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The Tennessee Fair Housing Council currently has an opening for a bilingual administrative assistant. Info:

BILINGUAL (Spanish-English) ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Tennessee Fair Housing Council is seeking a full-time bilingual (Spanish-English) administrative assistant for its Nashville office, located in the Opryland area. The Tennessee Fair Housing Council is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate housing discrimination and ensure equal opportunity for all people through leadership, education, outreach, public policy initiatives, advocacy and enforcement. We have a staff of three, including the open position described below.

Job duties include:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Answering phone calls, including from Spanish speakers
  • Event planning
  • Assisting with reports to grantors
  • Filing
  • Entering potential clients into our client-tracking application
  • Providing ACCURATE English-Spanish interpretation/translation for client interviews
  • The successful hire may be promoted later to a Fair Housing Specialist position, which would include the above duties plus complaint intake/investigation and running our fair housing testing program. There would be a commensurate pay increase in this case. The eventual hire will go through an intensive training in fair housing law.

    Key qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work non-judgmentally with people of diverse backgrounds (examples: race, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity, economic class)
  • Verbal and written fluency in English and Spanish
  • Computer proficiency, especially with Microsoft Office applications (including Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Experience with Quickbooks and bookkeeping
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A good sense of humor

    Salary and benefits: Salary depends on experience and potential for promotion. Full health coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield (Network S) or monthly stipend in lieu of insurance.

    Apply here. You will be asked a few questions and then given an opportunity to upload your cover letter and resume.

    The Tennessee Fair Housing Council is an equal opportunity employer.

    People with disabilities: If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact us at tracey@fairhousing.com or call 615-212-3039. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE, EXCEPT FROM THOSE REQUESTING A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION.