Administrative Assistant
Thresholds - Chicago, IL

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Overview:
Find a career with a nationwide leader of mental healthcare services.

Thresholds is Illinois' oldest and largest provider of services to people living with severe and persistent mental illness. Thresholds celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2009 and looks forward to continuing its mission to help its members reclaim their lives and achieve hopeful and successful futures. With its 30 service locations and more than 75 housing developments in the Chicago area, Thresholds is a recognized leader in mental health recovery. Thresholds provides excellent opportunities for career development and promotion and has been voted as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work for in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Thresholds encourages individuals who have experienced mental health recovery to apply. EOE M/F/D/V

Thresholds also offers an exemplary benefits package that includes 15 vacation days in the first year of employment. Unparalleled in-house employee training and development programs and a supportive management team distinguish Thresholds from other employers. Join the Thresholds team!

Responsibilities:
Thresholds’ is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide general office support including but not limited to answering phones, responding to regularly occurring requests for information, ordering supplies, filing, distributing mail, scheduling and organizing meetings, creating and editing correspondence as well as performing basic accounting functions including the maintenance of the departments finances which includes working on monthly budgets and maintaining member’s representative accounts using Quickbooks accounting software.

Qualifications:
High Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Must have knowledge of secretarial, office administrative procedures, and knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment, at a level generally acquired through 3+ years related experience.
Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and database. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, QuickBooks and the Internet.
Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Positions continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
Some analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritize work.
Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities meeting deadlines.

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One of the nation's largest non-profit providers of mental health services, Thresholds provides a comprehensive program of therapeutic...