compensation: Base salary is $40,000 + years of experience employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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The Texas Civil Rights Project (“TCRP”) seeks a Finance & Operations Associate for its Austin, Texas headquarters. The Associate will be an integral member of the TCRP team and will support all internal departments in service of the movement for equality and justice for all Texans. TCRP is a growing organization and is looking for a badass teammate to help continue professionalizing our administrative processes.
At TCRP, we are Texas lawyers for Texas communities. We use legal advocacy and litigation to empower Texas communities and create change. Today — with dozens of high-caliber attorneys and professionals around the state and an extensive network of pro bono counsel and community allies — TCRP is among the most influential civil rights organizations in Texas. We are proud of our work, welcome innovative thinkers, and offer flexibility to people’s unique styles and strengths.
Learn more at www.texascivilrightsproject.org.
Overview of Responsibilities
Our Operations Associate will work within the Finance and Operations team to provide support for all programs, staff, and offices. This includes operational duties, facilities, human resources, and basic accounting support, event planning, although responsibilities and priorities will vary as TCRP’s needs vary.
● Excellent writing and communication skills
● At least 1-year experience in an office setting
● Excellent organizational skills and experience with project management
● Strong attention to detail
● Ability to juggle multiple projects and constantly prioritize competing tasks
● Comfort with a high volume of emails and other modes of communication
● Commitment to civil rights and equity and inclusion
● Ability to work independently and to take initiative
● Ability to travel occasionally within Texas, up to 2 nights/month
● Track record of working collaboratively with diverse groups of individuals
● Openness to evolving responsibilities
Salary will be based on years of experience, with a starting salary rate of $40,000. TCRP also offers excellent benefits, professional development opportunities and a deep commitment to a meaningful work-life balance. Benefits include: employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, four weeks paid vacation, eight weeks paid family leave (with opportunities to extend leave to 12 weeks in total), a $500 professional development budget annually, and extensive holidays, including a ten-business-day winter break at the end of the year.
Inclusion & Non-Discrimination
TCRP values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture — people of color, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, creed, religion, physical ability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, previous incarceration, veteran status, union membership or activism, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.
How to Apply
To apply, please follow application instructions located at our website here: www.texascivilrightsproject.org/get-involved/employment. For consideration, the deadline to apply is 06/07/19, though we will be reviewing applications as soon as we receive them, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
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