Academic Office Executive Assistant

Mercy High School - Omaha

Admin & Clerical


Name of Facility: Mercy High School
1501 S. 48 St.
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Kristi A Wessling


Department: Academics
Reports to: Principal

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Mercy High School, an all-girls Catholic high school founded by the Sisters of Mercy, is seeking an executive assistant for the academic office.

Mercy is a mission-driven organization with a diverse student population focused on academic excellence and the inspiration of young girls to become confident Women of Mercy who embody faith, knowledge, and compassionate service.

This individual will promote the charisms of the Sisters of Mercy and implement the Mercy High School mission through the academic office of the school. This position has the following responsibilities:

• Welcomes students, staff, parents and visitors to the academic office with a spirit of Mercy hospitality
• Assists the principal with calendar, communications, and various other tasks
• Assists the Director of Admissions with recruitment and admissions tasks
• Administers first aid, prescription medications, and assists students who are ill
• Completes required training modules related to health and safety
• Acts as liaison with school nurse
• Coordinates and manages online student bookstore
• Utilizes FACTS student information system and Finalsite admissions modules to maintain student records
• Assists Academic Office Manager with phone calls, answering doors, and student attendance as needed
• Completes general administrative tasks such as photocopying, data entry, notetaking, and filing
• Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Desired Skills:
• Superb written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
• Strong rapport with students, faculty, staff, and parents
• Attention to detail and strong record-keeping skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or Google suite

Education and Experience
Requirements and Qualifications:
• Must complete Safe Environment Certification and undergo a background check
• Committed to the mission of Mercy High School
• Experience working with a diverse student population at the secondary level is preferred.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should send a letter of application and resume to Kristi Wessling, Principal, at