The International School
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • $48,000-$55,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Short term Disability, Long term Disability, 403B, Flex health cafeteria plans, Paid Time Off, Tuition discount for qualifying children

Position Opening: Executive Administrative Support/Project Manager

The International School, Portland Oregon

Department: Administration

Reports to: Head of School

FLSA Status: Exempt

FTE: 1.0 (Full Time)

Effective start date: Preferably July 01, 2021

Duration: 12 months

The International School (TIS) is an independent, coeducational,language immersion IB day school for 350 students, Pre-K (3-year-olds) -Grade 5. The mission of the School is to inspire children to become global citizens through an inquiry-based learning environment of total immersion in multiple languages and cultures. It is located just south of downtown Portland, Oregon on the edge of the Waterfront District, making this close-knit campus with outdoor playground areas attractive to families on both sides of the river.

The centrally located campus provides an urban environment where students benefit from easy access to the Oregon Ballet, the Portland Japanese Garden, the Lan Su Chinese Garden, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Portland Art Museum, and so muchmore! The School itself functions in five buildings, the most recent being Learners' Hall, which houses classrooms, a faculty lounge, and some offices.

For 30 years, TIS has provided a warm, multicultural environment where children experience full language immersion from preschool through Grade 5 in three language tracks: Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese.

Small classes and an inquiry-based, International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum enable the students to acquire language fluency and cultural competence as they learn to pursue knowledge beyond the classroom and throughout life. The engaging and robust academic program is taught primarily by native speakers from around the world.

Today, our school is actively recruiting for the hybrid-position opening of Executive Administrative Support/Project Manager. Ideally, this position will begin effective July 01, 2021 for the 2021-2022 school term.

General Summary: Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to executive support for the Head of School, Board of Trustees, Front office administration, Customer service and Project management.

A team member who is detail and project oriented, and excited to join our dynamic team of Administrators. This position will work alongside the Senior Leadership Team and collaborate with the Educational Leadership team. The ideal candidate must have successful experience in working with a culturally diverse community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

A full and detailed job description link is located on our career page associated within the job posting.

Compensation and Benefits:

$48,000-$55,000 Depending on Experience

Employer paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Short term, Long term Disability, and Life Insurance for employee only, voluntary Cafeteria plan with FSA, DCA and Transit account,403(b) retirement plan, flexible and generous paid time off. Tuition discount for a qualifying child. and a relocation fee of up to $5,000 may be offered.

Indicative Timelines:

Closing date: June 15, 2021 but may end early depending on candidates

Interviews: Interviews will begin mid May, 2021.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year of experience co-managing and/or leading team projects from conceptualization to completion.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in an administrative capacity as an executive assistant role, preferably at a non-profit or an educational institution.
  • Communicate fluently in written and spoken English.


A link to the full and detailed job description is attached inside the actual posting. To apply visit:

(First, create a new user profile or log in with your existing user name and password to access the job posting, and then view the job description pdf attachment.)

We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We value a diverse workforce to attain our mission and support our community.

To be considered for this position, please provide (1) a cover letter which describes how your background, work experience and skills make you a great candidate for this position, and (2) a current resume in addition to:

  • Completed Employment Application
  • Copies of Degree(s)
  • References or Letters of Recommendation
  • No Visa Sponsorships available for this position

**Employment is contingent on successful completion of the Oregon Department of Education Background Check ***

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