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Full Time Early Childhood Administrative Assistant
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
411 E. Clinton Ave.
Tenafly, NJ 07670

Principal Responsibilities:

Early Childhood Administrative Assistant:

The Leonard and Syril Rubin Nursery School at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is seeking an early childhood Administrative Assistant to become a part of the school administrative team. The position offered is Full Time, salary
The ideal candidate has a background in customer service, experience working with families of young children and have strong organizational skills. They are self-motivated, clear communicators, open to new ideas, and are eager to work in a team environment.

Responsibilities Include:
o Communication, Service, and general support to all families and staff
o Answer phones and emails
o Manage all aspects of supply ordering for the department, inventory of supply closets, staff rooms, and kitchens
o Work with the accounting team to track expenses for the department
o Oversee fundraiser and lunch opportunities offered to ECC families
o Liaise between the school and the Parent Association
o Coordinate room reservations for all ECC and PJ Library/ Families with Young Children
o Coordinate arrival and dismissal of ECC students to and from home and other JCC departments
o Support for Enrichment programs and departments specials, classroom buddies, grandfriends, etc.
o Assist program director in Special Events planning
o Support in PJ Library communication and events
o Track and communicate all HR requirements for the department
o Fulfill licensing needs for DCF and the Department of Health, and other supervisory agencies
o Operate and maintain the school's office
o Develop procedures to integrate technological strategies

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Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications: Hiring is subject to completion of a background check, fingerprinting, criminal history record information, and child abuse record information check.

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Agency Information:

Kaplen JCC On The Palisades is a welcoming home away from home for all who pass through its front doors. Our 185,000 square foot building plus acres of outside grounds feature 2 fitness centers, an indoor and outdoor aquatics center, group exercise, spin and pilates studios, 2 gymnasiums, tennis and racquet courts, indoor track, a luxurious spa, multiple playgrounds and fields and so much more. The JCC is home to the renowned Thurnauer School of Music, Leonard and Syril Rubin Nursery School, Neil Klatskin Day Camp, and the JCC Dance and Drama Schools. The JCC is also proud to offer extensive, high quality programs and services to adults of all ages, as well as to seniors and individuals with special needs.


Our vision is to be the center point of Jewish life in our community and to engage all generations in our mission and values.

Deeply rooted in Jewish values and tradition, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is a vibrant home for the Jewish People that welcomes all and cultivates the social, intellectual, physical and spiritual well-being of the entire community.


We are committed to demonstrating the following values and ask respect for these values from those with whom we interact:

TIKKUN OLAM (repairing the world)