Administrative Assistant – IMT

Center for Urban Community Services

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiative for homeless people, invites applications for an Administrative Assistant position at the new Intensive Mobile Treatment Team.  The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recently asked CUCS initiate another Intensive Mobile Treatment Teams that will continue the success of the current team. The Intensive Mobile Treatment Team will work with individuals that move frequently across the behavioral health care system (outpatient and inpatient), the homeless services system (shelter, street, Safe Haven), and the criminal justice system (jail, probation, parole), and have barriers to engage in the services they need.

 

The Administrative Assistant will hold an Associate’s Degree in a relevant field.  S/he will be the gatekeeper to the office space in East Harlem, and the first point of contact for all participants coming to the office.  This position will also be responsible for administrative duties and coordinating communication across teams, including answering and screening phone calls, monitoring office equipment and requesting supplies. The Administrative Assistant will be expected to contribute to a program culture that is person-centered, outcome-oriented, and committed to continuous quality improvement.

 

 

Experience and Education Required:

 

A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in a relevant field required per funding guidelines
2 years relevant experience
Good word-processing skills including extensive experience with MS Word
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Effective written and verbal communications skills
Ability to multi-task
Bachelor’s degree preferred