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The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (RRPFI) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the promotion of the legacy of Ronald Reagan and his timeless principles of individual liberty, economic opportunity, global democracy, and national pride.  It sustains the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, the Ronald Reagan Institute, the Reagan Center for Public Affairs, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center, The Air Force One Pavilion and the award-winning Air Force One Discovery Center.  Located in Simi Valley, California the Library houses over 55 million pages of Gubernatorial, Presidential and personal papers and over 60,000 gifts and artifacts chronicling the lives of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. It now also serves as the final resting place of America’s 40th President and his first lady. www.reaganfoundation.org

The Washington, DC Team

The team you will join works in the heart of Washington, DC and communicates with the original offices of RRPFI located at the Reagan Library in California.  Nationally, the educational mission of the Reagan Education team is to cultivate the next generation of citizen leaders.  In Washington, DC two educational initiatives will require your assistance: the Leadership and the American Presidency (LTAP) and the Reagan Institute Summit on Education (RISE).  You’ll work closely with the Director of Learning and Leadership, Program Manager, and a small team in the Washington, DC office.  You will enjoy this job if you have a passion for education and a desire to help forward positive change in education. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Foundation seeks a full-time Program Assistant to support the education initiatives housed in Washington, DC.  LTAP is a university program bringing college students from across the country to spend their summer or semester in Washington, DC interning and learning leadership. RISE is an inaugural national policy convening taking place in April 2018 that will explore the current state of education in the United States, and elevate the current conversation through all-partisan support.

The Program Assistant supporting these two initiatives will perform a variety of functions including general administrative support, research, staffing of special events, planning and forecasting, reporting and tracking, and any additional duties hereafter assigned:

  • Provide logistical support for the RISE convening including drafting correspondence and memos, ensuring timelines are met, materials created and printed, etc.
  • Conduct preliminary education policy research for the RISE convening to identify experts and topics to enrich the overall Summit planning.
  • Assist Program Manager in coordinating the LTAP program calendar including scheduling of special events, communicating details with relevant parties.
  • Assist Program Manager in coordinating LTAP communications including weekly emails to students, preparing guest speaker bios, assist with email marketing campaigns and social media.
  • Support the administrative functions of the Director of Learning and Leadership as directed.
  • Staff LTAP events as directed including evening and weekend obligation.
  • Provide administrative support including expense tracking and coding, invoice processing, office supply ordering, office organization, correspondence drafting, call answering, meeting scheduling and calendar management, amongst other general administrative functions.
  • Assist with special projects as directed within the auspices of the work of the Foundation & Institute.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree obtained.
  • Minimum two years successful experience working in an office environment preferred.
  • Proficiency in donor and prospect database management (Salesforce knowledge preferred)
  • Proficiency in clerical functions, including mail-merge functions, voice mail, email, internet, filing, and mailing.
  • Detail oriented, good problem-solving skills, with ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Experience and ability to work independently and collegially in a fast-paced, goal oriented environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Uncompromising personal integrity.

Salary and Benefits

  • This is a non-exempt regular position, located at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute in Washington, D.C.
  • This position will be compensated on a $19.00 per hourly basis and will be eligible for overtime.
  • This position offers Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits based on hours accrued per pay period and years of service.

 

Salary and Benefits

  • This is a non-exempt regular position, located at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute in Washington, D.C.
  • This position will be compensated on a $19.00 per hourly basis and will be eligible for overtime.
  • This position offers Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits based on hours accrued per pay period and years of service.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

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

How to Apply

To respond to this opportunity, please send resume and cover letter to mstasa@reaganfoundation.org with subject noted as “Program Assistant Washington, DC.”

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer