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Discover a fulfilling career that makes an impact! Your work with Special Olympics Southern California will touch the lives of thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities, from San Luis Obispo and Kern counties in the north to the U.S./Mexico border. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented, diverse workforce where all employees can contribute to their highest potential. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified individuals to apply for open positions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, qualified disability, marital, veteran or any other legally protected status.

What We Do

Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of more than 29,700 athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities in Southern California through sports, education, and athlete health.

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Benefits

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a comprehensive, competitive benefits package. And we do. It’s part of our commitment to providing a work environment where every employee can thrive — personally and professionally.

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Application Process

Please email your cover letter and resume as a PDF attachment to the email address specified with each job listed. Upon successful electronic submittal of your cover letter and resume, you will get an automated reply letting you know we have received your documents. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for our positions.

Application Information

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A valid California driver’s license and ability to meet minimum California vehicle insurance requirements and successful passing of background screening are required for each position.

Please respond only if you have the required experience and are already living in the stated region (relocation costs will not be paid).

Upon successful electronic submittal of your email of interest, a receipt confirmation will be automatically sent to you. You may have to check your spam or junk folder for this email.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Manager, Volunteers and Special Events assists in the administration, coordination and implementation of fundraising events. The incumbent also assists with additional duties such as grant writing and other regional office administrative duties. Manages regional office operations.

Location: Santa Barbara

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Volunteer Management (28%)

  • Recruits volunteers as requested for tournaments, special events, fundraising events, office projects and on an asneeded basis
  • Develops relationships with volunteer groups to provide on-going assistance at events
  • Develops volunteer leaders who can manage and coordinate volunteers at event
  • Ensures volunteers complete appropriate volunteer registration and screening procedures according to SOSC volunteer Registration Policy including screening and Protective Behavior Training Requirements; Develops collateral materials and electronic communication vehicles for volunteer support and education including newsletters, e-mail blasts, and group fliers
  • Manages volunteer databases for day of event and Class A volunteers

Individual Goals (20%):

Event Coordination: (16%)

  • Assists in the planning, administration, organization, logistics, communications and implementation of major fundraising events for Region

Communications (12%):

  • Implement a year-round communications plan in conjunction with the Regional Director
  • Writes news articles, press releases as needed, radio spots, social media
  • Develops relationships with local media; Prepares event flyers as needed
  • Develops and produces variety of collateral materials
  • Updates intranet and website as needed
  • Designs, produces and distributes invitations, manages responses and post-event acknowledgements

Database Management (8%):

  • Inputs and maintains donor database in Raiser's Edge; Processes donor acknowledgements
  • Generates complex queries, reports and exports for mailings and tracking fundraising results
  • Organizes and maintains Fundraising Committee rosters, and lists

Honored Guests (8%):

  • Plans, organizes, and implements Honored Guest hospitality events for competitions

Administrative Duties (8%):

  • Oversees regional office operations, equipment maintenance, purchasing, weekly finance and banking requirements and handling of the mail.

Other:
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Level Responsibilities:
Usually works under minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. May be assisted by lower level personnel. Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. Has appreciable latitude for unreviewed action or decision.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; Associate degree accepted
  • 3-5 years of administrative or development experience, preferably in a nonprofit environment, required
  • Data entry experience, preferably with Raiser’s Edge, required
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments.
Skills and/or Abilities:
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office, database management software (Raiser’s Edge preferred) and desktop publishing desirable (Adobe In Design, Photoshop preferred).
  • Type 55 WPM
  • Demonstrated ability to input raw data into donor database using some independent judgment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills and demonstrated ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships with associates, volunteers, donors, and the public
  • Capable of working with frequent interruptions and occasional pressure
  • Ability to take the initiative and exercise sound judgment Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to travel and to work evenings and weekends to meet job requirements
  • Have valid California driver’s license and meet minimum California vehicle insurance requirements
  • Must be able to pass a background screen of criminal history and DMV record

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee occasionally is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, lift or carry up to 24 pounds, and lift overhead up to 24 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May work from home with prior supervisory approval.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This job requires occasional driving.

