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Office Manager

February 2021

Be a critical member in a team of social justice advocates! The Public Justice Center in Baltimore is seeking an Office Manager to work in the Baltimore office. This is a new position that is available immediately.

The Public Justice Center (“PJC”)

The Public Justice Center pursues systemic change to build a just society. Founded in Maryland in 1985, the PJC uses legal advocacy tools to pursue social justice, economic and racial equity, and fundamental human rights for people who are struggling to provide for their basic needs. The PJC is a civil legal aid office that provides advice and representation to low-income clients, advocates before legislatures and government agencies, and collaborates with community and advocacy organizations. www.publicjustice.org.

COVID-19 Info: During the pandemic, most of the PJC staff is working remotely most of the time, coming into the office only as necessary. The Office Manager will be the one person who is expected to come to the office daily. The PJC will provide the Office Manager with free parking near the building as long as the office is working remotely. The PJC is providing PPE for employees and guests and maintaining other risk reduction measures in the office. Mask use is required in the office.

Core Duties:

The Office Manager reports to the Director of Administration and has primary responsibility for doing and managing the day-to-day administrative functions of the office and the paralegals who also provide admin support.

Required Skills and Experience:

The following qualifications are valued for this position. Applicants should also identify other related or supplementary skills and experiences.

Compensation:

This is a full-time, non-exempt position that will require 40 hours in a workweek. The salary range begins at $50,000/year and increases with experience. A language bonus of $1,000/year is given to Spanish/English bilingual staff. An excellent cafeteria benefit package is included offering health, dental, disability and life insurance, and retirement options.

Applications:

Applications should be submitted by March 12th to be assured of consideration, but applications will be accepted, and interviews conducted, on a rolling basis until position is filled. To apply, please submit, by email only, a cover letter explaining your interest, resume, one writing sample, and the names and telephone numbers of three references. Please send applications to Gabriela Dickson La Rotta, dicksonlarottag@publicjustice.org, with “Office Manager Applicant” in the subject line.

Physical/Mental Demands and Office Environment

The physical/mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee in an office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Public Justice Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, religion, genetic information, physical or mental disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status. We strongly encourage Black, Latine, Indigenous, and other applicants of color, people with disabilities, and other people historically underrepresented in the practice of law to apply.