Administrative Assistant
South Dakota State Government - Pine Ridge, SD

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Closes 02/08/13. Responsible for managing the Administrative office, client data collection, planning and implementation of two conferences annually. The Administrative Assistant will also conduct trainings, as requested, for various programs in the area of wellness. The Administrative Assistant will be in acting capacity in the absence of the Director and is responsible for the everyday operation of the office.

The Administrative Assistant will also complete assessments with recommendations in accordance to the client need. The Administrative Assistant will be under the direct supervision of the Program Director. In the absence of the Director the Administrative Assistant will have acting capacity and will have the authority to sign all necessary documentation including time reports, travel, and ordering of supplies as necessary to properly operate the program. Plan and implement the annual “Stress in the Workplace Conference” hosted in December, negotiate with presenters and secure the location for the conference.

Plan and implement an annual alcohol and drug conference to be hosed in the month of October and provide C.E.U.’s to all certified alcohol and drug counselors so that they may be able to continue their certification process. Greet clientele and vendors in a courteous and professional manner. Attend meetings as assigned by the Director. Provide training in various content areas relevant to wellness in the workplace as requested by all Oglala Sioux Tribal Programs.

Responsible for reporting to Human Resources all pertinent information regarding the Alcohol Drug Test results of individuals testing positive for alcohol or drugs. Must have a High School Diploma or GED and minimum of 60 credit hours towards a degree in higher education with at least fifteen (15) of these hours in the alcohol and drug field. A minimum of four (4) years experience as Administrative Assistant or equivalent. Must have a valid South Dakota Driver’s License with vehicle and liability insurance and must have a home telephone.

Must have computer experience or education/training and the ability to operate office equipment. Must have the ability to work independently as well as under supervision of Program Director and willing to work overtime when needed. Must have a minimum of three (3) consecutive years of abstinence from alcohol and other drugs immediately prior to hire with two (2) letters of professional references required. Must have a strong knowledge and understanding of Lakota values/culture and promote cultural traditions and values within the program operations.

Lakota Language speaker preferred. Must promote sobriety and a drug free lifestyle in personal and professional conduct. Must adhere to confidentiality rule. Must be assertive and use good judgment when involved in client situations that are potentially violent and explosive.

Must have experience developing and implementing trainings relevant to wellness. Must have prior experience developing and implementing annual conferences with the capacity of 200 attendees or more. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of the OST Employee Assistance Program.

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