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Barr Seeks Office Assistant/Receptionist

This new role will serve as receptionist for the Foundation and support meetings, events, and office needs.

The Barr Foundation seeks an Office Assistant/Receptionist to serve as the first point of contact for all visitors to the Foundation, handle all general inquiries, and support the daily operational needs of the Foundation and its office. The Office Assistant/Receptionist will be generally responsible for: 1) maintaining a consistently positive and helpful presence at the Receptionist desk; 2) managing the public use of the Foundation’s meeting spaces; 3) supporting a well-functioning office space; and 4) providing support to operational functions of the Foundation.

This position is open. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with applications encouraged by October 31, 2018.

The full job description may be found here:

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To apply, visit the online form linked below. Candidates will be asked to submit a one-page cover letter and resume. Only applications submitted via this form will be considered.

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Questions may be directed in confidence to Denise Gillespie, Director of Human Resources, via email at barrjobs[at]

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