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Job Opening: Business Administrator for 2021/22 school year (Director Level Position)

Olympia Waldorf School is seeking an efficient, well-organized, experienced professional to provide leadership in the business and administrative roles of the school. This is a year-round position.

The ideal candidate will have management experience, budget / financial management experience, and proficiency with accounting software. The candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and impeccable attention to detail, systems, and processes. Human resource experience, customer service experience, and work with a non-profit board is preferred.

Essential functions include supervising accounting and payroll functions, advising the Board of Trustees on current operations and finances, and providing regular, professional and unified communications to the entire school community as well as families, vendors, and community members. A bachelor’s degree is required.

Candidate will serve as part of the faculty-leadership body that oversees faculty, curriculum, and overall pedagogy. Candidate will supervise
– all facility operations, health & safety protocols, and security processes.
– all enrollment activities and assist in the development of the enrollment plan.
– all development activities including communication with current and potential donors.

Business Administrator is supervised directly by the board.

About the School: Olympia Waldorf School is a full member AWSNA and WECAN school that serves students from preschool through eighth grade. Our faculty is comprised of three early childhood teachers and assistants, eight grades teachers, specialty teachers, and a full administrative staff.

Campus and Community: Olympia Waldorf School was founded in 1985 and is situated on 5.6 acres of field, garden, and woodland in semi-rural East Olympia. Our campus includes Prairie Hall, a historic school building built in 1914 and opened in 1916, a modern Middle School building, and a charming Kinderhause. Our community is warm, welcoming, and engaged in the life of the school.

Compensation: Our competitive compensation package includes increments for relevant experience, as well as partial tuition remission, medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid vacation days, and professional development opportunities.

Our Capital City: Olympia is nestled at the southern tip of Puget Sound and boasts access to a large network of saltwater bays, channels, inlets, and coves, as well as the rain forests, mountains like Mt. Rainier, Cascades and the Olympics, coastal beaches, and parks of the nearby Olympia Peninsula.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume, three professional references, transcripts and a cover letter describing their education experience and why they want to work for Olympia Waldorf School via email to bhanson@olympiawaldorf.org. For more information, contact our Board of Trustees President Bary Hanson, at 360-584-5224. We encourage you to visit our website to learn more about our school at www.olympiawaldorf.org.

OWS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a strict policy prohibiting all forms of unlawful discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identification, color, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law in its hiring and employment practices.

To apply for this job email your details to SREDDEN@OLYMPIAWALDORF.ORG