business operation specialist
Company: American Red Cross
Posted on: November 26, 2022
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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives
every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its
best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian
**** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are
required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID
19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is
prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on
providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption
prior to starting employment ****
Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!
Job Description:Why Choose Us?
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the
American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need
throughout the United States and, in association with other Red
Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many
generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American
public to support our lifesaving services and programs. At the
American Red Cross, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture
committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services.
If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this
excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for
good.At the American Red Cross, you have a direct impact on a
meaningful mission. When you join our team, you can help save lives
every day. You'll be part of a like-minded team that shares a
passion for making a difference and a work environment that
supports growth, learning, and succeeding.What You'll Do: Provides
standard and complex administrative support to a department, group
or program. Prepares reports and various correspondences. Supports
the administration of projects, programs, and/or processes
applicable to the business unit. Coordinates various schedules for
department or group program or services.What We Need From You:
1: Prepare and maintain memos, records, reports, data or
correspondence for staff signature. Review correspondence for
consistency with corporate policies and practices. May assist in
the development of presentations.
2: Perform general administrative duties such as maintaining and
collecting data, coordinating the provision of organizational
services (i.e. purchasing, supplies, catering, copying/printing),
coordinating unit mail and communication flow, assisting in
expenditure tracking and budget preparation.
3: Screen telephone and office callers and resolve routine
inquiries. Answer routine requests and direct others to supervisor,
appropriate staff member or another office.
4: Schedule and maintain calendar of appointments, meetings,
events, program initiatives and travel itineraries.
5: May relieve other administrative staff in the unit during
6: Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all
Scope: Considerable knowledge of job. Complete acquaintance with
and understanding of general and detailed aspects of the job.
Contacts are frequently with individuals representing other
departments and/or representing outside organizations.
Education: High School or equivalent is required.
Experience: Minimum 5 years related experience or equivalent
combination of education and related experience required.
Management Experience: N/A
Skills & Abilities: Good verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in personal computer use and Microsoft Office Suite.
Proficient typing skills required. Ability to work on a team.
Travel: None or very little.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While
performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly
required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The
employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The
employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up
to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus. The work environment will
consist of moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers,
phones and printers, light traffic). The employee must have the
ability to work in a small cubicle and have the ability to sit at a
computer terminal for an extended period of time.DISCLAIMER: The
above statements are intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this
position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive
list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel
so classified.What's In It For You?We take care of you, while you
take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe
our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive
benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources
and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross
to advance the learn.
- Medical, Dental Vision plans
- Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
- PTO + Holidays
- 401K with 4% match
- Paid Family Leave
- Employee Assistance
- Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
- Service Awards and recognition
Commitment to Your Health & Safety-COVID-19:
The American Red Cross requires all new hires be vaccinated against
COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This means that all
individuals working for the organization must be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 by the start of their employment OR have begun the
vaccination process prior to their start date. Upon being offered a
position, individuals will be required to submit proof of
vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or
religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an
exemption, you will be required to submit documentation and your
request must be approved prior to hire.Diversity, Equity &
The American Red Cross aspires to be an organization fully
committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion by creating and
maintaining a diverse, high-performing workforce of employees and
volunteers who reflect all communities we serve; by cultivating a
collaborative, inclusive and respectful work environment that
empowers all contributors; and by leveraging diverse partnerships -
all of which helps to ensure culturally competent service delivery
supported by effective community leadership and engagement. The Red
Cross supports a variety of cultural groups for employees and
volunteers. From our Latino Resource Group, Umoja, Asian American &
Pacific Islanders, and Red Cross Pride, to the Ability Network,
Veterans+ and our Women's Resource Group, these networks provide
connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity
to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability,
protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic
protected by law.Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies
don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who
represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and
alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by
volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to
use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on
generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill
our lifesaving mission.Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn
more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.To view the
EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights
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