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Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Elizabeth (United States of America)
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date:

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BACKGROUND: The IRC in New Jersey helps refugees, immigrants, and other community members achieve thriving, self-sufficient lives through a continuum of programs and services including refugee resettlement, immigration, adult education, economic empowerment and youth programs.

SCOPE OF WORK: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for both receptionist services and administrative duties for the IRC in New Jersey office.


·Greet visitors, ascertain their needs, answer basic questions, and direct them to the appropriate staff person or department.Manage flow of visitors during peak periods such as open office hours.

·Answer and direct incoming telephone calls.Take messages and answer basic questions.

·Assist with safety and security measures as required.

·Order and maintain stock of needed office supplies.Review inventory and monitor prices.

·Maintain office equipment including copier, fax, printer, scanner and projector in good working order.Arrange for maintenance and repair as needed.

·Maintain donations inventory.

·Responsible for making ID badges and maintaining office photo lists.

·Liaise with building super on maintenance concerns.Monitor ongoing required maintenance.

·Liaise with cleaning company on daily service.

·Serve as first point of contact for IT issues, maintain familiarity with servers, network router, and other system equipment.Monitor telephone system; update voice mail and extensions as needed for new staff, and maintain office phone list.

·Ensure new staff and interns have access to ID cards, swipe cards and office keys.

·Coordinate calendaring and use of shared spaces such as conference rooms and classrooms.

·Receive and distribute mail.Process outgoing mail and deposit in mailbox on daily basis.

  • Comply with agency policies and protocol
  • Other tasks and projects as directed by Supervisor

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Deputy Director

Position directly supervises:  Interns


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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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