COMPENSATION: Position is full-time, benefit eligible and salary range is $43,680 - $47,500 per year, depending on experience..

Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to sbjobs@sosc.org.

Job Description PDF

JOB SUMMARY:

The Manager II, Sports is responsible for the organization and management of the Special Olympics sports program in the identified Region to support athlete growth and retention. The Manager II, Sports oversees and manages sports programming, training, and competitions for the given Region. This position participates in strategic planning for sports, utilizing advanced knowledge in all aspects of SOSC Sports Management and has oversight responsibility for Region. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary by Region.

Location: Inland Empire

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Individual Goals (20%)

Volunteer Engagement (16%)

  • Recruits coaches, sports management volunteers and other volunteers to meet the needs of the Region
  • Ensures that all volunteers receive background screening appropriate to their involvement and that screening requirements are communicated during recruitment, trainings and orientations.

Strategic Planning/Outreach (12%):

  • Assists with the development and implementation of a Regional outreach plan to increase the number of athletes
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive sport program by identifying the goals and needs of the Region.

Sport Program Management: (12%)

  • Manages Region’s sports programs by overseeing community teams and local programs sports activities, School Partnership Programs and Young Athlete Programs
  • Maintains sports equipment and supplies in the office and at storage facility. This may involve the maintenance, purchase, inventory, distribution and collection of sports equipment and uniforms

Coach Recruitment, Training & Management (10%):

  • Recruits, trains and supervises coaches for all sports offered including hosting orientations, clinics and meetings; Oversees the Head of Sport, Head Coach and Assistant Coaches of each sport
  • Maintains regular communication with coaches that includes written and verbal expectations; Schedules periodic visits with coaches and teams at practices and competitions
  • Organizes and conducts quarterly general orientation sessions, protective behaviors and sports training schools; Maintains coach database and manage certification process

Competition (8%):

  • Manages Games Management Teams to conduct Regional Games and competition for all sports; Identifies and contracts for facilities; Oversees athlete registration and divisioning in GMS
  • Recruits event volunteers; Secures meals, officials, insurance and awards, and manages results
  • Coordinates and runs athlete medical days as needed; Secures medical personnel, promotes opportunities to athletes
  • Coordinates office set-up and assists with maintaining athlete medical forms and monitoring system that ensures they are current and complete
  • Ensures all athletes train and compete according to SOI and SOSC specifications

Fundraising/Community Resources (8%):

  • Develops personal Champions network to contribute to Regional and Chapter fundraising efforts via monetary and/or in-kind donations
  • Enlists community resources such as service and civic clubs, recreation departments, colleges & universities, high schools and local businesses to support regional sports and fundraising programs

Championships (4%):

  • Coordinates participation of Regional program in Chapter events;
  • Acts as primary delegation contact throughout the event(s) and oversee delegation registration, housing and travel logistics

Administration (4%):

  • Oversees such tasks as athlete registration, updating rosters, compiling sports/medical notebooks & phone trees, overseeing skills assessment tests and the assessment of coach/team needs
  • Utilizes GMS for athlete/coach database management and games management

Other:
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Level Responsibilities:
Usually works under minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. May be assisted by lower level personnel. Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. Has appreciable latitude for unreviewed action or decision. Is recognized as expert in SO sports.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in recreation, sports administration and program development.
  • Two years of experience in volunteer/staff management
  • Paid or volunteer experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
  • Two years of Special Olympics sports and programs experience preferred.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments.
Skills and/or Abilities:
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and public speaking skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively, complete and successfully work to project plans for concurrent events
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be flexible when the need arise but not when adherence to sports rules is required
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities and in stressful situations and resolve conflicts
  • Proficiency in using relevant technology, including Microsoft Office and database systems
  • Solid foundation in all aspects of sports competition management
  • Ability to travel and to work evenings and weekends to meet job requirements
  • Have valid California driver’s license and meet minimum California vehicle insurance requirements
  • Ability to pass background screen check of drivers' license and criminal history.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee occasionally is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, lift or carry up to 24 pounds, and lift overhead up to 24 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This job requires occasional driving. Working from home is not allowed for this position.

