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Administrative Assistant in Memphis, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for the overall administration and organization of the office clerical and administrative support services for department in an accurate and timely manner

Essential Job Functions

  • Answers telephones, transferring calls, processing messages and aiding donors with various problems and inquiries. Performs essential job functions within an established office environment under normal lighting and climate control tolerances
  • Uses periods of high concentration to type and visually proofread reports, correspondence, lists, memos and other documents. Requires use of personal computer.
  • Copies, faxes, scans, and files a variety of documents. Involves working within an established office environment under normal lighting and climate controls.
  • Uses knowledge of administrative skills and organization to supervise support staff, including prioritizing and maintaining work flow.
  • Maintains office supplies and materials and orders supplies as necessary.
  • Maintains office equipment and calls to verbally request repairs; obtains proposals/bids for new office equipment. Works with Office (Management) team. Works closely with Information Systems setting up computer programs and aids in troubleshooting, keeping equipment working properly.
  • Performs other various job functions as assigned
  • Maintains knowledge of equipment usage: Microsoft products, computer, copier, fax machine. Ensures day to day functionality of office equipment
  • Performs job duties as assigned as part of the company's Business Continuity Management Program, including annual maintenance and testing of business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency response plans.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge - Requires ability to understand general arithmetic; speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations; understand difficult verbal or written instructions; must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word and Excel); knowledge ordinarily acquired through attainment of High School diploma or GED plus 3 years office/administrative experience with office management experience. May require both written and oral fluency in English. Must possess a valid driver's license. (essential job functions - 1-6) Mental - Requires normal attention with periods of high concentration intermittently to type reports, supervise clerical workers and decide for special events approximately 55% of time. (essential job functions - 3,6)
  • Physical - Requires walking/standing approximately 30%, sitting approximately 70%, and lifting up to 15 lbs. approximately 5% of time; involves repetitive stooping, forward bending and crouching approximately 5% of time, travel approximately 5% of time. (essential job functions 1-6)
  • Environmental - Requires capability of performing essential job functions in established office environment under normal lighting and climate control tolerances. (essential job functions - 1-6)
  • Manual Dexterity - Requires use of hands, arms, and feet for occasional lifting; use of hands and arms to operate telephone, typewriter, personal computer, fax machine, copy machine, other general office equipment and to record written information; requires capability of operating automobile (essential job functions - 1-6)
  • Audible/Visual - Requires ability to hear; requires ability to visually observe essential job functions for satisfactory job performance. (essential job functions - 1-6)


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