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Administrative Assistant


  • Organization: CHAI - Clinton Health Access Initiative
  • Location: Boston
  • Grade: Junior level - Entry Level - Open for both International and National Professionals
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: Closed

Administrative Assistant

United States
Full Time
Program (Division)
Finance - Administration

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit:


CHAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to providing an environment of fairness, and mutual respect where all applicants have access to equal employment opportunities. CHAI values diversity and inclusion, and recognizes that our mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people with diverse experience, backgrounds, and culture.


CHAI’s Administrative department is seeking a highly organized and self-motivated individual who will provide support to CHAI's country and global teams across over 30 countries in which CHAI works. In this role, the Administrative Assistant will perform daily administrative tasks, and will have a critical role in greeting CHAI visitors by overseeing the organization’s front desk.


This role is non-exempt, based in Boston, Massachusetts and reports to the Office Administrator. This person will need to be in the office 3 days a week and can work from home 2 days a week, Monday through Friday.

  • Oversee all front desk activities; welcome and direct visitors to CHAI’s Boston office
  • Provide professional oral and written communications to internal and external stakeholders; respond promptly to general email inquiries
  • Answer and direct incoming phone calls and monitor CHAI’s voicemail daily
  • Coordinate all domestic and international mail, package and shipping activities; receive, sort and distribute all mail and packages to various Boston-based staff
  • Assist in the planning, coordination, logistics and execution of meetings and events
  • Perform basic facilities management functions, including but not limited to regular monitoring of office equipment and replenishment of office supplies
  • Maintain directories and seating charts for Boston-based staff and all vendor contacts
  • Assist in preparing Boston office service related invoices for payment
  • Assist the other Boston departments in the completion of daily processing tasks and special projects
  • Other administrative functions as required
  • Bachelor’s degree or 1 year of professional office work experience
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office, with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access. Visio experience a plus
  • Written and oral communications proficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness, and efficiency
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, primarily office furniture and storage boxes
  • Detail-oriented with strong organization skills and follow through
  • Passion for CHAI’s Values and Mission

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