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Post Date: Apr 28, 2017
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $45,577-$51,885, DOQ
Location: Illinois - Champaign
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The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as an Administrative Assistant in the Community Relations Office.

This position provides secretarial and administrative support to the Community Relations Managers/Compliance Officers, Community Coalition, and Champaign Human Relations Commission. Primary responsibilities include: customer service; executive support; preparation/distribution of agendas meeting materials, and media releases; records management; special event planning; posting to social media; website maintenance; and responses to public information requests. This position processes accounts payable and affirmative action certifications, assists with the annual budget, and serves as backup to administrative staff in the City Manager/Mayor’s Office.

The Administrative Assistant must exercise initiative with minimal instruction; be able to effectively multitask; demonstrate exceptional critical thinking, customer service, and project coordination skills; and be available to work occasional evening hours.

The City’s mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community. The following values guide our work: Personal Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Teamwork, Results. The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion.

Required Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Extensive professional administrative support experience requiring critical thinking, confidentiality, and discretion.
• Extensive customer service experience.
• Experience working with groups of people from diverse backgrounds.
• Advanced software experience with Microsoft Office.
• Advanced skills in English grammar/writing and math.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience supporting multiple managers.
• Associate’s degree or certification as a professional secretary.
• Experience in the public sector, government, or nonprofit.
• Advanced experience with brochure/publication design, web page design, and social media.

Skills testing, drug screening, and criminal background check will be required. The starting annual salary range is $45,577 - $51,885, DOQ, plus an excellent fringe benefits package. Applications must be submitted online at no later than Sunday, May 14, 2017.

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