Job Vacancy Jr. Professional Staff Member, Candidate and Member Services – Majority Staff The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer

Job title: Jr. Professional Staff Member, Candidate and Member Services – Majority Staff

Company: The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer

Job description: Jr. Professional Staff Member, Candidate and Member Services – Majority Staff

House Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI)

The Junior Professional Staff Member, Candidate and Member Services, Majority Staff, is primarily responsible for corresponding with and providing direct support to House employing offices in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training and applicant placement.

The individual will also be responsible for corresponding with and providing direct support to candidates (job seekers) by providing applicant coaching and preparedness services.

This position requires exceptional interpersonal skills, a hospitality-minded approach to working with the office’s clientele, and excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have experience working on Capitol Hill and will bring experience in DEI practices, office administration, database management, and event planning.

The salary range for the position is $70,000-$75,000, along with a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, dental, federal student loan repayment stipend (terms apply), telework flexibilities (terms apply), and 15 weeks of paid FMLA.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications are due by 11:59PM ET on June 26, 2022.

PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish effective relationships with House employing offices.
  • Drive increased participation by internal House stakeholders and external groups in ODI programs and services.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of DEI resource materials(handbook, best practice documents, etc.) and trainings for dissemination to House employing offices.
  • Organize and maintain a database for candidate selection and placement.
  • Conduct weekly meetings with job seekers, including resume reviews and coaching.
  • Conduct weekly mock interviews with job seekers.
  • Represent ODI at internal and external engagements as needed.
  • Assist the programming team in planning and hosting monthly programs.
  • Facilitate DEI trainings with Member and Committee offices.
  • Use marketing sources to promote career opportunities for job seekers.
  • Develop strategic relationships with external groups to help identify talent pipelines.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

This office is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or a combination of knowledge and experience in DEI issues in the public and/or private sectors.
  • Experience with computers and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Customer-service orientation and ability to work harmoniously with a diverse team.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure.
  • Ability and willingness to work extra hours if needed on assignment.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-motivate, initiate project activities, and work on multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse cross section of stakeholders.

Expected salary: $70000 – 75000 per year

Location: Washington DC

Job date: Sat, 11 Jun 2022 04:27:31 GMT

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