Career Opportunities in Goodyear

Center Assistant

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The Center Assistant is responsible for leading the day-to-day administrative tasks in the Center such as phone reception, word processing and data entry.

Essential Job Functions

  • Leads day-to-day administrative tasks such as timely and high quality phone reception, word processing, data entry, filing, and other administrative tasks 

• Greets and assists students, parents, and potential customers according to Sylvan standards

• Fields inquiry calls from potential customers; Fields calls from current families

• Schedules assessments, tours and Welcome Conferences according to Sylvan Standards; Manages scheduling changes of current families

• Assists Center Directors and Directors of Education with preparing materials for parent conferences, assessments, tours, and other customer appointments

• Assists Center Directors with other day-to-day tasks of running the Center such as collecting payments, and maintaining Center supplies

• Assists Center Directors with maintaining the professional appearance of the Center according to Sylvan standards

• Supports standards and procedures to ensure student safety and well-being

• May assist teachers with preparation for instruction; Gathers and prepares materials as appropriate

Knowledge Required

                                                                                                                             • Experience using full suite of Microsoft Office applications and other standard business applications

• Knowledge of general office equipment such as copiers, printers, and office phones


• Skills and Abilities Required

• Strong customer service, interpersonal and communication skills  

• Strong word processing, data entry, and other administrative skills

• Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing; Ability to proofread and edit copy

• Strong organizational skills; Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and be flexible

• Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to ten pounds


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be a complete list of all job responsibilities or skills, knowledge and abilities required.

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