COMPENSATION: Position is full-time, benefit eligible and salary range is $43,680 - $48,000 per year, depending on experience..

Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to iejobs@sosc.org.

Job Description PDF

JOB SUMMARY:

The Manager II, Sports is responsible for the organization and management of the Special Olympics sports program in the identified Region to support athlete growth and retention. The Manager, Sports oversees and manages sports programming, training, and competitions for the given Region. This position participates in strategic planning for sports, utilizing advanced knowledge in all aspects of SOSC Sports Management and has oversight responsibility for Region. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary by Region.

Location: San Diego

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Individual Goals (20%)

Strategic Planning/Outreach (14%):

  • Assists with the development and implementation of a Regional outreach plan to increase the number of athletes
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive sport program by identifying the goals and needs of the Region.

Sport Program Management: (14%)

  • Manages Region’s sports programs by overseeing community teams and local programs sports activities, School Partnership Programs and Young Athlete Programs
  • Maintains sports equipment and supplies in the office and at storage facility. This may involve the maintenance, purchase, inventory, distribution and collection of sports equipment and uniforms

Competition: (12%)

  • Manages Games Management Teams to conduct Regional Games and competition for all sports; Identifies and contracts for facilities; Oversees athlete registration and divisioning in GMS; Recruits events volunteers; Secures meals, officials, insurance and awards, and manages results
  • Coordinates and runs athlete medical days as needed; Secures medical personnel, promotes opportunities to athletes; Coordinates office set-up and assists with maintaining athlete medical forms and monitoring system that ensures they are current and complete
  • Ensures all athletes train and complete according to SOI and SOSC specifications

Volunteer Engagement: (8%)

  • Recruits coaches, sports management volunteers and other volunteers to meet the needs of the Region
  • Ensures that all volunteers receive background screening appropriate to their involvement and that screening requirements are communicated during recruitment, trainings and orientations

Coach Recruitment, Training & Management (8%):

  • Recruits, trains and supervises coaches for all sports offered including hosting orientations, clinics and meetings
  • Oversees the Head of Sport, Head Coach and Assistant Coaches of each sport
  • Maintains regular communication with coaches that includes written and verbal expectations; Schedules periodic visits with coaches and teams at practices and competitions
  • Organizes and conducts quarterly general orientation sessions, protective behaviors and sports training schools; Maintains coach database and manage certification process

Sports & Games Development Teams (8%):

  • Recruits and manages members for Sports Development Team (SDT) and Games Management Team (GMT)
  • Utilizes team members to expand program opportunities and ensure quality sports training and competition
  • Supervises GMT for all sports competitions

Fundraising/Community Resources (8%):

  • Develops personal Champions network to contribute to Regional and Chapter fundraising efforts via monetary and/or in-kind donations
  • Enlists community resources such as service and civic clubs, recreation departments, colleges & universities, high schools and local businesses to support regional sports and fundraising programs

Championships (4%):

  • Coordinates participation of Regional program in Chapter events;
  • Acts as primary delegation contact throughout the event(s) and oversee delegation registration, housing and travel logistics

Administration (4%):

  • Oversees such tasks as athlete registration, updating rosters, compiling sports/medical notebooks & phone trees, overseeing skills assessment tests and the assessment of coach/team needs
  • Utilizes GMS for athlete/coach database management and games management

