Assistant to the Executive Director

Job Type

Full Time




168 7th Street
Ste 3A
New York
United States


Tom Kamber, the award-winning social entrepreneur who started and runs OATS, the nation’s most successful organization focused on harnessing technology to transform the lives of older people, is looking for someone to help him.

This fast-paced role requires someone who is smart, pleasant, and energetic, who can listen carefully and execute quickly and accurately.

Responsible for all aspects of support for the executive director, including:

  • Scheduling and calendar management
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Assisting with phone calls, email, correspondence, and note taking
  • Assist in the preparation of documents and presentations for internal and external audiences
  • Basic technology support
  • Running errands
  • Organizing events for staff
  • Helping with the organization of research materials

A driver’s license is required, as the position may entail some driving of a corporate car. Once hired, this position will require the passing of the New York State notary test (all fees paid by the employer).

This key role is ideal for a reliable, attentive, and highly organized person with a strong interest in innovative approaches to producing social change. This is a rare opportunity to work closely with and learn from a highly accomplished leader in the field!

Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) is an innovative New York City-based nonprofit with a mission to "harness the power of technology to change the way we age." Founded in 2004, OATS is a national leader in empowering older adults through the provision of free access to digital technologies, intensive technology training and support, a thriving online community, and the recent establishment in Manhattan and upstate NY of the country’s first technology-themed community centers for people aged 60 and older. OATS achieves extraordinary outcomes with older adults, improving their social engagement, health and well-being, financial security, and opportunities for social activism, creative expression, and life-long learning.

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or marital status.

To learn more about OATS, visit


Generous vacation time and benefits.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please email with Executive Assistant in the subject line and attach your cover letter and resume.

OATS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.