Project Assistant - Tools for Tolerance® for Educators

SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER, INC. / MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE

 

The Tools for Tolerance® for Educators, an acclaimed professional development program of the Museum of Tolerance, seeks a full-time Project Assistant for the planning, development, implementation, and follow-up activities for programs for California educators. This position reports to the Program Manager.

 

DUTIES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

 

  • Provide overall support in planning, development, and coordination of the Tools for Tolerance® for Educators programs. 
  • Duties include assisting in the management of daily programs, coordinating agendas and supplies, assembling materials, calendaring, room set up, audio-visual and catering orders, working with adjunct faculty including facilitators, speakers, and presenters.
  • Assist in making travel arrangements for program participants including following up to ensure participant submission of all travel-related documents   
  • Ensure accuracy of all program reservations
  • Send confirmation letters to program participants
  • Work with vendors and liaise with various departments within the Center
  • Assist as the liaison for program and participant groups, presenters, adjunct staff and museum personnel
  • Ensure that all documentation for grant reports and program files is submitted to Administrative Coordinator for inclusion in the grant reporting system  
  • Aid in the marketing and recruitment of program participants
  • Responsible for maintaining program files
  • Other duties that may be determined by the Program Manager

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills a must
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to work well independently as well as provide supporting role on the team
  • High degree of flexibility, can adapt easily to changing environment and tasks
  • Strong presentation and group facilitation skills
  • Ability to undertake multiple tasks and determine the level of priority
  • Highly motivated shows initiative, and has the ability to problem solve
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel (mandatory), Outlook, PowerPoint

 

40 hours/week, Monday-Friday (Occasional Sunday Programs)

Benefits included

 

Qualified applicants please e-mail cover letter and resume to hr@wiesenthal.com