Executive Assistant


Position Summary

The Executive Assistant manages a variety of general office activities for the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Public Affairs Officer, Development Manager, and Policy Director. As a primary liaison to the Board of Directors, the Executive Assistant is responsible for Board meeting and committee materials, scheduling, logistics, and minutes. This position maintains official PCAR documents and contracts; and serves as a member of the Office Administrative team to assist with a variety of organizational tasks.

Values Statement

PCAR understands sexual violence as a social justice issue and works to prevent and respond to sexual violence within this framework. We are committed to nurturing a workplace that is affirming, inclusive, and respectful of all people and the ways in which they identify across race, class, ability, gender, sexual orientation, age, and other identities. We are looking for outstanding relationship- builders and communicators, we value both life experience and professional credentials.

We are committed to building a diverse organization and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a background less traditional to our field of work, and that’s okay. PCAR would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of the qualifications described. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better results. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strongly encourage you to apply for open positions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Acts as custodian of corporate documents, contracts, and confidential records.
  • Coordinates meetings, events, and programs.
  • Provides back-up for Administrative Coordinator and Office Manager: answering phones, mailings, ordering supplies, travel arrangements, and other general administrative duties.
  • Assists with fundraising data and events and other special projects.

Board of Directors

  • Coordinates all Board of Director meetings, including scheduling, notices/memos, agenda, minutes, and materials.
  • Maintains Board Orientation Book; Board Member Contact List; and electronic files.
  • Maintains files of all Board and Committee meetings, attendance records, and other information related to the Board.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience managing high- level information.

Salary Range


To Apply

PCAR offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.pcar.org by March 20, 2023. Complete job description available on our website.

Who We Are

Founded in 1975, The mission of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape is to work to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and to advocate for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault. PCAR partners with a network of rape crisis programs to bring help, hope, and healing around issues of sexual violence to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PCAR:

  • Assures that communities have access to quality victim services and prevention education by providing funding, training, materials, and assistance to a network of rape crisis centers that serve all of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties.
  • Provides resources and training on sexual assault-related issues to professionals across PA.
  • Promotes public policies that provide protections and services to victims of sexual violence, hold offenders accountable, enhances community safety, and works with media to increase public awareness, access to accurate information, and ethical reporting practices.
  • Operates the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), which identifies, develops, and disseminates resources regarding all aspects of sexual violence prevention and intervention. NSVRC is the leading nonprofit in providing information and tools to prevent and respond to sexual violence. NSVRC translates research and trends into best practices that help individuals, communities and service providers achieve real and lasting change. NSVRC also works with the media to promote informed reporting.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and The National Sexual Violence Resource Center provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.


To apply for this job please visit pcar.org.