Office Administrator
Civil, Human and Women’s Rights
(Political, Electoral & Issues Mobilization)

Based in Washington, DC


This position will be based at Headquarters and supports the Director and other Civil Rights staff as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide all administrative support for Director;
  • Schedule and coordinate all activities, travel and speaking engagements for Director;
  • Design and create visual presentations utilizing PowerPoint or Google Slides for Director;
  • Act as liaison for Director with other division staff, AFL-CIO staff and affiliates;
  • Develop, coordinate and assess division systems and operations, including but not limited to, record-keeping, internal and external communications, meetings, travel and expenses and other areas as assigned;
  • Review incoming correspondence and materials; independently prepare responses to inquiries and other correspondence including proofreading, reformatting and editing of correspondence;
  • Support the coordination of workflow including resolution of questions and concerns, adherence to policies and procedures, and the development of communication and reporting systems;
  • Assist and aid with departmental communications;
  • Screen, manage and prioritize visitors, calls and mail;
  • Research, compile, and analyze data; and independently prepare reports;
  • Assist with planning and coordination of departments role at Executive Council meetings, MLK Civil and Human Rights Conference, AFL-CIO Racial Justice Taskforce meetings, Convention, and other meetings as necessary;
  • Assist with the coordination of personnel matters including but not limited to job descriptions, postings, technology needs, training, orientation, and file maintenance;
  • Understand, and be able to communicate, the function of the Civil, Human and Women’s Rights division and the role of each staff person.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Positive and proactive attitude with excellent organizational interpersonal skills;
  • Professional, courteous and tactful;
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good political judgment;
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team;
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks while meeting competing deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to and integrate new technology trends;
  • Demonstrated Ability to understand, interpret, support and apply organizational and department policies and procedures;
  • Highly motivated and self-starter;
  • Experience coordinating multiple schedules;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with executive staff and elected leaders from affiliates and other external organizations;
  • Experience working in a high-pressure environment and meeting unpredictable deadlines;
  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple tasks;
  • Excellent problem solving skills and experience identifying problems and finding potential solutions;
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office and Google product suite applications;
  • Experience with the labor movement preferred, but not required;
  • Ability to work long and extended hours when needed.

Starting annual salary is $ 64,267

Required tests include:
Clerical, Typing, Spreadsheet (excel), Proofreading, Intermediate Excel
Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Apply here: http://aflcio.hirecentric.com/jobs/

Equal Opportunity Employer

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