Administrative Assistant

Job Tracking ID:  512181-562069
Location:   Jackson Heights, NY
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  January 24, 2017
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Job Description:

Do you have a passion for making a difference in someone’s life? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your skills, experience and empathetic nature to work alongside other passionate people in a supportive environment where collaboration and creativity are encouraged? Are you driven to improve your skills for the purpose of helping others? Then the Administrative Assistant position is for you! We are seeking compassionate and team-oriented individuals to join our spirited team.

As Administrative Assistant, you will provide clerical support to staff and participants.  

Successful Elements:

  • Answer incoming calls and take messages/transfer to designated parties in a pleasant and professional manner
  • Greet visitors and participants 
  • Sort and distribute correspondence and daily mail
  • Provide clerical assistance in the form of copying, typing, etc.
  • Prepare material/packages for mailing or overnight delivery
  • Perform data entry
  • Keep track of supply inventory and place orders
  • Maintain resume and emergency contact database
  • Perform non-routine tasks as necessary for the office

Experience and Skills:

  • Required to be an effective communicator, both written and oral
  • Experienced in answering telephones in a courteous, efficient and professional manner
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of various types of office equipment
  • Previous office experience
  • Basic computer skills

 Bring your expertise to EDSI where you will be able to live our values every day: Show Up, Smile and Support!



Additional Information:

Job Level:   Entry Level (less than 2 years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   Up to 2 Years
Level of Education:   Some College
Salary:   $ 35,000 to 35,000 per year
Starting Date :   ASAP