Ada Developers Academy, a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks is an intensive developer training program for women with little or no prior software development experience. In one year, students are taught programming techniques and best practices to enable them to become junior developers. The program consists of two distinct parts, six months in the classroom, and five months of internship, where students refine their skills working on real-world code.
The Executive Assistant will perform a high level of diverse clerical, administrative, and general office assistance and support, to ensure an efficient, and positive work environment for Ada’s Executive Director (ED) and members of the team, in support of its work in forwarding our mission with both internal and external clients. Responsibilities include overseeing day-to-day operations as delegated by the ED while serving as primary liaison to internal and external partners on behalf of the ED. The Executive Assistant functions as an extension of the ED by anticipating needs and proactively addressing issues with an emphasis on sound judgment, initiative and confidentiality, with appropriate but minimal direction.
This position facilitates efficient execution of the ED’s activities by vetting internal and external requests, directing assignments to appropriate staff, working closely with both Ada and TSNE team members, managing internal and external correspondences, taking the lead in briefing and invoice preparation, and managing special events.
A strong preference for at least 3 years of senior level experience supporting C-level management; experience providing support in a nonprofit organization is preferred. Outstanding organizational skills, experience in a fast-paced environment, meticulous attention to detail, the ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple duties, and excellent independent judgment to act on behalf of the ED when appropriate are highly desired. Must be calm and efficient under pressure and able to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. Will require a time commitment and flexibility commensurate with the needs of the ED.
(We will consider exceptional candidates who do not meet these requirements but otherwise demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below).
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to:
This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). Full benefits are available upon hire.
TSNE MissionWorks and Ada Developers Academy envision a society grounded in principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors each individual as a whole person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work. We value the unique talents and contributions of each of our employees.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/Ada Developers Academy will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other factor prohibited by law.