The National Center for Victims of Crime, the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them, is hiring an administrative assistant for its Tribal Resource Mapping Tool project. Join the team to improve the lives of American Indian and Alaska Native victims of crime and abuse by supporting the development of an online tool to link victims to services and support.
The ideal candidate for this position will be enthusiastic about issues facing tribal populations and will primarily gather and maintain accurate information about services included in the resource database.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Conduct outreach to victim service providers to gather or update key program data
• Collect, enter and maintain data in a database that supports an online directory
• Monitor project email and respond to inquiries in a timely manner
• Proofread documents and project materials
• Complete administrative tasks such as copying, faxing, scanning, and mailing
• Perform basic research on resources, services and issues pertaining to tribal populations
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience)
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
• Demonstrated ability to learn program specific software
• Strong verbal and written communication and phone skills
• Strong time management skills with a demonstrated ability to work quickly and independently
• Ability to think creatively and problem-solve to assist a new and growing program
• Previous experience working with American Indian and Alaska Native populations
• Previous experience in an administrative position
• Familiarity with databases and CRMs, specifically Salesforce
• Experience with or understanding of crime victim services, tribal services, American Indian and Alaska Native populations
• Experience making cold calls and conducting outreach in a social service setting
To successfully perform the essential functions of this job, candidates for this position must remain stationary or seated for 80% of the time as well as move about inside and outside the office to meet with community partners, conduct community outreach, etc. Candidates will be required to speak or hear and operate a computer and other office machinery. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.
This position requires a criminal background check and is an FLSA non-exempt position.
This position reports to the Director of Public Policy who will oversee the Tribal Mapping Tool Project.
Salary starts at $35,000.
Washington, DC. Anticipated work schedule is 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday with some flexibility if the position allows. The office is located near Metrorail stations on the red line, blue line, silver line, and orange line, and several Metrobus stops. Secure on-site parking is also available.
The National Center for Victims of Crime is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The National Center encourages all qualified applicants to apply, especially those who identify as a member of a minority or underserved group. We value diversity and are committed to an inclusive workforce.
The National Center offers an excellent benefits package including; health insurance, dental insurance, 401(k) retirement plan with match, disability insurance, life insurance, and paid vacation and sick leave.