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Eckerd Connects Workforce Operations Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 2408Eckerd Connects Workforce Development, Youth ProgramsEckerd Connects provides Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) services through contracts with the U.S. Department of Labor and local workforce boards that create a career pathway for youth by providing skills development, academic instruction, career and technical education, and access to the 14 WIOA Youth Elements. Programs include Out of School Youth (OSY) programs for youth ages 16-24 and In School Youth (ISY) programs for youth ages 14-21.Please follow the link for more information about our Workforce Programs: us on our mission to andquot;Provide and share solutions that promote the well-being of children, young adults, and families in need of a second chance.andquot;Position ConceptThe Workforce Operations Assistant is an integral part of the Eckerd Workforce Development Team. The responsibilities of this position include screening and fielding calls; managing calendars; arranging for meeting and programmatic events; preparing reports, filing and entering data; receiving and directing visitors; word processing; creating spreadsheets and presentations. The Operations Assistant may be required to assist with overflow work from other members of the team. The successful candidate for this positon will demonstrate strong computer and Internet research skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff and outside clients and vendors.Essential FunctionsProvides general administrative and clerical support including mailing, scanning, faxing and copying, reserves space, orders refreshments and prepares presentation materials for meetings and workshops as needed.Schedules participant intake, orientation, and workshops.Writes and distributes email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes, and forms.Establishes and maintains monthly and quarterly reports for both internal and external customers as well as community partners to ensure the timely and accurate flow of information.Develops and maintains a filing system; ensures files are organized, accurate, up-to-date, and clearly marked for easy access.Ensures quality control by ensuring all documentation is scanned and accurate in the database and/or State Reporting System.Conducts follow-up services by contacting participants and documenting current status on a monthly basis.Conducts random file audits to ensure compliance with Federal, State and local requirements.Orders, inventories, and monitors supplies.Other Duties Include, But Not Limited ToProvide coverage for other staff when necessary. This could include but is not limited to: classroom facilitation, escorting participants to job interviews/fairs, conducting orientation/assessment, researching organizations to provide support services, recruiting participants as needed.Participate in required training and development activities as required.Monitor policies and procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance.Report any acts, incidents or conditions that reflect the possibility of inappropriate participant-to-participant or staff-to-participant relationships.Perform other duties as assigned.Position SpecificationsEducation: High School diploma or equivalent required.Experience: 2+ years of hands on administrative support experience.Skills: Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook a must, knowledge of operating standard office equipment, excellent communication skills both written and verbal, ability to prioritize projects, strong problem solving skills, good research skills and attention to detailPhysical Demands:Requires sitting for approximately 2/3 of each day, ability to move or lift up to 25 pounds.Other: Must have appropriate and valid state driver's license and be able to meet requirements for Eckerd's Auto Insurance and be able to drive for business purposes. Must m