Executive Assistant – Promise Neighborhood
Department: Externally Sponsored Programs
The Office of Externally Sponsored Programs at Berea College offers an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant with to provide support services to the Executive Director.
Responsibilities of the Executive Assistant include the following: maintaining information about all programs and activities and how they fit together; coordination of various programs to prevent duplication of efforts and ensuring integration of health and wellness activities and the arts and humanities across Promise Neighborhood programming; working closely with departmental communication staff to share news and information about Promise Neighborhood efforts in the region, statewide and nationally, including web-based information mechanisms; working with staff and partners on project planning and reporting; working hand-in-hand with the Director to ensure Promise Neighborhood goals and objectives are met.
The successful candidate for this position must have the following qualifications: a bachelor’s degree required, substantial experience preferred in nonprofit programming and coordination, communications and management; 10-12 years experience working in a nonprofit organization with duties revolving around all facets of the nonprofit programs; high level of skills in communication and coordination, working with a wide variety of stakeholders; experience working with public schools, with early childhood programs, domestic violence programs, health and wellness and/or community safety is important.
Additional Information (e.g., deadlines):
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this position by obtaining and completing an Application to Join the College Staff which is available through People Services, Suite 100, Fairchild Hall on the campus, on line at www.berea.edu/hr or by contacting the People Services Department at 859-985-3070 or 985-3050. Applicants should also send a letter of interest. Please fax or mail the completed application, a current resume and a cover letter to: People Services, Berea College, CPO 2189, Berea, KY 40404. Fax: 859-985-3911.
Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all peoples of the earth to learn and work here. Employment decisions are based on training, education and experience related to the requirements of the job. All applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.