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Administrative Assistant
(Immediate Hire)

San Jose, CA


Position Purpose:
The Administrative Assistant provides administrative services in support of the various SEIU LOCAL 2015 Departments, membership and staff to accomplish the organizational goals. The position may be located in offices across the state and would primarily report to the Deputy Director of Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.
  1. Provide and coordinate administrative support to the assigned departments and respective personnel by:
  2. Creating and or maintaining various data systems for tracking and monitoring staff compliance with department and Union programs such as COPE and membership drive, petition drives, and membership mobilization.
  3. Ensure staff compliance with administrative requirements such as Activity reports, attendance records and expense reports filings.
  4. Prepares materials, including urgent correspondence, letters, fliers, forms, announcements and coordinates mailing for the Regional or Department Manager
  5. Establish and maintain hard copy and/or electronic filing system
  6. Processing mail and phone calls for the Regional or Department Manager
  7. Works on special projects as assigned by immediate supervisor
  8. Maintains Regional or Department Manager’s calendar and coordinating travel arrangements
  9. Creates spreadsheets, updates and maintains Member Strength databases which includes entering of membership cards, entering COPE cards, activities reporting, organizing lists, stewards and leadership lists, grievance lists, and may include employer lists.
  10. Attends and participates at Regional meetings, assisting in room prep, agenda preparation, typing and distributing minutes, and executes follow up work from meetings.
  11. Conducts inventory and request office supplies consistent with approval policy
  12. Assists in the implementation and coordination of other local wide events
  13. Process member requests and complaints (telephone and walk-in) and refers to appropriate staff for resolution
  14. Process Beck Notices to include all communications with members and legal.
  15. Interact courteously and tactfully with managers, co-workers, members, vendors or associates
  16. Perform other duties as required to support the department and mission of the organization.
Required Skills, Abilities and Experience:
  • Expertise using Microsoft programs, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to type 45 wpm
  • Knowledge of standard business documents and table formatting to prepare materials accurately
  • Proficiency using the Internet as a research tool
  • Experience composing grammatically correct correspondence, and editing drafts to correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate and relate respectfully with a diverse membership and staff
  • Commitment to provide accurate, efficient and friendly service to staff and members
  • Ability to exercise strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and must work well under pressure
  • Able to prioritize and complete workload
  • Excellent punctuality and attendance
  • Bilingual skills highly desirable
Physical Requirements:
Sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods (up to four hours at a time) typing. Lifting up to 20 pounds. Employees must recognize that working in the labor movement is tough, demanding work, which sometimes requires working long or irregular hours that may necessitate over time. Some limited travel may be required.

Scope and Nature of Supervision:
Administrative Assistants may report to assigned Department managers on a day-to-day basis as well as to the Deputy Director of Operations. Supervision and direction may change on a campaign-by- campaign or project-by-project basis.

To Apply For This Position:
Mail, e-mail or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

E-mail:
jobs@seiu2015.org
In subject of email: Position Title of Position you are applying for and reference either San Francisco or San Jose.

Mail                                      Fax:
SEIU LOCAL 2015                       (213) 368-0699
c/o Human Resources                  Attn: Human Resources
2910 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90057

SEIU Local is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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