Title: Administrative Assistant
Reports to: Office Manager
The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area was founded in 1918, and its mission is to welcome, educate and serve immigrants, refugees and their families as they join and contribute to the community. IIBA provides immigration legal services, English and civic education, and other services at its eight offices throughout the Bay Area, as well as through its collaborative efforts with local and regional service providers. IIBA offers a team-oriented, collegial and collaborative work environment across its eight offices.
The primary purpose of the Administrative Assistant is to provide administrative support for IIBA’s North Bay immigration legal program.
- Responsible for Spanish/English translations, copying, filing, mailing, fee collection, as assigned.
- Assisting with mail, data entry, appointment scheduling, and group processing at workshops.
- Providing administrative support with fee receipts and deposits, petty cash, timesheets, monthly grant reporting, personnel and HR documentation, in close coordination with IIBA’s central office.
- Assists with legal documents, immigration forms completion and document preparation, under the supervision of attorneys and accredited representatives.
- Assist with the maintenance of case files and active case spreadsheets.
- Assisting with ongoing client communications in person, on phone, and by mail.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
- Fluent in written and spoken English and Spanish.
- Good written translation skills.
- Well organized, extremely accurate, attentive to detail, and reliable.
- Proficiency in a Windows/PC environment, Microsoft Excel, and able to quickly become proficient in the use of IIBA’s immigration law software and database.
- Experience interacting with clients in a professional and helpful manner.
- Commitment to serve and compassion for the issues faced by the low-income newcomer community.
- Knowledge of immigration laws and procedures preferred.
- Education: High School diploma. Some college preferred.
- Work Experience: Minimum 1 year previous administrative experience.
- Fluent in Spanish & English required
Salary: Pay is commensurate with experience.
IIBA offers a generous cafeteria-style benefits package, elements of which include, but are not limited to:
– Employer matching 403(B) retirement plan: up to 4% employer contribution
– Insurance: Health, dental, life, vision, chiropractic & acupuncture. Medical and dependent care pre-tax reimbursement accounts.
– Transportation reimbursement account.
– Vacation: two (2) weeks of accrued vacation per year with an increase each year.
– Holidays: 13 Holiday per year
To apply: Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the job you are applying for in the subject of the email.
This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant. Because of a need to remain responsive to the needs of our clients and our Agency’s operations, responsibilities may be modified at any time.
IIBA is a non-profit, non-discriminatory service organization and employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability. Persons receiving services in our programs are entitled to freedom from harassment and retaliation and reasonable accommodation for qualified disabilities.