Administrative Assistant

Maryland Legal Aid

Location

Annapolis, MD

Category

Other Staff

Posted

April 28, 2022

Type

Full-Time

Description/Duties

**A RESUME AND COVER LETTER ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION**

Maryland Legal Aid (MLA) announces an immediate opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant position in the Anne Arundel/Howard County office located in Annapolis, Maryland. This position will perform clerical and administrative functions in a law office. Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greets clients and visitors, answers multi-line phones, take messages, and provides referrals;
  • Schedules appointments and maintains logs, calendars and other schedules for the unit office;
  • Provides data entry for initial intake and transfer of cases and assists with opening and closing of cases;
  • Maintains mail log, sorts, distributes, and scans incoming and outgoing mail;
  • Provides administrative support, as needed, including typing legal documents and general correspondence and assists staff with formatting, printing, and scanning of documents and other information;
  • Maintains, organizes, and updates legal forms, brochures, and other printed materials;
  • Maintains office filing systems, including performing routine filing, file retrieval, and file purging;
  • Maintains general upkeep of unit computers, printers, and copiers and keeps work area and lobby area neat;

 

Skills/Qualifications

Qualifications: 

A high school diploma or GED equivalent and experience working in an office setting. 3 to 5 years’ experience in an office setting are required. Ability to type 50 wpm. Must be reliable and self-starting with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of office procedures and office technology, including Microsoft Office, and willingness and ability to learn new software. A detail-oriented, multi-tasker with superior organizational and customer service skills and ability to handle high-volume workloads. Ability to produce grammatically correct documents in proper format.

Compensation

$40,000.00 and up depending on experience.

How To Apply