Details: Salary is determined by Legal Services NYC Collective Bargaining Agreement.
349 East 149th Street
*This position is at Bronx Legal Services*
Bronx Legal Services seeks Executive Secretary
Bronx Legal Services is seeking an Executive Secretary to provide administrative support and overall support for the program.
Bronx Legal Services is the largest provider of free civil legal services in the borough, and is part of Legal Services NYC’s network of local programs throughout New York City. Bronx Legal Services provides high-quality, innovative representation to address the pressing legal needs of the Bronx’s diverse low-income population. Bronx Legal Services focuses on the problems that have the greatest impact on our clients – preserving affordable and decent housing, maintaining income support, redressing abusive consumer practices, promoting family stability, mitigating the effects of domestic violence, and advocating for the disabled.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Executive Secretary will perform tasks related to office administration and client services, provide support and document management. The Executive Secretary will also provide litigation support, translation, interpretation, monitoring and making arrangements for proper maintenance of the office, ordering office supplies and equipment, handling petty cash, assist in supervising secretaries and receptionist, and general secretarial responsibilities for the whole program.
Experience and Qualifications
The successful candidate must be a conscientious self-starter able to manage a large number of tasks simultaneously, and work effectively under pressure of deadlines. Excellent skills in writing, verbal communication, computer and organizational skills are essential. Fluency or proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred. Prior experience working in a legal setting or college degree or equivalent skills demonstrated by professional of life experience is strongly preferred. The candidate must also be skilled in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
How to Apply
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with the wording on the subject line “Executive Secretary 2018”
Salary is commensurate with experience and is governed by the LS-NYC collective bargaining agreement. We offer excellent benefits.
Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls please.
Bronx Legal Services is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. People of color, women, people with disabilities, people over 40, and gay, lesbian, and transgender people are all welcome and encouraged to apply.
Job # 122_2018
Excellent medical, pre-tax flexible benefits for medical, vision, dental and eligible child care reimbursement; and retirement plans and generous paid annual and sick leave days.
Level of Language Proficiency
Fluency or proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the wording on the subject line “Executive Secretary 2018”
Salary is commensurate with experience and is governed by the LS-NYC collective bargaining agreement. We offer excellent benefits. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls please.
Position: immediate; please review description for position requirements, qualifications and expectations.