Position Summary: Tahirih Justice Center, a non-profit legal services organization, seeks to hire an outgoing, self-starter to provide critical administrative and program support for our Baltimore office as an Office Administrator. This role will serve as the linchpin of the office as the initial point of contact for clients and as a resource for office staff. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing critical operational and administrative support in addition to general tech troubleshooting support. The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented professional who can effectively multi-task and juggle multiple priorities. They will also need to be adept at supporting high-performing staff and have a thriving passion for social justice. The preferred candidate will be an empathetic professional that can navigate potentially sensitive and confidential client issues with a high degree of emotional intelligence. This individual must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment supporting survivors of trauma. This is a junior-level administrative role with great potential for skills development, visibility, and networking.
• Minimum of 1 year experience providing administrative support
• Minimum 1 year of data entry/database experience
• Fluency in Spanish is a requirement (French and/or Arabic language ability desirable)
• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word is required
• Must be sufficiently comfortable with office equipment and computers to troubleshooting issues effectively
• Customer-service focused with a calm, courteous, and attentive professional demeanor
• Strong communication skills, both written and oral
• Highly organized, with the capacity to quickly problem solve and enhance office efficiency
• Ability to set priorities and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
• Detail oriented and a team player
• Willingness to travel to the Falls Church, VA, office from time to time for trainings and meetings
Additional Desired Qualifications:
• Experience working with trauma survivors
• Experience working with immigrant communities
• Experience working with issues of domestic violence, human trafficking and international women’s rights
Annual salary and benefits: Competitive compensation depends on experience. Generous benefits include fully-paid employee health, vision and dental insurance; a 401(k) defined contribution retirement plan; flexible work schedules; professional development including in-house training programs, staff enrichment retreats and other growth opportunities. Employees have a very generous self-managed leave benefit inclusive of vacation, sick and holidays, including an office closure the week between Christmas and New Year’s.
About the Tahirih Justice Center: The Tahirih Justice Center is a growing national non-profit organization that supports the courage of immigrant women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence by providing holistic legal services and advocacy in courts, Congress, and communities. Through pro bono holistic legal services, community outreach and education and nonpartisan public policy advocacy, Tahirih protects women and girls seeking protection from gender-based human rights abuses such as domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, honor crimes, and forced marriage. Tahirih is a Bahá’í-inspired organization and works to create a world where women and girls can live in safety and with dignity. Tahirih’s 100 employees work from offices in the DC metro area, Baltimore, Houston, Atlanta, and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Submissions: Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references.
Please note: Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.
Tahirih Justice Center is committed to diversity, equity and unity as core values. We practice inclusiveness in decision making through consultation with employees throughout the organization. Tahirih seeks to hire and retain employees whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. We encourage candidates who are committed to equity and who are from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and identities to apply.