Administrative Assistant - Part-time to become Full-time

Northside Music Academy, a fast growing music school in the northwest area of Chicago is seeking an administrative assistant/front desk receptionist to work in our fast-paced, friendly environment, starting January 2019. This will be a part-time position (18-24 hours/week) with the possibility of becoming full time.

The ideal candidate is highly organized, has a friendly attitude and is comfortable working with students/parents, excellent communication skills, works well independently as well as in a team, good computer skills, experience with social media and marketing.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Opening and closing the school
  • Answering phones
  • Scheduling and registering new students
  • Communicating with prospective, current and former students via phone, email or mail.
  • Communicating with teachers
  • Assisting during student recitals (twice a year on Sundays)
  • Assisting in development of new programs/projects
  • Comfortable with selling our services (music lessons)
  • Attending staff meetings
  • Light cleaning to maintain a clean office, waiting area and classrooms
  • Other administrative duties as assigned by the director
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of High-School Diploma required
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Computer experience (MS Office, Google Suite, Mac OS)
  • Some experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram)
  • Experience with marketing and advertising a plus
  • Customer service experience a plus
  • Experience in academic setting preferred
  • Strong work ethic
  • Must have reliable transportation with valid IL driver’s license



Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00pm - 8.00pm

Saturdays 8.30am - 3:00pm

Opportunity to work additional hours from home in the mornings. 


PAY: Competitive based on qualifications/experience

To Apply: 

Please email your resume at and include a cover letter in the body of the email. Mention that you have found out about the position on Chicago Artists Resource. Please provide 3 professional references as well. 

*No phone calls or walk-ins

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