Project Support (Administrative)

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organization:National Indian Child Welfare Association
position summary:


PROJECT SUPPORT. An administrative support position is being recruited for a national Indian child welfare agency in Portland, Oregon. Responsible for 1) completing a wide variety of administrative and secretarial work in an accurate, professional and timely manner and 2) arranging and implementing detailed communications, announcements, publications, proceedings records, personnel, facilities, shipping and other logistical responsibilities in support of a broad range of activities and personnel.

This is an outstanding administrative career opportunity with a first-class nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Indian children and their families across North America. Candidates need to enjoy and be adept in producing high-volumes of precise, high-quality and correct work on time, organizing and managing multiple simultaneous projects and complex assignments with simultaneous due dates that involve numerous stakeholders and support personnel; processing detail-rich information according to assigned specifications; and dealing with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.

Starting salary range is $27,000 - $30,000 dependent upon experience; excellent benefit plan available.

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E-mail resume, cover letter, and references to [email protected]; mail to Carmen Farmer, NICWA, 5100 SW Macadam, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97239; or fax to (503) 222-4007.

Salary / Pay Rate:$27,000-30,000
Required Skills and Abilities:High-level word processing, proofreading, and organizational skills required. General knowledge of American Indian tribal culture and programs is preferred.
Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in secretarial services or business management, human resources, or related field or specialized equivalent experience is required.
Education Required:High School or equiv.
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer