Administrative Assistant; Administration and Operations

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The Center for Policing Equity

Los Angeles, CA

Full-Time Position 

About the Center for Policing Equity

The Center for Policing Equity uses evidence-based approaches to social justice problems and conducts research to create levers for social, cultural, and policy change. 

Position Description

The Center for Policing Equity is looking for a skilled Administrative Assistant with a passion for social justice issues. This role will support the Center’s Admin and Operations programs and will report to the Associate Executive Director. Using problem solving and analytic skills, the Administrative Assistant will provide support to the organization’s finance, fundraising, grants, and human resources administration. This position is ideal for someone seeking to learn and grow in a fast paced, mission driven non-profit. The ideal candidate has a high attention to detail, ability to problem solve and independently prioritize work, anticipate the needs of the team, and be flexible and driven to support the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • General Administration

    • Coordinate meetings for the Admin and Ops programs

    • Manage office space and purchase supplies for staff 

    • Coordinate staff travel

    • Contribute to event and retreat planning

  • Support for the Finance Team

    • Review reimbursements and invoices before escalating for payment approval

    • Code expenses to support monthly financial reporting

  • Support for the Grants and Development Team

    • Enter donor information into our donor database 

    • Maintain updated records of grant disbursements and donations received through organizational fundraising efforts

    • Draft and disseminate acknowledgement letters for donations received

  • Support for the Human Resources Team

    • Work with the HR director throughout hiring processes including posting job descriptions and scheduling interviews

Qualifications (required)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Motivated self-starter

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Superior attention to detail and good organizational skills

  • Proactive in surfacing problems and finding solutions

  • Passionate about social justice issues 

Other Relevant Qualifications (desired, but not required)

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field

  • 3+ years experience as an Administrative Assistant or similar role

Application Submission Guidelines

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. However, applications received after October 1, 2019 will receive delayed consideration. 

Please submit the following materials to apply:

  • CV/resume
  • Cover Letter 

Please be sure to label each PDF file by including your name. For example, your submitted CV should be labeled, “LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.CV.pdf.”


Location: Los Angeles, CA
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