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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

The City of Worcester values the safety of our employees, our residents and our visitors. In accordance with the City of Worcester's Vaccination Verification Policy, if you are selected for any job with the City of Worcester you must be either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit proof of weekly COVID-19 testing.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Open Until Filled. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
Title
ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Department/Division
Youth Opportunities
Apply Start Date
01/05/2022
Apply End Date
Open Until Filled
Type
Seasonal
Hours
Wage
$17.00 Per Hour
Description

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
DIVISION OF YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES
CITY OF WORCESTER

The Academic Administrative Assistants will support the Division of Youth Opportunities by performing general administrative tasks pertaining to the hiring of seasonal staff for the spring 2022 Recreation Worcester Program. The Administrative Assistants will be responsible for tracking and scoring employment applications, coordinating interviews between the interview team and potential candidates, participating in interviews on an as-needed basis, assisting with tracking hiring paperwork for new hires as well as following up with candidates on items that may require attention. Other responsibilities include data entry, file management, and other clerical duties related to the day-to-day operations of the Division of Youth Opportunities.

Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computers;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse populations, organizations, and interests;
  • Ability to build relationships and networking skills with students, colleagues, and community members;
  • ability to work with students with special education or emotional needs;
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to multitask.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) year of previous administrative work experience in an office setting.
  • Experience working in youth programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience working with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have an updated physical exam in the past 12 months.
  • Ability to pass CORI/SORI check.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with children and families from diverse cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds and abilities.
  • Experience facilitating activities and programming.

SALARY: $17.00 hourly, part-time, seasonal, non-benefitted.

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Open until filled. Preference is given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.

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