Administrative Assistant, Local Initiatives Support Coalition

Posted by on October 7, 2005



LISC is seeking a qualified Administrative Assistant in its Philadelphia office. LISC is a national non-profit organization, which provides financial and technical assistance to community development corporations (CDCs) engaged in neighborhood revitalization activities.

The Administrative Assistant will support the Program Director and other professional program staff, and will be responsible for performing secretarial duties, record keeping, billing, and other administrative functions. Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Director. The successful candidates should be energetic, well organized, have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to relate to senior level executives. Please visit our local and national websites for more information: <a href=""></a> and <a href=""></a>.


? Relieves Program Director of operational and office administrative details.
? Assists in preparing proposals, reports, research papers and grant applications.
? Composes responses to office correspondence. Maintains LISC database and fund raising records, mailing lists, and office filing systems.
? Processes materials for, and takes and prepares minutes of all Local Advisory Committee meetings.
? Assembles materials from files and records for use in preparing reports, answering correspondence and other inquiries.
? Coordinates meetings and conferences. Schedules appointments, makes travel arrangements.
? Responsible for office management functions, equipment leases, etc.
? Processes all invoices and expense reports for payment. Monitors and reconciles office revolving checking account and petty cash.
? Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education: High school graduate, Associates degree or some college desired.

Experience: 2-3 years of full time Secretarial or administrative experience. Previous community development, banking or legal experience preferred.

Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of programs, Internet, e-mail and general office equipment.

Salary: LISC offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to: Mark Edwards, Director Philadelphia LISC, 718 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19106; or by email to No phone calls please.


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