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Administrative Assistant I

Grinnell College
50112, Grinnell (US)
$17-$18 per hour with benefits
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024

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Position Type
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Grinnell College is currently seeking an energetic, motivated, and well-organized Administrative Assistant I to become part of the team which provides strategic and tactical leadership for the alumni and donor programs, events, volunteers, and communications. These areas complement and support the mission of the College and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR).

This role is a 30 hour per week, full-time benefit eligible position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support for DAR events including creation and management of data records. Coordination of mailed and electronic invitations. Development and organization of materials to execute programs. Primary phone receptionist and information resource for alumni, parents, and friends of Grinnell College Manage, create, and produce alumni and donor relations general correspondence including celebratory cards. Coordinate inaugural volunteers’ process with the President’s Office and development team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) One year or more experience Champions diversity, equity, and inclusion Highest level of confidentiality maintained. Detailed oriented and well organized Excellent written and oral communications skills, including grammar and spelling. The ability to adapt to changing circumstances. Strength in developing relationships with internal and external partners

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven communicator with the ability to effectively utilize various modes of communication. Has an understanding of philanthropy and fundraising and/or has previous higher education/non-profit work experience Strong command of the Microsoft Office suite applications


Grinnell College

Founded in 1846, we’re a private, coed, residential liberal arts and sciences college located in Grinnell, Iowa. Our community embraces intellectual journeys of all kinds, and provides the individualized guidance to dive deeper, define new directions, and follow their passions across the world. We call ourselves Grinnellians.

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