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Executive Assistant

Salary Range: $14.00 – $17.00 hourly (Commensurate with Experience)

Job Purpose:
To work with the Executive Director, Development Director and Events and Communications Manager to support the daily operations of the Foundation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Functions as the office administrator, managing inventory, scheduling appointments, filing and often acting as the first point of contact with donors and clients
  • Drafts gift acknowledgements and appeals for giving campaigns
  • Processes gifts and payments; generates deposits
  • Manages and distributes recurring data reports
  • Coordinate ticket fulfillment requests


  • 2 years office experience
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft and Apple systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, WordPress, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to lift and or move 40 lbs
  • Valid California drivers license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation

This is a full-time position. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Employment is subject to the policies of the FPAC Personnel Handbook and Bylaws of the Foundation.

Some evenings and weekend work

Please submit letter of application including an explanation of your interest in the position, resume, and requirements to:

About the Foundation for the Performing Arts Center
The Performing Arts Center, San Luis Obispo is the result of a partnership and a true spirit of cooperation among California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), the City of San Luis Obispo and the Foundation for the Performing Arts Center. It is a state-of-the-art performance facility located on the campus of California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). Open since September 1996, the Performing Arts Center includes the majestic 1,289 seat Harold Miossi Hall and the multi-purpose Pavilion that holds various capacities up to 400 people.

The Foundation for the Performing Arts Center (the Foundation) supports the operations and maintenance of the Performing Arts Center, subsidizes necessary equipment and is building a significant endowment, leading the way for the continued cultural development of the regional community. The Foundation has an annual operating budget of nearly $1 million dollars and a current endowment of over $5 million. To learn more about the Foundation, please visit

Physical Demands
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and reach with arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 (twenty) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 (forty) pounds. Specific vision abilities required to do the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO/AAP Policy
The Foundation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Foundation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Foundation expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Foundation’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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