Administrative Assistant I

Grinnell College

Education-Teaching/Admin | Full Time | Onsite | Grinnell

Posted: 4/15/24

Job Description

Grinnell College is currently seeking an energetic, motivated, and well-organized Administrative Assistant I to become part of the team which provides strategic and tactical leadership for the alumni and donor programs, events, volunteers, and communications. These areas complement and support the mission of the College and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR).

This role is a 30 hour per week, full-time benefit eligible position.

Deadline to Apply 5/30/24


733 Broad St

Essential Job Functions

Key Responsibilities
• Provide support for DAR events including creation and management of data records.
• Coordination of mailed and electronic invitations.
• Development and organization of materials to execute programs.
• Primary phone receptionist and information resource for alumni, parents, and friends of Grinnell College
• Manage, create, and produce alumni and donor relations general correspondence including celebratory cards.
• Coordinate inaugural volunteers’ process with the President’s Office and development team.


High School diploma or GED


One year or more experience


Health, Dental and Life insurance, Paid time off and more.

About the Company

Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa and is ranked #11 on the U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges.

Grinnell College is a top ranked Liberal Arts institution that values diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, intellectual freedom, and social responsibility. We seek candidates that align with these values and have the ability and desire to advance our values of belonging within our community and the communities we engage. To achieve this, we strive to establish a workforce of talented individuals who embody the diversity of the communities we serve. Grinnell College strongly encourages talented women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented within their profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected class to apply. Ideal candidates will be prepared to collaborate and contribute to the mission and values of the college across all constituencies.

Travel Required

Resume Required


Contact Person

DaNaye VanDeKrol

Deadline to Apply 5/30/24

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