Administrative Assistant

State of South Carolina - Greenville County, SC (30+ days ago)2.8

Full-time

Job Responsibilities
Under general supervision, plans, directs and organizes the complex administrative activities of the Executive Office of a large comprehensive community mental health center. Manages and monitors special projects and prepares related reports and memoranda; oversees clerical functions of senior administration; assumes responsibility for coordinating responses on complex issues to public officials, other agencies and the general public.
Serves as assistant to the Executive Director and as liaison between the Center and the Board of Directors; composes/disseminates correspondence for Board of Directors. Functions as the primary designee of the Executive Director for organizing and managing official business, correspondence and appointments. Receives information and assembles reports and documents for the Board of Directors and the Executive Director. Helps to coordinate annual Board Evaluation Conference and other special meetings/events for public relations at the Center.
Functions as administrative coordinator scheduling and coordinating meetings of and between the executive staff; assembles relevant materials prior to meeting and briefs management on matters before meetings. Independently resolves problems related to daily office business. Personally solves programmatic/procedural problems or answers questions that require substantial knowledge. Carries out main office functions in administrative area and composes general and non-routine correspondence, signing superiors name when necessary. Maintains all Center contracts/leases and serves as liaison during the contract process and as needed throughout the year.

DMH is a drug-free workplace. All candidates will be required to pass a mandatory Pre-employment drug test.

This position is located at: Greenville Mental Health Center
124 Mallard Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Minimum and Additional Requirements
A high school diploma and work experience that is directly related to the area of employment. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications
A bachelor's degree or any equivalent combination of education and related experience. Experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.

NOTE: If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position.

Additional Comments
Supplemental Questions are considered part of your official application Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for a completed employment application. The employment application will be considered incomplete and not forwarded if only a resume is provided and/or supplemental questions are not answered.

An attached academic transcript is preferred for credentialing purposes, as you will be asked to provide a transcript if interviewed, however it is not required and will not prevent you from being considered for this position if not immediately provided.

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency. We provide affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex – including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability.