Executive Assistant (INTERNAL ONLY)

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this position will provide support for the Executive and his/her area of responsibility by assisting with achievement of the vision, serving as a liaison with audiences inside and outside of InterVarsity, and exercising discretion in overseeing implementation of policies and objectives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ: growing in love for God, God’s Word, God’s people of every ethnicity and culture, and God’s purposes in the world
  • Provide administrative leadership to the Executive
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the area and organization by:
    • Analyzing current department operating methods and proactively propose cost-saving and efficiency improvements to the Executive
    • Monitoring projects, task forces, and committees, related to the department’s goals, objectives, and mission
    • Working with other teams and leaders to accomplish InterVarsity objectives
    • Providing high level administrative support to other Leadership Team members, as needed
  • Exercise independent judgment in managing logistics, budgets, and hospitality for onsite and offsite meetings, programs, conferences, events and guests
  • Act independently on behalf of the Executive while serving as a liaison with various publics including other Executives, leaders, staff directors, staff, donors, and students
  • Provide general office services including but not limited to faxing, copying, filing, answering phones, coordinating travel arrangements and itineraries, handling correspondence, email, and phone messages not requiring the Executive’s attention, and preparing other communication from notes and rough drafts
  • Supervise logistical, support, and/or project staff on behalf of the Executive, as requested
  • Perform other duties and projects, as assigned
  • Communicate with a wide variety of internal and external audiences, departments, and organizations on behalf of the Executive and other members of the Leadership Team
  • Develop and maintain a funding base and prayer support

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Faith as a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent education/experience
  • Advanced Skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point and Internet Explorer).
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Availability to travel for business to local and out-of-town management meetings, including the triennial Urbana Student Missions Convention and National Staff Conference
  • Willingness to raise a mutually agreed upon amount of personal support
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds

DESIRED

  • Previous administrative experience strongly preferred
  • Experience using databases such as SharePoint, Access, etc. preferred
  • Prior or current experience with InterVarsity as a staff member or student preferred
Job Status: Part-Time (10 hours per week) / Non-Exempt
Job Team: Strategy and Innovation
VP Area: Strategy and Innovation
Application Due Date: March 14, 2018
 

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.