Christian Reformed Church in North America Senior Administrative Assistant - Resonate in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Resonate Global Mission, a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA), has a full-time opening for a Senior Administrative Assistant in our Grand Rapids, MIchigan office. The purpose of this position is to coordinate general administrative services for Resonate Global Missions Grand Rapids office and manage administrative support activities for the US advancement and mission support co-director.

For consideration, complete an on-line application attaching a current cover letter and resume by August 28, 2017.

Job Title: Senior Administrative Assistant

Department: Advancement and Mission Support

Status: Full time, non-exempt

ESSENTIAL DUTIES include the following:

  • Provide general office administrative support, as directed.

  • Answer and screen phone calls, provide information as needed.

  • Respond to requests for information and materials and ensure proper handling of correspondence, as directed.

  • Monitor director’s e-mail correspondence and forward to other appropriate staff, as needed.

  • Maintain director’s calendar, schedule appointments and coordinate all logistics for meetings and routine conferences, including travel.

  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of all agenda materials for assigned agency boards and committees.

  • Coordinates and organizes all aspects of annual conference (e.g., researching and choosing venues, arranging travel and transportation of attendees, collecting and organizing event material and other necessary logistics), as applicable.

  • Prepare, including drafting and editing, correspondence, presentations, and reports for assigned governing bodies.

  • Communicate information on behalf of director, as requested.

  • Organize and maintain all correspondence, files and official organizational records.

  • Record and distribute minutes from assigned board and committee meetings.

  • Prepare and process invoices, check requests and expense reports as applicable.

  • Routine copying, printing and gathering of information, as needed.

  • Work with appropriate department to ensure that information is correct and up to date on applicable web sites.

  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Able to respect and support the mission, vision and values of the CRCNA.

  • Proven ability to plan and organize tasks and responsibilities including multitasking, setting priorities and deadlines, etc.

  • Proven ability to be self-motivated, work independently with minimal direction and collaboratively within a team environment.

  • Intermediate verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and external contacts.

  • Some college coursework required.

  • At least two years’ experience as an administrative assistant.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

ID: 2017-1101

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