Administrative Specialist - Iowa 4-H Foundation

Administrative Specialist

Title:  Administrative Specialist, Part-time, 15-20 hours/week

Job Summary

The Iowa 4-H Foundation is a statewide nonprofit organization that provides financial resources for youth development through 4-H.  This position is primarily responsible for the administrative support and first-line public/donor relations functions of the Iowa 4-H Foundation. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Departmental Support / Administrative Duties (75% of time)

  • Provide administrative-level support
  • Serve as office point of contact; greet guests, answer phones, facilitate questions from the public
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail
  • Compose and prepare professional correspondence, which may include memos, reports, board meeting minutes and forms. 
  • Manage daily office operations. 
  • Coordinate meeting logistics. 

Projects (20% of time)

  • Manage office projects.
  • Assist with coordination of annual fundraising campaigns and special events.
  • Assist with alumni program and marketing efforts 

Other duties as assigned (5% of time)

Required Qualifications and Licensure

Bachelor’s degree OR associate degree and and 2-5 years of experience 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with database management systems (Raisers Edge experience a plus) 

Compensation: Minimum $17/hour; commensurate with qualifications.

Special Conditions

Position may require assisting with evening or weekend events.

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the Iowa 4-H Foundation's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, and will include the completion of a background check.  

Application Instructions:

Submit to: Emily Saveraid, Executive Director
Iowa 4-H Foundation
esaver@iastate.edu 

Applications accepted until position is filled. 

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