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The California Birth Defects Monitoring Program does epidemiologic research with a mission to find causes of birth defects. We are a 50 person non-profit organization that values high quality work, continuous improvement, and balancing work and home life for productive employees.


Job Title: Executive Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Program Director, this position provides all administrative support to the Program Director.


70% Provides administrative support for Program Director, maintaining high-level confidentiality on all matters, including matters relative to the management team;

Handles travel arrangements, outlook calendar and schedule for Director and all correspondence.

20% Assists in preparation of materials for internal and external presentations.

10% Other duties as assigned


This employee must be able to safeguard confidential information and possess the ability to work well independently with minimal direction in a team environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential to this position. Good interpersonal and strong organizational skills are needed, along with accuracy and attention to detail. A proactive, optimistic learning attitude is appreciated.


Bachelor’s degree; 4 -5 years executive level support; a high degree of competency in, at least, the Microsoft Office 2000 Suite with a focus on Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook; experience in learning new software and comfortable using the Internet as a research tool.

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The California Birth Defects Monitoring Programa public health program devoted to finding the causes of birth defects-is on the cutting edge of birth defects research. As an employee, you will contribute to discoveries to help prevent birth defects in this lifetime.

We provide a team-oriented work environment with sane schedules, flexible hours and generous paid time off. Salaries are highly competitive; an additional 21.5% allows you to tailor a comprehensive benefits package or take additional cash.

Call Human Resources with questions: Phone 530.297.5584



Fax: 530-297-5576

Attn:  Careers
1615 Fifth Street
Davis, CA  95616

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