Seeking Executive Assistant to the President

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The South Dakota Community Foundation seeks a critical team member to expand its reach in bringing philanthropy to life for a stronger South Dakota.  The Executive Assistant provides high-level one-on-one support and serves as the primary point of contact on all matters pertaining to the Office of the President. The Executive Assistant organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts and has ongoing interaction with the Foundation Board of Directors, staff and other key stakeholders. Confidentiality balanced with a highly relational temperament and precision with detail are the hallmarks of this position.  The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills.  Calmness under pressure, creative problem-solving, and ability to balance competing priorities round out the characteristics of the desired candidate for this role.

The right applicant for this position will have an associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience at upper management or executive level.  Strong positive references from past and current people in a position to know the work of the applicant must also be available to be considered for this position.

This position is based in Pierre. For a complete job description and required qualifications, please email