Employment Opportunity: Part-time Administrative Assistant
SOUND LEARNING HIRING OPPORTUNITY
JOB DESCRIPTION: Administrative Assistant
Overview: Since 1991, Sound Learning, a community-based nonprofit, has consistently provided quality, accessible, and innovative education programs to a diverse community of learners (adults and out-of-school-youth age 16+) in partnership with trained community volunteers. The Learners served represent varied range of educational, economic, cultural, and language backgrounds. Our service areas are in Mason and Thurston County.
Front Desk: Field phone calls, receive and direct visitors, interface via the reception desk with students, volunteers, and the community at large.
Administrative Assistance: Provide clerical support for Staff, including Exec. Director, Program Managers, and Instructors – copy, file, work with spreadsheets and documents, photocopy and scan materials, and maintain supplies.
Fiscal: Support Exec. Director with bill and donation processing, data entry and reports.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Familiarity with basic office procedures including filing, and phones and interacting with the public.
Current working knowledge/skill using MS office programs including: Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Strong organizational skills, good writing skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, good follow through and attention to detail and accuracy.
Good written and oral skills.
Successful completion of Washington State Patrol Background check.
Experience: Background in adult education and/or classroom techniques.
Experience in English as a Second Language adult basic education instruction preferred.
Skills/Abilities: -At least 1-year experience in equivalent position.
-A.A. degree or some college.
-Some course work in basic accounting and office procedure.
-Recent experience using QuickBooks®.
-Spanish language skills a plus!
-Patient, flexible, and creative.
-Sensitive to cultural, ethnic, social, and learning differences.
-Able to respect and communicate easily with adult learners from diverse
backgrounds and with varied abilities.
-Able to work independently without direct supervision, and as part of a team.
Schedule: This part-time administrative assistant position is located in the Shelton office, in Mason County. The schedule 12-15 hours per week, during daytime office hours.
Salary: Pay ranges form $12-$18 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience.
To Apply for this position:
Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your experience, qualifications, and interest in the position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application Priority deadline is February 3, 2020.
Position is open until filled.