KCDC is Hiring!

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The KCDC is looking for a skilled Executive Assistant to join its team.  This position primarily supports the Executive Director in managing program and project administration. The person who will excel in this position will be comfortable working in a vibrant learning environment, where no two days are exactly the same, and must be self-reliant and a quick learner in performing the job tasks. 

Tasks and Duties

  • Manage public outreach: assist with the creation and continuous publication of the KCDC digital newsletter and maintenance of PR communication with various supporting constituencies.

  • Manage and administer KCDC’s website and various social media platforms.

  • Develop and manage KCDC program digital and print information and promotion communications.

  • Manage general office administration and maintenance tasks: manage office equipment and supplies, handle IT issues as they arise, answer phone, handle incoming/outgoing mail.

  • Monitor program/project budgets and assist with grant/funding acquisition and maintenance.

  • Assist with the organization and promotion of KCDC public events.

  • Work with Director and company accountant to coordinate monthly bookkeeping. 

  • Assist with Board of Directors and Advisory Council governance: scheduling and preparation of meetings as well as taking meeting minutes.

  • Assist post studio project completion follow through: project results communication, awards submissions, and project publications.  

  • Assist with student recruitment events and activities.

  • Assist with knowledge transfer: manage KCDC server data base [project archives, base maps, reference documents] and be able to assist incoming students with understanding and accessing the server.

  • Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree; preference given to candidates with degrees related to architecture, design, marketing, and/or communications.

  • Proven self-starter with an ability to be self-reliant and a constructive collaborator.

  • Savvy communicator with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Excellent writing skills.

  • Good understanding of and/or interest in KCDC’s academic mission and community relations.

  • Good word processing and graphic design skills with proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.

Time Requirements

This is a full-time, salaried position; 40 hours per week. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm with occasional early morning and/or evening hours.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to KCDC Director Vladimir Krstic (vkrstic@kcdesigncenter.org) with Executive Assistant as the subject line.