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Executive Administrator

Walkway Over the Hudson, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group, works to support and improve Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park by raising funds to improve amenities and provide long-term stewardship to the park. Our critical mission depends upon engaged members, volunteers and donors who share our vision for the park. www.walkway.org

The Executive Administrator plays a vital role by performing the administrative tasks which enable the Executive Director (“ED”) and the organization to more effectively accomplish Walkway’s goals. The Administrator will efficiently manage projects, meetings, and events.  The Administrator will facilitate the ED’s daily and weekly work schedule and anticipate and prepare for calls, meetings and presentations. This position requires expert knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Dropbox, Go to Meeting, CRM database and similar office management tools. The Administrator will have significant interaction with Walkway’s stakeholders: Board Members, Donors, Public Officials, Volunteers, Community Leaders, and the Media.

Required Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of education and/or experience required.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience supporting an executive director/CEO or equivalent in a fast-paced, multi-faceted organization. Experience in non-profit or government a plus.
  • Planning and Organizing – Successful track record of project management: organizing, scheduling, and developing realistic action plans (e.g., sensitive to time constraints, resource availability), and efficiently allocating time with the value of the activity.
  • Prioritization/Reprioritization – Proven ability for balancing competing priorities, aligning activities with organization priorities, being flexible and able to shift priorities with grace while maintaining a positive outlook and a customer service approach.
  • Process Improvement – Significantly contributed to developing and implementing office practice and protocol improvements that achieved intended outcome.
  • Communication - Strong analytic and communication skills, with the ability to write clearly and succinctly under time pressure and with meticulous grammar and customer service orientation; ability to develop effective visual aids for presentations a plus.

Read the full job description here.

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to jobs@walkway.org. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Seasonal Pavilion Assistant Manager

April – November, approximately 20 hours/week

Walkway Over the Hudson, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group, works to support and improve Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park by raising funds to improve amenities and provide long-term stewardship to the park. Our critical mission depends upon engaged members, volunteers and donors who share our vision for the park. www.walkway.org

Walkway Over the Hudson is a small but fast-paced nonprofit organization responsible for the promotion and fundraising for Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. The Walkway organization seeks a Seasonal Pavilion Assistant Manager to help manage weekend retail operations, coordinate volunteers, and assist with special events. The primary role is to help manage the retail operations at the East and West Walkway Pavilions, working under the direction of the Controller.

Read the full job description here.

To apply, please send resume with cover letter and availability to Jill Romeo, Controller at: jromeo@walkway.org.

Walkway Over the Hudson is an equal opportunity employer. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Please no phone calls.