Administrative Assistant

Position ID:



Bronx, NY

FLSA Status:

Full Time, Non-Exempt




Administrative Support Worker




Community Outreach Services



Reports to:

Housing Specialist Coordinator



Supervisory Responsibilities:




Summary: This position will assist the Site Supervisor and other staff by performing administrative and clerical functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Picks up emergency assistance checks from the HRA Job Centers, the main office, and all of the HPP sites. Delivers checks to different sites.
  • Maintain updated employee and client lists with final outcomes and other statistics.
  • Prepare computerized program reports.
  • Handle special projects as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Develop and maintain filing system.
  • Coordinates orders for office supplies.
  • Handle phone calls and correspondence.
  • Maintain calendar and appointments on computer.
  • Prepare and disburse minutes of meetings.
  • Attend Department and Program meetings as directed.
  • Provides support to the Supervisor with other projects as assigned.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday - Friday. Additional hours may be required to meet program deadlines, or client needs.

Working conditions and physical demands required:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • To conduct home visits and outreach within NYC at least 50% of the time, individuals will use public transportation or traverse city streets, occasionally ascend/descend stairs, and be exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • Ability to work with the public.
  • Ability to position boxes/items at different levels that weigh up to 25 lbs.
  • Remain stationary at a work station and use a computer at least 50% of the time.
  • Potential to carry a laptop to offsite work locations.


Education and/or experience required:

  • HS Diploma, some college preferred, and/or minimum 3 years of related experience. Bi-lingual English-Spanish a plus

Skills, Licenses, and/or competencies required:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong organizational and computer literate

Job Summary

Administrative Assistant

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant past experience and qualifications, and state their position of interest and desired compensation. Submissions without this information will not be considered.

Please send resume and cover letter to: