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Programs Administrative Assistant

Job Classification: Part-Time, Temporary
Hours: Approximately 20 hours per week
Position Timeframe: February 1 – March 30, 2019

Truman Heartland Community Foundation seeks a talented, motivated administrative assistant to provide administrative assistance for our Director of Programs and Donor Services during spring 2019. The Programs Administrative Assistant will assist with the execution of the Community Foundation’s scholarships programs. Truman Heartland Community Foundation manages nearly 100 active scholarship funds and awards nearly $250,000 in scholarships to deserving students each year.

Job Responsibilities/Requirements:
The Programs Administrative Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Director of Programs and Donor Services managing scholarship applications, ensuring applicants meet minimum qualifications, distributing scholarship applications to outside committees for review, creating and sending award and declination letters to applicants, notifying high schools of their recipients, and other projects related to the administration of the Community Foundation’s Scholarships.

Candidates must be talented administrative professionals with strong organizational skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to work under pressure in a small team setting; be highly proficient with Microsoft Office programs; and have the ability to learn new software applications quickly.

Compensation: $12 per hour

How to Apply:
Candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Rachael Cassiday Watkins, Director of Programs and Donor Services, at watkins@thcf.org.  Only email applications will be accepted.    No phone calls please.

Truman Heartland Community Foundation is a public charity committed to improving area communities by promoting and serving private giving for the public good. Founded in 1982, THCF serves the region with more than $45 million in charitable assets and annual grants surpassing $3 million. THCF serves individuals who, through their private giving, wish to support the public good and help them do it in the most tax-wise and effective manner. Through the Community Foundation, donors can set up their own family foundations, scholarship funds, field of interest funds, endowment funds, charitable gift annuities and many other charitable vehicles, which utilize shared resources of the foundation to maximize the impact of their philanthropic dollars. In addition to donor services, the Community Foundation provides asset development for nonprofit organizations, gives grants to nonprofits, assists organizations in planned giving and serves as a leader in addressing community issues.  


Interested In Applying?

Email your resume and cover letter to Shannon Sundberg, Director of Advancement of Truman Heartland.

EMAIL Shannon


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