Job Posting: ACT-SO Assistant
Position Location: Baltimore, MD
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Duration May, 2012 through July, 2012; full-time hours
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:
The ACT-SO Assistant will report to the Director, ACT-SO. Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Coordinate ACT-SO National Competition tasks related to housing, registration, volunteer coordination, etc
- Coordinate communications with ACT-SO local field representatives.
- Manage the creation and maintenance of Excel reports
- Coordinate packing and shipping of ACT-SO National Competition materials and supplies
- Support the National ACT-SO team completion of all National Competition workplan tasks
The ideal candidate for this position will possess many, if not all, of the following professional qualifications, competencies and personal qualities:
- Demonstrate a high degree of individual initiative and strategic approach to task.
- Ability to work under pressure of time and urgent deadlines.
- Attention to detail and ability to work independently while managing multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to establish priorities and to plan and monitor own work
- 50+ wpm typing skills and demonstrated computer skills (including Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point and Access).
- Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
- High level Microsoft Office proficiency
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org (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.