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Administrative Assistant

Omaha, Nebraska

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Omaha, NE

Job Summary:
In a career as an Administrative Assistant, you are often the backbone of Boys Town's success when it comes to ensuring our operations are running successfully and smoothly. You aren't just a supporting player, but someone that others can count on when it comes to innovations to benefit the organization and our mission. No matter the role you play at Boys Town, you contribute to helping us change the future of America's youth.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support.
  • Performs general administrative functions including photocopying, faxing, typing correspondence, mail, and maintaining office supplies.
  • Greets visitors and staff in person or via telephone, determines their needs and directs them to the appropriate person or office.
  • Processes, maintains, and files departmental records including youth files, payroll, purchasing, work orders, and other documents.
  • Maintains schedules and coordinates calendars for meetings and other events; records, transcribes, and distributes meeting minutes. Assists in organizing events as needed.
  • Makes travel arrangements and completes expense reports as needed.
  • Tracks, researches, and prepares various reports, material packets, and meeting/presentation materials.
  • Completes departmentally specific administrative tasks as applicable per area of responsibility.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience including some administrative or clerical.
  • Knowledge of office administrative procedures, practices, and filing methods.
  • High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of PC software applications with an advanced ability to utilize Windows-based programs and Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external business contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and multi-task while maintaining quality standards.
  • Ability to type accurately and proficiently at a high rate of speed.

About the Village of Boys Town:
A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

About Boys Town:
Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. From our start in 1917, we’re poised to make even greater strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares for children, families and communities for the next 100 years.


Schedule: Full Time
Date Posted: May 14, 2019
Job ID: 13563

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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