Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of Latino and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road New York operates neighborhood-based community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; Brentwood, Long Island; and White Plains, Westchester. With a membership of 24,000 low-income New Yorkers, MRNY tackles the critical issues facing our community: workplace justice, tenants’ rights, immigrant civil rights, language access, LGBTQ justice, public education, health care access, and immigration reform.
MRNY is a multi-service organization. Our Education Department offers English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Spanish-language literacy, computer literacy, citizenship preparation, and in-school and after-school youth programs. Our Community Organizing Projects help New Yorkers to implement strategies to combat shared problems and develop leadership and the capacity for civic participation. And our Departments of Legal, Health & Support Services provide direct legal representation, case management, and facilitated enrollment into public health insurance programs, training, and strategic support for members and organizing campaigns. Our attorneys and advocates specialize in labor and employment law, public benefits, disability benefits, housing law, healthcare, and health insurance access, immigration, public education, domestic violence, and LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) civil rights issues.
The Admin Department is responsible for maintaining day-to-day administrative services in order to help the company run smoothly. Generally, the Admin Department provides essential administrative support for the whole company, including keeping and processing files and documents, assisting HR affairs, dealing with meetings, checking attendance, and much more.
Make the Road New York (MRNY) seeks a highly motivated, organized, dedicated Office Manager (40 HOURS PER WEEK) with strong communication skills and the ability to multi-task. Candidates must be bilingual in English and Spanish, possess strong computer, and administrative skills. Looking for an energetic individual who likes to work as a team player and takes pride in the organization. This position will work closely with a Senior Office Manager. The candidate must be a patient and caring professional. Reliability, professionalism, and confidentiality are crucial to this role.
Key Responsibilities but not Limited to:
The Brooklyn Office Manager will be responsible for the Brooklyn office management, this includes maintaining office administrative needs and efficiency; including but not limited to: event planning and implementation; office supply management; tasks in financial administration; coordination with other departments; membership administration; facilities oversight; cleaning and maintenance oversight; communications with other departments; oversight of childcare provision, and additional administrative tasks. The Office Manager supervises the Brooklyn receptionists and any volunteers hired within the administrative department. They will:
Required Competencies, Skills, and Experience Include
Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education. MRNY offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401K, and generous paid vacation, sick, personal days.
How to apply:
Please attach cover letter/resume and submit all documents through the Make the Road Career Center.
Site and Hours of Working:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 27th, 2021.
MRNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse staff. Women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, disability or marital status.
Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of Latino and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road New York operates…