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Administrative Specialist Workshop and training event support, general office support, communications (starting hourly range $17.00 to $20.00) Are you a people person with an eye for details? Are you looking for a career where no two days are exactly alike? RCAC is looking for a person like you to join our dynamic team! Visit for more information and to apply or email EOE/AA Organization Founded in 1978, RCAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so low-income rural communities can achieve their goals. For nearly 40 years, our dedicated staff and active board have helped effect positive change in rural communities across the West. Our core values are: leadership, collaboration, commitment, quality and integrity. Communications Development and Events (CDE) The CDE department is responsible for raising funds, and managing all communications and events for the corporation. The conference, training and events unit within CDE coordinates hundreds of training workshops each year in addition to conferences and other events, both internal and external. Definition The Administrative Specialist will provide support and specialized services for RCAC workshops and trainings events and administrative support for the CDE department. Specific job goals, objectives and tasks are established for each employee as part of the annual evaluation and work plan process. Examples of responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following: · Provide general customer and workshop support – answer general telephone questions regarding upcoming workshops and conferences; coordinate workshop materials; prepare signs, name badges, certificates and attendee sign in sheets; initiate registration confirmation letters and emails; perform database entries; generate reports. · Provide general office support – coordinate routine daily functions and provide departmental clerical support; accept work from staff and discuss details; collect, deliver, type, format, edit all general correspondence; maintain department and corporate files; copy various materials at staff request; copy, sort and mail marketing materials; update mailing lists; contact agencies to obtain information; research zip codes, maps, proposal demographics; FedEx manuals; generate letters and reports to funders; prepare and mail certificates and evaluations; department mail/data entry; maintain production equipment (fax machine, copiers and printers); review existing methods and assist to revise techniques and procedures to improve RCAC’s workflow. · Assist with proposal and large document preparation – maintain and retrieve documents, binders and files; prepare monthly/quarterly department reports; become an expert on RCAC’s style manual and ensure all RCAC documents abide by it; prepare internal/external documents (eg assist with formatting, typing, proofing and editing of documents in draft and final form); compile appendices and attachments; organize and distribute copies to appropriate personnel. · Assist with communications tasks – proofread and edit public relations and outreach materials including email blasts, press releases, newsletters, case studies, brochures and flyers; assist with social media as needed. · Provide scheduling and meeting support – set appointments; assist in managing calendars, coordinate and schedule meetings; arrange conference calls; record and prepare meeting minutes · Perform receptionist duties as needed – act as back-up for reception desk and emergency coverage as needed, which includes answering phones; receiving, sorting and distributing the mail; logging checks; greeting and assisting guests; scheduling conference rooms; preparing outgoing mail Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: · Standard office procedures · Microsoft Office · English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation Ability to: · Provide a high level of customer service · Use initiative to approach troubleshooting and problem-solving alternatives · Organize and prioritize work to meet established timelines · Effectively listen and communicate both verbally and in writing · Work independently and within a team environment · Relate well with the public · Learn Federal OMB Regulations as they relate to RCAC’s trainings, workshops, trainings and events Preferred Education and Experience A combination of experience and education is necessary to qualify for the position. A typical qualifying combination may include: Experience Five years of applicable experience in administrative support (education may be substituted for part of the experience). Education Associate’s degree (additional qualifying experience may be substituted). Physical Job Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work performed in an office requires ability to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment, including telephone. Use may be moderate (average 2 hours per day) to heavy (4 or more hours per day). While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand and/or sit for prolonged periods of time; walk; talk; hear; use hand to finger; handle; feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid driver's license and proof of insurance that meets the minimum requirements ($100,000/$300,000) of RCAC corporate liability policy will be required when traveling for business purposes. recblid p85jb6uwarif3zndjbor75y5208m74


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