Union of Concerned Scientists
Aug 06, 2018Full time
Executive Department Coordinator Executive Department Union of Concerned Scientists Cambridge, MA Office The Position The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit working to solve some of our planet’s most pressing environmental and safety problems. UCS combines technical analysis, effective organizing and advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for addressing global warming, advancing sustainable food and agriculture policy, promoting clean energy and transportation, fighting misinformation and reducing the threat of catastrophic nuclear war. Would you like to apply your amazing administrative skills to support an organization making change in the world? Join UCS as the Executive Department Coordinator, right within the hub of activity in our Cambridge, MA office. The right candidate will be great with people, patient with busy schedules, and view technology as friend, not foe. Responsibilities This position provides high-level and proactive administrative support to the executive director of UCS and its board of directors. Working with the senior administrator, this position provides scheduling, email, and other support to the executive office, drafts communications to all staff, helps plan and execute board meetings, and takes on other administrative responsibilities as they arise. UCS is an equal opportunity employer continually seeking to diversify its staff. In particular, we’re dedicated to broadening opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences and in environmental advocacy. We’re also committed to building an inclusive workplace culture where talented people of widely diverse backgrounds can thrive. We've adopted this commitment because we believe the inclusion of culturally diverse perspectives will improve our work and produce better societal and environmental outcomes for all, including historically disenfranchised communities. We are actively seeking people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in this work. Compensation, Hours and Location: This is a full-time position based in UCS’s Harvard Square office in Cambridge, MA. For those who meet all position requirements, the salary is $47,500 annually. UCS offers excellent benefits and a rewarding work environment. Information about the organization is available at http://www.ucsusa.org To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and how you learned about the position via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Executive Department Coordinator” in the subject line. Email materials in Word or PDF format only. No phone calls, please. Deadline: September 21, 2018, or until filled.