Career Opportunities

Senior Office Assistant

The Fishers Island School District has an opening for a full time Senior Office Assistant position. Fishers Island School is a Prek-12 public school that educates both resident and commuter students. The district instructs approximately 70 students annually with a faculty and staff of approximately 25 members.


This position is an integral part of the school’s administration, crossing over three (3) departments – Superintendent, Business Office, and General Office. It covers a wide range of responsibilities, from assisting the Superintendent with daily administrative tasks to filing New York State reports for the Business Office, to working closely with students or parents coordinating an unscheduled ferry pickup, to answering the phone and providing accurate information about situations unfolding at the school. Below please find examples of some of the responsibilities:


  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Operates personal computer, peripheral equipment, and other office equipment with a high degree of skill. 

  • General understanding of business operations and purchasing practices.

  • Perform functions accurately, good judgement, and with a high degree of both confidentiality and integrity. 

  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.

  • Staff and/or professional work experience in a school environment preferred.

  • Minimum education includes high school degree with two (2) years of clerical experience or additional education beyond high school may be substituted for the clerical experience on a year-for-year basis.

To Apply

To be considered for the Office Staff position, please submit a cover letter, resume and two (2) letters of recommendation to by March 1, 2023.  Fishers Island Union Free School District is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted February 17, 2023