Job Title: Administrative Executive Assistant
Location: Des Moines, IA
Posting: March 22nd – April 2nd, 2021
Salary Range: Negotiable
Part-Time with Full-Time Potential
Hours: Negotiable, will require some nights and weekends
Education Requirements: High school diploma or GED, some college preferred.
Preference: 5- or 10-point Veteran/disabled Veteran preference will be awarded to qualifying candidates in accordance with the eligibility requirements in Section 2108 of Title 5, United States Code.
VFW Department of Iowa is an equal opportunity employer, seeking individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the organization, our community and the experience for its members. The VFW Department of Iowa does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, liability for military service, status as a veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), formally the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, is an organization of U.S. war veterans, who, as military service members fought in wars, campaigns, and expeditions on foreign land, waters, or airspace. The national organization was established on September 29th, 1899, in Columbus, Ohio. It is currently headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and maintains an office in Washington, DC. The VFW Department of Iowa was Chartered on May 20th, 1921 and currently has 10 Districts and 127 Posts throughout the state. The purpose of the organization is to speed rehabilitation of the nation's disabled and needy veterans, assist veterans' widows and orphans and the dependents of needy or disabled veterans, and promote Americanism by means of education in patriotism and by constructive service to local communities.
Employees in this job perform and oversee a variety of general office support assignments where the processing of documents and recording, retrieving, and distribution of data or information is an essential and/or substantial part of the work. The first few months of holding this position will be considered a training phase where the employee will perform a range of office support assignments under close supervision while learning the methods, processes, and procedures of the work. Upon completion of the training phase, the employee will serve in the full capacity of the position requiring the use of judgment in decision making where alternatives are determined by established policies and procedures.
GENERAL JOB DUTIES
JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
HOW TO APPLY
Please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you intend to claim Veteran Preference, please also send a copy of your Form DD-214 (with your SSN redacted) and a copy of your Disability Award Letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs if claiming 10 Points.