Administrative Assistant

Albany, NY

Administrative Assistant

Category: Administration

Main location: United States, New York, Albany

Position ID: J1123-0303

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

This is a 40 hour work week and will be required to go into the office in Albany 2-3 days a week. Work days are Mondays-Fridays, 8am to 5pm.

CGI Federal’s Housing Sector team that partners with public housing authorities (PHAs) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist in the provision of affordable housing has an opening for an Administrative Assistant in Albany, NY.

This is an opportunity to join an energetic team with a collaborative management group and work with affordable housing providers. New team members receive in-depth training to prepare them for their role. Additional training and professional development opportunities are also available, for both the affordable housing industry, and general business skills.

The Administrative Assistant is responsible to provide a full range of complex and confidential administrative and secretarial services to executive management and project members. Within broad Housing Authority policies and procedures, this employee is expected to be detail oriented and to exercise a high degree of initiative and independent judgment in prioritizing and executing administrative work relating to the daily operations of the authority.

This position requires for the Administrative Assistant to work Mondays – Fridays, 8am to 5pm.

**Required to be in the office 2 - 3 days a week and the remaining days will be remote. **

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Screen telephone calls to determine nature of business and inquiry.

• Respond to inquiries and complaints and personally resolve matters.

• Write letters, memoranda, newsletters, and notices independently.

• Schedule appointments/meetings, maintain calendar, and book travel arrangements.

• Research, compile and organize information necessary for the completion of reports and practices; may prepare analyses.

• Take minutes of management meetings and organize notes of discussion into summarized statements and prepare agenda.

• Maintain a variety of office files, records, statistical data, including confidential materials.

• Handle and secure confidential information and release information to authorized parties.

• Perform routine clerical tasks such as filing, duplicating, photocopying and assembling bulk mail.

• Participate in Team meetings.

• Escalate all issues that need immediate supervisory attention.

• Adhere to all policies and procedures.

• Work closely with project team members to provide high level of customer service.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

This is a 40 hour work week and will be required to go into the office in Albany 2-3 days a week. Work days are Mondays-Fridays, 8am to 5pm.

• High school diploma/GED.

• Must have at least 1 to 4 years of substantial, responsible administrative support experience, which includes exercising initiative and independent judgement within broad parameters of legal, policy, and procedural guidelines.

• Must have strong computer skills and be able to enter data in multiple electronic information systems.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

• Modern office practices and procedures.

• Desktop publishing, notary license, and general knowledge of the mission of a housing authority and the population it serves is highly desirable.

• Must demonstrate excellent listening skills, presentation and public speaking skills and the ability to share information effectively to diverse groups.

• Must possess strong writing and communication skills to compose documents, reports and correspondence.

• Due to the nature of this US government contract, US Citizenship is required.

Desired Skills:

• Housing Experience, Team oriented, Caseload Management, Customer Service

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set level, experience and training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $15.07 - $25.57.




  • Customer Service & Support

  • Detail-oriented

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