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Office Assistant (Part-Time) – Sharpsburg

The Watson Institute is hiring a part-time Office Assistant to support the WISCA and LEAP Preschool programs at the W. Bruce Thomas Education Center in Sharpsburg, PA which is located 6 miles north of Pittsburgh, PA. This position will work 20 hours per week, daytime weekday hours, year-round.

Job Benefits

At the Watson Institute, we invest in our employees personally and professionally. Check out a few of the employee benefits you’ll receive as a Watson employee:

  • Company-provided life and AD&D insurance 
  • Paid time off based upon hours worked 
  • 403b retirement plan with employer contributions and match after 1 year of employment 
  • Ongoing professional development through continued education opportunities, training, and direct staff support

Learn more about what it’s like to work at the Watson Institute!

Employment Type: Part-time

Location: Sharpsburg, PA

200 Linden Avenue | Sharpsburg, PA 15215

Office Assistant Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate scheduling of IEP meetings
  • Coordinate Purchase Orders, ordering of online classes, track and check in items, distribute to staff, file Purchase Orders
  • Manage the Pupil Information and Management System (PDE) for both programs; keep updated
  • Register all users in e2campus emergency call system and keep updated
  • Enter and update data base of district and parent address lists
  • Manage all IEP/RR due date lists; notify staff, districts and parents as directed
  • Copy materials for all staff
  • Prepare information for teacher and therapists online at the start of each school year
  • General filing
  • Any requested typing
  • Prepare attendance folders for each class
  • Other duties as assigned

Office Assistant Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma required
  • At least two years school/office experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, ACCESS Data Base, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills preferred
  • Essential functions of this position described require the ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, kneeling, crouching and brisk walking; it also may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (40 pounds)
  • Current Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances required