Job Opening: Administrative Associate in Salt Lake City

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.)

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