Program Assistant


Program Assistant
American Bar Association (ABA) - Chicago, IL

Program Assistant

Environment, Energy, and Resources



Hiring Salary: $38,000-$41,840

Job Summary/General Purpose of Job

Provides administrative and programmatic support to an assigned area.

Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities

Provides full range of administrative and clerical functions.

Provides programmatic support that may include, but not be limited to, editing, proofing, elementary desktop
publishing, conducting basic research, supporting members and committees, supporting marketing activities,
and meeting planning.

Establishes, selects, implement, modifies, and coordinates all office administrative services to optimize service delivery.

Complies basic operational reports and assists in the maintenance of the department’s budgets.

Orders and maintains supplies and, where appropriate, arranges for equipment maintenance and repair.

Performs other related duties as required.

Basic Qualifications & Interests

Possession of a high school diploma or GED.

At least three years’ experience providing administrative support in a business setting.

Basic level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).

Basic level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: opening a workbook, inserting a row, selecting font style and size, formatting cells as currency, using copy, paste and save functions, aligning text, selecting cells, renaming a worksheet, inserting a column, selecting a chart style, inserting a worksheet, setting margins, selecting page
orientation, using spell check and/or printing worksheets).

Preferred Qualifications & Interests
Possession of an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.

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