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Du Quoin, IL 62832
Job Description


Position Summary:

Person in this position will be responsible for providing administrative and clerical support of the program in accordance with the Department of Human Service’s Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (DASA). Essential Job Functions include those listed below.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide administrative/secretarial support to the Lead Counselor, e.g., scheduling appointments, correspondence, handling incoming/outgoing phone contacts assisting with monthly, quarterly and annual reports and other related duties;
  • Coordinate and prepare designated programmatic meetings, including meeting announcements, agenda, meeting material and recording/transcription of minutes of meetings;
  • Provide clerical support to the counseling and administrative staff as requested;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of substance abuse treatment policies, procedures, and program materials.
  • Make travel arrangements for staff members as needed;
  • Maintain filing system for administrative files and any other relevant files;
  • Review and distribute, when appropriate, all incoming mail addressed to the program and administrative staff;
  • Embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision and goals of WestCare Foundation; and
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Assist with payroll
  • Assist with supplies
  1. Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Past experience in a secretarial position, preferably in a social service setting;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Superior writing skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment;
  • Superior organizational skills;
  • Strong computer skills, to encompass all Microsoft Office applications;
  • Adherence to the highest standard of ethical conduct, especially to standards governing confidentiality; and
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an institutional setting.

Physical Demands:

  • The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, BUT exposure or potential exposure may be required as a condition of employment. Appropriate personal protective equipment will be readily available to every employee engaged in Category III tasks;
  • Occasional lifting of more than 10 pounds;
  • Sitting for most of the work shift; and
  • Constant use of computer and telephone systems.

Level: Experienced

Job Location: DuQuoin Prison – 835 IL-154 – DuQuoin, IL

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: High School

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Travel Percentage: Negligible

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Undisclosed

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