Part-Time Office Assistant

Engineering For Kids - Lake County - Lake Villa, IL

Part-timeEstimated: $26,000 - $32,000 a year

Engineering For Kids® is looking for a qualified Office Assistant. Engineering For Kids® brings science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), to kids ages 4 to 14 in a fun and challenging way through classes, camps, clubs, and parties. We are proud to inspire children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning. Engineering is, after all, one of the fastest growing industries in the world! Our offering includes activities that range from building rockets and roller coasters to making foam and flub to programming video games and robots. The variety of programs is extraordinary! The position is expected to work 20-35 hours a week between the hours of 8:45am-5:15pm Monday through Friday.

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To apply for this position, please email us your resume AND a cover letter stating why we should hire you for this position.

The key duties for the job include:

  • Purchasing, receiving, and shipping instructional supplies to staff members
  • Managing inventory
  • Maintaining documentation for shipment transactions
  • Providing updates to instructors as needed
  • Assisting in staff scheduling
  • Maintaining accurate rosters for all active program locations
  • Addressing customer and quality issues
  • Creating program flyers and other marketing materials
  • Lead or assisting with after school programs
  • Performing other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least two years of office administration or education experience
  • Experience working with educational facilities such as daycare centers, schools, enrichment programs, or camps
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Responsible and dependable individual with great energy and child-friendly personality
  • Open to travel to multiple locations within Lake County, preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Some knowledge of Microsoft Publisher (Preferred)
  • Have a good typing speed

Job Type: Part-time