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Administrative Assistant

Job Description
Scientific & Cultural Facilities District
Organization Type: 
Government agency
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
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Job Category: 
Job Description: 

The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) is seeking an Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will be an individual who possesses integrity, reliability, demonstrates initiative, enjoys closure, and is conscientious, organized and takes responsibility for a job well done. This position requires an ability to manage stress in a fast-paced organization coupled with an ability to see what needs to get done and take the initiative to do it. It also requires the ability to work effectively in a small team setting and the capacity to solve problems productively. This individual will pay close attention to detail to ensure operational efficiency, accuracy, credibility and strong customer service. An interest in the arts and/or sciences, sense of humor and positive attitude are also helpful. Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Required Core Competencies:

  • Understand, implement and follow policies and rules
  • Ability to use discretion with confidential and sensitive information and documents
  • Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail, both in written and verbal communication
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, Constant Contact, and website maintenance
  • Proficient in writing, editing and proofreading; including grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • High level of professionalism with a strong work ethic; accountable and responsible
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with and support multiple team members
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and complete them in timeframe allotted
Areas of Responsibility

Essential Duties:

Executive Assistance (50%)

  • Support Executive Director with internal and external communication
  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director that ensures outstanding communication and responsiveness
  • Scheduling meetings for the Executive Director to ensure his/her calendar is accurate and up-to-date
  • Take minutes and notes in meetings
  • Assist Executive Director with special projects as assigned

General Administration (30%)

  • Monitor and order supplies, keep all office equipment in working order to support office efficiency and productivity; distribute in-coming and prepare out-going mail, record and replenish postage
  • Manage office calendar and rentals of SCFD marketing materials and mascot costumes
  • Troubleshoot office equipment problems and coordinate with IT contractors to rectify issues
  • Reconcile company credit card and receipts on monthly basis
  • Field questions from grant applicants and cultural council members and direct them to appropriate staff
  • Provide support for annual grant workshops and trainings
  • Manage electronic communications and provide information to the public, constituent organizations, and county cultural councils
  • Assist in maintaining SCFD website to ensure free days, board meetings and job postings are up-to-date


Board Management (20%)

  • Establish annual board meetings schedule, and manage all aspects of monthly and special public board meetings to include venue logistics, lunch orders, and required equipment
  • Copy, assemble and distribute monthly board meeting packets
  • Take and transcribe minutes of board meetings, obtain signatures on minutes and other documents
  • Gather Board RSVPs to various events


  • Educational and Work Experience: • Minimum of a Associates Degree and at least two years administrative work experience in a fast-paced, professional office setting • Experience and/or exposure to grant making processes is preferred •
  • • Knowledge of the SCFD a plus • Valid Colorado driver’s license with good driving record

Job Classification: Non-exempt. Part time

Reports to: Executive Director

Compensation: $21,000-$26,000




Benefits include, parking, PERA, optional employee 401(k) and 457, paid vacation & sick time


How To Apply

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject “Administrative Assistant Position.”  No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until April 21.

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