Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Grants Systems Assistant

Position SummaryUnder the supervision of the Grants Systems Director, the Grants Systems Assistant provides essential administrative support to the program to ensure key deliverables are met.  Duties include maintaining current grants database; assisting with the migration to a new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system; and ensuring grants documents are timely submitted.  This position will also provide administrative assistant to the Grants Systems department and across the Development department as necessary.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Responsible for maintaining the current grants database and assisting with data migration to a new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.
  • Ensures timely submission of grant documents, which includes coordinating team schedules and deadlines.
  • Provides administrative support including but not limited to maintaining physical and electronic filing systems, preparing accurate reports and correspondence, and scheduling meetings.
  • Provides other required administrative assistance to help meet grants systems program objectives
  • Supports internal program communications through verbal and written forms.
  • Receives, reviews, prepares and inputs check requests.
  • Participates in unit and cross-unit strategy meetings
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Minimum Education and Work Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required (some college preferred)
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience providing database maintenance and administrative assistance to a department or team   
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and manage competing priorities with minimal supervision 
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office Suite and Google platforms (Gmail, Google Drive, etc.) 
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of AANHPI communities and social justice issues desirable
  • Ability to work with diverse racial and ethnic groups
Compensation/Benefits: Salary will be negotiated, depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance with retirement plan. Parking provided.
Application Process: Apply Here
Agency Description: 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles is the nation’s largest Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) legal and civil rights organization and serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice - LA’s mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. Through direct legal services, impact litigation, policy analysis and advocacy, leadership development and capacity building, Advancing Justice - LA seeks to serve the most vulnerable members of the AANHPI community while also building a strong AANHPI voice for civil rights and social justice. Advancing Justice–LA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation. 

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Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.