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Administrative Assistant

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Washington, D.C.

Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant performs a wide variety of clerical, administrative, and receptionist duties. This position also provides assistance to other departmental staff, volunteers, and visitors.

Performs general administrative functions supporting the Family Home Program.  Position includes a high level of organization, detail and general office support.    
Audit files and credentialing for Family Home Program.
Provide front desk coverage twice per week.   Support includes filing, minutes/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.

Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan's Boys' Home mission.

Required Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
1 to 2 years of experience including some administrative or clerical.
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.
Knowledge of office administrative procedures, practices, and filing methods.

About Boys Town Washington DC: Located centrally in the city at our beautiful campus which has ample (no cost) parking.  
In a city where strong leadership is valued and respected, Boys Town Washington DC has established itself as the leader in the care and treatment of the region’s children and families since 1993. These services and programs touch the lives of 6,200 children and families in the District of Columbia each year.

Schedule: Full Time, M-F days
Date Posted: November 6, 2019
Job ID: 14581

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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