Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta is seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant who will work directly with the Executive Director performing a number of administrative duties. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their work-load independently. This position is part-time and can be mostly remote.
About Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta is the first legal and policy advocacy center dedicated to defending democracy for Asian Americans, immigrants and refugees in Georgia and the Southeast. Founded in 2010, Advancing Justice – Atlanta serves thousands of vulnerable and underserved people through its core program areas of civic engagement, direct legal services, policy advocacy, and leadership development. Our vision is a social movement where AANHPIs, immigrants, and refugees are fully empowered, active in civic life, and working together to promote equity and fair treatment for all. Advancing Justice – Atlanta is one of five independent civil rights organizations that make up the national Asian Americans Advancing Justice affiliation.
About the Position
The Executive Administrative Assistant will work with Advancing Justice – Atlanta’s Executive Director to provide direct support.
The Executive Administrative Assistant will:
- Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients
- Schedule meetings and appointments and manage travel itineraries
- Maintain an organized filing system of paper and electronic documents
- Uphold a strict level of confidentiality
- Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff and community leaders, and shareholders.
- Meet in person with the Executive Director weekly to determine priorities and scheduling
Additionally, the Executive Administrative Assistant will be required to:
- Attend the annual Advancing Justice conference in early 2019; and
- Attend other conferences, meetings and trainings as needed.
- Must have excellent writing and organizational skills
- Must have the ability to work independently, and participate fully in decision-making processes.
- Selection will be based on a variety of factors, including the applicant’s academic and professional qualifications, a demonstrated commitment to the public interest, especially immigration law.
- Proficiency in an Asian language (Vietnamese, Korean, Urdu/Hindi, Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, Farsi) is a plus
- Resume, not to exceed one page;
- A writing sample not to exceed 2 pages;
- A list of three professional or academic references; and
- Please submit all application materials as one pdf file to email@example.com
No phone calls or inquiry emails please.
Salary and Benefits
This is a Part-Time Position. Salary range for this position is commensurate with experience and based on the principles of internal equity.
Applications DUE by August 10th
Send resume, cover letter, 3 references and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. However, we will be accepting applications and conducting interviews on a rolling bias.
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required