Executive Assistant

GDAHC is currently hiring an Executive Assistant to support the President & CEO, the current and incoming Board Chairs, Chief Operating Officer, and the entire GDAHC team. The Executive Assistant will be responsible for performing a number of administrative and operational duties. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their workload, prioritizing tasks, and maintaining an efficient office environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join and exciting multi-faceted non-profit!

This position directly reports to GDAHC's President & CEO.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Bingham Farms, MI
Applications are due by COB Friday, February 2nd and should be sent to Please see below for essential functions and required job qualifications. For further information and directions on how to properly apply, please view our full job posting.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Perform office and administrative duties to assist the President and CEO, COO, and other team member
  • Act as administrative point of contact with members, building and maintaining professional and positive relationships
  • Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with members and community partners
  • Provide support for Executive, Board, Budget & Finance, and other Committees: schedule meetings, facilitate meeting accommodations, assist with development of and distribute meeting materials, take and circulate minutes, maintain a registry of "to-do" assignments and expedite follow-up, communicate and coordinate with members' offices
  • Produce professions quality reports, presentations and briefs
  • Prepare and expedite internal and external communications
  • Interface with data technologist, coordinating GDAHC's requirements, troubleshooting problems as they occur, and assuring consistent data and Internet access
  • Maintain GDAHC's master calendar of all events, conferences, holidays and vacations
  • Manage President and CEO calendar: schedule meetings and appointments, track time spent on projects, and manage travel itineraries
  • Perform basic HR tasks: enrolling employees in benefits, onboarding, maintaining employee personnel files, maintaining personnel policies, etc.
  • Interface with outsourced payroll vendor and ensure timely and correct reporting and submission of payroll information
  • Ensure compliance with GDAHC's by-laws
  • Maintain and organized filing system of paper and electronic documents
  • Monitor office supplies and research advantageous deals or suppliers
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Uphold a strict level of confidentiality

Required Job Qualifications & Skills
The ideal candidate will have a cheery disposition, prior experience in an assistant role, impeccable organizational skills, and other qualifications and skills as noted:

  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience as an administrative assistant reporting directly to senior management
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Exemplary planning and time management skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize daily workload
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Project coordination experience
  • Proficiency in collaboration and delegation of duties
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and professional demeanor

Please view the full job posting for further details and directions on how to apply.

The Greater Detroit Area Health Council [GDAHC] offers a diverse, team-based work environment with a variety of on-going programs and projects. GDAHC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.