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Owatonna Arts Center

Position Description—Administrative Assistant

Position Summary: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for managing and coordinating the office functions of the Owatonna Arts Center


  • Post-secondary education in office management or business desired
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to relate with diverse personalities.
  • Strong technology proficiency: word, excel, power point, Quick Books; Ability to work with a variety of software programs. Must possess the capability and desire to learn, effectively use, and recommend new software technologies in order to perform the position responsibilities.
  • Knowledge in website and social media maintenance.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities with changing priorities.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as working with volunteers.
  • Possesses a deep appreciation for the arts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as receptionist: person, mail, email
  • Primary responsibility for managing the membership roster: maintain membership database, send letters for renewals and follow-up.
  • Assist the Treasurer in recording contributions: membership, building fund, donations, and memorials. Prepare and send acknowledgements; Record payments for class registrations, gallery sales and rentals. Supply records for event ticket sales accountability P & L reports for each event.
  • Provide assistance to the Board for its business..
  • Update website, enter posts on social media as directed
  • Assist in providing Gallery Coverage for events
  • Assist the Artistic Director in creating publicity for events, exhibits, education, performances and artists. Coordinate the preparation of newsletter, posters tickets, programs, etc.
  • Attend monthly Board meetings and committee meetings as assigned.


This is a part time position; approximately 24 hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours required.

March 2017