Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-2181


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT IV


Department of Neighborhood and Community Services

Job # 13-2181

$39,334 to $52,446  (Grade S17)
 
Description:

Provides support to the Countywide Service Integration and Planning Management Division. Works as a team member to coordinate and ensure coverage for the major priorities of the business units for the efficient operation of the division. Uses desktop publishing, spreadsheets, word processing, and graphics software to design publications, develop reports and presentations, and create charts and graphics to support projects and initiatives. Writes and updates narratives and prepares statistical tables. Edits, proofs and ensures grammatical and technical accuracy in publications. Designs, creates and updates Web pages. Ensures that publications follow Office of Public Affairs' standards and include all required elements. Provides support to primary and secondary data collection projects. Collects, analyzes, edits, and cleans data to ensure data integrity. Researches and responds to information requests. Works with information in various database formats. Manages processes for advertising, interviewing and filling job openings. Coordinates meeting scheduling, room scheduling, distribution lists, and catering. Updates agendas, Web pages, public meetings, and calendars. Orders supplies and equipment, etc. Prepares materials for meetings and directly support long-term projects and initiatives. Duties are performed under direction.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school; plus three years of experience providing administrative support.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience providing high-level administrative support for staff working with multiple project teams with competing and overlapping deadlines. Advanced experience in the use of Microsoft Office Suite computer software, especially Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher. Must have skills in producing and editing narratives, researching information and editing data for accuracy. Outstanding customer service skills are essential. Knowledge of and experience performing basic statistical calculations (means, medians, and percent changes).

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview.

 

Note:

Occasional attendance at evening meetings may be required.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

12/13/2013

 

Date Posted:

12/7/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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