General Information

Job Title:

Front Desk Receiptionist (2 Positions)

Job Description:

Position Summary: The primary responsibility of the Receptionist is to be the smiling face of the school to the Cambridge community and outside visitors. As the first contact, the Receptionist assists guests with various needs and helps the administration, faculty and students with various tasks while maintaining the “first impression” that makes Cambridge stand out among its peers.

Job Duties:

  • Operate the phone system for the school.
  • Greet visitors – checking them in and directing them to the appropriate areas, if needed.
  • Communicating with co-workers, parents, students, and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Oversees mail sorting and distribution as well as coordinating package delivery, copier supplies, and postage meter needs.
  • Maintain family/student contact data in Cambridge’s Student System & Emergency Notification System.
  • Assist with occasional point-of-sale transactions, such as lunch purchases, donations, fee payments, etc.
  • Oversees lunch delivery and distribution from our hot lunch vendors.
  • Maintains lost and found; facilitating student/family retrieval.
  • Maintains log of student prescription medications, disposing of expired items, replenishing as needed, administering first aid from CINTAS cabinet, and logging medications dispensed.
  • Maintains office supplies and purchasing with the Business and Facilities Manager.
  • Assists with other administrative duties, as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • This position is shared with a second part-time receptionist in shifts of 7:00AM to 12:00PM or 12:00PM to 5:00PM with the potential for extended shifts for events.
  • Activities include walking, standing, bending, kneeling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity. The work is performed primarily indoors.
  • Working predominately at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Educational Background: High-School Diploma or GED

Previous Related Experience: Previous reception, cash-handling, Blackbaud Systems, and Raptor Technologies experience preferred, but not required.

Expectations/Requirements for Successful Performance:

  • Detail-Oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Maintains exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products, copier services, and point-of sale products.
  • Commitment to regular attendance and shift scheduling, if needed.
  • Compliance with all job requirements and conduct as stated in the Faculty/Staff Handbook.
  • Agreement with the CSD Doctrinal Statement and School Mission and Vision.

Application Deadline

Job Type:

Part Time

Salary Range:

$0-$29k

General Information

Church/Organization Name

The Cambridge School of Dallas

Contact Name & Contact Info

(214) 357-2995
wmesser@cambridgedallas.org

Industry

Education/Training

Denomination

Not Applicable

City, State

Dallas, TX

Description of Organization

The Cambridge School of Dallas is a private Christ-centered, classical, college preparatory school accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Among its professional memberships are the College Board, Association of Classical Christian Schools, and the Educational Records Bureau. The School is not affiliated with a church or denomination. Cambridge students take an average of 6.25 AP courses, with a 72% pass rate on AP exams in 19 different subjects. Universities across the country recognize that Cambridge students are well prepared for the college classroom. Our students receive credit for numerous college courses in our high school curriculum. In the last 8 years, Cambridge has produced 28 AP National Scholars, 70 AP Scholars with Distinction, 26 AP Scholars with Honor, 72 AP Scholars, 17 National Merit Finalists (1 SemiFinalist), 24 National Merit Commendations, 4 National Hispanic Recognitions, and 2 National Merit Achievement Recognitions. Cambridge specializes in finding the right college match for our students by allowing them opportunities for exposure to many colleges throughout the United States via college trips, fairs, and visiting reps. The Director of College Placement and entire faculty work closely with students to help them make wise decisions about where they will continue to flourish in their post-secondary education. Last year’s graduating class received merit-based scholarships totaling $1,106,550 million (average of $123,000 per senior). Cambridge has a 6:1 student-to-faculty ratio, and the training students receive under our teaching faculty is truly singular. 40% of faculty members have earned their doctoral degrees or will soon be awarded this honor. In addition, many of our teachers have taught at the university level. The School employs faculty members who have a thorough knowledge and mastery of their subjects, a demonstrated ability to convey that knowledge effectively to students, an ability to connect and communicate with adolescents, and a willingness to disciple others.

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