Job Description

Director of Auxiliary Programs

Department:Administration (Managers)
Office:BASIS Independent Manhattan
Location:Manhattan, NY

Who we are…

The mission of BASIS Independent Schools is to redefine education by raising the levels of student learning to the highest international standards. Our schools provide a joyful learning community, where hard work is celebrated, and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes. We teach the BASIS Curriculum, a PreK-12th grade liberal arts and sciences program that is globally benchmarked against the top-performing schools and national systems in the world.

In just three years we have established six highly-regarded schools in dynamic metropolitan areas across the U.S. and the world – New York City, Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area, metropolitan Washington D.C. / Northern Virginia, and Shenzhen, China -- with more campuses opening in the coming years.

Our second campus opening this fall in New York City, BASIS Independent Manhattan a K-8 private school, is building a team of highly-talented, passionate, and hardworking educators to ensure our students receive the best education in the world. Join us!

What you will do around here…

The Director of Auxiliary Programs and Summer Programs position is a great opportunity to work for a highly dynamic and entrepreneurial private school. In this role, the Director of Auxiliary Programs and Summer Programs primarily responsible for coordinating the after school and summer programs.

You can expect to… 

  • Research after school and summer programs offered in the community;
  • Design and maintain seasonal auxiliary course catalogs including schedules; communicate offerings and provide weekly updates to families via newsletters and meetings
  • Evaluate demand for student after school and summer programs; Analyze student participation in activities and the financial impact; Serve as a point of contact and subject matter expert for parents, students, faculty, staff and contractors
  • Procure and manage external vendor relationships;
  • Coordinate, market and manage the after school and summer programs;
  • Collect and process school fees; register students for campus programs
  • Purchase equipment or services; and
  • Perform clerical tasks.

To join our team you must have…

A Bachelor's degree and valid fingerprint clearance are required to work at BASIS Independent Schools. The ideal applicant will have 3-5 years of administrative and/or event planning experience. A school setting or youth-serving organization is preferred.

The ideal candidate will possess characteristics including…

Together with a high level of personal responsibility and optimism, a successful applicant will demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, will thrive in a fast-paced, achievement-oriented learning environment, and possess strong organizational skills. 

The nitty gritty… 

Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS Independent offers a comprehensive benefits package.

NOTE: All employees of BASIS Educational Group are required to obtain and maintain a valid fingerprint clearance card.  Note: BASIS (collectively, BASIS.ed, BASIS Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public Charter School, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BASIS Independent Schools, LLC, BASIS Global LLC, and BASIS Educational Ventures, LLC), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment are recruited, hired and assigned without discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status or any other classification protected by law. BASIS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment. For additional information, please visit our Careers website at 

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