Vice President of Administration

Position Summary:  
Reporting to the CEO, the VP of Administration joins the executive team to lead AJ-LA’s administrative functions. This executive will oversee overall strategies to support the organization and staff, as well as ensure operations run smoothly. This person will oversee the HR, Facilities and IT departments. 
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Strategic Partner to CEO as integral member of the senior management team
  • Strengthen operational infrastructure to improve efficiency and systematize operating models across the organization
  • Oversee HR department, including enhancing HR policies, collective bargaining requirements, compensation, and talent management strategy. 
  • Oversee Facilities department to ensure property is well managed and maintained and supplies and equipment needs are being met
  • Oversee IT department to modernize organization’s use of technology, establish policies/procedures across organization around documentation management and privacy, promote systems integration between platforms and systems (grants, CRM, accounting, benefits, legal, etc.) 
  • Support professional development and training opportunities for staff growth and satisfaction
  • Oversee development of organization-wide policies and procedures in partnership with IT, HR, Facilities, GC, Finance, Development, etc. to mitigate risks for the organization and to ensure compliance with legal requirements 
  • Promote a culture of collaboration, feedback, communication, and support to cultivate a positive work environment that celebrates success in our work and mission
  • All other duties as assigned 
  • Minimum six years in supervisorial position in administration with experience overseeing operations, HR, facilities, and IT functions
  • Experience working in executive or senior management level. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, professional communication, as well as outstanding written and oral communications
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with the ability to manage several projects at once
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks and willingness to handle all levels of administration, including routine duties
  • Deep commitment to the mission of the organization
  • Valid driver’s license, liability insurance, and access to reliable transportation 
Full Time, Exempt
Union Status
Application Process:
Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please.
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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Advancing Justice-LA Advancing Justice-LA's helplines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: discrimination, family, immigration, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights. 

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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.