Administrative Assistant - Montgomery County

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Job location
600 Jefferson Plaza
Suite 430
Rockville, MD 20852
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Maryland Legal Aid
Street address: 
500 East Lexington Street
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The Montgomery County office of Maryland Legal Aid announces a full-time administrative assistant position to qualified applicants who can perform receptionist, clerical, administrative, and light secretarial duties.


• Greets clients and visitors, answers multi-line phones, take messages, and provides referrals;
• Assists with scheduling and maintains appointment logs and other office schedules;
• Provides data entry for initial intake and transfer of cases and assists with opening and closing of cases;
• Maintains mail log, sorts, distributes, and scans incoming and outgoing mail;
• Provides light secretarial support, as needed, including typing legal documents and general correspondence and assists staff with formatting, printing, and scanning of documents and other information;
• Records and prepares office meeting and training summaries and agendas;
• Maintains, organizes, and updates legal forms, brochures, and other printed materials;
• Maintains office filing systems, including performing routine filing, file retrieval, and file purging;
• Participates in, and assists with, outreach activities and may travel in the service area as needed;
• Maintains general upkeep of unit computers, printers, and copiers and keeps work area and lobby area neat; and
• Performs general office duties, as assigned, and is willing to perform other functions within the scope of employment to assist in the efficient operation of the office.

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A high school diploma or GED equivalent and experience working in an office setting. Legal experience preferred but not required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and have the ability to communicate accurately and clearly both orally and in writing. Must maintain a pleasant telephone manner with a customer service oriented “can do” approach to work and be able to work under pressure. Spanish language proficiency is desirable.

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To apply: 

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Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Submission deadline: 
Friday, July 14, 2017