The Cradle seeks an enthusiastic, detail-oriented Administrative Assistant to join the team!
Responsibilities: Responsibilities focus on general administrative and clerical support important to standards of practice. Specifically, the position maintains internal databases, prepares documents, updates and maintains training manuals, assists with training logistics, develops and maintains all filing systems, including long-term file maintenance, and supervises work-study students. This position will participate in the reception relief schedule.
The following requirements are necessary for jobholders to perform the essential functions of the job.
Commitment to The Cradle’s mission and values
Minimum of two years of college education
Minimum of 3 years of administrative experience is required
Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
Working knowledge of office equipment, to include printers, copiers and fax machines
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint, in particular)
Adobe experience required
Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational and planning skills with ability to prioritize work
Able to take initiative and work independently
Must be collaborative and work well in teams
Must be deadline driven
Excellent interpersonal skills
Flexible and adaptable
If interested in the position, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Administrative Assistant in the subject line.
At The Cradle you will find a legacy of excellence, decades of experience, and a reputation for quality education that helps to inform adoption decisions.
Renowned as one of the foremost adoption agencies in the country, since opening in 1923 The Cradle has helped place more than 15,000 children into permanent, loving homes. We provide lifelong support for all who are touched by adoption -- birthparents, adopted persons, and adoptive parents.