Program Administrative Assistant
The Citywide Mural Program seeks an Administrative Assistant to oversee the daily activities of the restoration of approximately 8 murals across the City of Los Angeles for a long­standing not­for­profit organization. The program is estimated to last 9 months. The program startup date is July 1, 2015. The program requires a 30 hours/week commitment paid at $12.00/hr, with room for growth. We are seeking a committed, hard­working individual with a general experience in assisting in office settings. Art management a plus. We are looking for motivated individuals to play a supportive role in the revitalization of historically important community artworks.

Program Administrative AssistantThe Administrative Assistant: enhances Program Coordinator’s effectiveness by providing management support, scheduling, work plan development, information gathering for reporting and program tracking; assists in fulfilling program objectives by providing art­based digital media support and PR/social media support.

Program Administrative Assistant Job Duties
-Produces information by formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, and transmitting text, data, and graphics.
-Develops information by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting press releases, reports, letters and documents, and social media campaigns; collecting and analyzing program performance and collects and organizes program documentation.
-Plans and coordinates meetings, conferences, and phone conferences.
-Maintains client relations and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
-Completes projects by executing work and delegating tasks to support staff, students, interns, etc.; follows up on results.
-Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems for each mural site; files and organizes digital media documentation, including video and photography.
-Produces art­based digital media support for mural image references, such as illustrator templates, descriptions, pounce transfers, organizing and printing mural references.
-Oversees Digital Media supplies and keeps inventory of stock.
-Occasional mural site support.
-Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops and reviewing publications; demonstrates willingness to learn to operate printers, plotters, and provide digital media support.
-Contributes to team vitality by enhancing SPARC’s diverse ecology. Upholds organizational reputation by supporting the pursuit of social justice outcomes and explores opportunities to expand program achievements, and client services.

Program Assistant Skills and Qualifications
-Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop Proficiency
-Computer, Digital and Multimedia Proficiency
-Planning and Scheduling
-Management Proficiency
-Client Relationships
-Reporting Skills
-High Verbal Communicator
-High Ability Administrative Writing Skills
-Excel, Google Drive, Social Media Proficiency
-Inventory Control and Expense Tracking

To apply: Email cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected] with subject line: 'Program Administrative Assistant'. No phone calls please.