The Portland Regional Office of Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO-PRO) is seeking a full-time Office Administrator who reports to the Regional Director.
LASO is a non-profit organization that represents low-income clients in civil cases. LASO’s eight regional offices serve low-income individuals throughout the state and maintain two specialized programs focused on services to farmworkers and issues impacting Native Americans.
The Portland Regional Office of LASO (LASO-PRO) has a staff of 30 people and serves a poverty population of more than 220,000. The office serves Multnomah, Clackamas, Hood River, Sherman and Wasco counties, a diverse service area requiring the ability to work effectively with individuals from different cultures and backgrounds. The Portland Office has adopted a race equity agenda to guide its work with clients as well as its internal operations. The office has a strong commitment to building an inclusive, diverse workplace.
The administrator supports the efficient operation of a law office. Responsibilities include supervising five support staff, managing office systems, tracking and generating multiple grant reports, and contract compliance using a robust electronic case management system. Other responsibilities include performing financial duties such as processing invoices and transactions involving litigation and client trust accounts as well as troubleshooting technology-related issues, work with IT consultants in maintaining program systems, overseeing the day-to-day operation of office equipment including computer and telephone systems and software upgrades. Ability to work in the evenings and weekends on occasion to serve clients.
Experience supervising, experience with grant compliance, strong computer and technology skills and the ability to troubleshoot problems. Proven interest in and commitment to advocacy for the legal rights of low-income and other vulnerable populations. Enthusiasm, creativity, good judgment, initiative, and willingness to work collaboratively. Demonstrated understanding and commitment to anti-bias principles, cultural competency and addressing systemic racism and other forms of oppression.
Legal Aid Services of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Portland Regional Office is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages persons of color, LGBTQI individuals, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.
Salary depends on experience. Full benefits package including health insurance and 401(k) plan.
Open until filled. Review of resumes to begin April 6, 2020.
Send resume and letter of interest to:
Julia Olsen, Regional Director
Portland Regional Office
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
520 SW Sixth Avenue, Ste. 700
Portland, OR 97204