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28 May 2022

Full-Time Office Administrator – Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services

Greater Boston Legal Services – Posted by yortiz Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Accessible Employer and strives to ensure that our staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

 

GBLS seeks a qualified candidate to immediately fill the position of Office Administrator whose primary responsibility will be to oversee all non-legal administrative functions at the Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services (CASLS) office and to assist with intake.  CASLS is a small supportive neighborhood office with a strong track record of success in the low income and immigrant communities we serve.

 

The Office Administrator will be responsible for performing a wide variety of administrative work in support of staff members and the smooth functioning of the CASLS neighborhood office.  This work includes but is not limited to:

 

  • greeting, screening and referring potential clients (callers and walk-ins);
  • conducting client intakes;
  • supervising and training volunteer senior aide receptionists (when available);
  • conducting orientations and training student interns, volunteers, and any new staff on office procedures;
  • utilizing GBLS’ case management data base in order to enter case data, assist in preparing grant reports, act as liaison with funders, and conduct conflict checks;
  • scheduling interpreters for staff, as well as interpreting and translating as reasonably available;
  • preparing and/or organizing case related documents and closing and filing cases
  • ordering and organizing office supplies;
  • maintaining and reporting on petty cash, cash receipts, T passes and preparing time sheets;
  • ensuring the smooth functioning of office equipment and delivery of office services;
  • assisting staff with technology and equipment issues; and
  • performing related duties as described in the Office Administrator job description.

 

A strong candidate will have:

 

  • fluency in a language, in addition to English, spoken by CASLS clients (such as Spanish, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Amharic);
  • excellent computer and office systems skills, including documented proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Microsoft Office 365, Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • the ability to take independent initiative and also to work collaboratively as part of a team;
  • the ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • strong organizational and customer service skills;
  • the ability to prioritize and work well under stress;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • some experience working in an office environment; and
  • a positive approach and commitment to continuous learning of new technologies.

There is no minimum experience level required.  Salary is based on a union scale with annual raises. Under the current contract, someone with 0-10 years of experience would earn between $38,500 and $47,500 per year, with an additional $950 annual payment for fluency in a language other than English.  Education may be a substitute for years of experience.  (Note that the contract is presently under negotiation).  GBLS offers a generous benefits package including low cost comprehensive health insurance, retirement contribution, paid time off, and ongoing professional development opportunities.   GBLS currently has a hybrid model for all staff.

 

GBLS values diversity and encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit letter of interest and resume to the GBLS Human Resources Team via email to jobs@gbls.org. Please refer to Job Code: CASLS-OA when applying for this position.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but applicants are encouraged to submit applications by June 16, 2022.  

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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