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Administrative Assistant

Are you an organized administrative assistant with excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor? If so, you are encouraged to apply for the administrative assistant position with Lutheran Social Services! Under supervision, this position provides clerical and administrative support to the agency in a variety of areas.
This could include general clerical work such as word processing, creating and editing spreadsheets documents and presentations, filing, faxing, meeting and planning preparation taking minutes, as well as receptionist, project based work and other support duties as necessary.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND Responsibilities:
Creates and edits documents via word processing, spreadsheets and presentations.
Supports supervisor in effectively scheduling, delegating to and communicating with staff regarding tasks, responsibilities and deadlines.
Types various documents and correspondence including meeting minutes.
Proofreads all documents for correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, and content.
Prepares mailing and distributions.
Distributes mail to department staff.
May take a lead in ensuring office and facilities needs are met and works with vendors as needed.
May ensure proper running of office equipment, such as copier, fax, etc.
and calling in vendor for problems or routine maintenance as needed.
May provide receptionist duties as needed.
This will include answering telephones, taking messages, scheduling appointments and greeting visitors.
Requirements EDUCATION AND/OR
Experience:
This position requires a High School Diploma or equivalent.
Associates Degree preferred.
Minimum 1 year prior administrative experience required.
Associates Degree may be substituted in lieu of prior experience.
Proficiency in a variety of software programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, or equivalent) is required.
Excellent customer focus including strong telephone skills.
Demonstrated professional tact and decorum.
Strong word processing skills.
Ability to conduct internet research.
Solid interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and listening).
TRAVEL:
Ability to travel on day trips as required, but will be infrequent.
Rarely, would overnight travel be required.
Discover what makes Lutheran Social Services a great place that helps improve the quality of peoples' lives - one grace-filled life at a time.
We want you! Apply today to join our team.
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