• Full Time
  • Monterey, CA.
  • October 31, 2022

Website The Panetta Institute

Inspiring Lives of Public Service 4 Health & Future of Democracy

Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant performs a wide variety of clerical and administrative tasks in support of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy and its programs. This is a full-time position with schedule flexibility and periodic overtime based on programmatic needs. Presently, this position requires performance of job duties at the worksite and is not a remote job.

Job description and Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with strong attention to detail;
  • dedication to high-quality work on all tasks and projects;
  • ability to follow instruction and work within established systems;
  • demonstrate initiative in performing assigned tasks, top-notch writing, editing and verbal communication skills;
  • proficient in MS Office.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Required experience:

  • administrative support for event planning and coordination;
  • professional phone manner;
  • ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple assignments and meet deadlines.

Primary duties:

  • assist in program implementation;
  • communicating with outside partners;
  • responsible for organizing meetings/events;
  • working with multiple electronic and hard copy files;
  • drafting correspondence and other products;
  • retrieving and compiling complex information;
  • working cooperatively and respectfully with co-workers, partners, and the public.

Physical requirements:

  • repetitive movement, prolonged periods of sitting and working on a computer, using telephones and electronic mail;
  • participating in face-to-face meetings and discussions with individuals and teams, standing;
  • walking; reaching with hands and arms; stooping or kneeling; and regularly lifting and/or moving up to 15 pounds and occasionally lifting/or moving up to 25 pounds.

Interested applicants must submit a job-specific cover letter explaining how their skill set matches the position and a resume to:

The Panetta Institute for Public Policy, 100 Campus Center, Building 86-E, Seaside, California 93955;

Phone: 831-582-4200; Fax: 831-582-4082.

COVID-19 considerations: To protect the health and safety of the Panetta Institute’s staff, program participants, and the community, the Panetta Institute requires all staff to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters. Applicants who are precluded from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and booster for medical or religious reasons may request an exemption.

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Pay: $24.00 – $33.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Schedule:8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Tagged as: adminstration

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