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The Center for Craft is hiring a full-time position of Executive Associate | Due July 26
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Applications due July 26, 2021
The Center for Craft is currently seeking an energetic, organized full-time Executive Associate to support the work of the Executive Director and Leadership Team. The Executive Associate represents the Center for Craft externally to board members and stakeholders in close cooperation with other outward-facing staff. A key role in the organization, the position creates and promotes a positive, inclusive, and collaborative work environment, and encourages staff ownership of the organization’s success.
A critical role is to ensure that the executive team made up of board and staff are well-administered and documented centered on professionalism and equitable practice. The role also ensures that the Executive Office responds to the needs of the organization and is welcoming and accessible to staff, board volunteers, program participants, and funders. The ability to handle confidential information with discretion is a must, in addition to the ability to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines.
The Executive Associate resolves issues promptly and cooperatively, making a genuine effort to get to know, understand, and support staff. The position serves on the on-site Operations Team and the Board of Directors DEAI Task Force to develop an entrepreneurial and forward-thinking organizational culture focused on diversity, equity, access, and inclusion.
This position is full-time and exempt with occasional evenings/weekends and reports to the Executive Director. Starting salary is $39,500 with full benefits to include Medical/Dental, Life Insurance, LTD and STD, and 401K as well as 3 weeks paid leave and recognized federal holidays.
The ideal candidate will have a BA in Arts Administration or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The following skills, qualities and experiences are also a priority:
The Center for Craft provides equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or perceived disability, age, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, or any other protected category, with regard to all terms and conditions of employment. The Center encourages applications from traditionally underrepresented minority populations. Submitting an application does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment.
This position will be regularly scheduled to work Monday-Friday during the core hours of 9 am - 5 pm. Occasional nights and weekend hours are required.
Email employee application, cover letter, resumé, three professional references, and relevant writing samples to Stephanie Moore at email@example.com by July 26, 2021, 11:59 pm. No phone calls please.
Offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a background check.