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Foundation Assistant

Geological Society of America Foundation
Posted September 2017

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Foundation Assistant

Geological Society of America Foundation
Posted September 2017

Job Title: Foundation Assistant
Organization: Geological Society of America Foundation
Location: Geological Society of America Headquarters, Boulder, CO
Employment Type: Part Time / Non Exempt
Salary: Commensurate with experience

The Geological Society of American Foundation:
The Geological Society of America Foundation (GSAF) is an independent 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1980 to raise and manage funds solely in support of the mission of the GSA.


The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of general administrative experience in the non-profit sector. He/she will be an excellent time manager and be able to operate well in an informal environment that values a good deal of independence. We seek a team player who is flexible and able to work in a small development operation within a larger society where each member must, as times, pitch in to forward the common purpose.

The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience in:

  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word); Mail Merge skills helpful
  • Ability to prioritize projects and strong problem solving skills
  • Good research skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively within a team, between teams, and independently
  • The selected candidate will work at GSAF headquarters in Boulder. Qualified candidates will be subject to a background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative and clerical support including mailing, scanning, faxing and copying
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system
  • Perform data entry and scanning of documents into Raiser’s Edge Database
  • Assist in resolving any administrative problems
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails
  • Performs key research and analysis (as assigned) for the Foundation
  • Other duties as assigned

Benefits:

This parttime position will not qualify for benefits.

To Apply:

Please provide the following documents to be considered for this position:

  • Cover letter (include salary requirements)
  • Resume
  • List of three professional references

These may be sent to hr@geosociety.org or mailed to:
Human Resources
Geological Society of America
3300 Penrose Place
P.O. Box 9140
Boulder, CO 80301

EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V