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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of
lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit
at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest
We are looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant to
support our Blood Donor Services Executive in Oakland, CA. This
position will be working approximately 20 hours per week.
1: Maintain executive's calendar for meetings, appointments,
travel, visits to field or operating units. Make travel
arrangements and prepares agenda for meetings. May prepare for high
level meetings for which the executive's office is responsible.
2: Prepare memos, reports or correspondence for executive's or
own signature. Review correspondence for consistency with corporate
policies and practices.
3: Perform various research and analytical tasks on behalf of
the executive regarding operational issues and initiatives. May
administer a particular project and compile results or findings
from multiple departments reporting to the executive.
4: Review and screen calls for executive and ensure that
appropriate follow up occurs.
5: Coordinate office activities and communications on behalf of
Education: Associate's Degree required.
Experience: Minimum 7 years of related experience or equivalent
combination of education and related experience required.
Skills & Abilities: Ability to work with various executive
levels and across functional teams.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in personal computer use and Microsoft Office Suite.
Proficient typing skills required. Knowledge of organizational
policies and procedures that relate to operations within assigned
organizational unit is preferred.
Ability to prepare and edit complex documents is preferred.
Strong and demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy, customer
service and organizational skills required.
Ability to work on a team.
Travel: May require some travel.
- Combination of candidate's education and general experience
satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to
description's minimum education and general experience years
combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While
performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly
required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The
employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The
employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up
to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus. The work environment will
consist of moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers,
phones and printers, light traffic). The employee must have the
ability to work in a small cubicle and have the ability to sit at a
computer terminal for an extended period of time.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the
general nature and level of work being performed by individuals
assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as
an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required
of personnel so classified.
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the
opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization
offering its employee's professional development and growth
opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a
collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this
position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.
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