Administrative Clerk, Homeless Veterans Project

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Job location
1309 East Seventh St.,
Los Angeles, CA 90004
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Inner City Law Center
Street address: 
1309 East Seventh St.,
Job type: 
Administrative/Financial
Position Description: 

Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a nonprofit law firm on Skid Row in Los Angeles. We combat slum housing and develop strategies to end homelessness. Founded on the fundamental principle that every person should always be treated with dignity and respect, our professional staff of 55 (including 30 attorneys) fights for justice for low-income tenants, working-poor families, people who are disabled or homeless, people living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless veterans.

Position Description: Inner City Law Center seeks an administrative clerk to provide support to ICLC’s Homeless Veterans Project. The position will manage a high volume of case files and documents and will focus on improving and maintaining the client files and requesting needed records for our veteran clients. The administrative clerk will implement and maintain a system for efficient, speedy and timely processing of outgoing records requests and track requests to assure deadlines are met and documented. Our work requires detailed requests to large bureaucracies and the administrative clerk will need to think creatively to retrieve and track critical documents.

The administrative clerk will also provide administrative support to the team attorneys including assistance with calls to clients, calendaring, copying, and filing. Additional responsibilities include opening, closing and storing paper files including culling hard copies and uploading documents to the digital case file. The administrative clerk will perform other duties as needed.

Hiring Criteria: Commitment to ICLC’s mission and values. Able to communicate diplomatically, clearly and effectively - both orally and in writing. Strong computer and data-entry skills, including internet, Outlook, Word and Excel. Knowledge of Time Matters or similar case management system a plus. Demonstrated ability to organize large amounts of data, and establish schedules and performance indicators. Ability to work well with all levels of personnel. Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated and able to meet deadlines. Type a minimum of 50 wpm. Veteran status a plus.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or four years’ relevant experience.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.

How to Apply: Priority will be given to applications received by October 29, 2017. However, we will accept applications until the position is filled. To apply, please email your cover letter setting forth interest in the position, resume and three references to Lisa Charles, Program Assistant at [email protected].

Requirements: 

Hiring Criteria: Commitment to ICLC’s mission and values. Able to communicate diplomatically, clearly and effectively - both orally and in writing. Strong computer and data-entry skills, including internet, Outlook, Word and Excel. Knowledge of Time Matters or similar case management system a plus. Demonstrated ability to organize large amounts of data, and establish schedules and performance indicators. Ability to work well with all levels of personnel. Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated and able to meet deadlines. Type a minimum of 50 wpm. Veteran status a plus.

To apply: 

How to Apply: Priority will be given to applications received by October 29, 2017. However, we will accept applications until the position is filled. To apply, please email your cover letter setting forth interest in the position, resume and three references to Lisa Charles, Program Assistant at [email protected].

Notes: 
ICLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status or medical condition.
Submission deadline: 
Monday, October 9, 2017
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018