Administrative Assistant, Technical Assistance

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Reno, NV

CHALLENGING AND REWARDING OPPORTUNITY
TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN JUVENILE AND FAMILY COURT SYSTEMS

Administrative Assistant
Family Violence and Domestic Relations
Technical Assistance

Application Deadline:  October 5, 2018

Salary Range: $14.42 – $18.27 per hour, DOE
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), a national non-profit organization is seeking applications to fill the positon of Administrative Assistant in Reno, NV. This position will build on the NCJFCJ’s exceptional 80-plus year record of improving courts and systems’ practice and raising awareness of the core issues that touch the lives of many of our nation’s children and families. As a leader in continuing education opportunities, research, publication development, technical assistance, and policy development in the field of juvenile and family justice, the NCJFCJ is unique in providing practice-based resources to jurisdictions and communities nationwide. View NCJFCJ’s current initiatives at: www.ncjfcj.org/about.

The mission of NCJFCJ is to provide all judges, courts, and related agencies and practitioners involved with juvenile, family, and domestic violence cases with the knowledge and skills to improve the lives of the families and children who seek justice. NCJFCJ values staff who are independent, creative, tenacious, resourceful, dependable, and passionate about their work. NCJFCJ staff work collaboratively in a team setting to achieve this mission.

The NCJFCJ is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to join the Family Violence and Domestic Relations’ (FVDR) multi-disciplinary and highly dedicated team. The primary role of this position will be to support the FVDR’s webinar activities using the Adobe Connect platform and provide general administrative support on various projects.

This position will involve coordinating, scheduling, and providing live support for webinars and related practice sessions; serving as a registrar; setting up and managing webinar meeting and seminar rooms; securing materials from requestors, closed captioning, and interpreters as needed; preparing and providing post-webinar materials to requestors; troubleshooting and resolving scheduling and technical issues; communicating with the program team and about webinar support needs; and providing technical assistance on the Adobe Connect platform.

The successful candidate for this Administrative Assistant position will provide high-level administrative support and should have experience with or the ability to:

  • Become proficient in Adobe Connect
  • Anticipate and correct scheduling conflicts
  • Place team and project success before individual success
  • Demonstrate a love for or comfort with technology
  • Work in a team environment
  • Quickly solve problems while remaining calm and professional
  • Follow directions and take initiative

Strong emphasis is placed on experience and skills in:

  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Adobe Connect desired

For more information regarding the work experience, educational requirements and essential job functions, please refer to the Administrative Assistant job description and addendum.

This Administrative Assistant position is located in Reno, Nevada. With a population of over 235,000, Reno is the largest city in Northern Nevada. It is nestled on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and provides unlimited indoor and outdoor recreational activities. Spectacular Lake Tahoe and the world’s largest concentration of ski facilities are all within a fifty-mile radius. Biking, camping, hunting, fishing and mountain climbing are all activities Reno residents and visitors enjoy.  The City of Reno was recently ranked as one of the top 20 cities in the United States: http://www.businessinsider.com/most-hipster-cities-in-america-movehub-2018-4, and is considered one of the top Small Cities to live in 2018:  https://www.rgj.com/story/money/business/2018/06/05/reno-6th-best-small-city-vegas-5th-best-large-city-u-s-2018/674948002/

The successful candidate for this position must be able to travel to and relocate to Reno, Nevada.  The NCJFCJ is not able to provide reimbursement for interview travel or relocation expenses.

The NCJFCJ’s current benefit package includes medical/dental/vision/prescription coverage for full-time employees and their dependents, life insurance, and retirement savings plan with employer match after one year of employment. If you are a dynamic and professional individual who appreciates demanding yet gratifying work, we invite you to submit your completed application materials.

FOR FULL CONSIDERATION, applicants must submit the following no later than October 5, 2018:

  • Tailored Letter of Interest,
  • Résumé or CV,
  • Completed NCJFCJ Application, and
  • 1-2 page Writing Sample (e.g. job related email/letter you have written/prepared).

Submission by email, in MS Word or PDF format, is preferred. Please direct all of the required application materials to: hr@ncjfcj.org

Hard Copy:

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Attention: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 8970
Reno, NV 89507

~ NCJFCJ is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer ~