May 27, 2021

Learning & Development Administrative Assistant

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • JAARS, NC, USA
Full time Customer Service Education

Job Description

Target Staff Type            Supported/Volunteer

Work Location  JAARS Waxhaw

FTE        1.000

Position Summary         

Training requires significant administrative and logistical support. This position offers the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of tasks in support of Bible translation.

Position Responsibilities             

  • Serve as Administrative Assistant to the Learning and Development (L&D) Associate Director and the L&D Director
  • Complete other tasks as needed to accomplish L&D's mission and goals
  • Handle many department processes which could include some or all of the following: organize videos and photos, process emails, update calendars, update training manuals, type documents, update L&D website, keep the office clean and organized
  • Coordinate logistics for L&D training events which could include, but is not limited to, processing room/food reservations, purchasing meal tickets, printing documents and packing/unpacking training supplies
  • Monitor registration of participants as requested, including communicating with them before and after training events
  • Make travel and lodging arrangements for training events
  • Possibility of helping facilitate training events, based on interest, ability and ongoing training

Position Requirements 

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission and core values of JAARS
  • Complete application and interviews with L&D department
  • Receive on-the-job training for all job responsibilities listed, as well as other training required by L&D, such as assigned reading, Learning that Lasts (LtL) workshop, COACH training, other
  • Demonstrate positive people and team skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrate adequate computer skills
  • Cross-cultural experience is helpful but not required

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