- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
American Indian Law Center (AILC) is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to provide customer service and oversee the efficient functioning of its office.
Your role will include:
- Provide administrative support for all staff members (3-4 employees), including clerical and accounting tasks, mail pick-up, review of payables, and preparation of check requests for approval and submission to bookkeeper for processing.
- Perform court clerk functions for AILC’s Southwest Inter-Tribal Court of Appeals, working with tribal court clerks to assure accuracy and effective case-file management as overseen by the SWITCA Court Administrator.
- Order and maintain business supplies and oversee daily functioning of office equipment and other required items.
- Calendar and schedule meetings, events, trainings, and conferences; organize and maintain related files such as those for AILC’s Pre-Law Summer Institute and/or other legal and tribal court projects
- Greet callers and visitors, law students, and tribal officials; assist them or direct them to appropriate offices; write and respond to emails and other correspondence.
- Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor or program directors.
We are looking for an ideal candidate for this administrative position who takes considerable pride in their work and excels at multitasking. This person should be a “quick study” with a strong sense of urgency and should excel at operating in a fast-paced, upbeat, and positive community environment. In addition, the applicant should demonstrate a commitment to high professional ethical standards in a diverse workplace. The ideal candidate must have:
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent computer skills, specifically in a Windows environment, with an exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office, including creating Excel spreadsheets.
- Strong organization and administrative skills that will allow for diligence to detail, strong critical thinking skills, anticipates needs; able to manage multiple tasks concurrently.
- Excellent customer service skills as they must have an elevated level of interpersonal skills to manage sensitive and confidential situations. This position requires poise, tact, diplomacy, and business acumen.
- Must be knowledgeable and sensitive to Native American culture.
Minimum Qualifications (Industry, Work Experience and/or Education):
High school degree required. Associates degree or paralegal certificate preferred. Minimum 3 years administrative support experience. Our office environment is an open culture with a keen sense of teamwork.
Pay: $19 per hour to $22 per hour, dependent upon experience
Scheduling: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, with a 1-hour unpaid lunch
Benefits: Paid time off, direct deposit, free parking, health and disability insurance, 403(b)
How to Apply: If you have an engaging personality, have a passion for the Native American Legal Community and meet the necessary skillset, please submit your resume, and apply online. If you receive a conditional offer, we do conduct a background check. EOE. American Indian Preference in hiring.
American Indian Law Center
Established in 1967, the American Indian Law Center, Inc. (AILC) is the oldest existing Indian-managed and Indian-operated legal and public policy organization in the country. The AILC is a national leader for tribal governments and organizations in the development and analysis of federal Indian law and policy.
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