Other:
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Level Responsibilities:
Usually works under minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. May be assisted by lower level personnel. Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. Has appreciable latitude for unreviewed action or decision. Is recognized as expert in SO sports.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in recreation, sports administration and program development.
  • Two years of experience in volunteer/staff management
  • Paid or volunteer experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
  • Two years of Special Olympics sports and programs experience preferred.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments.
Skills and/or Abilities:
  • Excellent organization skills; and public speaking skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively; complete and successfully work project plans for concurrent events
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be flexible when the need arise but not when adherence to sports rules is required
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities and in stressful situations and resolve conflicts
  • Proficiency in using relevant technology, including Microsoft Office and database systems
  • Ability to be self-motivated and to worl independently
  • Solid foundation in all aspects of sports competition management
  • Ability to travel and to work evenings and weekends to meet job requirements
  • Have valid California driver’s license and meet minimum California vehicle insurance requirements
  • Ability to pass background screen check of drivers' license and criminal history.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee occasionally is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, lift or carry up to 24 pounds, and lift overhead up to 24 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  

COMPENSATION: Position is full-time, benefit eligible and salary range is $41,600 - $55,000 per year. Please be advised final salary and job duties are dependent on educational and work experience, skill and talents of successful candidate.

Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to sdjobs@sosc.org.

Job Description PDF

JOB SUMMARY:

The Program Specialist is responsible for the growth of the program in the identified Region. The Program Specialist oversees community outreach and is responsible for achieving annual growth goals of number of athletes served through the development of new programs and partnerships. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary by Region.

Location: San Diego

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Development (36%)

Develops the resources and partnerships needed to serve athletes from 2 years and older in communities throughout the Region. These programs include community-based local programs, School Partnerships, Unified Sports programs, Young Athlete Programs, and Wellness Initiatives.

Individual Goals (20%)

Leadership Volunteers (14%):

Recruits and trains individuals with the capacity to fulfill management roles within programs that will expand capacity to serve more athletes.

Strategic Planning/Outreach: (10%)

  • Manages the development and implementation of a Regional outreach plan to increase the number of athletes
  • Gives speeches to interested community organizations
  • Plans and executes recruitment events and/or SOSC participation in other community outreach events

Community Resources and Partnerships (10%):

  • Enlists community resources such as service and civic clubs, recreation departments, colleges & universities, high schools and local businesses to support new program and outreach needs
  • Maintains strong relationships with related organizations and groups who serve individuals with intellectual disabilities including the Regional Centers and ARCs.

Communication (6%):

  • Assist with year-round communications plan in conjunction with the Regional Director
  • Ensures to social media is current and relevant to what is going on in the region. Post a minimum of 3 times per week on social media
  • Assist with news articles for monthly electronic newsletter

Youth Leadership (4%):

May conduct youth activation activities including Partners Clubs, End the R Word campaigns, school and youth fundraising and regional Youth Activation Committee.

Other:
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Level Responsibilities:
Usually works under minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. May be assisted by lower level personnel. Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. Has appreciable latitude for unreviewed action or decision.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience to include combination of specifics listed below
  • Four years of experience in recreation, sports administration and program development
  • Two years of experience in volunteer/staff management
  • Paid or volunteer experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred
  • Two years of Special Olympics experience preferred
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments
Skills and/or Abilities:
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and public speaking skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities and in stressful situations
  • Proficiency in using relevant technology, including Microsoft Office and database systems
  • Ability to travel and to work evenings and weekends to meet job requirements
  • Have valid California driver’s license and meet minimum California vehicle insurance requirements
  • Ability to pass background screen check of drivers' license and criminal history.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee occasionally is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, lift or carry up to 24 pounds, and lift overhead up to 24 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May work from home with prior supervisory approval.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This job requires occasional driving.

COMPENSATION: Position is full-time, benefit eligible and salary range is $43,680 - $48,000 per year, depending on experience.

Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to sdjobs@sosc.org.

Job Description PDF

JOB SUMMARY:

The Senior Manager, Board and Government Relations is responsible for managing all Board and Government Relations efforts with a focus on development and execution of the following: logistical planning, efficient communication, and relationship building. Ensures that all duties are performed to a high standard of excellence. This individual will also provide administrative support to the President & CEO, which may include support of Board Committees and or Task Forces.

