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Administrative Assistant in Brooklyn, NY at Community Options

Date Posted: 2/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.  We believe in the dignity of every person, and in the freedom of all people to experience the highest degree of self-determination.

We are in search of a friendly and organized Administrative Assistant to join our team! This entry-level role provides administrative and secretarial support to the department and interacts with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedules and organizes appointments, meetings, travel, conferences, and department activities.
  • Orders all office supplies monthly, and maintains all equipment.
  • Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing system.
  • Acts as a liaison with Human Resources.
  • Maintains daily and monthly schedule for all necessary staff to determine location and availability.
  • Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information and calls and takes detailed messages.
  • Completes typing and copying as needed for management staff.
  • Opens, sorts and distributes mail.
  • Checks fax machine and distribute faxes to appropriate persons.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • At least 2 years’ administrative experience.
  • Working knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently with individuals from all levels of the organization.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to move or handle mail bins generally weighing no more than 15 pounds.
  • Intermittent physical activity including bending, reaching, climbing, and prolonged periods of sitting.
  • Minimal hazards, general office working conditions.

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off after 3 months of employment
  • Paid Holidays
  • Career/Professional Growth Opportunities including Community Options Leadership Academy Program
  • 403b with Employer Match after 1 year of service
  • Comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental and Supplemental Insurance options.
  • Various Employee Discount Programs

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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