Administrative Assistant - Head Start
Company: Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Come join our Head Start team! The Head Start Administrative
Assistant provides support to the Program Director and the
Management Team in a variety of areas including coordination of the
program self-assessment, annual public report and community
assessment; assisting with the creation of grants and grant
budgets, taking minutes at Leadership Team and Management Team
meetings, and coordinating the program planning calendar.
Candidates must submit an application by 11/05 to be considered for
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); Associates
degree in Business or related field; and 2 years of experience in
administrative support; or any equivalent combination of education
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid driver license and insured vehicle available for use on the
job and satisfactory drive record for the past three years.
Registration with the Office of Child Care's Central Background
This position is subject to MWVCAA's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination
Policy for client-facing positions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as necessary
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Must possess organization, planning, and management skills.
Effective interpersonal communication skills, in both written and
Demonstrates empathy and understanding when communicating with
clients, staff and program directors.
Bilingual English/Spanish speaking abilities may be required
depending on program needs. *Bilingual pay differential available
upon successful completion of bilingual assessment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision
and ability to adjust focus.
Occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Able to work evenings on
Manual dexterity for handling office equipment.
Occasional driving to sites within Marion/Polk County.
Indoor, office work environment with frequent interruptions and
Collaborate with coworkers/clients over the phone and
Occasional noise and distractions in work spaces.
Occasional remote work. In office use of PPE and following safety
and sanitizing protocols required.
**Enrollment in the Central Background Registry is beneficial if
you are even considering working with children in the State of
Oregon, since it will be required before you can start a position.
Enrollment is free and it is recommended that you start now as the
process can take time. Start enrollment online at:
* COVID-19 Alert : This position includes performing essential
services during the COVID-19 pandemic and potential exposure to
others who may be infected with the virus. I understand that if I
am feeling unwell or have knowledge that I have had contact with an
individual with a positive COVID-19 test, I will report it to my
supervisor and HR-COVID@mwvcaa.org and that I must use available
PPE and practice social distancing whenever possible according to
MWVCAA is committed to promoting and achieving diversity, equity
and inclusion with employees and with those we serve. The agency
strives to be an employer of choice with a vision for all people to
be respected for their infinite worth, and supported to envision
and reach a positive future.
MWVCAA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not
discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin,
sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, veterans, and
people with disabilities or any other protected category. We
welcome all people to join us in achieving our Mission. If you
require any assistance in the application process, or reasonable
accommodations to perform the essential duties of the position,
please notify a member of our team at (503) 585-6232.
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