About the Role
As an Administrative Assistant you will support our information services department. The Administrative Assistant is part of the Technology team and will perform administrative and office support activities for the VP of IT and the greater technology team. 

What You’ll Do
As a member of our team you will have an impact on Buckner team members and our clients through accomplishment of the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee and complete a broad variety of administrative tasks including managing an active calendar, arranging travel plans, processing expense reports, providing team support and other duties as needed
  • Plan and manage meetings; participate in meetings as requested; prepare and distribute meeting minutes and/or notes where applicable
  • Successfully complete projects under time pressure; meet deadlines consistently and reliably
  • Keep current business and personal contact lists
  • Receive, screen and route incoming calls
  • General clerical duties including photocopying and mailing
  • Receive and direct visitors and clients
  • Handle requests for information and data
  • Resolve administrative problems and inquiries
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails
  • Record, compile, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion regarding confidential matters
  • Consistently demonstrate positive interpersonal interactions with internal teams and external partners
  • Assist in managing special projects
  • Assist in other roles/activities as assigned

What You’ll Bring to the Team
To be successful in this role and a great addition to our team we need you to come with the following:

  • Provide great customer service to everyone who reaches out to us for support and information leaving them with a WOW experience
  • Ability to share your awesome technology skills with others through training initiatives
  • Excellent organization skills to help us help those we serve
  • You are great at technology speak and can translate it to user-friendly messaging then convey it to people who don't have those skills
  • Awesome Internet research skills
  • A professional commitment to Christian principles so as to perform tasks and responsibilities in alignment with Buckner’s mission, vision, and values;

Preferred Qualifications
In addition to the amazing qualifications and experiences listed above, if we had our say, we would also look for:

  • Amazing Microsoft Office skills that you will use to create document in Word, spreadsheets in Excel, presentations PowerPoint and wow us with your use of Outlook
  • You know your way around SharePoint and can teach others to use it to make their work easier
  • You have earned a high school diploma or G.E.D. and have at least 5 years experience working in and supporting a technology department 

Job Perks

At Buckner one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:

  • Medical and Dental benefits for employees and their eligible dependents;
  • Life insurance;
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits;
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays;
  • Paid Parental Leave;
  • Retirement Savings Plan; and
  • The 5STAR Fun Benefit: encourages employees to spread good cheer to their co-workers and others, creating a happy, healthy environment for all!

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Buckner is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Buckner.

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