Please Note: Solidarity Center staff enjoy a hybrid telework/in-person schedule. We also have a mandatory vaccine policy and safety protocols in all our facilities. All candidates applying for this role will be expected to adhere to these policies and to work in the Washington, D.C. office a minimum of three days per week unless an ADA or health-related exemption is approved.
Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline: When filled
Solidarity Center seeks to hire a highly organized, detail-oriented administrative assistant to handle of range of logistics and clerical functions for its Program Coordination department. Since this department touches all of Solidarity Center's regional and thematic areas of work, it is a great opportunity for someone who wants to come into the organization and learn what we do while deepening their knowledge, skills, and contacts in the field of international development and worker rights programs.
This individual must be able to handle multiple tasks with high levels of accuracy and keen attention to detail. A basic understanding of international relations issues and a commitment to Solidarity Center's mission are important for success. We are looking for someone who is organized and has good communication and people skills, as the Administrative Assistant will exchange information and coordinate with other departments across the organization. This will include interacting with field offices worldwide so this individual should be comfortable working with people from diverse backgrounds and be flexible in accommodating different time zones. Proficiency in a non-English language is desirable, though not required.
This is a collective bargaining unit position, generously compensated with a gross annual salary starting at approximately $59,165 USD. A robust benefits package includes fully paid health insurance, a 401k retirement plan plus AFL-CIO pension, life insurance, and ample paid time off for holidays, vacation, and sick leave. Pre-tax deduction programs are also available for commuting, dependent care, and health care expenses.
The Solidarity Center cultivates the values of diversity, equality, and inclusion among its staff and partners. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable law. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact us at email@example.com.
For Candidates Applying from the AFL-CIO: Please be advised that we will inform the AFL-CIO when any of its current employees apply for positions with Solidarity Center. This notification is a matter of policy for all candidates, regardless of each individual’s qualifications and competitiveness for a specific opportunity.
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