John F. Kennedy Library Foundation

Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125


Date Posted:
October 13, 2022

Eastern Massachusetts



Part-Time Development Administrative Assistant


Historic, visionary institution seeks a part-time temporary administrative assistant for 4-10 hours per week to support its Development Department. Reporting to the Director of Development Events and Operations and Development Events and Stewardship Coordinator, the Part-Time Development Administrative Assistant will contribute to the success of JFK Library Foundation programs, initiatives, and events. This is an ideal position for a self-starter seeking to broaden their experience in fundraising, event execution, and customer service.

Responsibilities will include a wide range of administrative and event support for the Foundation’s Development Department, including but not limited to:

· Helping to maintain the Department’s CRM, Salesforce: Updating constituent records, completing mass data entry projects, and other database related projects as assigned

· General donor research

· Creating donor correspondence and completing mailings

· Photocopying and filing paper and electronic records

· Corresponding with donors when requested, including members of the Board of Directors and Advisors, members, major donors, prospective donors, and other contributors; provide superior customer service

· Contributing to preparations and providing day of staffing for events and programs, such as the May Dinner gala and Profile in Courage Award, private donor events associated with select Kennedy Library Forums, the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards, and more

· Other duties to advance the Foundation and Development Department’s goals as requested

About the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation:

The mission of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is to support the work of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum whose core function is to collect, preserve, and make available for research the documents, audiovisual material and memorabilia of President Kennedy, his family, and his contemporaries.

The Foundation, representing a wide variety of constituencies within the general public, works closely with the National Archives and Records Administration to develop programs that advance the study and understanding of President Kennedy’s life and the times in which he lived; and that promote a greater appreciation of America’s political and cultural heritage, the process of governing, and the importance of public service.

In addition to its support of the Kennedy Library, the Kennedy Library Foundation directly sponsors programs and activities that help people understand the major challenges facing democracy today; that inspire current and future generations to political participation and public service; and that promote debate and discussion of issues at the heart of contemporary democracy that relate to the legacy of President John F. Kennedy.

Today, the Kennedy Library in Boston is one of the most visited of the 14 presidential libraries in America. Over 200,000 people from around the globe visit the museum each year, including over 30,000 students annually through a host of free educational programs.

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity toward all communities and individuals who may seek our services, for all employees, qualified applicants and volunteers, in every area of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy (and pregnancy related conditions), gender identity or expression, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, military or veteran status or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Enthusiasm and desire to make an impact on a mission-driven team with strong work ethic.
  • Detail-oriented with superior organizational skills and an ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Strong command of MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Prior experience in an office setting preferred, but not required.
  • Flexibility to work occasional evening events (dates will be provided) is ideal

The is a term position through May 31, 2023 with the potential for an extension.

How To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and at least three references under the subject line “Part-Time Development Administrative Assistant" to:

Sarina Sadana

Director of Development Events and Operations

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation

Columbia Point

Boston, MA 02125

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please.

Apply by:
November 01, 2022
$16 / Per hour
About this Organization:
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is dedicated to the memory of our nation's thirty-fifth president and to all those who through the art of politics seek a new and better world. Located on a ten-acre park, overlooking the sea that he loved and the city that launched him to greatness, the Library stands as a vibrant tribute to the life and times of John F. Kennedy. Come tour our Museum which portrays the life, leadership, and legacy of President Kennedy, conveys his enthusiasm for politics and public service, and illustrates the nature of the office of the President. Students and scholars can also arrange to conduct research using our collection of historical materials chronicling mid-20th century politics and the life and administration of John F. Kennedy.