AFSCME Local 3299

AFSCME Local 3299

Temporary Administrative Assistant I

Based in Oakland, CA


Temporary Administrative Assistant I  
Oakland, CA
Location: HQ - Oakland

Job Classification: Full-time, Temporary, Union, Non- Exempt

AFSCME Local 3299 is a hard-fighting, progressive union, representing more than 28,000 University of California essential workers.

Since 1948, we’ve prided ourselves on effectively representing UC workers while relentlessly fighting to provide social justice and economic opportunity to both our members and to the greater public we serve.

To learn more about AFSCME 3299, please visit our webpage: https://afscme3299.org/

This is a Temporary position with benefits, primarily working out of our Head Office in Oakland, we however, have offices statewide and travel to other offices in this role is necessary at times.

We are seeking a high-energy, mature, well organized, Administrative Assistant for a position that will include: providing general administrative support to statewide campaigns and special projects, but is mainly data entry focused. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of having worked in a fast-paced office environment and capable of handling multiple and diverse assignments. Labor or campaign experience preferred.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Primarily provides data entry services for the Membership and Cancellation portfolio
  • Provides general administrative and clerical support to staff in satellite offices and statewide, when necessary.
  • Assists when necessary in the development and preparation of presentation material, campaign material, and campaign propaganda.
  • Coordinate and plan logistics for rallies and other actions/events, including onsite support
  • Assists with handling all incoming and outgoing mail
  • Willing to travel to satellite offices across the state of California when necessary.
  •  Other administrative support as assigned

Experience and Education Requirements

  • The ideal candidate has a minimum of 2 years prior administrative and clerical experience preferably in a dynamic member-driven organization with strong data entry, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Possesses a valid CA driver’s license.
  •  S/he or They has a positive and enthusiastic disposition. enjoys working in a team environment.
  •  High School diploma, GED or AA preferred.
  • Knowledge of office equipment: computer literacy, MS Office Suite/Access, Google documents, and Adobe, fax, scanner, copier experience.
  • Detailed oriented and accurate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Bilingual Spanish/Chinese and other languages are a plus. Women, people of color, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements (as required by ADA)

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Work is performed in a variety of employment settings. Driving, travel, temporary assignments, irregular and extended work hours are required.

Equal Opportunity Employer
AFSCME 3299’s members are a diverse group of workers reflecting all of California, and are mostly people of color and women. We are an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourage all those qualified and interested to apply.

Salary is dependent on experience with a comprehensive benefits package including: fully paid Kaiser medical, dental, vision insurance for self and family, business allowance, car insurance reimbursement, and educational reimbursement.

The Temporary - Administrative Assistant I reports to the Administrative Manager

To Apply
Interested applicants should send cover letter, résumé and 3 references with Administrative Assistant I - Temp - Oakland, CA in the subject line to: Vanessa Williams-Brown, Administrative Manager, at: vwilliams@afscme3299.org.


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