About the Foundation
The Kresge Foundation is one of the top 20 private philanthropic foundations in the United States and the only one focused exclusively on expanding opportunities for people with low income in American cities. With an endowment of approximately $4 billion and a staff of over 100 employees, the foundation deploys grants and social investments across arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services and community development. The foundation’s state-of-the-art headquarters maintains an array of energy-efficient, water-conserving and health-promoting systems. The foundation also operates an office in Detroit’s Midtown district.
About the position
The Administrative Assistant supports the IT and Legal teams.
The Administrative Assistant is required to be proactive, self-directed, and must possess sound judgment and high attention to detail. This position also requires a commitment to producing high quality work and providing high-quality support while displaying a consistently collaborative and cooperative work style. The Administrative Assistant role requires highly professional, customer service focused interaction (orally and in writing) with external and internal partners within the Foundation. This position also requires the ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Scheduling and Correspondence
Budgets and Contracts
Team Travel and Logistics
This position is full-time. The starting salary for this position begins at $57,200.00 per year. Individual offers will be based on the candidate's years of experience and our practice of upholding salary equity within the foundation.
The application deadline for this position is Midnight EST on November 20, 2023. Please click the link below to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=87274f4c-cc7a-4ce9-97ab-d86186933f96&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=891999&source=CC2&lang=en_US
The Kresge Foundation COVID -19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be “up to date” on the COVID-19 vaccination. The Foundation defines “up to date” as having received two primary doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech or Moderna vaccine or one primary dose of the J&J vaccine and any booster dose(s) when eligible. Proof of vaccination must be provided prior to the first day of employment. If you believe you need a disability or religious accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding the vaccination policy, you are responsible for requesting an accommodation prior to your first day of employment by notifying Human Resources. Employment will be contingent upon the outcome of the accommodation review process.
This position is located in Troy, Michigan and currently has a hybrid schedule. Tuesday and Wednesday are the standard in-office days, however, there may be times when you will have to adjust the days based on work needs.
This position requires occasional travel for foundation activities/events and professional development activities.
Some of the benefits include:
Kresge is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ applicants. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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