• Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Avondale House is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit agency that provides educational services to individuals with autism, a day habilitation program for young adults, where clients receive training in daily living skills and pre-vocational activities and three residential homes for adults unable to live in their own home. Avondale House has been serving individuals with autism since 1976.

The Executive Assistant position will primarily support the CEO of the agency.

Avondale House offers a generous benefit program that includes medical with an employer contribution, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, vacation, holiday, and sick leave.

Job Duties: 

  • Supports the CEO in daily duties and schedules.
  • Attends Board of Directors meetings and records meeting minutes.
  • Prepares contracts for CEO signature.
  • Manages the CEO's calendar.
  • Tracks and processes deposits on behalf of agency.
  • Screens incoming mail.
  • Organizes internal and external meetings including scheduling, logistics, ordering refreshments/food, setup, etc...
  • Prepares reports, spreadsheets, presentations, correspondences, and other documents.
  • Maintains orderly file system.
  • Coordinates travel arrangements.
  • Provides administrative support to leadership team.
  • Maintains office supplies.
  • Assists with the organization of special events as needed.
  • Serves as backup to receptionist when needed.

 Job Requirements: 

  • Nonprofit experience a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred, high school diploma required.
  • Three to five years experience in an administrative, secretarial, or executive assistant capacity.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint),
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Attention to detail is critical to the position.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Background Check Required

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by others assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. This job description may be amended at any time by management.  

Avondale House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability status, genetics, or sexual orientation and gender identity. 

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