Senior Administrative Assistant


Cook Inlet Housing Authority is a great place to work!

Our corporate family is a team of passionate, enthusiastic, dedicated and highly qualified people. Our work allows us to create innovative solutions to complex housing issues in our community. We create housing opportunities that empower our people and build our community.

We have a great benefits package which includes the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS), Supplemental Benefit System Annuity Plan (SBS), and employer paid Life/STD/LTD insurance, extremely affordable health coverage, generous PTO accruals, paid holidays, an educational reimbursement program, a great wellness program and 457 optional pre-tax deferrals.

If you are interested in the Senior Administrative Assistant position and you have the expertise, skills and energy to match our mission to provide independence through housing, we encourage you to apply.

General Functions
This position provides administrative, clerical support, file maintenance and purchasing functions that support to the Housing Services department. This position is expected to be detail-oriented, proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases and should be able to apply good analytical and organizational skills to a variety of areas within the department. They must also be able to work with little or no supervision.

Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities)
• Handles the day-to-day administrative needs of the Housing Services department.
• Field inquiries from internal and external customers.
• Answer phone calls, provide information to callers and/or connect callers to appropriate people.
• Check department voice messages and forward to appropriate teams.
• Support Records Specialists in organizing and maintaining company and departmental filing and database systems, both manually and on the computer system.
• Track and maintain equipment inventory and department supplies. Coordinate orders for computer hardware, software and miscellaneous supplies as needed.
• Process and code invoices and credit card receipts to generate requisitions for payment of expenses.
• Provides secretarial support for correspondence, memorandums, letters, meeting agendas and minutes, miscellaneous correspondence, and other word processing functions, as well as filing, copying, binding, faxing, etc.
• Sort, open, and scan department mail to appropriate parties. Manage and coordinate the inflow and outflow of correspondence, documentation, mail and filing through department.
• Prepare and maintain reports, manuals, schedules, and other significant documents in support of Housing Services team.
• Support department with event and meeting management, help to set up new meetings, re-scheduling recurring meetings, room bookings, attendance tracking and setting up meeting agendas. Coordinate set up and take down of meeting equipment and materials as needed.
• Make travel arrangements on behalf Housing Services or CIHA Operations Team as needed.
• Develop, implement, and maintain office management systems that will ensure the efficient running of the Housing Services section.
• Collaborate with other administrators to better understand, share knowledge and work on the improvement of business support processes.
• Coordinate workstation set up and takedown as needed.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities
• In-depth understanding of office management practices, procedures, and daily operations.
• Ability to provide excellent customer service and communicate effectively verbally and in writing with clients, staff, others.
• Strong organizational and time-management skills.
• Analytical abilities related to organization of data, reports, and statistics using appropriate computer programs.
• Ability to work independently and produce products with minimal supervisory support.
• Ability to interact professionally with a culturally and/or economically diverse demographic.
• Ability to maintain client confidentiality.
• Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and utilize good communications skills.
• Ability to proficiently operate single and multi-user computers with Microsoft Word, Excel, and other software systems.
• Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines.
• Ability to handle and prioritize a variety of tasks concurrently.
• Typing speed minimum 50 wpm.
• Valid Alaska Drivers License

Education and Experience
• Associates degree in business or related field; experience can be substituted on a year for year basis.
• Three years experience in an office environment.

Please visit www.cookinlethousing.org to submit an application.

Cook Inlet Housing Authority provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Employment preference is given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native or American Indian candidates to the extent required or permitted by applicable law.

Anchorage, AK

10 day(s) ago

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