TITLE: Executive Assistant–Administration

SUPERVISED BY: Executive Director

SUPERVISES: Some supervisory responsibility over interns and volunteers

SALARY/HOURLY, EXEMPT OR NONEXEMPT: Hourly, Part-time position

POSITION SUMMARY:

Inquilinos Unidos is seeking an Executive Assistant searching for an experienced, reliable, and task-oriented Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant will work directly with the executive director and will be responsible for performing a number of administrative duties. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their work load and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced corporate environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company with competitive organization. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handling accounts payable correspondence
  • Maintaining the current filing and database system, and looking for ways to improve current systems
  • Coordinate Board of Directors meetings
  • Assist Executive Director with accounting and book keeping tasks
  • Assist Executive Director on Development and Fundraising activities
  • Manage office supplies purchases
  • Other responsibilities as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 5 years of experience in office administration
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Well-developed organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional discretion
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, QuickBooks,
  • Excellent team player, able to meet deadlines and work independently, innovative, creative

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filing cabinets, and fax machines

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 40 pounds.

The employee may be required to visit apartment buildings for meetings with tenants; attend public hearings at LA City Hall and meetings with staff members at government agencies and ally organizations offices.

Workplace is a smoke-and drug-free environment

How to Apply

lcabrales@inquilinosunidos.org

Inquilinos Unidos is an equal-opportunity employer. People of color strongly encouraged to apply. For consideration, send a resume, cover letter, and three references to lcabrales@inquilinosunidos.org. Please add “Executive Assistant” in the subject of your email. No calls, please. Position open until filled.


TITLE: Community Organizer

SUPERVISED BY: Campaign and Policy Manager

SUPERVISES: Some supervisory responsibility over interns

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY: Inquilinos Unidos is dedicated to empowering low-income tenants through community organizing, education and advocacy to fight for safe, decent and affordable housing in Los Angeles.

Position Description: IU is seeking a Tenant Organizer to work with our Healthy Homes Project, which combines outreach, education and tenant organizing to address housing-related health hazards that threaten vulnerable, low-income tenants.

Our Tenant Organizer will visit substandard buildings, educate tenants on the health effects of slum conditions and about their rights and responsibilities as renters, assist with filling and monitoring complaints to government agencies, and help the campaigns manager mobilize tenants around important housing issues. She/he will also help resolve landlord-tenant issues such as habitability concerns, lack of services or repairs, overcharges, and harassment by co-hosting weekly tenants’ rights clinics and walk ins meetings.

Hiring Criteria:

  • Commitment to IU’s mission and values.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of clients in a kind, appropriate manner.
  • Ability to quickly build trust and rapport with low-income tenants.
  • Ability to assume leadership quickly and work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to use good judgment, multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, or ability to move throughout the city using public transportation, and willingness to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ideal candidate will have experience working with low-income families, including at least two years’ experience as an organizer, tenant rights advocate, or paralegal.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish and/or Korean is required.

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

How to apply:

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, and three references to Faviola Pablo, Campaigns and Policy Manager, at fpablo@inquilinosunidos.org.

Please, no telephone calls.

Workplace is a smoke-and drug-free environment

SALARY/HOURLY, EXEMPT OR NONEXEMPT: Salaried, Hourly, Full-time position

Benefits: Medical insurance (PPO/HMO), dental, vision and life insurance.

Minimum Education Required: College Degree

IU 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.