Administrative Assistant/Senior Administrative Assistant (dependent on qualifications)

Friday, October 18, 2019
Michigan Virtual
Position Details: 

Position Title:                                             Administrative Assistant or Senior Administrative Assistant
Reports To:                                                 Executive Director of Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute (MVLRI)
Department/Team:                                     MVLRI
Supervisory Responsibilities:                     None
FLSA Status:                                               Non-Exempt
Location:                                                    Lansing Office, Lansing, MI
Job Category:                                             Assistant I (Administrative Assistant); Senior Assistant (Senior Administrative Assistant)
Starting Pay:                                               $16.03 per hour (Administrative Assistant); $19.01 per hour   (Senior Administrative Assistant)
Note:  This job will be filled at either the Administrative Assistant or Senior Administrative Assistant level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate. 

Our Company – Improving Learning, Improving Lives
Michigan Virtual is a Lansing-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation with a national reputation for excellence in online and blended learning with Michigan’s K-12 education community.  Our most valuable asset is our employees and we have received several top industry and workplace awards.  Ninety-seven percent (97%) of our full-time team members reported being highly satisfied on our latest annual employee engagement survey. Founded in 1998, Michigan Virtual annually provides more than 30,000 online course enrollments for students and delivers more than 100,000 hours of online professional development programming for Michigan school personnel. We also operate the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute (MVLRI) to examine and promote best practices in digital learning.
Our mission is to Advance K-12 digital learning and teaching through research, practice, and partnerships.  This mission statement reinforces our vision to grow meaningful relationships with policy leaders, school administrators, and teachers to ensure that every person can use digital learning to reach his or her full potential.   We employ 270 full- and part-time teachers, professionals, and support staff who like to have fun at work and are committed to making a difference in the world.
Job Summary
The Administrative Assistant/Senior Administrative Assistant provides high-level, day-to-day support to the Executive Director of MVLRI, Director of MVLRI, Business Intelligence Executive, and the Director of iPD, as well as the teams. This position is also a key member of the office support team which promotes consistency in core duties under the administrative guidance of the Executive Assistant. Levels of support will vary based on prioritized need, requiring the ability to multi-task on a regular basis. Responsibilities include administrative support of various levels, coordinating internal and external activities, making travel arrangements, creating purchase order requests, managing consultant contracts, operating the company telephone system, ordering of office supplies, greeting clients, vendors, and customers, and creating original correspondence and documents. The Administrative Assistant/Senior Administrative Assistant must have the ability to multi-task, prioritize, work in a face-paced environment, have strong communication skills, and function in a team environment. The Administrative Assistant/Senior Administrative Assistant also provides consistent vision for and manages the publication of the Institute’s written work and leads the Institute in process driven quality assurance.
Our Benefits
Michigan Virtual offers a competitive benefits package including a retirement plan, health benefits with an employer-funded Health Savings Account and a very generous allotment of leave time beginning upon hire.  We also offer remote work and flexible work arrangements.
Commitment to Diversity
Michigan Virtual values diversity and we are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.