Are you interested in being part of a district that is committed to collaboration, mentorship and creating innovative learning experiences? School District No. 67 is embracing the evolving changes in education and looking for motivated employees who are actively seeking dynamic professional opportunities and passionate about making a difference in the lives of students. Combining the natural beauty and amazing outdoor recreation opportunities associated with the Okanagan lifestyle with an exciting and fulfilling work environment is ideal for those pursuing a healthy balance both professionally and personally.
The Board of Education invites applications for the position of Executive Assistant to the Secretary- Treasurer/Communications Specialist for Okanagan Skaha School District. Duties will commence October 15, 2021, or a mutually agreeable date.
Executive Assistant to the Secretary-Treasurer portion of the position is a permanent 0.6 FTE. The Communications Specialist 0.4 FTE portion of the position is Temporary until June 30, 2022. The additional 0.4 FTE may be renewed as a permanent position if mutually agreed upon by both parties.
Our ideal candidate:
Working directly with the Secretary-Treasurer and the Board of Education, the Executive Assistant/Communications Specialist is responsible for providing a broad range of senior administrative support including managing correspondence and communication flow between various district stakeholders, management and elected officials, developing and maintaining Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes, record retention and maintenance of confidential documents, and event scheduling and coordination for the Board of Education. The Executive Assistant/Communications Specialist helps build and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders via strategic communication. Liaising with media and communicating with the broader community are also important aspects of this role.
The successful applicant will possess the following:
Executive Support – 0.6 FTE
Communications – 0.4 FTE
The School District
School District No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha), representing the communities of Penticton, Summerland, Kaleden, and Naramata, serves the educational needs of approximately 5800 students through 11 elementary, 3 middle, 3 secondary schools and 1 distributed learning school.
Our school district has a proud history of excellent student achievement across a wide range of accomplishment areas: Academics, fine arts, athletics, career programs, French Immersion, and applied skills with a focus on meeting the individual needs of all learners.
The communities are nestled on the sides of Skaha and Okanagan Lakes in the heart of wine and fresh fruit country. Apex Mountain Ski Resort, named nationally and North America-wide as one of the finest small destination ski areas, is an easy 45-minute drive from Penticton. The combination of good working conditions, strong community support for schooling, and excellent recreational amenities makes the area a highly desirable home.
Must include a complete resume, including supporting documentation and a minimum of three (3) current references, with permission for the search committee to contact references and previous employers.
For further information about this exciting career opportunity, please contact Nicole Bittante, Secretary-Treasurer, 250 770 7700 ext. 6716.
Deadline for applications: 2:00 pm (PST), Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Address applications to: Jason Corday
Assistant Superintendent - Human Resources
425 Jerymn Ave., Penticton, BC V2A 1Z4
District Website: www.sd67.bc.ca
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We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.