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Executive Director

Position Objective

Duties and Responsibilities

The Executive Director is the key management leader of RCUSA. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration and programs of the organization and creating and executing the strategic plan. Other key duties include fundraising, external communications, and building and sustaining membership.

General Responsibilities

Board Governance: Works with the board in order to fulfill the organization’s mission. Responsible for:
Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization. Responsible for:
Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, communications, and outreach. Responsible for:
Management and Operations: Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are effective. Responsible for:

Job Responsibilities

Professional Qualifications

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Executive Assistant (Part Time)

Primary Purpose:

Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director of the Refugee Council USA (RCUSA) the Executive Assistant is responsible for providing high-level confidential administrative support for RCUSA staff. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordinating projects and events; handling information requests; and performing general administrative functions such as reconciling financial receipts, scheduling meetings and arranging logistical requirements, producing Board of Directors meeting minutes, maintaining the filing system, making travel arrangements, and arranging conference calls.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides high-level administrative support to the RCUSA’s Executive Director and administrative support to RCUSA’s Director of Programs and Advocacy and Communications Manager.
  • Reviews and sorts all correspondence and answers correspondence not requiring signature. Prepares draft replies for signature.
  • Prepares a wide variety of documents and reports. Provides assistance in the preparation of speeches and presentations.
  • Maintains and manages the Office calendar by receiving and prioritizing all requests for meetings.
  • Coordinates events and meetings organized by RCUSA such as Board of Directors meetings, Committee meetings, etc. making sure that logistical requirements are met and meeting participants have appropriate background materials.
  • Attends meetings and prepares minutes.
  • Provides administrative support to the Board of Directors, its Committees, and its adjunct bodies, including but not limited to recording, disseminating, archiving and retrieving information.
  • Provides financial reconciliation services, photocopying and organizing receipts and reconciling them against statements in a timely manner.
  • Efficiently performs other administrative functions such arranging conference calls, maintaining the filing system, making travel arrangements, preparing expense reports, etc.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.

Requirements:

The incumbent will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support tasks. They must be exceedingly organized, flexible, and able to effectively work with diverse people and organizational programs. The position requires a proactive and resourceful thinker who demonstrates ability to exercise confidentiality and professionalism at all times. They must have highly developed writing and communications skills, as well as proficiency in transcribing minutes.
The ability to interact with staff, partners, board members, and member organizations with respect and diplomacy, in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, is crucial.
They are required to quickly develop and master extensive knowledge and familiarity of Refugee Council USA’s work and policies as well as those of our constituent partners.
The position reports to the Executive Director and will provide support to the Director of Programs and Advocacy and Communications Manager. The Executive Director will work with the incumbent to manage workflow and prioritize tasks in a collaborative work relationship. The incumbent must be comfortable working in a matrix reporting structure.
The position sometimes requires work outside of normal business hours, and limited travel.
Must be computer savvy with above average level of proficiency in Google and MS Office Suite.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalency.

Experience:

Minimum of four years of work experience in a similar setting with executive leadership, preferably in a not-for-profit environment.

Other Requirements:

Proficiency in Google Suite, MS Office Suite, including MS Outlook and other computer software.
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