Position: Administrative Assistant to the Director of Partnership and the Divisional Social Ministries Secretary
Department: Divisional Headquarters Administration, 701 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
Availability of Position: Immediately
Schedule: Full Time, 35 hours per week
Reporting Relationship: Director of Partnerships and Divisional Social Ministries Secretary
Salary and Grade: $17 to $19 per hour depending on education and experience; 77 Non-Exempt
The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:
The Mission Statement
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.
Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.
Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
The Administrative Assistant position will provide office support to the Director of Partnerships and the Divisional Social Ministries Secretary and is responsible to maximize the support needed for the growth of and ongoing government relationships and social ministries in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware, as well as Federal levels when necessary. Due to the responsibilities shared between two Departments, personal and professional time management and flexibility is necessary.
Administrative support will consist of the following:
Director of Partnerships:
Divisional Social Ministries Secretary:
Minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and 2 years of experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and familiarity with large database applications. Knowledge of government relations and partnership management software is a plus. Must be highly organized, with demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication and project management skills. Must have excellent interpersonal/customer service skills, able to relate professionally and effectively with key constituencies (both internally and externally), with an ability to deal well with sensitive situations and confidential information. Must be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team. Valid Driver's License and able to obtain insurance clearances as determined by The Salvation Army's insurance company. Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the mission of The Salvation Army, ready to support the Army’s mission objectives through the position’s duties.
Contact: If you may be interested in applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter online by the close of business Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com. Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.
No phone calls please.
Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on August 9, 2018.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
The Salvation Army will not hire any applicant for employment if the criminal background check reveals a conviction (or a guilty plea or plea of nolo contendre) for any sexual or violent crime. This policy is intended to help ensure safety in Salvation Army workplaces.
Requisition No. 842