Open Date: January 8, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled
About the Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA):
The Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs was part of the Executive Office of the Mayor until October 2001, when it became an independent agency through DC Act 14-85, "District of Columbia's Asian and Pacific Islander Community Development Act 2000."
MOAPIA’s mission is to improve the quality of life for District Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through advocacy and engagement. MOAPIA advises the Mayor, the Council, and District agencies on the views, needs, and concerns of the AAPI community. MOAPIA provides recommendations on District programs and initiatives affecting the AAPI community, and helps coordinate programs and initiatives within the government that promote the overall welfare of the AAPI community.
MOAPIA organizes and facilitates public and private programs on public safety, human rights, economic development, housing, employment, social services, public health, transportation, education, and multicultural development to ensure accessibility for the District’s AAPI community. MOAPIA is the liaison between the District government and the AAPI community.
Duties and Responsibilities
MOAPIA Staff Assistant:
This position is located in the Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA). The incumbent will:
1) Provide administrative support such as but not limited to, scheduling the Director’s meetings, answering incoming phone calls, and ordering office supplies
2) Assist in preparing various reports and maintaining agency website and social media accounts
3) Manage office documents for supervisor's use in preparing correspondence, meetings, reports, and other events
4) Provide administrative support to the team on special events and other projects, and
5) Perform other duties as assigned.
Fluent (both writing and speaking) in English or in Korean is preferred;
Some experience with Adobe Photoshop is preferred; Attention to details; Ability to work independently; Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook; A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year college or university and at least two (2) years of relevant work experience that demonstrate knowledge; Ability to meet deadlines within a team environment; willing to work on evenings and weekends on as needed basis; has permit to work in the United States for more than year.
This is a Career Service Position within the District of Columbia Government, no domicile is required for this position.
To be considered for the position, please answer the required question and attach required credentials, including resume.