness Program, DEIB events and initiatives, a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program and a remote and flexible work schedule when applicable.