Program Assistant (Capital Area) in Austin, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 9/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Public Sector Solutions, a division of BakerRipley manages childcare subsidies in support of working parents throughout 60 counties in Texas, provides long-term recovery services for people affected by disasters, manages utility assistance for low-income individuals, and manages Workforce Solutions career offices across the region.  Programs in this division are funded by public contracts and our reputation as an efficient and reliable steward of our tax dollars has seen this division grow over the years.  

JOB SUMMARY:


The Program Assistant provides clerical support to a program or department by performing the duties outlined below as assigned by management. The Program Assistant is a good communicator with both spoken and written correspondence. She or he is organized, may arrange own and other’s schedules, and completes data entries as assigned. The Program Assistant possesses excellent customer service skills, problem solving ability and strong filing experience. 

Core Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Processes outgoing and incoming correspondence including mail, email and faxes.
  2. Composes and types routine correspondence.
  3. Organizes and maintains file system of correspondence and other records.
  4. Answers and routes telephone calls including providing appropriate information to customers on program services and requirements. Arranges conference calls as directed.
  5. Coordinates schedules and makes appointments.
  6. Greets visitors or customers and directs to appropriate area or person.
  7. Conducts research, and compiles and types statistical reports.
  8. Coordinates and arranges meetings, prepares agendas, reserves and prepares facilities, and records and transcribes minutes of meetings.
  9. Makes copies of correspondence or other printed materials.
  10. Coordinates supply requests with appropriate staff for assigned program.
  11. Documents required activities in Texas Workforce Commission database.
  12. Creates and maintains accurate logs of pertinent transaction data.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned 

Job Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

Six months to one year related experience.

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY:

Intermediate skill in Microsoft Windows and Office; able to use computer, and to learn new software.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:

Bilingual English/ Spanish preferred but not required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BakerRipley is committed to the principles of equal employment. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any status protected by federal, state, or local laws. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations.