PT Adult Literacy Admin Assistant for Queens Adult Lit Classes

Job Type

Part Time

Published

08/10/2018

Address

Make the Road New York
92-10 Roosevelt Ave
Jackson Heights
NY
11372
United States

Description

Hiring: PT Adult Literacy Administrative Assistant for Queens-based Adult Literacy classes  (average 30 hrs/wk)   July 2018

 

Make the Road New York (MRNY) (www.maketheroadny.org) is a non-profit organization that builds the power of immigrant and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. 

Make the Road New York’s Adult Literacy Department seek a highly motivated, organized, and dedicated individual to do administrative work for our English and Citizenship preparation classes in our Jackson Heights, Queens office. 


The work will begin in July and continue through the school year.  The hours for the position will go up and down a bit over the course of the year.


Candidates must be bilingual in English and Spanish, possess strong computer and administrative skills and strong people skills as well (be comfortable talking with strangers).   We need applicants to be trustworthy, with the ability to commit to a regular schedule and to work some evening & weekend hours as part of their schedule.  Applicants will ideally have previous experience working in an office setting.  The ideal candidates must be efficient and communicative team players who are able to multi-task and work well under pressure. They should also be able to meet deadlines as needed, be fast learners, take initiative and work independently with high quality standards.  In addition applicants should be proficient with Google drive and Microsoft Office suite programs, as well as have experience working with data entry in databases.


Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

·       Calls: Calling students for intake and testing appointments, for re-enrollment, to follow up on absences, etc. if/as needed

·       Data entry: enter notes in our database or google forms about new class candidates, attendance, call notes, outreach work, scheduled appointments, test scores, etc.

·       Registration and re-enrollment support:  Work to register students in classes

·       Pre and post testing help: Pre and post testing of English and Citizenship students using a variety of testing programs

·       Communicating via phone, email, etc. with team members and across the organization as needed to keep work moving smoothly

·       Photocopying, faxing, filing, mailing, typing, updating waiting lists, and assisting staff with any other job requests.

·       Also, must attend trainings and meetings, including regular support meetings with supervisees and supervisor and mtgs with other admin team members

 

Compensation: This position will be paid a fixed rate around $15/hr.


Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Persons of color, women, LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to Qnsadultlitadminassistant@maketheroadny.org.  We will only contact those we wish to interview.

 

MRNY is an equal opportunity employer. Women, LGBTQ, 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, disability or marital status.

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Benefits

Compensation: This position will be paid a fixed rate around $15/hr.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual: English and Spanish

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  Persons of color, women, LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to Qnsadultlitadminassistant@maketheroadny.org.  We will only contact those we wish to interview.


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