Location: Long Beach

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Board of Directors and Government Relations (50%)

  • Manages all Board communication, logistics and administrative support for the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Sub committees; Handles all meeting and retreat logistics for the Board of Directors, preparation and timely dissemination of accurate meeting agendas, documents, minutes and packages. Update content management of Board webpages and in our Raiser’s Edge database. Assists in Board member cultivation and recognition and coordinates internal leads for Board relationship management.
  • Tracks Board Challenge and individual Board member’s support and participation, using our Raiser’s Edge database. Creates quarterly personal engagement reports for each Board member.
  • Works with Board Development Committee to track Board members’ networks and contacts to generate and leverage significant revenue to meet our yearly Board Challenge goals. Handles all meeting logistics, preparation and timely dissemination of meeting agendas and meeting minutes.
  • Works with Nominating and Governance Committee to track Board nominations, current members’ tenure and facilitates mentorship, onboarding and orientation of new members. Handles all meeting logistics, preparation and timely dissemination of meeting agendas and meeting minutes.
  • Works with select Task Forces to handle all meeting logistics, preparation and timely dissemination of meeting agendas and meeting minutes. Keeper of all documents, and coordinates any travel logistics.
  • Support President & CEO in SOSC Government &Political Relations efforts. Orchestrate outreach and cultivation efforts to develop relationships with government officials. Coordinate all meeting logistics and follow up communications and resulting action items.
  • Track all government and political relations efforts in Raiser’s Edge. Connect elected officials with Regional Directors in respective district regions and Long Beach headquarters. Invite to key SOSC events. Provide support in coordinating SOSC’s participation in California and Washington, D.C. Capital Hill Days, and execute the most impactful follow up.
  • Become familiar with other Special Olympics program’s (and like organizations) Government Relations activities and make recommendations for SOSC involvement where it makes sense.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of government relations in the strategic plan.

Individual Goals (20%)

Donor Management Support (15%):

  • Assist in direct cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and recognition of individual Board members, donors, and government relations with supporting special events. Facilitates communication and fundraising coordination inter-departmentally with other members of the Special Olympics Team. Document all Board of Directors and Government Relations cultivation activities information into Raiser’s Edge database.

Budget and Financial Duties (5%)

  • Creates, manages and oversees budgets within portfolio; Board of Directors, CEO, SOI, Government Relations, Honored Guests, Task Force Groups. Tracks and processes all project related invoices; identifies, secures, coordinates and tracks budget relieving in-kind donations of both goods and services for projects within portfolio.

Administrative Duties (2%):

  • Manages CEO administrative needs, including key correspondence, expense reports, travel, etc.; Maintains confidentiality as required at the executive level. May support other executives on an as needed basis.

Project Planning (6%):

  • Facilitates Honored Guest events including but not limited to Summer and Fall Games. Manages the communication and logistics necessary to create a venue conducive to networking and embracing high-level donors and elected officials.

Risk Management (2%):

  • Oversees all aspects of Risk Management of assigned events to ensure compliance with SOSC policies, including but not limited to volunteer screening and registration, contract review process, event facility and logistics set-up.

Other:
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Level Responsibilities:
Usually works under minimum supervision, conferring with CEO on unusual matters. May be assisted by lower level personnel, including volunteers. Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. Has appreciable latitude for unreviewed actions or decisions. Has access to executive level confidential information. Reviews and evaluates personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years directly related experience
Skills and/or Abilities:
  • Ability to provide support services with a highly specialized knowledge of administration, clerical, and managerial functions and maintain confidentiality at the highest level
  • High degree of comfort with and experience in databases
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent organization skills, including the ability to multi-task and prioritize self and others
  • Flexible and team player attitude and expertise working with people at all levels
  • Advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher)
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends on an as needed basis
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet minimum California vehicle insurance requirements
  • Ability to pass background screen check of driving record and criminal history

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee occasionally is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, lift or carry up to 50 pounds, and lift overhead up to 24 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work from home option is available on a limited basis with prior supervisor approval.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This job requires occasional to regular driving.

COMPENSATION: Position is full-time, benefit eligible and salary range is $45,760 - $55,000 per year, Salary will be based on directly related experience.

Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to lbjobs@sosc.org.

Job Description PDF

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