Program Coordinator (Administrative Assistant)

Puget Sound ESD   Renton, WA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on January 3, 2022
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Program Coordinator (Administrative Assistant)

December 30, 2022

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks a highly skilled Program Coordinator (Administrative Assistant) to provide administrative and fiscal support to the Business and Operations Departments. Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Business and Operations, the Program Coordinator will coordinate and monitor a wide variety of complex activities, plan and oversee events and meetings, provide administrative and technical support, serve as a departmental resource, and provide ongoing support to staff both within PSESD and the region’s educational community.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington’s K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. We are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. To learn more about PSESD, visit

In support of public health and Proclamation 21-14.1 (COVID Vaccination Requirement:  employment with Puget Sound ESD requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious accommodation. For additional information, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). There is no need for applicants to submit supporting documents. Individuals that are offered positions will be informed of the process to submit their documents at the time of offer.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate/Vocational Degree in job-related field
    • High School Diploma/GED equivalency and progressively responsible job-related work experience may substitute for AA/Vocational Degree
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and commitment to both personal and organizational racial equity journeys
  • Experience in the efficient management of multiple functions for several staff in a busy office environment
  • Writing, proofreading, and editing experience
  • Experience designing creative documents and presentations
  • Spreadsheet and database management experience, including data entry, manipulation, analysis, and/or report creation
  • Budget & invoice management experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with fiscal support
  • Experience with administrative support
  • Excellent computer skills
  • SharePoint or other website publishing software experience
  • Familiarity with virtual technologies for meeting support (e.g., Zoom, RingCentral, Teams)
  • Previous experience with planning and prioritization of tasks and projects for multiple staff

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process. Official transcripts may be required within two weeks of hire.

Location: Renton, Washington

Job Type: Full time, Year ‘round

Salary: $54,133 - $71,027 Annually (Salary Band D)

Departments: Business Office and Agency Operations

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience, and internal equity.


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking
  • Electric car charging stations (Renton office)

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Monday, January 17, 2022. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of January 24, 2022 via videoconference.

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the FastTrack Application System and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.

PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

800 Oakesdale Avenue SW Renton, WA 98057


Puget Sound ESD

800 Oakesdale Avenue SW
Renton , WA