This is a full-time (37.5 hours/week) position.
The Executive Assistant supports the President and Dean, and executive level staff when needed. In addition to traditional clerical support, this person develops and maintains effective working relationships with CDSP staff, faculty, members of the Board of Trustees, significant donors, key partners at other Graduate Theological Union schools and other community members.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Support for the President and Dean (P&D):
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities. Commitment to Diversity Readiness to participate in an open and affirming community with a commitment to address issues related to hospitality, diversity and multiculturalism, including race, color, ethnic origin, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, and age.
· Good oral communication skills with ability to quickly organize and share thoughts and to understand communication from others.
This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. Because of a need to remain responsive to the needs of clients and the organization's operations, responsibilities may be modified at any time.
This is a full-time position that offers a generous benefits package. Candidates are subject to background checks.
The Church Divinity School of the Pacific, the only Episcopal seminary in the western United States, offers professional degree programs that prepare its students for spiritual leadership in contemporary church and society. Founded in 1893, CDSP has over 100 students in its degree programs and over 200 in its extended learning programs. Its students come from 24 states and 7 countries. Its 1,850 alumni serve in locations around the U.S.
CDSP is a founding member of the Graduate Theological Union, perhaps the most important ecumenical and interreligious consortium of accredited schools in the U.S., which offers M.A. and PhD academic degrees in addition to the professional degrees.