Administrative Assistant to Director of LPA

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Job Code: PD17-41
Posted On: Monday, 21st August 2017
Department: Office of Legislative and Public Affairs
Location: Main Office
Kensington, Md
10400 Detrick Avenue
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree

Job Description:

This is a professional position responsible for providing administrative support for the Director of Legislative and Public Affairs, and the LPA Division by providing confidential executive-level administrative duties. Requires extensive knowledge of office procedures, policies and practices in order to assure the proper coordination of project tasks such as reviewing specialized reports, dissemination of information to personnel and maintaining files.  Coordinate and schedule meetings, interviews and appointments.  Maintain control of records of incoming correspondence and action documents and follows up on work in progress to ensure timely reply or action.  Review all incoming and outgoing correspondence for accuracy and completeness before going to Director for signature.  Coordinate preparation of monthly packet items and reports for the Legislative and Regulatory Committee. Provide support to Housing Opportunities Community Partners organization as needed.

Preferred Skills:

  • Requires an Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years administrative experience in an office environment
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply the fundamentals of business English, grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Ability to compose concise, accurate correspondence
  • Good interpersonal skills with people from varied backgrounds
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to exhibit discretion and sound judgment when dealing with confidential matters
  • Proficiency in Word and Outlook
  • Familiarity with Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Internet