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Office Assistant

POSITION DESCRIPTION – 3C is seeking candidates for an administrative assistant position.

The following qualifications and skills are required of the successful candidate:

  • Skilled communicator, planner, organizer with the ability to model positive behaviors and work for others
  • Highly skilled use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point)
  • Highly organized, able to think and work independently, and take initiative
  • High level of professionalism, integrity, and respect for others
  • Able to work from outlined instructions to investigate and complete individual assignments
  • Able to work collaboratively with others, including excellent communication, listening, and cooperation skill
  • Able to handle multifaceted projects and prioritize tasks.


  • Manage the company’s calendar such as meeting rooms and other requests by personnel as needed
  • Organize meetings, programs and events by arranging for facilities, catering, communications and distribution of materials and invitations as needed
  • Order, maintain and organize office, kitchen, and conference room supplies
  • Serve as the front desk receptionist, including escorting visitors from the lobby to the office suite
  • Screen incoming calls, correspondence and requests, responding independently when possible and prioritizing for efficient and effective processing
  • Handle all incoming and outgoing shipments, mail and faxes
  • Maintain copiers, printers, postage machines and other office equipment
  • Organize and maintain on-site storage room
  • Coordinate building maintenance and services
  • Coordinate and organize travel arrangements for employees as needed
  • Assist other staff with tasks as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality of all corporate, personnel and research matters
  • In all respects, employee will maintain confidentiality of all corporate, personnel and research matters
  • Maintain a polite, pleasant, and respectful attitude at all times.


  • 3-5 years’ experience as an administrative professional;
  • Experience supporting a medium sized business of at least 40+ employees
  • Significant experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite


  • Part-time with potential to grow.
  • Salary based on education and experience level, competitive with the central NC area.

3C Institute is a growing software design and research institute located in Durham, NC (RTP area). We specialize in development of digital tools to effectively foster the health and well-being of children and families across the globe. See www.3CISD.com for more information.


Send a letter of interest, resume, contact information for three references & salary requirements to keppel@3cisd.com. Applicants without ALL requested materials will not be considered.