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ASEC - African Sisters Education Collaborative

Administrative Specialist

Summary of Duties

The mission of the African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC) is to facilitate access to education for women religious in Africa that leads to enhancement and expansion of the education, health, economic, social, environmental, and spiritual services they provide.

ASEC recognizes that women religious in Africa profoundly affect their communities and society. The services they provide are making a significant contribution to the advancement of sustainable human development and to addressing the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs). To advance these efforts, ASEC provides educational opportunities for women religious in Africa so that they may further develop their talents and potential, build their education credentials, and enhance the leadership and ministerial roles they assume at all levels of society.

The Administrative Specialist position will support the office of the Executive Director (ED) on clerical matters, including taking minutes and handling records and documentation of Board proceedings, internal and external client planning and meetings. This position will act as primary administrative support to the office of Executive Director and the ASEC board.



College/Associate Degree (Work experience can be a substitute). Bachelor's Degree is an added advantage.

Special Qualifications

  • Experience in the position of Administrative Specialist or equivalent.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent note taking, filing, record keeping, and documentation management skills.
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, such as printers and fax machines.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel and PowerPoint, in particular), G-Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Forms, Google Calendar, and Google Drive).
  • Excellent scheduling, time management skills, and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Attention to detail and very organized in record keeping and management.
  • Strong organization skills, planning with the ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent capacity for team building and teamwork.
  • High level of professional integrity and trust.
  • Ability to make independent decisions and work under minimum supervision.
  • Cross-cultural competence and management of diversity.

Required Documents

A completed Marywood application, cover letter, resume, and names & contact information for three (3) references.

Marywood University is committed to being an equitable and inclusive workplace, and we encourage applicants who share our vision to apply. EEO/AA employer.
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