Clerk

Clerk

The bipartisan Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (Select Committee) has an immediate need to hire a full-time Clerk position located for the Washington, D.C., office. 

The Select Committee is tasked to investigate, study, make findings, hold public hearings, and develop recommendations to make Congress more effective, efficient, and transparent on behalf of the American people. Additional information on the Committee, including its history, background, and investigative work, can be found  here.

Job Expectations:

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress seeks an energetic, friendly, and dedicated individual to serve as a Clerk. The ideal candidate will possess a high-degree of organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, be detail-oriented, work well in a team setting, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Job Duties:
·       Handle incoming calls and other inquiries with poise, professionalism, and promptness.
·       Work closely with the Committee member staff to maintain the Committee calendar.
·       Handle logistics for hearings and member meetings, including reserving rooms, ordering catering, setting up materials, and running logistics during the events.
·       Update the House Committee Repository with relevant documents and information.
·       Work with witnesses on preparing for hearings and collecting paperwork and testimony.
·       Provide administrative and operational support for the office, including submitting service requests and ordering supplies.
·       Assist Committee staff with research and the drafting of memos, reports, and letters.
·       Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·       Effective teamwork skills and the ability to support the needs of multiple team members and leaders in the office.
·       Professional demeanor and an upbeat disposition while working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
·       Time management skills, including the ability to prioritize and track projects.
·       Eagerness to work in a bipartisan environment.
·       Attention to detail.

Preferences:
·       Bachelor’s degree
·       Demonstrated interest in public service

The position is located in the Washington, D.C. office. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter by November 23rd. 

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or national origin.

If you have previously applied to this role, your application is still under consideration.


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