The Arts Council of Greater Lansing exists to support, strengthen and promote arts, culture and creativity in the Capital region.
Part-time, hourly position. Approximately 30 hrs/week. $16/hour.
Position is part-time with some flexibility (up to 30 hrs per week) during open hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5.p.m. Some work outside of normal business hours is required.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility to help keep our employees, members and communities healthy and safe. At the Arts Council, we are adhering to CDC, state and local orders with regard to COVID-19. We are a COVID-cautious employer, and our team is currently working remotely with occasional office visits.
The Arts Council of Greater Lansing has been a leading voice for arts and culture in the Greater Lansing region since 1965 providing direct support to hundreds of artists and arts and cultural organizations located in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. The Arts Council's role is to support and promote the work of its constituents by assisting them in the growth and development of their artistic practice, financial stability and accessibility.
In addition to the support the Arts Council provides its constituents, the agency also provides community arts leadership by actively engaging with area business and civic leaders to ensure that the arts play a vital role in economic development, placemaking, community revitalization and quality of life.
Working with the Arts Council, you are part of a team that is welcoming and supportive, all bonded by the love, respect and value we place on the role of artists and arts and culture in general in our community. The Arts Council recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes without regard to
race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity and every fascinating characteristic that makes us different.
This is currently a virtual position with a laptop provided; however, occasional visits to the office are required. Some light local travel to run errands may also be required. Moderate physical activity such as walking, standing and light lifting is involved in many daily activities.
The Administrative Assistant will perform clerical, administrative and reception tasks while serving as a brand ambassador for our mission to “support, strengthen and promote arts, culture and creativity in the Capital Region.” The ideal candidate will be responsible, take initiative, multitask with ease and work well as part of a team. The Administrative Assistant will clearly and personably communicate with stakeholders, including but not limited to Board, staff, interns, donors, sponsors and members.
We are seeking a polished professional, passionate about their work, who enjoys working with people, creatively solving problems and working collaboratively toward real change. The Administrative Assistant will report to the executive director using strategically-aligned organizational goals for capacity building: increasing revenue through contributions, grants, memberships and sponsorships.
Manage the donor and member management database.
Membership and Contributions
Individual talents will be noted during the interview phase and this job summary may be modified based on those personal qualifications. This is not an all-encompassing list of job duties.
Qualified applicants should be (please provide examples of these in your application materials):
To apply, email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Administrative Assistant Position” in the subject line. No unsolicited inquiries, please. Job is posted until filled. Applications received by 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, will receive priority.