Assistant to the Director of Advocacy and Public Policy-Part Time

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Assistant to the Director of Advocacy and Public Policy

DESCRIPTION: Perform administrative activities for, and on behalf of, the Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, as well as conduct general office duties.

DUTIES:
GENERAL DUTIES:

  1. Complete all typing, filing, reports and writing assignments within designated time periods.
  2. Gather and produce the Advocacy and Public Policy Directors Report by the third business day (3) of each month and forward the completed report to the Executive Assistant upon approval from the Director of Advocacy and Public Policy.
  3. Maintain and monitor the Director of Advocacy and Public Policy’s schedule.
  4. Assist with bulk mailings and make Welcome Packets when requested.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. Assist the Director of Advocacy and Public Policy with data collection for needed Federal, State, or Grant-based funding reports.
  2. Provide assistance in implementing Public Policy events (Meet the Candidates Days, Legislative Briefings) and other community organizing/outreach activities.
  3. Maintain current contact lists and databases for legislative and regulatory contacts.
  4. Coordinate scheduling the meetings of, and take minutes for, the WNYIL Board of Directors Public Policy Subcommittee.
  5. Coordinate the tracking of hours and paperwork for participants in the Community Advocate Program.
  6. Participate in maintaining a neat, clean and safe work environment.
  7. Perform any other duties as deemed legally and ethically necessary by the supervisor.

SUPERVISION: Works under the direct supervision of the Director of Advocacy and Public Policy.

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE: Must at all times perform in a professional, conscientious and efficient manner for the purpose of ensuring a better quality of life for persons with disabilities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess an Associate’s degree in a business related field plus one year (1) of general office work experience or a High School Diploma or GED plus two (2) years experience in general office work. Professional and life experience may be considered in lieu of, in full or part of academic credentials. Must be able to type 40 words per minute and answer the telephone. Must have excellent working knowledge of computers including databases, word processing, and networks.

Western New York Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for people with disabilities.
Western New York Independent Living, Inc. is a scent free agency.

SALARY RANGE: 25,000 – 30,000

CLOSING DATE: December 27, 2018

SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:

Tina Brown, CHRCO
WNY Independent Living, Inc.
3108 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
employment@wnyil.org