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Executive Assistant, Governor’s School Leadership Academy at Office of Student Achievement

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description:

Agency Overview

The Governor's Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) strives to advance student achievement by funding innovative programs focused on teacher and leader induction and development, applied learning, blended learning and innovative resource management. In addition, GOSA provides policy support to the Governor and, ultimately, to the citizens of Georgia through:

  • An education report card indicating the effectiveness of Georgia's P-20 education institutions;
  • Research initiatives on education programs in Georgia and corresponding findings to inform policy, budget, and legislative efforts;
  • Thorough analysis and straightforward communication of education data to stakeholders;
  • Academic program audits;
  • Digital learning initiatives;
  • Innovative programs such as the Innovation Fund, Governor's Honors Program, and the Governor's School Leadership Academy.

Position Overview:

The Executive Assistant for the Governor's School Leadership Academy (GSLA) will support the vision, leadership, and direction of the GSLA for both aspiring and current school leaders. The GSLA has been established to ensure that every school is led by a transformational leader that possesses the ability to maximize student achievement. Reporting directly to the Director of the GSLA, the Executive Assistant will perform a wide range of office administration duties to enable successful implementation of the GSLA. The Executive Assistant will also support routine administrative functions within GOSA.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as direct assistant to the GSLA Director, including attendance at meetings as assigned, monitoring the progress of action items, and transcribing and disseminating notes from meetings as required.
  • Assist with coordination and processing of GSLA applications.
  • Provide support and management of all administrative functions of the GSLA, including but not limited to travel and reimbursement requests, signature/approval processes for documents, correspondence with vendors, and review of documents requiring approval.
  • Plan and coordinate meetings, seminars, trainings, and other events, including logistics, agenda and materials development, attendance tracking, meeting minutes, and follow-up of action items.
  • Manage GSLA Director's schedule, including resolution of schedule conflicts.
  • Organize, delegate, and execute program activities and special projects as assigned by GSLA Director, managing deadlines and preparation of any reports.
  • Manage assigned projects with minimal supervision.
  • Anticipate the needs of the GSLA Director in preparation for meetings, outstanding deadlines, and presentations.
  • Conduct research to compile information needed to generate reports, complete projects, accurately respond to questions and concerns, and compile correct information for meetings.
  • Coordinate all correspondence, including responding to requests or issues on behalf of the GSLA Director.
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion in daily operations.
  • Oversee, maintain, and update all GSLA documents and resources as needed.
  • Support administrative operations within GOSA.
  • Perform other assignments as required.


Associate's degree from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience OR Three years of related experience.