Administrative Coordinator

$17 - $20 hourly
Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: In Office
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 136948
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LaSalle Network is currently hiring for a vibrant and community-oriented Jewish organization based in the heart of Chicago. Committed to serving their community with dedication and compassion, they strive to uphold Jewish values while adapting to modern needs. The organization provides a wide range of services and programs aimed at enriching the lives of individuals and families within the community.

Our client is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Administrative Coordinator to join their team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the organization's mission and values and dedicated to supporting the team in achieving their goals. As an Administrative Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in coordinating office activities and providing administrative support to this organization's entire staff.
Administrative Coordinator Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate administrative activities to ensure the smooth operation of the office, including scheduling appointments, managing calendars and coordinating meetings
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external inquiries, providing information and assistance as needed
  • Maintain organized and up-to-date filing systems, both physical and digital, ensuring easy retrieval of documents as needed
  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of internal and external communications, such as newsletters, announcements and event invitations
  • Help plan and coordinate events and programs hosted by the organization, including logistics, reservations and attendee communications
  • Assist with basic accounting tasks, such as processing invoices, tracking expenses and reconciling accounts
  • Perform general office duties, such as ordering supplies, maintaining office equipment and keeping the office environment tidy and welcoming
  • Uphold confidentiality and discretion in handling sensitive information and communications
Administrative Coordinator Requirements:
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to prioritize and multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with a friendly and professional demeanor
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software applications, with the ability to quickly learn new systems as needed
  • Previous experience in an administrative support role preferred, particularly in a nonprofit or religious organization
  • Knowledge of Jewish customs and practices preferred, with a commitment to respecting and upholding these values in the workplace
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while also being a collaborative team player
  • Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing priorities and unexpected challenges
  • Commitment to maintaining a positive and welcoming atmosphere within the organization
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and eager to support our client's mission, we encourage you to apply for this position. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role. We look forward to hearing from you! 
Thank you,

Courtney Ward 
Senior Project Manager 

LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.