Office Specialist

Temporary Position through December, 2024Hybrid; Gardiner, ME (in-person 1 day per week)Up to 40 hours per week, flexible scheduling$20 to $25/hour based on experienceWork Environment:The Permanent Commission embraces a culture of accessibility, support, inclusion, and empowerment, where you can experience a sense of belonging, be inspired, learn, and grow your skills. In concrete terms, this means that:We offer flexible scheduling and encourage work-life balance so staff can meet all their needsWe actively provide opportunities for personal and professional development

We work together to set clear expectations, provide and receive honest feedbackWe regularly collaborate on projects, supporting and celebrating each other’s successWe know that communities who have survived and thrived in spite of systemic oppression are essential to our work. Lived experience is key. As our former Commissioner dee Clark said, “Nothing about us without us.”We know that we have more room to grow, and look forward to your creativity and enthusiasm.
RequirementsPrimary Responsibilities Include:Provide administrative support for the Executive Director, including scheduling meetings and filingSupporting the Permanent Commission Clerk with administrative duties, such as scheduling meetings, sending out papers, and taking minutesAssist with ordering, stocking, and maintaining supplies to support our new office spaceMaintain an electronic filing system and associated spreadsheetsProvide administrative support for competitive bid processesSupport Human Resources functions, such as scheduling interviewsPrepare invoices, commissioner per diem payments, and other expensesSupport event planning and execution
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CommentsAttributes of a Well Fit Candidate:Committed to the values and mission of the Permanent Commission of dismantling structural racism in the State of the Maine;Detailed oriented, a self-starter, and comfortable with ambiguity;Experienced with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel; Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms; Scheduling meetings with Zoom and/or TeamsHighly collaborative and able to bring their own professional and lived experience to our diverse team.Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter. The cover letter should explain: (1) why you think you are a good fit for this role at the Permanent Commission, (2) relevant professional or lived experience, and (3) the number of hours desired and any limits to your availability. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.Please submit materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “Permanent Commission - Office Specialist” in the subject line.Questions regarding this position may be directed to Hunter Cropsey, Operations Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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