Start: December 1, 2020
ABOUT THE POSITION
Bay Area PLAN is hiring for an Administrative Coordinator. Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as a member of the Administration Team, the primary responsibility of the Administrative Coordinator is to ensure organizational effectiveness in our human resources, financial, office and communications systems. Working with the Administration Team, the position contributes to the stability of the organization infrastructure to develop the leadership of Black, Latino, and Immigrant parent leaders and communities.
The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for coordinating office management, legal compliance, financial systems, and communications infrastructure. The position’s day to day work includes policy review, processing of bills, payroll, and supply orders. Additionally, the position assists with monitoring budget and ensuring communications infrastructure is working for our remote working staff. The Administrative Coordinator is a critical role to Bay Area PLAN’s success, contributing to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy.
CREATING A SOCIAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATION: The Administration Team
Bay Area PLAN has worked over several years to improve our organization’s structure and systems. We aim to create a healthy work environment that supports Bay Area families to see themselves as our future staff. We work every day to implement our principles and values into our organization’s structure so that we have integrity in our day to day work and invest in the transformation toward the world we envision. The Administration Team is the support system to our staff and parent leaders as we partner together to understand and transform the complex, evolving system of public education and the public safety net we all depend on. Our Administration Team is comprised of the Executive Director, Finance Director, Communications Coordinator, and the Administrative Coordinator. The Administrative Team is one of four teams in our organization structure (Leadership Development Team, Organizing Team, CAAAMP Team and Capacity Building Team).
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
We are looking for a person with a passion for supporting our mission who has experience in nonprofit or business administrations including managing an office space and a team of 5+ individual staff. Most importantly, we are looking for a person who loves organizing files, systems and things. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in creating and implementing dynamic nonprofit systems. They will also desire to be integral to the growth of our organization’s model in the Bay Area. Additionally, the successful candidate will thrive in planning, financial monitoring and be committed to furthering the work to upgrade the organizations’ administrative systems to the 21st Century. Finally, the successful candidate will be comfortable within a leadership role, able to be decisive in their management of systems and be a thought-partner in the Administrative Team.
Founded in 2004, Bay Area Parent Leadership Action Network (PLAN) is a social justice organization that develops the leadership and builds the power of parents to transform schools so that all children achieve student success. We train parents and families to believe that their voices matter, while we develop their skills and knowledge that will strengthen their capacity to advocate for their children. We build strong school-based partnerships among families, teachers, staff and principals using transformative family engagement practices that transform schools. We organize a network of parents from different cultures who support each other, create a shared analysis of institutional racism’s impact on students of color, and an understanding of the need for systemic change. We develop parent leaders who build a membership and support base of families, teachers, staff, and principals to organize campaigns that promote change- in values, practices, system design and resources.
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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a full-time (40 hours/week), non-exempt position. Salary Range starts at $24.50-30 per hour commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive benefits package including generous vacation and personal time.
Our staff is focused on making positive change in the world, celebrates diversity and is committed to being intentionally inclusive in all of our relationships. PLAN is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and fathers are strongly encouraged to apply.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit the following to the Hiring Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 1, 2020:
- Cover letter
- Acceptable formats: doc, docx, pdf
Position Start: December 1, 2020
Position will remain open until filled