Administrative Assistant - American Cancer Society

Number of students requested to fill above position: 1

Duties of the Position: Provides administrative and clerical assistance to staff in the assigned office and/or department. Responsibilities: learn and effectively performs  general office duties and complete multiple projects with deadlines in an efficient manner, utilize skills in word processing, data entry, database management, filing, and record-keeping to accomplish specific project tasks; provide courteous, timely and professional service to all internal and external customers/constituents/patients and volunteers; effectively manages and shares information and other resources available to the American Cancer Society and its customers; accurately and effectively represents the society and its mission, acts in the best interest of the organization and enhances the image of the American Cancer Society in the public eye; adheres to all American Cancer Society privacy and confidentiality requirements; escalates complex issues to the appropriate knowledgeable resources; supports and collaborates with team members to achieve goals and outcomes related to American Cancer Society Mission and Nationwide priorities; maintains a positive and professional work environment; serves as an advocate of diverse groups and focuses on meeting their underlying needs; performs other duties as assigned.

Skills required: Associates degree and at least one year of customer service, data entry or administrative assistant experience or equivalent course completion; independent self-starter with effective problem solving skills and the ability to analyze and integrate information from relevant sources and make appropriate decisions; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals and groups; remains composed under stress and take responsibility for delivering on personal and organizational goals and commitments; ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities in a focused and timely manner; proactively addresses issues as they arise; basic math skills and ability to handle multi-line phone system; proficiency on web navigation including use of search engines; demonstrates ability to type 50 wpm and proficiency with Microsoft Office software required.

Recommended Student Classification Level : V

Beginning and Ending Dates of the Position: August 25, 2014- May 7, 2015

Hours per week: 10 - 20 hours per week