Full Time

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Tamir Foundation 11 Nadolny Sachs Private, Ottawa ON

Tamir supports people with Developmental Disabilities and people with Autism to live their
best life by promoting individuality, independence, dignity, and community inclusion while
embracing Jewish culture and values.

This position provides administrative and project management support services to the Executive Director
and works closely with the Board of Directors in order to ensure efficient and effective operation of the
Agency. A successful candidate must have a genuine appreciation for and understanding of protocol,
discretion, and professionalism, be able to accept and assume responsibility, and maintain confidentiality,
diplomacy, and tact at all times.

- Provide direct high-level administrative assistance to the Executive Director, senior management,
and the Board of Directors as requested by the Executive Director
- Coordinate projects by managing timelines, organizing resource distribution and communicating
updates to relevant stakeholders in an accurate and timely manner
- Work with the Executive Director to support the Tamir Board of Directors governance and meeting
preparation and follow up
- Research, assemble and analyze data to prepare reports and documents
- Compose written materials including internal and external correspondence, content for newsletters,
- Assist with grant applications that apply to the organization
- Assist in co-coordinating key events, such as the Annual General Meeting
- Collaborate in and provide support to the strategic planning process
- May be asked to participate in special projects as directed by the Executive Director

Office Administration
- Perform general administrative functions for the Agency, such as drafting of documents, minutes,
correspondences, schedules, meetings, etc.
- Organize and maintain filing systems and file correspondence and other records, including
incoming and outgoing correspondence with the MCCSS
- Respond to various inquiries in a timely and highly professional manner

This position requires that the individual have a thorough knowledge and experience in administrative
activities. Sound judgement and ability to work independently is necessary.
- Post-secondary certificate/diploma in a business or administrative relate field, or equivalent
- A minimum of two years administrative or executive level experience, preferably in a non-profit
- Advanced computer skills with proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs, Outlook, WordPress,
- Experience writing documents and letters to various stakeholders
- Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work well under pressure and time constraints
- High level of discretion, reasoning, and confidentiality
- Ability to demonstrate initiative, flexibility, and problem-solving skills
- Ability to work independently and display strong time management skills

What we offer:
A competitive wage and excellent benefit package, up to 21 vacation days per year and workplace pension

Accommodations: Tamir is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity,
dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. Tamir offers accommodation for applicants with
disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by Tamir regarding a job opportunity, please
advise us prior to the interview if you require any accommodation.

How to Apply: If you are interested in joining our team at this critical time, we would appreciate hearing
from you now. Please send your cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Tyrie at elizabethtyrie@tamir.ca.
For more information please call Elizabeth Tyrie at 613-725-3519 ext. 118.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree Required and 0-2 years of experience.