Office/Warehouse Assistant

Office/Warehouse Assistant

STAR Autism Support is looking for an Office Assistant to provide administrative and operations support to our Office team. We have a lot of moving parts at STAR and the Office Assistant will play an important role in keeping things running smoothly. We are looking for a resourceful, self-starter who is a team player. Someone who likes a diverse workload and can manage multiple tasks at a time.

Schedule: Part-Time (between 15-30 hours per week) with the option of full-time if desired

Location: Beaverton, OR

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly) Reports To: Office Manager

Pay Rate: $18.00 per hour

Key responsibilities

* Warehouse support includes assisting with product assembly, laminating and printing documents, sorting toys, and compiling boxed kits to be shipped.

* Provide administrative support to the Office team

* Data Entry: Compiling, verifying accuracy, and sorting information to enter data

* Completes prep work and follow up tasks for workshops, conferences, and trade shows

* Responsible for maintaining office files

* Sort through, distribute, and ship incoming and outgoing mail from office including visits to the post office as needed.

* Responsible for overall organization of the warehouse including cleaning, sweeping, lifting, and keeping inventory of supplies.

* Ensure the overall organization of the office

* Perform miscellaneous tasks to ensure smooth operations of the office

* Other projects as assigned.

Required skills

* Strong organizational skills to manage multiple ongoing projects at any given time

* Strong attention to detail

* Microsoft Office and general computer technology skills required

* Self-motivated and can work both independently and as part of a team

* Strong written and verbal skills

* Experience in an administrative support role or office experience a plus

Capability Requirements

* Must be able to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds

* Must be able to go up and down staircases and step ladders, as well as use a pallet jack (training provided)

* Job performed mostly in a fast-paced environment with multiple sources of light and sound

* Job setting is partially in an office and partially in a warehouse environment. Temperature control is limited in the warehouse.

* Ability to type and look at a computer screen for several hours daily required

* Valid driver’s license required to perform occasional local travel

Who we are

STAR Autism Support (SAS) is a family-owned educational consulting company based in Portland, OR. SAS provides curriculum materials, workshops and training to school and agency staff who work with students with autism and other developmental disabilities. Our unique and practical approach provides school districts with curriculum resources and a continuum of professional development activities to address the educational needs of student’s early childhood through post-secondary throughout the country and internationally.

At SAS our goal is to cultivate a supportive, positive and welcoming work environment where all staff can successfully thrive. We value and celebrate equity, diversity, and inclusion. Our vision of equity includes a continuous commitment to becoming an antiracist, multicultural organization. We strive to provide all employees with a culture of curiosity and continued learning. Our company values are listed below:

* Use innovative, evidenced-based, culturally responsive strategies to positively impact our stakeholders including students with autism and educators.

* Practice professional and personal accountability, adaptability, and respect for others.

* Maintain sustainable growth and long-term partnerships with our stakeholders in order to provide equitable services to all.

The perks of working with us

Not only are you helping do good in the world, but you will be joining a team of passionate and exceptional people within a casual environment. We offer full benefits, 401k with matching, generous PTO, and holidays. We also encourage our team to continue their own professional development by helping fund opportunities to do so.

We are a proudly Equal Opportunity Employer. STAR Autism Support (SAS) is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We celebrate the differences that make each person unique, both at work and in the communities we serve. Using evidence-based practices we strive every day to make positive educational outcomes accessible to all students and educators. This commitment is also foundational to our company culture. We acknowledge that research shows that Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) and women are significantly less likely to apply for some positions, believing they must meet every qualification as described in the job description. At STAR Autism Support, we value representation, and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We know that sometimes that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described in the job description.