Knoxville: (865) 540-1311
| Chattanooga: (423) 954-1911
Knoxville: (865) 540-1311 Chattanooga: (423) 954-1911

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Knoxville Opening:

Office Coordinator

Job Summary/ Part-time (29 hours/week)

The Office Manager will be in charge of housing, general administrative functions, logistics activities and event planning.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs or facilitates maintenance of office and equipment including cleaning, maintenance, and repairs.
  • Builds relationships with clients’ landlords in coordination with case managers and volunteers.
  • Assists clients to understand their roles and responsibilities as housing tenants.
  • Coordinates activities related to World Refugee Day and Welcoming Week celebrations.
  • Provides clerical support when needed such as sorting and distributing mail, preparing documents, and recording item donations.
  • Maintains inventory of office supplies; orders new supplies as needed.
  • Answers office phone and relays messages to other staff members as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to type at least 60 words per minute.
  • Extensive knowledge of office management procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive or related software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s/Associate’s degree in office administration or related field preferred.
  • At least three years of administrative and clerical experience required.
  • Housing and event planning experience preferred.
  • Experience working in intercultural setting.
  • Applicants who speak Swahili or Kinyarwanda encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds at times.

 

Supervisor: Program Manager

How to apply: Please send resume, cover letter and three references to dmugorewera@bridgerefugees.org.