Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Admin Assoc (B)-49785 in San Diego, California

Rady Children's Hospital Foundation is currently seeking two Administrative Associates, one that will support the Major Gifts team and another to support the Marketing & Donor Communications team. We are looking for applicants who share our vision to be a leader, recognized nationally and internationally, for excellence in patient care, education, research and advocacy. We believe in the power of philanthropy to transform lives, and in the power of the right team member to help transform our philanthropic potential.The Administrative Associate will coordinate and perform a variety of administrative tasks for his/her supervisor and the team including, but not limited to, managing calendars and scheduling meetings; coordinating meeting logistics (room reservations, catering, A/V, etc.); answering phones; drafting memos; and supporting the execution of a variety of communications and prospect/donor engagement strategies. This position is key to ensuring smooth operations for the team, and will oversee the reimbursement and invoice process; help manage vendor relationships; effectively work with external, inter- and intra-departmental teams; assist with database entry to help track fundraising activity; pull lists and queries from the database as needed/requested; and plan and execute other projects as assigned within scope of responsibility. The ideal candidate will want to thrive in a fundraising setting; be an excellent ambassador and representative for Rady Children's and the Foundation; work efficiently under pressure and be able to meet deadlines; demonstrate good decision-making; and be proactive and solutions-focused. He/She should be articulate, poised, and possess good written and oral communication skills. An ability to work evenings and weekends as needed is a plus.


Coordinates and performs department/unit administrative activities including, but not limited to, storing, retrieving and integrating information for dissemination to staff, customers, clients, vendors, patients and families. Coordinates functions required to ensure smooth operations, plans and executes projects within scope of responsibility, and works with external, inter and intra departmental teams to support department/unit. Provides training and orientation for new staff and troubleshoots office technologies.


High School Diploma, GED or Foreign equivalent

Two years of experience

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access

Competent English grammar and composition skills

Valid CA Driver License and proof of auto insurance, if applicable


Associate's Degree

Three years of experience

Typing certification at 50 words per minute

Software specific to departmental needs

Experience specific to area of support