03/06/2007 in Careers

Gund Foundation Seeking Senior Secretary

The George Gund Foundation is seeking a senior secretary to be part of its five-person support staff team, performing general office and grants management tasks as well as providing administrative assistance to two program officers.

The Foundation is a private philanthropy that makes grants quarterly to nonprofit organizations working in human services, education, environment, arts and economic development and community revitalization. This is an opportunity to be part of an organization that seeks to make Cleveland a better place to live and work.

The position requires strong computer skills including database management, a willingness to learn about Clevelandís diverse nonprofit community, excellent written and oral communications skills, the ability to multi-task, strong interpersonal skills, dedication to detail and the ability to work under deadline. The position also requires flexibility, open-minded thinking, personal initiative, a positive attitude and a sense of humor.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to quickly master grants administration protocols and procedures, adapt to a diverse and changing workload, work well with a diverse staff and communicate effectively with our grantees.

The Foundation, located in downtown Cleveland with convenient access to public transportation, offers a salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including fully-paid health insurance and generous 403B contribution. Applicants should submit their resume to Cindy Gasparro at cGasparro@GundFdn.org or to the Foundation, 1845 Guildhall, 45 W. Prospect, Cleveland, Ohio 44115. Additional information about The George Gund Foundation is available at www.gundfoundation.org.