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Charter School Summer Internship in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

DIVISION PROFILE

BakerRipley provides an integrated holistic education system for families and their children ages six months through eighth grade. The Choices in Education division oversees the early childhood education programs and the BakerRipley Schools, including three community-based elementary schools, one middle school, and a “New Neighbor” school for refugee children – all of which reside within our community centers. Our holistic approach to educating the entire family allows us to create a stronger and more positive impact in the community. Both children and their parents gain access to education and broader community resources to prepare them for a successful degree and/or career.

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY:

Charter School Summer Internship at BakerRipley is a 10-week internship. The internship will provide students with hands on experience in Charter department as well as opportunities for exposure to the business environment. The students will gain understanding of the relationships between the Charter and our Agency, as well as opportunities to use and increase technical skills in high-demand in the Education Administration industry.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sort and scan materials and documents according to curriculum content, guidelines, purpose, user criteria by either alphabetical, numerical and/or chronical order to determine how and where they will be classified and filed
  • Create an electronic records keeping and document management system for Charter that is sustainable for long term use
  • Work with Director of Operations and Design regarding any concerns, issues that currently exist to provide well thought out solutions for records and document management
  • Upon the end of the internship term, present a How-To Manual for the electronic records keeping process that can be implemented in the future for document management, retrieval, and distribution
  • Assist Director of Operations and Design in planning event logistics and execution for Teacher Summit; this may include vendor management, securing, ordering, and assembling materials, as well as event coordination
  • Participate in team meetings as needed
  • Duties may change; Intern may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

Sophomore, Junior, or Senior status at an accredited college or university Degree plan reflecting Education, or Education Administration or equivalent degree plan preferred. This internship has the potential to be extended beyond the summer months. 

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

Involvement with a club, organization or extra-curricular activity preferred

SKILLS:

  • Some office and/or administrative work experience preferred
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Proactive and communicative working style
  • Strong design skills and knowledge of social media, digital newsletters, and email campaigns is a plus 
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Experience and preference working with diverse populations
  • Prior experience in the relevant client community or in a similar community preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook COMPUTER PROFICIENCY: Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook


PHYSICAL DEMANDS/CONDITIONS:

  • SITTING Remaining in the seated position
  • KNEELING Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees
  • STANDING Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position
  • STOOPING Bending body downward and forward by bending spine
  • WALKING Moving about on foot
  • CLIMBING Ascending or descending ladders/stairs/etc. using feet & legs
  • CARRYING Transporting an object using hands or arms
  • PUSHING Exerting force on an object
  • LIFTING Raising or lowering an object
  • Under 10 lbs.,
  • 10-25 lbs.,
  • 25-50 lbs.,
  • 50-100 lbs.