This is a unique opportunity supporting the trailblazing work of the Justice Education program based at Pitzer College. This position will perform a broad range of administrative and clerical duties in support of the day-to-day operations of the Justice Education Program of The Claremont Colleges. Responsibilities include serving as a primary contact for general inquires, recordkeeping, and committee support. The Administrative Assistant will also serve as a liaison for the program and will create and coordinate marketing content for the web and social media platforms. In addition, the Administrative Assistant will provide project-based support for the Program Manager.
Work Schedule: This is a grant-funded position for 12 months only to working 21 hours per week (FTE: 52.5%). The regular hours for this position will be scheduled between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. These hours may vary due to needs of the College or department.
Important: View the essential functions and requirements for this position in the position description here.
WHO IS THE IDEAL CANDIDATE?
The ideal candidate is an experienced administrative support professional who is passionate about and educated regarding working with formerly incarcerated individuals, re-entry services, and/or issues affecting the U.S. criminal system. This position requires an individual who has a high level of attention to detail, strong customer services skills, initiative, and works well both independently and collaboratively. Time management, creativity, initiative, and the ability to maintain confidentiality are important skills for this position.
Education: A high school diploma or GED.
Experience: Must have two to three years of office support/administrative work experience. Preference will be given for individuals with at least two years of experience working with the U.S. criminal justice system, incarcerated individuals, and/or re-entry services. Experience working with the California criminal justice system is preferred. Experience building an online presence for a program or initiative is desirable.
Rate of Pay: The hourly pay rate will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications up to $25 per hour (not negotiable).
Benefits: Due to the temporary, par-time nature of this position it is only eligible for mandatory benefits, including: 1) 24 hours of California sick leave after 30 days of employment and eligible on the 90th day of employment, 2) workers’ compensation, 3) social security, and 4) Medicare. No other benefits. Relocation is not covered for this position.
Instructions: Click the “Apply” button on this posting and following the prompts to create a user account. Complete your online application and upload the following required materials:
Cover Letter: Please briefly describe the following:Your experience working with the U.S. or California criminal justice system, incarcerated individuals, and/or re-entry services; OR transferable qualifications that make you the ideal candidate for this position.
Resume or CV: Please include dates of work experience.
Professional References will be required for applicants selected to move forward in consideration.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.