Projects Assistant

About this Position

Salary Range: Starting at $40,000

The Projects Assistant contributes to and supports the planning and execution of projects and programs. Primary duties include supporting event coordination, communicating and coordinating with industry partners, school districts, and internal staff, and performing data entry of program information.

We are looking for someone enthusiastic about our mission, eager to learn and grow, and that brings a strong growth mindset. The ideal candidate is willing and able to perform any tasks assigned by the project coordinator in an efficient and timely manner and can resolve unexpected issues and challenges promptly.

DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate with industry partners, school districts, youth, internal staff, and other stakeholders regarding program, project, or event goals, logistics, and needs. 
  • Contribute to the planning, development, and implementation of programs, projects, and events. 
  • Perform administrative tasks such as processing invoices, scheduling meetings, ordering supplies, etc. 
  • Completing any tasks assigned by the Project Coordinator in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Handle event and project logistics with minimal supervision. 
  • Perform data entry using CRM software and/or Google Sheets. 
  • Query data and produce reports as needed. 
  • Provide event logistic support.
  • Research information as required. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience

  • A high school diploma plus two years of experience in a professional setting is preferred. 
  • A combination of experience and education/training may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Proficiency with Google Suite is required. 
  • Highly developed attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines are required. 
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Initiative and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 
  • Ability to learn quickly, creatively problem-solve, and try new approaches. 
  • Ability to work harmoniously with internal staff, grantors, and partners.  
  • A valid Oregon driver’s license or ability to obtain one by the date of hire is required.
  • A First Aid/CPR card is preferred.
  • Spanish language skills are preferred.

TO APPLY
Please submit the following materials to info@connectedlane.org:

  • Your resume with references included.
  • Your cover letter.
  • One letter of recommendation.

Working at Connected Lane County

We are committed to creating a work environment and culture where our team members grow and thrive. Our nimble team works hard every day to directly impact the lives of youth in Lane County. While much of our work is conducted from computer displays that require repetitive motions, employees may frequently be required to support program events and activities that include bending, reaching, standing, interacting with youth and volunteers, lifting/moving heavy objects, drive to-and-from events, and more.

About Our Team

Connected Lane County is a mission-driven organization striving to improve outcomes for underserved youth in Lane County. Our core programs include Elevate, which creates career-connected learning opportunities for youth; Navigate, which offers a variety of case management services to youth facing significant barriers to success; and Spark, which brings community, education, & industry together through innovation, education, and hands-on learning.

We have maintained steady growth and we’re looking for passionate and motivated individuals to join our team. Our team values creative thinking, problem-solving, relationship building, and adaptability. Would you like to join us?

Benefits & Perks

  • 401K
  • Parental Leave
  • Family-Friendly
  • Modern Workspace
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Medical, Dental & Vision (100% covered)
  • Vacation Time (Starting at 10 days)
  • Personal & Sick Time (Starting at 15 days)
  • Paid Holidays & Office Closures
  • Paid Sabbatical (At 5 & 10 Years of Service)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Connected Lane County is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. Data shows diverse teams are innovative, make better decisions, and are better able to engage employees. We are committed to hiring people who bring new perspectives and experiences to our team. Connected Lane County does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.