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Subject: Part-Time Position
Program Assistant Job Description (part-time), Oakland, CA
Job posting: August 25, 2003
Deadline: September 15, 2003
Putnam Community Investment Consulting (PCIC) is seeking a part-time
Program Assistant to assist with administrative and research activities.
PCIC is a small philanthropic consulting firm based in Oakland, CA
dedicated to helping foundations research, develop, leverage and evaluate
grantmaking programs, primarily in the areas of health, human services,
and social change. Recent consulting projects have addressed violence
prevention, teen pregnancy prevention, nonprofit leadership development,
substance abuse treatment, and economic development. Our clients are
primarily health and family foundations, as well as non-profit agencies.
This is a new position in a growing consulting firm. This position
includes both administrative and research responsibilities, so applicants
must be willing to do data entry and filing one day, and research a public
health topic the next.
§Draft and mail correspondence (e.g., thank you letters)
§Organize and maintain filing system (includes hard copy and electronic
§Manage Outlook contact database (data entry, updating records, preparing
mailing lists, etc)
§Type notes during meetings and summarize key decisions
§Maintain orderly and organized office
§Edit, format, print, copy and bind reports
§Assist Principal Consultant with scheduling calendar and interviews
§Organize meeting and travel logistics (e.g., make travel arrangements,
prepare driving directions, make food arrangements, identify meeting
location, prepare and copy materials)
§Obtain cost estimates for projects, supplies and travel (e.g. focus group
§Coordinate with outside vendors (e.g., transcription services, focus group
§Order/purchase supplies, books and materials
§Pick up mail from offsite location (nearby) and prepare documents, and
materials for mailing
§Prepare PowerPoint presentations
§Assist with some personal administrative assistance, such as personal
§Other duties as required
§Conduct internet research to identify relevant information on various
topics; print out and organize all documents; and summarize key findings
for Principal Consultant. Topics will relate to health and social issues
such as violence prevention, teen pregnancy prevention, substance abuse,
nonprofit management, youth services, etc.
§Take notes during meetings, interviews and focus groups, and type
§Obtain contact information for interviewees and focus group participants
§Review and summarize documents
§Provide support to evaluation projects. This could include assisting in
the development of surveys and focus group discussion guides, and
§Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis as capable.
§Go to library as needed to copy articles
§ An interest in working with non-profit, philanthropic, and government
organizations and learning about health and social issues
§ Highly skilled in conducting Internet research.
§Excellent PC computer skills, especially Microsoft Word & Outlook (Excel
and PowerPoint desired)
§Excellent written and oral communication skills
§Ability to anticipate needs and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
§Highly organized with an attention to detail
§Good typing and proofreading/editing skills
§Excellent interpersonal skills
§Self-motivated; ability to work independently and meet deadlines
§Sense of humor and flexibility
§An interest in being part of a growing enterprise
§Research, evaluation and data analysis experience a plus
Hours and salary
Part-time position, approximately 12-20 hours per week depending on need.
Flexible hours and work schedule. Office hours are generally 8am 5pm,
but we can work together to accommodate both of our scheduling needs. Some
work may be required on evenings or weekends. Salary starts at $15 $20
per hour (DOE). Room for growth for the right person.
Home office located in the beautiful, wooded neighborhood of Montclair
(Oakland, CA off Highway 13). This office is not very accessible to
public transportation and not wheel-chair accessible. Some local and out
of town travel may be required. Physical requirements include: sitting at
a desk for 2-3 hours at a time, working on a computer for 6 hours a day,
lifting and moving documents and supplies, bending to file and retrieve
Benefits to you
§Learn how a small consulting firm operates.
§Help address social issues such as preventing elder abuse, developing
non-profit leadership, preventing youth violence and teen pregnancy, and
increasing after-school programs.
§Enjoy working out of a relaxed home office, including working from the
outdoor patio if work and weather permit.
To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references by September 15, 2003 to:
Putnam Community Investment Consulting
Attn: Program Assistant Position
6114 LaSalle Avenue, No. 636
Oakland, CA 94611
Or email resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word format to info@... Put "Program Assistant Position" in the subject heading. No phone calls, please.
References should include at least one job reference but also may include
personal or academic references. Women, people of color, and Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Transgender individuals
encouraged to apply.
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