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Admin Assistant/MN Chiefs of Police Association

MCPA seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide support for the Association and its related Foundation. Approximately 75% of your time will go toward supporting MCPA and 25% will go toward supporting the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Foundation (MCPF).

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated impactful individual wanting to make a difference and join an organization that is working to innovate and improve public safety for communities and police.

• Work closely with the Executive Director and staff to support the MCPA mission.
• Interact with police leadership throughout Minnesota and other states.
• Assist with MCPA member and public communications, including MCPA website and social media.
• Initiate and implement process improvements to enhance the operation of MCPA.
• Handle administrative duties such as:
• Processing general correspondence and handling phone calls
• Providing general office support
• Coordinating projects, functions, and/or Association program components
• Managing spreadsheets and word processing projects
• Database Management
• Assist with conference planning and logistics, including but not limited to booking speaker travel, coordinating catering, ordering awards, etc.
• Effectively connect with MCPA Members regarding their membership renewals and training registrations

• Provide administrative support to the Foundation Board of Directors; Produce agendas and meeting notes, set up board meetings and committee meetings, and manage email correspondence with Foundation Board Members.
• Provide coordination and support for Foundation fundraising efforts; Draft thank you letters to donors, assist with event planning details for fundraising events, manage donor databases and related spreadsheets.
• Provide marketing support for Foundation; Update website, manage social media account, project manage development of marketing collateral, manage content calendar for email newsletters
• Provide programming support: Coordinate execution of the Foundation’s Community Partnerships Grant Program
Minimum Requirements, Credentials, and Experience:
• High School diploma is required; a college degree is desirable
• Professional etiquette critical
• Effective reading, writing and basic Math skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Excellent project management and organizational skills
Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum of two (2) years experience in a similar role providing administrative support in a public safety organization
• Minimum of two (2) years experience working in a non-profit and/or Foundation environment
• Willingness to learn software such as Weebly, Canva, etc. to manage organization’s website and help develop marketing collateral as needed
• Ability to understand and complete sophisticated tasks with minimal direction
• Motivated to provide excellent service to all clients, both internal and external
• Ability to work successfully in a team environment
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Attention to accuracy and detail, strong problem-solving skills, and good organization skills
• Self-motivated and able to take initiative with assigned tasks, or projects
• Ability to lead multiple, simultaneous projects through prioritization and workload scheduling
Location and hours:
• This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at the Association Offices at 803 Old Highway 8 NW, New Brighton, MN 55112, and remote as job duties require. This position will require reliable transportation to and from the Association Offices and other locations on occasion. Work hours are flexible and will primarily be Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Currently this position requires 24-30 hours per week.
Exact compensation may vary based on skills and experience. The MCPA will match up to 3% on 401K contributions.
Base pay range
$20-$30 per hour.


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