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Part-time Operations Assistant: Immigration Equality

Part-time Operations Assistant
Location: New York City

Immigration Equality is seeking a part-time Operations Assistant to provide administrative support to the Operations Department (Ops) and the New York office. The Operations Assistant will report to the Operations Director. The Assistant must be able to respond quickly and with good judgment in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle highly confidential and sensitive information. He/she must be able to interact in a professional and respectful manner with all those who engage with the organization and have a strong work ethic. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants a 20 hour/week part-time professional position. We prefer someone work 4 hours/day 5days/week but we are somewhat flexible.

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Part-time Operations Assistant
Location: New York City

Immigration Equality is seeking a part-time Operations Assistant to provide administrative support to the Operations Department (Ops) and the New York office. The Operations Assistant will report to the Operations Director. The Assistant must be able to respond quickly and with good judgment in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle highly confidential and sensitive information. He/she must be able to interact in a professional and respectful manner with all those who engage with the organization and have a strong work ethic.  This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants a 20 hour/week part-time professional position.  We prefer someone work 4 hours/day 5days/week but we are somewhat flexible.

Immigration Equality is a national organization that works to end discrimination in U.S. immigration law, to reduce the negative impact of that law on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and HIV-positive people, and to help obtain asylum for those persecuted in their home country based on their sexual orientation, transgender identity or HIV-status. Through education, outreach, advocacy, and the maintenance of a nationwide network of resources, we provide information and support to advocates, attorneys, politicians and those who are threatened by persecution or the discriminatory impact of the law.

Responsibilities:
·         Plan and oversee all local aspects of the upcoming office move including but not limited to coordinating vendor services, organizing staff, minimizing work disruption, etc
·         Coordinate staff retreat and other all staff and NY office events
·         Set up regular all-staff meetings and taking minutes
·         Code and process bills and reimbursement requests
·         Process check and credit-card donations
·         Organize and facilitate new hire orientations
·         Orient and instruct employees and interns on office tools & policies
·         Anticipate needs and manage office supplies, organize and straighten the office as needed
·         Monitor and assist Operations Director in reporting to charity rating sites
·         Disaster preparedness preparation for office
·         Vendor management
·         Answer phones
·         Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

·         At least two years prior experience in a similar position within the public, private, or non-profit sector;
·         Experience with database fundraising software and other software programs a plus;
·         Interest and/or experience with human/civil rights/LGBT issues, and/or immigrant rights a plus;
·         Strong written and oral communication skills;
·         Advanced word processing skills and proficiency in the full suite of Microsoft Office programs;
·         Committed and able to uphold high levels of accountability for self and for others;
·         Ability to multi-task and manage the completion of multiple projects, often with shifting priorities, while working under direct supervision or independently;
·         Demonstrated ability to be creative, flexible, well-organized;
·         Ability to handle confidential information with sensitivity and integrity; and

Salary and Benefits

Immigration Equality is an affirmative action employer: immigrants and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.  Immigration Equality fosters a progressive, LGBT-friendly work space, and applicants must demonstrate the ability to collaborate within a diverse and inclusive environment. Pay is $15-$17/hr.

Application Procedure

Applications should submit a cover letter and resume.  Application must be submitted to jobs@immigrationequality.org with Operations Assistant in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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If you are a student or alumnus from the School of Public Affairs, please let the Career Services Office know when you are hired (job title/agency name), change jobs, or obtain an internship.
Thank you.

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Elyse Mendel, Director
Career Services and Alumni Affairs
Baruch College, School of Public Affairs
135 East 22nd St.
Suite: 1005 (10th Floor)
Phone: 646-660-6755
Fax: 646-660-6756

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