Temporary Full-Time Administrative Assistant

Join an Emmy-winning public broadcasting station and serve as its first point of contact for all callers and visitors to the Pioneer PBS building.  Pioneer PBS is seeking a professional communicator with a pleasant personality for a temporary full-time administrative assistant to fill in for a maternity leave.  The position opens mid-October and will be filled through mid-February.  Working hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  If successful, the candidate will have an opportunity to fill a different position in the organization if positions are open and applicable to their expertise.

The Administrative Assistant is the first point of contact for members, visitors, potential donors, and others contacting Pioneer PBS.  It is expected that the Administrative Assistant is available to greet the public, whether in person or on the telephone in a pleasant, courteous, and professional manner.  The Administrative Assistant provides support to all departments of Pioneer PBS, to ensure smooth day-to-day operation of the station.  Support includes assisting visitors in the building, ordering supplies, distribution of mail and email, administrative duties for the Finance and Development departments and other duties as assigned.  A complete job description is available on Pioneer PBS’s website www.pioneer.org. On-the-job training for software used by the organization will be provided.  This position works for the President/General Manager. 

The applicant must have a high school diploma and the ability to run short errands for the organization.  Notary Public certification is preferrable.

You will join a team of talented, passionate, and dedicated individuals who love sharing the story of small towns and farming communities in the region.  They operate out of a state-of-the-art facility, located in Granite Falls, MN, where they embrace changing technology, creativity, and humor.   

Pioneer PBS has been in operation for over 50 years.  This is a temporary full-time hourly position.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to: Sherece Lamke, President and General Manager, PBS, 1 Pioneer Drive, Granite Falls, MN 56241 or slamke@pioneer.org.  For additional information, please contact Shari at  320-289-2915. 

Pioneer PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.