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Health Screener/Office Assistant




Position Filled


The Hochstein School seeks a Part-Time temporary employee to assist the School’s operations.

  • Hours:
    • Mondays and Saturdays, 9:00am – 1:00pm
    • Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:30am – 2:30pm
  • Start date: Monday, April 12 or as soon as possible.
  • Days of work are based on the School’s calendar of lessons and classes. Saturday hours will not be needed after June 19, 2021; other hours may be available depending on the School’s needs during July and August.
  • The position is classified as temporary/seasonal; paid hourly at NYS minimum wage (currently $12.50/hour) and does not include benefits except those mandated by law. 
  • The employee reports to the Assistant Director/Dean and the Operations Manager and works closely with other Hochstein administrative staff.
  • Duties:
    • Office assistant (Mondays and Saturdays): Handle phone inquiries from current and prospective students, take messages, transfer calls as needed; schedule appointments; assist other staff with basic office functions. 
    • Health screener (Tuesdays and Wednesdays): Greet all individuals entering the building and carry out health screening, including temperature check using hand-held temperature scanner. Check to see if the individual has completed the online health questionnaire; if not, enter information and responses into the questionnaire. Inform individuals not meeting the entry requirements and provide information on recommended next steps.
  • Qualifications required:
    • HS Diploma; minimum age 18
    • Professional phone manner and oral communication skills
    • Comfortable with basic data entry and spreadsheet functions
    • Comfortable performing temperature checks using handheld scanner
    • Friendly, helpful attitude; trustworthy, reliable character
    • Attention to detail in handling all duties
    • Word processing skills and experience desirable
  • Additional qualifications desired:
    • Flexibility in scheduling


To apply: Email résumé and names/contact information for three references, to:

Dr. Margaret Quackenbush, President & Executive Director director@hochstein.org

No phone calls.


Hochstein is a diverse community of teachers and learners and BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.


April 2021