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  • September 23rd, 2019

    Immediate Opening for an Administrative Associate in Salt Lake City, Utah

    The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) has an immediate opening for a full-time Administrative Associate in its Salt Lake City office. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Gina Riggs, Administrative Associate, at The deadline for submission is October 11, 2019.

    Reports to: Administrative Director

    Job Description Summary:

    The Administrative Associate works closely with the Membership Coordinator and the Development Associate and is supervised on a day-to-day basis by the Administrative Director.

    General Responsibilities Include:

    • Process and distribute mail
    • Membership data entry
    • Answer/direct phone calls and general emails
    • Maintain State Registrations
    • Manage copier/phone/printer maintenance
    • Order general office supplies as needed
    • Update staff work records
    • Assist Executive Director as needed
    • Prepare newsletters for volunteer distribution
    • Plan and implement Board Meetings (3 per year)
    • Compile board packets and take minutes during board meetings
    • Assist Administrative Director as needed
    • Building management/maintenance including overseeing monthly services and arranging for general repair work when necessary
    • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Administrative Director


    The ideal candidate:

    – Has good listening and communication skills, and effectively conveys information verbally;

    – Demonstrates great attention to detail;

    – Is able to work independently;

    – Is a flexible team player who thrives in an environment which requires prioritizing and juggling multiple concurrent projects and meets all deadlines;

    – Has a strong work ethic with a positive attitude;

    – Is passionate about protecting wilderness;

    – Outgoing, enjoys talking with people and meeting new people.

    This position will start at $35,000 per year; with paid health insurance; a 3.5% contribution to a 403b plan; 13 paid holidays; 3 weeks of vacation to start; and other benefits. (Benefits begin after a 60 day probation period.)