ACT-SO Assistant

Vacancy Announcement – October 10, 2012

Position Location:              Baltimore, MD                                                 
Travel:                                    Minimal                                                           
Duration:                               Immediately through December 31, 2012, approximately 30 hours per week


Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.

Summary of Duties:
Under the director supervision of the Director of ACT-SO, the duties and responsibilities of the Assistant will include, but will not be limited, to the following:

  • Create and manage ACT-SO internal work-plans and timelines
  • Update tracking systems to support internal and external projects and initiatives.
  • Manage the creation and maintenance of letters, reports and internal office documents.
  • Coordinate communications with ACT-SO local field representatives.
  • Update/create ACT-SO training materials in collaboration with the Program Coordinator
  • Prepare documents of varying format, content and nature from notes, draft, corrected copy, oral instructions or other sources.


The ideal candidate for this position will possess many, if not all, of the following professional qualifications, competencies and personal qualities:

  • High degree of individual initiative and strategic approach to tasks.
  • Ability to work under time constraints and urgent deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently while managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to establish priorities, plan, and monitor own work
  • 50+ wpm typing skills and demonstrated computer skills (including Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point and Access).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree, some college coursework or equivalent experience preferred.


It is the continuing policy of the NAACP to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. The NAACP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply: Resume, cover letter, and salary requirements should be sent to NAACP:

Email: (preferred method)

Mail: NAACP – Human Resources, 4805 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215

Fax:  (410) 580-5735

Please note that this position is grant-funded and employment is contingent
upon the continuation of such funds.