Executive Administrative Assistant

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/13/2018

Start Date

08/15/2018

Application Deadline

08/10/2018

Address

Norcross
Georgia
United States

Description

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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

Application instructions:

  • 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 jobs@advancingjustice-atlanta.org 

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 jobs@advancingjustice-atlanta.org. However, we will be accepting applications and conducting interviews on a rolling bias.

Benefits

None

Level of Language Proficiency

None

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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