Information Technology Associate

Operations · Washington, District of Columbia
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time

The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia seeks an Information Technology Associate.


Since 1932, Legal Aid has provided civil legal assistance to clients in individual cases and engaged in systemic reform. Currently, we provide individual representation in consumer law, domestic violence/family law, housing, public benefits, and appellate matters. We also work on immigration matters and help individuals with the collateral consequences of their involvement with the criminal justice system. From the experiences of our clients, we identify opportunities for law reform, public policy advocacy, and systemic impact and appellate litigation.


Legal Aid believes that meaningful pursuit of our anti-poverty mission requires an unwavering commitment to racial justice and equity. We aspire both to reflect the rich racial diversity of the communities we serve and to value, respect, and empower our staff and clients to be effective agents of change. For more information about Legal Aid please visit our website, www.LegalAidDC.org, and our blog, www.MakingJusticeReal.org.

 

Responsibilities:


· Provide tech support to all employees in main office as well as Legal Aid satellite offices


· Create user accounts for all new hires


· Train new hires on use of all Legal Aid software applications related to their role


· Troubleshoot system outages


· Configure and install hardware, software, printers, scanners, copiers and phones


· Ensure conference rooms are set up properly for meetings with proper telephonic and or audio-visual equipment that may be required.


· Other duties as assigned



Required Skills and Experience


· A commitment to social, economic and racial justice;


· One to two years of related IT experience (required);


· Experience with MS Office, Windows, Google Workplace, Microsoft 365


· Experience with LegalServer (Preferred);


· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written;


· Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail;


· Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments;


· Desire and ability to take initiative on projects;


· Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others;


· An understanding of the nonprofit world/working with limited resources



 Salary and Benefits:


The Information Technology Associate will be paid in accordance with Legal Aid’s salary scale based on years of experience with a starting salary of $51,187 with two years of experience Each starting salary is followed by a salary step each year thereafter. Generous benefits package includes fully paid health insurance (for the employee), annual discretionary retirement match, 12 paid holidays, three personal days and generous annual and sick leave allotments starting at 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave per year.  



To Apply:

Legal Aid values an inclusive, diverse workplace and encourages applications from interested persons from diverse backgrounds of any race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. We strongly encourage applications from people with personal experience with the criminal justice system and/or with lived experiences in the communities we serve.

Interested persons are encouraged to apply immediately and should submit a letter of interest and resume. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. Position remains open until filled. Please submit cover letter and resume here. No emails or phone calls, please.


More about the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia:

Legal Aid, founded in 1932, provides free civil legal services to persons living in poverty in the District of Columbia. The largest part of our work is composed of direct representation in housing, family/domestic violence, public benefits, and consumer law. We also work on immigration law matters and help individuals with the collateral consequences of their involvement with the criminal justice system. From the experiences of our clients, we identify opportunities for law reform, public policy advocacy, and systemic reform litigation. We have grown to a staff of more than 90 attorneys and staff, serving some 10,000 DC residents annually through direct legal services, and tens of thousands more through systemic advocacy and litigation. For more information about Legal Aid please visit our website, www.legalaiddc.org, and our blog, www.MakingJusticeReal.Org.

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  • Location
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time