Special Assistant to the Executive Director

Location
Americus, Georgia
Salary
Commensurate with experience.
Posted
Jun 07, 2019
Closes
Jul 07, 2019
Focus Areas
Human Services
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors

Job Summary:

This position provides specialized assistance to the Executive Director in the management of RCI functions and in other areas as assigned. The Special Assistant will serve as a key partner to the Executive Director in advancing the mission and goals of RCI to impact the lives of caregivers across the country.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides executive-level support for the work of the Executive Director. (90%)
    • Supports the Executive Director and the broad agenda within the organization and around the country.
    • Helps set priorities among issues and constituents.
    • Ensures the Executive Director is responsive to requests and inquiries.
    • Assists the Executive Director with meeting and event preparation.
    • Serves as senior advisor to the Executive Director.
    • Responds to concerns, issues and inquiries on the behalf of the Executive Director.
    • Assists the Executive Director in establishing and accomplishing goals.
    • Tracks commitments and deliverables to internal and external partners with a customer-service attitude.
  • Performs a variety of related duties. (10%)

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s and five years OR a Master’s and three years of related professional experience.
  • Experience working strategically and collaboratively across organizations in very fast-paced environments.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness, versatility and action-oriented behavior.
  • Exceptional writing skill and communication skills, including a proven ability to prepare and present clear and concise reports to senior management and articulate complex and/or technical issues to various stakeholders.
  • Experience staffing and advising a senior executive or political figure with experience strategically managing an executive’s calendar, scheduling/logistics and priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently; excellent organizational and delegation skills; and ability meet deadlines with short turn-around times.
  • Dedication to the mission of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving.