Saturday, August 9, 2014

Administrative Assistant Position

JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant
JOB # (ON WORK-STUDY SITE): 9165783445
EMPLOYER: Prevention Institute, 221 Oak St Oakland, CA 94607
APPLY TO: Vanessa Yanez

HOW TO APPLY: Send in Cover Letter (with your summer and fall availability, spoken languages, and whether or not you have a vehicle, and preferred start date) and Resume to Please no phone calls.

DESCRIPTION: Small, progressive, nonprofit near Jack London Square in Oakland seeks administrative assistants to join our fast-paced and growing team, starting Summer 2014. Duties include answering phones, typing, mailing, copying, Internet research, database work, and general office support, including occasionally assisting staff in content-related tasks. Through this work you will have exposure to public health policy in areas such as health disparities, nutrition and physical activity, violence prevention, and injury prevention, as well as the daily functions of a dynamic non-profit organization.

QUALIFICATIONS: Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, FileMaker Pro) Willingness to take on administrative responsibilities and tasks Well-organized, attention to detail, and able to meet deadlines Flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects Must be able to take initiative and work independently when needed Interested in public health and prevention Ability to conduct library/Internet research Good oral and written communication skills Some previous work experience preferred. Afternoon availability preferred but not required. Car preferred, but not required. **Applicants of color strongly encouraged to apply**