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Administrative Assistant:

Peninsula Catholic High School in Newport News, Virginia is seeking a skilled Administrative Assistant. This position will be responsible for collaborating with the Principal and Administrative Team to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. The Administrative Assistant will also work closely with the Director of Enrollment in the areas of recruitment, events, and the application process. 


  • Assist newly enrolled families with the transition to Peninsula Catholic

  • Provides assistance with logistics for any Admissions or Development Events

  • Assists with on-campus recruitment events   

  • Promotes the school at visibility events in the community 

  • Answer and direct phone calls

  • Plan meetings and take detailed minutes

  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, etc.

  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports

  • Maintaining student database

  • Develop and maintain a filing system


A minimum of an Associate’s Degree or have significant experience as an Administrative Assistant

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite and database management   

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to prioritize work

  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills

  • Professional demeanor, flexible and able to respond to multiple demands

  • Familiarity with an academic environment is preferred

Please send cover letter, resumé, Diocesan application, (which can be found at, and references to: 

Janine Franklin
Peninsula Catholic High School
600 Harpersville Rd.
Newport News, VA 23601  

Application deadline is October 11, 2019 or until position is filled.

Peninsula Catholic High School, a college preparatory high school in Newport News, serves students of all faith traditions in grades 8-12.  Please visit for more information on our dynamic, innovative school.

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