WITS Will Hire a New Office Manager in August

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July 19, 2010 by WITS Houston

Writers in the Schools (WITS) seeks a full-time staff member to serve as our Office Manager.  The Office Manager’s duties include greeting and assisting visitors, answering phones, coordinating events, projects, and meetings, offering clerical support to a small staff, and managing a fairly complex database. We are seeking a responsible, organized support person with these skills:

  • The ability to work with a wide variety of people
  • Competence with databases, Internet, and email
  • Accuracy with language and attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • A passion for education and the arts
  • And a sense of humor.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, proficiency with office software, strong writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Reliable transportation a must.

WITS is a Houston-based nonprofit that provides long-term educational programs for students and their teachers. Non-smoking environment. Position starts in mid-August. Starting salary $24,000 annually, for 37.5 hours/week. Benefits included.

If you’re interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to: mail@witshouston.org or WITS 1523 West Main Houston, TX 77006.


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