Administrative Assistant

Classification: Full-Time (40 hours per week; 12 months), Exempt

About Junipero Serra High:

Junipero Serra High School is a Catholic college preparatory for boys located in San Mateo, in the heart of the San Francisco Peninsula. Serra’s legacy spans over 75 years of excellence in Catholic education. A rich and rigorous academic curriculum, a wide range of extracurricular activities, and an environment of support, compassion, and mutual respect are hallmarks of Serra. Serra’s faculty and staff are deeply committed to mentoring their students, providing a framework for young men to grow in faith, intellect and character.

Administrative Assistant Position

The Administrative Assistant serves a critical role in the support of the Administration Office of the school. The role includes the management of many confidential and time-sensitive matters. As a team member of the Principal's Office staff, the Administrative Assistant provides the highest quality of administrative support services while collaborating closely with other support personnel and establishing appropriate and professional interactions with the students, faculty, staff, parents and the general public.


  • 5+ years' experience providing administrative support
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, MS Office, and Student Management Systems
  • Ability to work well with colleagues at all levels, and interface with customers effectively
  • Displays a strong sense of professionalism, confidentiality and maturity
  • Ability to produce consistently high-quality results
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Resourceful, proactive self-starter with the ability to think ahead
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Greet students, parents, volunteers, workers and other visitors in a warm and friendly manner and creates an excellent first impression of Junipero Serra High School
  • Represent the school in a courteous, efficient and friendly manner in all interactions to ensure visitor satisfaction, and direct visitors to their destinations
  • Answer all incoming calls both internal and external and direct accordingly
  • Maintains and updates daily attendance records for students and faculty, prepares late slips, early dismissal forms, detention assignments
  • Administrative support for the Business Office
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned
Reports to: Executive Assistant to the Principal
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
To Apply, please email the documents listed below to: human resources
Cover Letter and Resume
List of references or at least two letters of recommendation