Assistant to the Executive Director
The ACLU of Michigan is a nonprofit organization devoted to defending and extending civil rights and civil liberties. Our staff of 25 employees, assisted by numerous volunteers, work in a fast-paced, friendly, and professional office. The Assistant is a confidential, exempt position which works very closely with the Executive Director in the full range of her duties. The Assistant participates in staffing various organizational committees, Board of Directors, and the management team.
The position requires excellent judgment, superior office and writing skills, and the ability to handle matters of a confidential nature. A four-year degree and at least three full years of high-level administrative experience, preferably in a non-profit setting. Excellent word processing and computer skills. Excellent administrative and management skills and ability to manage several projects at various stages of completion and to keep track of the work and schedules of several committees. Excellent writing skills for capturing nuances in reports, minutes and correspondence. Ability to exercise initiative and creative approaches to problem-solving. A pro-active communicator who can anticipate information needed to facilitate decision-making. A commitment to diversity.
To apply, email a letter of application and resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org and include in the subject line of the email: your last name and Assistant. To learn more about this position and detailed instructions for application, go to: http://www.aclumich.org/sites/default/files/Assistant_to_the_Executive_Director.pdf The ACLU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified individuals of every race, creed, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression to apply.