Are you eager to contribute your administrative expertise to combating public health inequities in low-income communities and communities of color? ChangeLab Solutions seeks an Administrative Assistant to work closely with our staff members to advance our mission of healthier communities for all through equitable laws and policies. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Administrative Assistant performs a diverse range of essential administrative tasks that support our programs and internal operations—including scheduling, meeting preparation, webinar and event coordination, and reporting.
ChangeLab Solutions is a national organization that advances equitable laws and policies to ensure healthy lives for all. We prioritize communities whose residents are at highest risk for poor health. Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers, planners, policy analysts, and other professionals works with state and local governments, advocacy organizations, and anchor institutions to create thriving communities. For more information on how we create healthier communities for all through equitable laws and policies, see www.changelabsolutions.org.
The successful candidate will embody our organization’s core values:
ChangeLab Solutions’ leadership and staff are committed to centering equity, diversity, and inclusion in our organizational culture, norms, practices, and policies. We are establishing accountability mechanisms at individual, department, and organizational levels. As a staff, we are engaging in conversations on race, power, and intersectional identities. As an organization, we are committing time, resources, and internal capacities to this work. We are eager to hire applicants who are personally dedicated to equity, diversity, and inclusion and who are excited to join an organization where this work is part of the employee experience.
ChangeLab Solutions has a strong commitment to building a staff that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and experiences in this area.
Staff Support (95%)
Administrative Team Backup (5%)
Other duties as assigned.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ChangeLab Solutions staff will be working remotely from their homes through the end of 2020. Applicants should be comfortable with working from home and with virtual connection programs and practices. In January 2021 or when it is safe, work in our Oakland office will be expected for staff in the Oakland–San Francisco Bay Area (although flexibility to work at home a few days a week will remain).
We will consider applicants from areas of California beyond the Bay Area. Once in-office work resumes, staff outside the Bay Area will remain classified as remote employees and regular travel to the Oakland office for meetings and in-person engagement will be expected.
To apply for this position, please email all required information to firstname.lastname@example.org; please include Administrative Assistant in the subject line of the email.
The following items are required for a complete application packet: cover letter and resume.
Incomplete applications will be considered.
Applications will be considered as they are submitted; the position remains open until filled.
No phone calls, please.
ChangeLab Solutions creates innovative laws and policies to ensure everyday health for all, whether that’s providing access to affordable, healthy food and beverages, creating safe opportunities for physical activity, or ensuring the freedom to enjoy smokefree air and clean water. Our solutions address all aspects of a just, vital, and thriving community, like food, housing, child care, schools, transportation, public safety, jobs, and the environment.
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