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Administrative Assistant

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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops | Washington, DC
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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops


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Published 10 days ago

Start Date

July 1, 2019

Application Deadline

June 29, 2019

Salary

$40,000 - $45,000


The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) a non-profit organization located in Washington, DC, currently has a vacancy in the Secretariat of Catholic Education. The position is full-time and is eligible for benefits such as: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, SmartBenefits, PTO, 403(b) retirement and more. For more information please visit our career site at: http://www.usccb.org/about/human-resources/index.cfm 


Position Description:

The Administrative Assistant assists the Executive Director and the Associate Director of Public Policy by providing administrative and technical skills to manage the office, special projects, communications to the Catholic school community, and the office web site. Assists in the production of necessary resources, planning and carrying out of meetings and conferences that foster the mission and programs of the Office. Contributes to the Bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference. Demonstrates willingness and ability to understand, respect and contribute to the USCCB mission and to fulfill job duties in accordance with its Catholic identity.


Requirements:

Educational Level: Bachelor’s degree preferred, but 2 years of Secretarial/business school or a combination of work and education may substitute.      

Major Field/Specialty: English, Communications, information technology

Language Requirement: English and Spanish

Other Specialized Training: (i.e. word processing, personal computer, knowledge of Catholic Church, etc.)

  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church structures and hierarchy 
  • High proficiency with e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, database administration, desktop publishing, Viseo
  • Knowledge of office practices
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills

Type and Nature of Professional Experience: 

  • General office management and/or secretarial support, particularly in religious or non-profit environment
  • Strong attention to detail. Ability to use independent judgement and take initiative 
  • Ability to establish priorities, handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. 
  • Experience that demonstrates ability to read reference material, obtain information and/or perform intermediate mathematics. 
  • Experience assisting with budget planning and preparation. 
  • Desktop publishing experience that demonstrates ability to compose text, edit and proofread documents. 
  • Scheduling meetings and taking minutes. 
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive communications. 
  • Work collaboratively with peers, colleagues and others to achieve mission goals and objectives.
  • Ability to follow established policies and procedures.


Number of Years Required:  A minimum of 2-3 years of directly related experience

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) a non-profit organization located in Washington, DC, currently has a vacancy in the Secretariat of Catholic Education. The position is full-time and is eligible for benefits such as…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, SmartBenefits, PTO, 403(b) retirement and more.

Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, SmartBenefits, PTO, 403(b) retirement and more.

Level of Language Proficiency

Read and write in Spanish required.

Read and write in Spanish required.

Location

3211 4th Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20017
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