The Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, has an immediate opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant who has a passion for working for the social good and who shares our commitment to continued learning on issues related to racial and social justice, including the social determinants of health, implicit bias, and systemic oppression. We offer a pleasant campus work environment and competitive benefits.
The Center, one of America’s preeminent centers of expertise in public health law and policy, uses the law to improve health by developing cutting-edge policies, providing guidance on public health legal issues and helping defend effective laws against legal challenges. Working with partners nationwide, the Center helps create communities where everyone can be healthy, and empowers its partners to transform their environments by promoting healthy food, eliminating commercial tobacco, and encouraging active lifestyles. Our belief in health and equity for all people is at the core of our work.
The administrative assistant provides administrative support to the Public Health Law Center and is responsible for: compiling and entering data for reporting purposes; maintaining files, databases and records; supporting internal and external meeting planning, scheduling, and logistics; making travel arrangements for staff; note taking; providing backup support for event coordination; and other various tasks as assigned.
Minimum qualifications: Associate degree; 3 years’ administrative experience or equivalent; excellent customer service skills; proven ability to interact in a professional and diplomatic manner with a variety of personalities; understanding of and value for equity and health equity as organizational operating principles, and an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions and to handle multiple projects simultaneously working independently and as part of a team; an organized and detail-oriented approach; proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access), content management systems and office technologies; and ability to prioritize, problem solve and manage multiple projects.
Preferred qualifications: Passion for public health; proofreading and editing skills; experience working in a legal setting.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter by e-mail to email@example.com; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status. Members of marginalized and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
About Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.