We are seeking a bilingual Administrative Assistant for our Services for Children with Disabilities department. This position will support two functions within the department (the agency’s Children’s Developmental Center, and the Early Intervention program) and will be responsible for diverse administrative duties to include answering phones, screening appropriateness of referrals, completing referral forms, and working together with the other Administrative Assistant to accomplish administrative duties within the department. Other duties may include filing, database entry, copying, faxing, putting packets together, etc.
A primary responsibility of this position is to be a first point of contact for families with young children who are seeking services. When answering the phones, the Administrative Assistant will need to screen the families to determine which services they need, such as Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)/Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) services, services that the Children’s Developmental Center provides, or other services within the agency.
This position is located at the agency’s main office and is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package. Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.
Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employment to include:
Health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)
Employee Assistance Program (includes 6 face-to-face visits)
Flexible spending account
401(k) retirement plan
Paid sick time
Ongoing training and professional development
Supportive, relationship-based supervision model
HS/GED required; demonstrated increased responsibility over time in administrative/secretarial role preferred. Prior experience with/understanding of the AzEIP/DDD system and phone screening with families preferred.
Microsoft Office experience to include Word and Excel.
Bilingual English/Spanish required.
Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card preferred OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.