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Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of an Education Council President or designee, serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Education Council in a manner that is consistent with New York State laws, Chancellor's Regulations governing the Council and DOE Standard Operating Procedures. Performs related work.

Reports to: Education Council President

Direct Reports: N/A

Key Relationships: Serves as primary day-to-day liaison between the Council and Department of Education staff.


* Coordinates logistics related to council meetings and related events. Secures necessary building permits, makes arrangements for school safety agents, etc.
* Prepares council meeting notices, agendas and minutes. Prepares briefing materials and other related informational material for meetings.
* Takes notes and makes transcriptions of important and/or confidential material and correspondence.
* Maintains office coverage based on council meeting schedules.
* Processes council expenditures and maintains records of reimbursable expenses of council members.

Qualification Requirements:


A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and three years of office experience, including evidence of typing ability. College education may be substituted for office experience on a year for year basis; however, evidence of typing ability is required.


* Familiarity with the New York City public school system.
* Experience with organizing and convening meetings.
* Bilingual-Spanish.
* Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
* Internal candidates preferred.

NOTE: Position will require flexibility with respect to work hours in order to meet the needs of the education council, including early mornings, evenings and weekends. This position may also require occasional assignment to different work sites such as during the summer months.

Salary: $29,209+

(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not make less than their current salary.)

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

Applications will be accepted through September 6, 2019 until 3:00 p.m.

NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.


It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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