Executive Assistant

Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center | East Hills, NY, United States

Posted Date 6/14/2022

Sid Jacobson JCC and its surrounding campus, the Bernice Jacobson Day School and Camp provide a full range of cutting-edge recreational, health, fitness, educational, cultural arts, and social services programs. We are a national leader in providing care for those suffering from chronic illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Parkinson’s, and other degenerative illness, as well as offering year-round social, recreational, fitness, and vocational programs for children, teens, and adults living with special needs. In addition, we are Long Island’s hub that addresses social justice, uses social action to better our society, and provides volunteers with the opportunity to give back. 

We are dedicated to serving every aspect of community wellness, regardless of age or ability. We promote physical health through our innovative health and wellness center, while also providing for emotional and spiritual health through a variety of divorce, bereavement, and cancer support groups. Enjoy a lively Zumba class or work out at our state of the art fitness center. Make new friends. Meet popular authors and inspiring speakers. Celebrate holidays. Play canasta. Practice your Hebrew. Try your hand at watercolor painting. Work out with a personal trainer. We offer educational and interactive programs for seniors 60+ to help them achieve physical fitness, experience the world through cultural programs, keep their minds active with lectures, and engage with their peers in social groups. 

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to perform a variety of administrative tasks and support our agency’s senior-level managers. This full-time position is in Nassau County, Long Island. 

The Executive Assistant’s responsibilities include managing calendars, making travel arrangements and preparing expense reports, for the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director and VP of Operations. 

To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized, have great time management skills and be able to act without guidance. 

Ultimately, you will contribute to the efficiency of our business by providing personalized and timely support to executive members.

How You’ll Help Us Be Successful:

  • Serve as Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director and VP of Operations
  • Ensure confidential matters are handled with tact and discretion
  • Maintain and coordinate Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director’s calendar
  • Plan meetings both virtual and in-person and prepare conference rooms
  • Draft agendas, take minutes, supply advanced materials and execute follow-up for meetings and team conferences
  • Liaison with staff, board and members as required
  • Create reports and presentations, using advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint functions. Ensure accuracy of information presented
  • Maintain timelines for all projects, including updating Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director on status, as requested
  • Schedules and organizes multiple activities such as meetings, travel, and department activities for members of the senior management team
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor 


What You’ll Need To Be Successful:

  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills and professionalism to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information
  • Must have superior writing skill
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels, including Board Members
  • Must be organized and detailed oriented with the ability to adjust to changing deadlines quickly 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 2010, including Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as a working knowledge of multiple system databases and basic office equipment
  • Ability to multi-task and remain calm during stressful situations
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (some evenings and weekends)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, military status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We offer:

  • Disability accommodations
  • Inclusive of minority and disadvantaged groups
  • LGBTQ+ friendly workplace
  • Age-inclusive Diversity and inclusion training or programs
  • Health Insurance, Paid time off, Retirement Plan, 100% agency sponsored Pension Plan, Employee Discounts  

Sid Jacobson JCC is a beneficiary agency of the UJA Federation of New York. 

COVID-19 considerations:
The Sid Jacobson JCC has a mandatory vaccine policy, a dedicated medical advisory committee, newly installed air filters and air purification systems, common surfaces/areas are sanitized regularly, and members and staff are required to follow CDC regulations.

Salary45000.00 - 55000.00 Annual
Full Time
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