NOTICE OF POSTING
POSTING DATE: December 13, 2022
RESUME AND COVER LETTER REQUESTED BY 01/10/23 VIA EMAIL TO email@example.com POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.
||Human Service Programs|
||Administrative Assistant – Division of Community Schools|
|Civil Service Position:
||Non Civil Service position
|Hours Per Week:
OVERVIEW AND ROLE DESCRIPTION
About The City of Cambridge:
The City of Cambridge is a diverse and vibrant community that people of different ethnic, racial, religious, national, and other backgrounds call home. We take pride in our city's diversity and strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the community we serve. The city is also deeply committed to creating an environment in which all our employees are treated equitably and feel included. We seek to hire, develop, and advance individuals who value antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion (ADEI), and are committed to embedding ADEI best practices and tenets in all aspects of our work.
About The Department of Human Service Programs:
The Department of Human Service Programs (DHSP) creates and coordinates services that enhance the quality of life for Cambridge residents. Driven by the needs of residents, DHSP's extensive services and programs touch almost every sector in the city: from newborns to senior citizens, from school-aged children to homeless families, from non-profit organizations to local employers.
About The Role:
DHSP's Division of Community Schools is seeking an Administrative Assistant to collaborate with other departmental programs to strengthen partnerships among the divisions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Division Head for the Community Schools, the Administrative Assistant's specific duties include, but are not limited, to the following:
- Provide administrative support to the division head, program managers and Community School directors
- Manage and maintain database of camp license documentation and required staff documents related to State License of Community Schools Summer Camps (CORI/SORI, reference letters, health records, CPR & First Aid Certification)
- Work with the Communications Manager to develop outreach materials and communications plan
- Assist Community Schools directors with the staff hiring process for the After School Enrichment Program and Summer Camp as needed
- Record all staff requests for time off on a central calendar, retain calendars for division records
- Participation at job fairs and city events
- Actively engage in and support DHSP's Race and Equity Initiative
- Assume overall responsibility for vendor contracts, prepare contracts for vendor organizations, submit invoices for payment to fiscal department, and track monthly expenditures
- Perform monthly tuition billing for all programs in collaboration with Community Schools directors
- In conjunction with the division head and program managers, close out all contract cost centers at the end of the fiscal year
- Track all payroll activities, notify Community Schools directors of new employee identification numbers and when active in payroll system
- Distribute staff weekly payroll checks and direct deposit stubs
- Participate in the Community Schools enrollment lottery process, including planning, data collection and reporting, communicating with families and working with programs
- Assist with data collection and analysis
- Coordinate with DHSP facility manager all requests for maintenance, repairs, and delivery of supplies for Community Schools Division
- Submit to School Department permit requests for use of school space; be responsible for maintaining records of approved and pending permits for each Community Schools site
- Design templates of various administrative forms; create share drive access by all Community Schools staff
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Education and Experience
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in an office setting
- Experience working with multiple diverse populations
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Smartsheet
- Knowledge of Department-wide online system for enrollment, TRAX
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Proven ability to provide leadership with collaborative projects
- The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.
- Bachelor's degree in related field or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS, WORKING CONDITIONS, WORK FLEXIBILITY AND ACCOMODATIONS
- Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer
- Ability to answer phones and maintain multiple files
- Ability to lift a minimum of at least 10 lbs.
- Ability to travel to meetings within the city
- Be comfortable to work primarily in a standard office environment with moderate noise level, telephones, personal computers, printers, and other office equipment.
- This position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule under the City's Telework Policy depending on operational needs.
- Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
SUMMARY OF BENEFITS: Health, dental and vision insurance; vacation, personal and sick days; sick incentive pay eligibility, management bonus of $2700/year, City employee commuter benefits (T-Pass reimbursement, Bluebikes membership, EZRide Shuttle membership)
RATE: 53,757 - $65,644 annually + competitive benefits (rate is effective 1/1/23)
Internal applicants submit job bidding form and 2 copies of your resume and cover letter; external applicants, submit your resume and cover letter via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 01/10/23. Position will remain open until filled.
THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.